Woman flogs granddaughter to death, dumps body in bush

A 37-year old woman, Udeogu Chinelo has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Anambra State Command for allegedly flogging her three-year-old grand … Read More

BREAKING: 23 kidnapped Kaduna train victims rescued

The remaining 23 kidnapped Kaduna train victims have been rescued, The Nation can confirm. They were rescued around 4pm by a seven-man Presidential Committee assembled by the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General L … Read More

Ekiti church guard resigns, steals N620,000 offering

The police in Ekiti State have arrested a 32-year-old man, Olufemi Akindele, for allegedly stealing N620,115 from the offering vault of the Christian Apostolic Church Campground at Ikeji Arakeji, Osun … Read More

Two suspects arrested over alleged kidnap of Kwara monarch, wife

Two suspects have been arrested by the Kwara State Police Command for alleged abduction of a traditional ruler, Abdulrahaman Ifabiyi, Onire of Owa-Onire, in Ifelodun Local Government Area of the … Read More

Kwara doctor kills two women, buries bodies in his office

Decomposed bodies of two women have been found in a shallow grave in the office of a medical doctor, Abass Adio Adebowale Adeyemi, in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara … Read More

‘He was never our student’ – UNICAL disowns kidnap kingpin John Lyon

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) says John Lyon, an alleged kidnapper, is not a graduate of the institution. NAN reports that Gabriel Egbe, the institution’s registrar, disowned Lyon in a … Read More

EFCC arraigns Kwara civil servant for defrauding 23 church members

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC has arraigned a 53 -year old civil servant, Oyawoye R. Olajumoke Fafemi, for allegedly defrauding 23 (twenty three) church members seeking employment. Fafemi, a staff … Read More

Gunmen attack Oyo police station, two feared killed

There is palpable tension in Iganna, a town in the Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State, following a deadly attack on the police station in the community. Our correspondent … Read More

BREAKING: Lagos traditional ruler jailed 15 years

An Ikeja High Court has sentenced the deposed Baale of Shangisha in Magodo area of Lagos Mutiu Ogundare, charged with faking his kidnap to 15-year jail term. Justice Hakeem Oshodi … Read More

Police confirm arrest of kidnapper in viral video

Detectives from the Bayelsa Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, John Ewa, who had been on the wanted list of the police in the state. MOUTHPIECE NGR learnt … Read More

Lagos impounds 150 commercial motorcycles, arrests 10 for flouting ban

The Lagos State Environmental Enforcement and Special Offences Unit impounded 150 motorcycles for violating traffic rules in the last one week. The unit’s spokesman, Mr Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, stated on Sunday that 10 … Read More

JUST IN: Two Ondo monarchs docked for impersonation

Two monarchs in Ondo State, Oba Ademola Idowu Oloworiyibi, the Olufon of Irele and Adeyemi Akinde, the Olu of Igodan Lisa, have been arraigned before an Akure Magistrate Court for illegally parading … Read More

Lagos teacher jailed 7 years for fondling student’s breasts

An Ikeja special offences court has sentenced a 31-year-old Lagos teacher to seven years imprisonment for sexually assaulting his 16-year-old student. NAN reports that the teacher, who was sentenced on … Read More

Kidnappers free A’Ibom principal after N4.2m ransom

The Principal-General of Madonna Community Secondary School (MCSS) in Oruk Anam local government of Akwa Ibom Monday Ekoriko has regained freedom after allegedly paying N4.2m to kidnappers who abducted him about two … Read More

17-year-old girl jailed for killing rapist, to pay family $150,000

A 17-year-old girl, Pieper Lewis was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for stabbing her alleged 37-year-old rapist, Zachary Brooks to death in June 2020. The Iowa court … Read More

We killed filling station manager to cover N2.1m fraud – Suspects

Police in Osun State has arrested five suspects for allegedly killing, robbing and belonging to an unlawful society. During interrogation, the suspects confessed that they were paid the sum of … Read More

Ebonyi lovers sell baby for N500,000, duo arrested

The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old mother and her lover, who sold their baby to a maternity home owner for N500,000. It was reported that the 20-year-old … Read More

Two suspected Kwara kidnappers die in gun battle

Men of the Kwara Police Command with vigilance members in the early hours of Wednesday engaged some suspected kidnappers in gun duel in Shao area, Moro local government area. Two of the … Read More

Nigerian football coach bags 15-year jail term for assaulting teenagers in UK

A self-appointed Nigerian football coach, Emmanuel Igwebuike who was found guilty of sexually abusing seven teenage boys has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the United Kingdom. The … Read More

Terrorism: Appeal Court reserves judgement in Kanu’s case

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reserved judgement on the appeal by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu. A three-member panel headed by … Read More

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