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Matthew Ajibade, Nigerian student in the US, tasered to death while in police custody

Prosecutors preparing for a manslaughter trial against two Georgia jailers and a nurse in the death of a 21-year-old detainee said Wednesday their case will ... Full story

Court Grants N1million Bail To Blogger Arrested Over Alleged Slandering First Lady

The blogger who was arrested for making a Facebook post on the wife of the Ogun state governor appeared in court early today at the ... Full story

Code of Conduct Bureau Member Faults Saraki's Trial - Shocking Details

New reports are suggesting that the mode of trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki did not comply with the provisions of the 1999 constitution ... Full story

Nigerian Man Convicted Of Fraud In Vietnam Loses Temper And Fights With Police Officers In Court

A Nigerian man was pictured shouting angrily and fighting with Police officers after an appeal hearing of his fraud conviction was suspended.  A Nigerian man identified ... Full story

Man, 61, Rapes Two Sisters, Gives Them N200

The police in Lagos are on the trail of a security man, identified only as John, who allegedly raped two sisters for several weeks in ... Full story

Police Inspector To Die By Hanging For Murder

A Rivers State High Court has sentenced one Inspector Samuel Timothy of the Nigeria Police to death by hanging for shooting and killing a sachet ... Full story

My Husband Fingers Our Daughters While Bathing Them - Mrs Adenike Dossou

A woman, Mrs Adenike Dossou, has accused her husband of “manipulation” their children while giving them a bath. Mrs Dossou, a civil servant, who is seeking ... Full story

Nigerian Students Caught At Lagos Airport With 10.255kg Of Drugs Hidden In Garri

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Thursday arrested a student and four other suspected drug traffickers with 10.255 kilogrammes of narcotics at ... Full story

Nigerian Customs Service Seize N219.4m Contraband Goods

NIGERIA Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’, Owerri, Imo State says it has seized contraband goods worth N219.4m. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller David Victor ... Full story

Bukola Saraki's Code Of Conduct Trial (Photos)

More photos have emerged from the Code of Conduct tribunal sitting today in Abuja involving the absentee Senate President, Bukola Saraki.  Photo above shows the chambers ... Full story

Bukola Saraki Faces False Asset Declaration Charges Friday

The Code of Conduct Bureau has filed a 13-count charge against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki is said to ... Full story

Unbelievable!! Nigerian Policeman Demands N15, 000 From Victim To Arrest Armed Robbers

A robbery victim, Ayodele Oduniyi, says a cop identified only as Fatai, from the Area M Police Division, has been reluctant to arrest his assailants ... Full story

Two Cultists Arraigned For Stealing Boats

Two suspected cult members, Mesu Abel and Dennis Hunga, have been arraigned before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing an engine boat and two ... Full story

Professor Wole Soyinka Threatens To Involve Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola In Book On Liars

The controversy surrounding the status and ownership of the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding deepened on Friday as the Nobel laureate, Professor Wole ... Full story

National Judicial Council Gives Osun Judge Second Query In 6 Weeks

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has issued a fresh query to Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, based on a petition written against her to ... Full story

Man, 29, Rapes Neighbour’s 9 Year Old Daughter And Infects Her With HIV

An Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 29-year-old man, Morufu Sofoluwe, in prison custody for allegedly raping his nine-year-old neighbour’s daughter and infecting ... Full story

Busted!! Driver Who Absconded With His Bosses SUV Arrested

A disgruntled driver Mr Danie Usman was upset because he felt cheated by his boss and decided to abscond with his Hyundai SUV  An embittered driver ... Full story

Abandoned Victim: Police Needs Petition To Arrest Driver

The Abia State Police Command has said it needs a petition from Chidiebere Okafor, the victim of an auto crash on the Aba Expresssway, to ... Full story

New Joint Military Task Force Boss Seeks Cooperation To Tackle Vandalism, Oil Theft

The new Commander, Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, ‘Operation Pulo Shield’, Maj.-Gen. Alani Okunola, has pledged to approach his new assignment with ... Full story

Airport Cleaner Caught With N53m At Lagos Airport

An airport cleaner has been arrested with the sum of $271,135 (about N53m) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, it has been learnt. The suspect ... Full story

Police Arrest Lawyer For Defrauding Women Of N4.8m

The police in Lagos have arrested a lawyer, Mr. Johnson Onumudu, for allegedly defrauding two women, Olufunke Afolabi and Adebisi Fajuigbe, of rents worth N4.8m. It ... Full story

Man Poisons And Buries Chief Imam's Daughter In His Room

A resident at Railway Road in Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi State has poisoned and killed an 11-year- old daughter of the Chief Imam of the Bauchi ... Full story

Federal Road Safety Corps Arrests 2,261 Truck Drivers, Plans Traffic Radio

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, said that the corps arrested 2,261 truck and other articulated vehicle drivers between July 27 ... Full story

Can You Imagine!! 45 Year Old Teacher Rapes 14 Year Old Deaf And Dumb Boy In Lagos

A 45-year-old teacher who allegedly put his sexual organ into the anus of a 14-year old deaf and dumb boy, was on Tuesday hauled up ... Full story

Unbelievable!! See The Jail Time For Setting A Pregnant Woman Ablaze In Edo State (Justice, injustice, or partial justice)?

If you ever wondered how many years you could face for setting a pregnant woman ablaze in Edo State, then continue reading this very interesting ... Full story

Wickedness!! 65 Year Old Landlord Sets Tenant’s 3 Year Old Son Ablaze To Death

Detectives attached to the Ota division of the Ogun State police command has arrested one Mr. Joseph Olaleye, a-65-year-old landlord, for allegedly setting a-three year ... Full story

Azeez Oye, 22, Nabbed For Cult War And Murder Of Fellow Member

A suspected gang member, 22-year-old Azeez Oye, has been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of another suspected gang member. Oye is currently ... Full story

Soldiers Beat WAI Officials, Foil Arraignment Of Offenders

There was confusion at the Edo State Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Wednesday, when some soldiers reportedly stormed the court premises and beat up officials of ... Full story

Exposed!! 2 Policemen Paraded For Armed Robbery

The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday paraded two policemen and 25 others for various offences. The two policemen ─ Corporal Peter Ilo and Constable Nicholas ... Full story

NDLEA Declares Anambra’s Suspected Drug Baron Wanted, Arrest Brother In-Law

THE Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has declared a suspected drug baron in the state, whose name was given as ... Full story

Truck Driver Arraigned For Killing A Lebanese Man

The police have arraigned a truck driver, Emmanuel Francis, for the death of a Lebanese, Anthony Chargoury, in Lagos. Francis was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ ... Full story

16 Senators, And Members Of House Of Reps Petition Buhari

Sixteen senators and members of the House of Representatives from Rivers State on Tuesday petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged interferences by security agencies in ... Full story

Jail Department Of State Services, DG - Abdul-Ganiy Ibrahim

A human rights lawyer, Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem, said he has commenced contempt proceedings against the Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, over ... Full story

Horrific! Teenager Gang Raped, Eyes Gouged Out By Own Sister In A Ritual (Photos)

A 16 year old girl was raped by a group of men and then had her eyes gouged out, all as part of a terrifying ... Full story

Albino Foundation Requests Immediate Probe Into Death Of Member

The Albino Foundation in Lagos has demanded that an Immediate Investigator be launched into the suspicious death of a Member, 23-year-old albino, Ugochukwu Ugogbua. Ugochukwu Ugogbua, ... Full story

Student, 23, Dies After Visiting Sister’s Husband

A 23-year-old lady, identified only as Oluwakemi, was found on Sunday foaming in the mouth, after which she died in a hospital. PUNCH Metro learnt that ... Full story

Muhammdu Buhari Seeks Fearless And Courageous Judges To Prosecute Looters

President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the process of identifying a few fearless and courageous judges who will be saddled with the responsibility of prosecuting persons ... Full story

Notorious One Chance Robbery Gang Paraded By Police

The Nigerian Police Force in Abuja has arrested and paraded a notorious 'one-chance' robbery gang. Below is an official press release by the Nigerian Police Force ... Full story

Man In Court For Sucking Private Part Of 9 Year Old Boy In Lagos

A 30-year-old man identified as Emeji Christopher who allegedly sucked the private part of a 9-year-old boy was on Wednesday arraigned before a Lagos Chief ... Full story

Nigerian Car Dealer Based In Dubai Stranded In Prison

An accused person, standing trial before a court of law, enjoys the privilege of being assumed innocent until the prosecution is able to prove that ... Full story

Nigerian Customs Impound N31m Smuggled Poultry

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has announced its latest seizure of 3,221 cartons of smuggled poultry worth N19.326m. This brings the total ... Full story

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