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Police accuse prison inmate of defrauding medical store, auto company

Kunle Falayi An inmate of the Kuje Prison, Ifeanyi Ezenwa, who allegedly operates a fake bank alert fraud in jail, has been accused of defrauding...

Man beheads 59-year-old mother over food

The Ugandan police are in search of a man, Molly Ekwang who was alleged to have killed his 59-year-old mother over food on Wednesday night. The police...

Student shoots dead two in Brazilian school

A young student at a private school in Brazil shot dead two other children and wounded four more Friday, the emergency services said. There were...

Police confirm identity of man who jumped into Lagos lagoon

Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty ImagesThe police have confirmed the identity of a 40-year-old man who jumped into the lagoon from the Lekki – Ikoyi...

Four bank security guards allegedly steal N4.5 million equipment

File PhotoAn Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday fixed November 1 for trial of four bank security guards who allegedly stole bank...

Police arraign housekeeper over alleged N3.5m jewellery theft

Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesThe police on Friday arraigned 18-year-old housekeeper, Patience Ejebong, in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over the theft of...

President honours 14-year-old girl who died saving students in fire tragedy

The Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has given a 14-year-old girl, Mary Mokaya a posthumous award as a national heroine. According to KenyanTuko, Mary died while...

Court orders six strokes of cane on man for stealing ladder

File PhotoA Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered that 28-year-old man, Ibrahim Yunisa, be given six strokes of cane for...

My father-in-law shares bed with me, husband – Woman tells court

India TVA 22-year-old housewife, Rashidat Adewuyi, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her father-in-law slept on the same bed...

Husband accuses wife of extra-marital affair with younger brother

File PhotoA 20-year-old loveless marriage between Bukola and her husband, Jimoh Olajire, was on Friday dissolved on the orders of an Ibadan Customary...

Man kills ex-wife, younger lover

A 56-year-old local German Politician and her lover, 30 years her junior, died after their throats were slashed in a jealous rage by her...

Man allegedly jumps into Lagos lagoon through Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

A man jumped into the Lagos lagoon via the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge this afternoon. Officials of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Lagos State Emergency...

Nigerian Soldier arrested for snatching car after running away from the Army because of...

A Nigerian soldier who left the army because he was afraid to die in Sambisa forest while facing Boko Haram terrorists has been caught...

Lagos residents donate vehicles to police

Nigeria Police ForceResidents of Ikeja GRA in Lagos on Thursday donated two Toyota Hilux vehicles to the police for effective patrol of the...

Five remanded in prison for allegedly trafficking two girls to Libya

File PhotoFive persons, including two women, have been remanded in prison custody by an Oredo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly trafficking one Everlin Oghagbon...

Kidnapped police divisional chief, four others rescued

Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty ImagesA divisional police officer who was kidnapped in Niger State earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has...

Retired civil servant arrested for raping 15-year old daughter for three years

File PhotoA 52-year-old retired civil servant, Paul Akpederi, is cooling his heels in a Lagos police cell after eating the forbidden fruit. The Delta...

Kidnap kingpin Evans pleads not guilty to kidnapping charges

File PhotoThe Lagos State Government on Thursday re-arraigned alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, and five others before a Lagos State High...

Fifty-year-old rapes three-year-old to death in Katsina

File PhotoA 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping...

Deaf, dumb man disguises as beggar to steal in Lagos

File PhotoThe police in Lagos have arrested a deaf and dumb man, Emeka Uche, for allegedly pretending to be a beggar to steal...

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