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Graduate Found Dead After Recovering From Mental Illness

The corpse of a 28-year-old graduate, known as, who lived with his father on Omosebi Olugbo Street was found in an abandoned well in their ... Full story

We Have Well Trained Officers On Child Welfare - Emmanuel Ojukwu

Saturday PUNCH took up the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, on the different allegations against men of the force, and he said many ... Full story

Solomon Arase Sets Up Committee On Police Promotion

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has constituted a high-powered committee to screen all junior police officers who have obtained higher educational qualifications for promotion ... Full story

Corps Member Raped To Death By 51 Year Old

A prosecutor of the Kwara State Police Command, Mr. Matthew Ologbon, has informed an Ilorin Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Mr. K.A.Yahyah, that a female ... Full story

School Proprietor, 70, Allegedly Rapes 8 Year Old Pupil

A 70-year-old school proprietor has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old pupil in Lagos. The Primary 4 pupil of Brighter Glory School (names withheld) disclosed ... Full story

Managing Director Abducted By Police And Made To Pay N500,000 For bail

A Managing Director in the Lekki area of Lagos, Mr. Abiye Karibi-Whyte, has petitioned the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, ... Full story

Seizure Boy: Mother Runs Away Lagos Government Vows To Prosecute Father

The mother of 16-year-old boy Lekan Isiaka, a victim of severe domestic abuse in the hands of his father, has rebuffed every attempt to get ... Full story

Police Arrest Housewife For Throwing Her Niece Out

The police have arrested a 46-year-old woman, Mercy Akinsode, for allegedly throwing out her late sister’s daughter, Damilola. PUNCH Metro learnt that Damilola, an indigene of ... Full story

Man Gets 5 Years Jail Term Over Firearm

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja, presided over by Magistrate A. R. Onilogo, has sentenced a 23-year-old man, Alfred Asuquo, to five years ... Full story

Man Accused Of Incest With 14 Year Biological Daughter

A 49-year-old trader, Adesola Adeboye, was yesterday brought before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sleeping with his 14-year-old daughter. The defendant, who resides at ... Full story

Ghanaian, Etroo Mensah,Still Missing Three Months After Police Raid

The family members of a 21-year-old Ghanaian, Etroo Mensah, are anxious about the whereabouts of their son three months after he was arrested along with ... Full story

Valentine Day Robber Sunday Olalekan, To Spend 21 Years In Jail

A bus conductor, Sunday Olalekan, was, yesterday, sentenced to 21 years imprisonment by a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, after being found guilty ... Full story

Court Quashes Agency’s Warrant Of Arrest, Extradition Process

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, quashed the extradition proceedings and arrest warrant procured by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, against ... Full story

Enugu Police Recover Abandoned Bullets

THE Enugu State Police Command said it had begun a full scale investigation to identify and arrest the owners of 387 rounds of .9mm live ... Full story

Fuel Scarcity: DPR Probes Petroleum Products Depots

The Department of Petroleum Department (DPR) might have commenced investigation on erring petroleum products marketers following the subsisting national energy crisis and its effects on ... Full story

Man Docked In Badagry Over Alleged Theft Of Coke Valued At N1,000

A 22-year-old unemployed, Stanley Amoebi, was on Friday charged before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing a pack of coke ... Full story

We Didn’t Arrest Rauf Aregbesola’s Son - Nigerian Customs Service

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Command of the Nigerian Customs Service said on Thursday that it did not arrest the son of Governor Rauf ... Full story

SON Siezes Fake Baby Diaper Worth Over N200m From 3 Chinese

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Wednesday intercepted 10 containers of suspected fake baby diapers worth over N200million allegedly imported by Three Chinese nationals. The ... Full story

Mother Of 7, Ex-Soldier’s Wife Arrested With Hard Drugs Inside Private Part

Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, arrested two housewives for ingesting about 2.635 kilogrammes of ... Full story

$15bn Money Laundering Allegation: EFCC Grills Nyako, May Get Bail

Former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, returned to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today for further interrogation over the alleged laundering ... Full story

Police Drag 62 MASSOB Members To Court

The Imo State Police Commissioner, Austin Evbakhavbokun, said that 62 out of the 68 suspected members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State ... Full story

Momodu Oyakhamoh Arraigned For Careless Driving, Manslaughter

A 58-year-old businessman, Momodu Oyakhamoh, was on Monday charged in an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly crushing a pedestrian to death with his vehicle. Oyakhamoh, ... Full story

Yuguda Left An Empty Treasury - Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar

According to Bauchi State Governor Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar his administration is meeting an empty state treasury, Daily Trust reports. Speaking shortly after he took oath ... Full story

Tribunal Begins Hearing Today On Agbaje’s Petition

The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will today commences hearing in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Mr Jimi Agbaje challenging the ... Full story

NAFDAC Seals Chocolate Royale Over Expired Food Products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has sealed confectioneries and multinational food outlet, Chocolate Royale, for violating ethical and hygiene standards. NAFDAC’s ... Full story

Tailor, 43, In Court For Raping Teenage Food Vendor

A 43-year-old tailor, Shakiru Fasasi, who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl, names withheld, was on Thursday arraigned in Lagos. Fasasi, who resides at No. 24, ... Full story

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Amaechi Collected N257bn From ECA In 2013

The Rivers state government received a total of N257.6bn from the federation account between January and October 2013, Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala revealed ... Full story

How 197 Drug Convicts Escaped From Jail - Ahmadu Giade

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ahmadu Giade, disclosed yesterday that a cartel comprising some court clerks and prison warders aided ... Full story

Tales Of Murder, Assault At Rivers Commission Of Inquiry

Horrific tales of killings as partisan politics pitched brothers against one another were narrated at the Rivers State Commission of Inquiry on violence during the ... Full story

Abuja Fire: Ministry Denies Burning Of Account Department

The Ministry of Education yesterday, denied some media report that fire gutted the account department at the ministry. Director of Human Resources, Dr. Muham-mad Umar, stated ... Full story

My Husband Beats Me As If We Are In A Boxing Competition - Fatimo Nurudeen

A trader, Fatimo Nurudeen, on Friday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve her 12-year-old marriage for alleged frequent beating and ... Full story

$330.000 Fraud: Accused Failed EFCC’s Lie Detector Test

A polygraph expert, Mr Chinedum Enanya, yesterday told an Ikeja High Court that a court registrar, Oluronke Rosolu, who is facing trial for allegedly aiding ... Full story

4 Pipeline Vandals Sentenced To 24 Years In Jail

A Lagos court has sentenced four Nigerians to 24 years in prison for vandalizing NNPC's oil pipelines and stealing petroleum products worth N3.2m, Punch reports. The ... Full story

APC Blames Fayose For Ekiti Kidnappings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has said Governor Ayo Fayose should be blamed for the spate of kidnappings in the state. The party ... Full story

Ecobank Plc Ordered To Pay Ex-Staff N8.5m For Wrongful Dismissal

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered Ecobank Plc to pay Mr Uche Abrah , the sum of N8.5 million as his cumulative salary ... Full story

3 Unnamed Nigerian Prisoners Repatriated From UK - Abba Moro

Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Abba Moro on Thursday said that 3 Nigerian prisoners have been repatriated from the United Kingdom.  Moro who didn't name the prisoners ... Full story

NDLEA Official, Adeogun Olajide Arrested For Importing Cocaine Into Nigeria

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, on Thursday, took one Adeogun Olajide before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly importing 2.692 kilogrammes of ... Full story

Imposters Using My Name To Soliciting Funds - Nasiru El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor-elect, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai has warned the public against giving out money to people who use his name to solicit for funds but ... Full story

Man, 34, Arraigned For Burglary Of Hotel Belonging To Gbenga Daniel

A 34-year-old farmer, Ariyo Fadipe was on Tuesday arraigned by the police before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court for alleged burglary of a hotel belonging to ... Full story

Arrest Agric Minister, House Of Reps Demands

The Federal House of Representatives has threatened to issue a bench warrant on the Minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, if he fails to appear before ... Full story

Ademola Segun Bus Conductor Stabs Passenger Over Fares

A bus conductor, Ademola Segun, who allegedly stabbed a passenger with a broken bottle was on Wednesday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrate’s Court in ... Full story

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