BREAKING: Protests as Kogi revenue collectors beat tanker driver to death over N5000

BREAKING: Protests as Kogi revenue collectors beat tanker driver to death over N5000

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Protesting tanker drivers on Wednesday blocked the Kogi State end of Jamata Bridge, along Abuja-Okene road in Kogi State. The drivers were said to be protesting the alleged killing of one of their members over N5,000, said to be the amount payable for passing through the state. The state Chairman of the […] ...
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Hoodlums ‘invade’ dump as police destroy N50m narcotics in Lagos

Hoodlums ‘invade’ dump as police destroy N50m narcotics in Lagos

Afeez Hanafi A mild drama ensued on Tuesday as some hoodlums, aka area boys, stormed the Olusosun Dumpsite, Ojota, Lagos, where security agents, led by the state Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, destroyed several bags of drugs. The miscreants swoo...
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Gunmen kill corps member in Imo • UNILORIN graduate dies days to convocation

Gunmen kill corps member in Imo • UNILORIN graduate dies days to convocation

Success Nwogu, Chidiebube Okeoma and Sodiq Oyeleke Tragedy struck in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Monday after yet-to-be identified gunmen shot dead a serving corps member, Ekene Uwaoma. This is just as a graduate of Electrical Engineering, University of ...
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Kwara command detains SARS men for alleged sexual harassment

Kwara command detains SARS men for alleged sexual harassment

Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado, says the four police officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad accused of sexually harassing a lady, Kachi Zion, along the Pipeline area of Ilorin, have been detained. Zion had throu...
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Man kills wife over disagreement

Man kills wife over disagreement

Etim Ekpimah, Uyo A man, Mr. Sunday Akpan of Eda Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has killed his wife, Mrs. Martha Akpan. He was also said to have dumped her remains in a rubbish dump. The Akwa Ibom Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, made this know...
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Man, 82, remanded for defiling teenager

Man, 82, remanded for defiling teenager

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ikeja on Tuesday ordered the remand of an 82-year-old man, Ayoade Omobolaji, for allegedly defiling a 13-year -old girl The octogenarian was arraigned before Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi on one count of ...
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Police arrest Ogun couple for child trafficking

Police arrest Ogun couple for child trafficking

Afeez Hanafi A man and his wife living on Unity Road, Mosafote, in the Ibafo area of Ogun State, have been taken into police custody for alleged trading in children. The suspects were identified simply as Morenike and Shittu. PUNCH Metro learnt that their  ne...
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I can’t continue to stay alone, 87-year-old lawyer defends wedding

I can’t continue to stay alone, 87-year-old lawyer defends wedding

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt An 87-year-old lawyer and former lawmaker, Senator Cyrus Nunieh, said he decided to marry another wife because he was alone and needed a companion. Nunieh officially married a lady in her 40s on Tuesday at the Presidential Hotel...
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Court remands man for stabbing 30-year-old to death

Court remands man for stabbing 30-year-old to death

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina A 40-year-old man, Muntari Abdu, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for culpable homicide. Abdu of Mai Tsaidau village, Baure Local Government Area allegedly stabbed to death one Salisu Abubakar,...
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17-year-old Lagos girl stabs boyfriend to death

17-year-old Lagos girl stabs boyfriend to death

Afeez Hanafi A 17-year-old girl, Hannah Osazuwa, has allegedly stabbed her lover, Tomide Akintoye, to death. PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident happened on Gowon Estate, Lagos State, on Monday. Although the immediate cause of the incident had yet to be ascer...
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