Truck kills Mother, Child In Lagos

Many could not hold back their tears yesterday afternoon, at the popular Oshodi Bus Stop, Lagos, over the sight of a mother and child crushed by a truck. It was gathered that the truck moving inward Oshodi Oke had a failed break and the driver in trying to get the ...
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Three Die In Fresh Kaduna Attack

No fewer than three persons were feared killed during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda Bridge in the Gwong Chiefdom of the Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Chairman of the Jema’a Local Government, Mr Peter Averik, who confirmed the development to ...
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Court Sentences 5 To Death By Hanging For Armed Robbery

An Osun State High Court presided over by Justice David Akin Oladimeji, sitting in Iwo, sentenced members of a five-man robbery gang to death by hanging, yesterday. The convicts are Ifedayo Adebiyi, Semiu Taofeek, Afolabi Ogunwale, Oyeleke Mukaila and Ogunbayo Joshua. The convicts were arraigned before the High Court on ...
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Man Shoots Wife, Two Sons Dead In Edo

The Edo State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, simply identified as Uwaila, for shooting his wife and two sons dead. The incident happened on Sunday at Ovbiogie village in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the state. Security agents were said to have evacuated the corpses to ...
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Police Arrest 26-Year-Old For Robbery

A 26-year-old robbery suspect, Peter Sunday, has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly robbing one Mrs Felicia Chukwu of the Kwankwashe area, Madalla, Suleja Local Government Area of the state. Sunday, who resides in Bakin Kasuwa, and his accomplice, identified as Nura, now at large, allegedly ...
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2 Kidnappers Arrested In Katsina

Two abductors of a septuagenarian, Hauwa Usman, of Old Garin Waziri, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State, have been arrested. Confirming the arrest in a statement by the Police Public Relation Officer, Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah identified the abductors as 40-year-old Abubakar Yusuf, alias Kango, of ...
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General Alkali: Police Declare 13 More Suspects Wanted

Plateau State Police Command has declared 13 more persons wanted in connection with the killing of a retired Army General, Idris Alkali, calling on anyone with useful information on the whereabouts of the wanted persons to reach out to the Command. State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mathias Tyopev, in ...
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Emir Of Lafia Is Dead

The Chairman, Nasarawa State Council of Chiefs and Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Isah Mustapha, died on Thursday at the age of 84. A member of Lafia Emirate Council and Ajiyan Lafia, Alhaji Sule Abubakar, told our correspondent that the emir died at the Nazemiya Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday. He said ...
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Tension As Herdsmen, Cattle Invade Anambra School

There was tension in Anambra State on Thursday as herdsmen with their cattle invaded Ideke Secondary School in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state. Teachers and students of the school, who raised the alarm, left the school abruptly. They described the encroachment as incessant. Speaking to newsmen, the ...
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2 killed, Many Injured In Kogi Communal Clash

The Police Command in Kogi State on Thursday said two persons were killed and many injured in a renewed hostility between Ebira and Bassa-Kwomu tribes in the state. Spokesman of the command, Mr Williams Aya, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, who made this known in Lokoja, however, said that the ...
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