• Vendor’s widow disowns family over N500m compensation

    Vendor’s widow disowns family over N500m compensation0

          Widow of Ifeanyi Okereke, the newspaper vendor shot dead last week by security detail attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Josephine Okereke, has dissociated herself from the N500 million being demanded from the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila as compensation for the death of her husband.   In the aftermath of

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  • Gunmen kills Traditional Ruler in Ondo state

    Gunmen kills Traditional Ruler in Ondo state0

    SUSPECTED gunmen have shot dead a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area, Oba Israel Adeusi. Oba Adeusi was said to have been shot about 5:50pm near Elegbeka village along the Benin-Akure highway while returning to his community after a meeting in Akure. Sources said he was

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  • Looting: Ishaku seeks FG assistance to rebuild damaged structures0

    Taraba state governor, Darius  Ishaku has called for assistance from the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to rebuild and replace items either destroyed or stolen by those who took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to loot. Ishaku spoke Tuesday, in Jalingo the state capital, after assessing the level of damage on some government structures

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  • Mechanic, 50, in court over alleged stealing of vehicle

    Mechanic, 50, in court over alleged stealing of vehicle0

      A 50-year-old auto mechanic, Nkem Vitalis, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of a Volkswagen bus, worth N800,000. Vitalis, who resides at No. 20 Anglican Street, off Agbado-Oja in Ogun, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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  • 24-year-old arrested for killing, burying kidnap victim in Kano

    24-year-old arrested for killing, burying kidnap victim in Kano0

    The police in Kano State have arrested a 24-year-old Habibu Sale, who allegedly kidnapped and killed an eight-year-old Asiya Tasiu in Chikawa village, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state, after collecting a ransom of N500,000.   There are indications that the suspect may die by hanging after prosecution, as investigations are still ongoing to

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  • ICPC apprehends four immigration officers for corruption

    ICPC apprehends four immigration officers for corruption0

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has taken into custody four officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service and one other person for alleged graft. The five suspects, Adeda Retty, Abimbola Louis, Eboji Ngozi, and Okunda Olawale of the NIS and Godwin Agazuwu, an agent of Telly Ship, were arrested in a sting

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