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Justice Usman Naabba of the Kano State High Court has sentenced 19-year-old Ibrahim Khalil to death by hanging for kidnapping and killing his five-year-old nephew, Ahmad Ado. Khalil, who was convicted on two count charge of kidnapping and culpable homicide, was said to have sellotaped the nose and mouth of...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that its operatives arrested two pregnant women and a barber at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja, Lagos, while attempting to import and export illicit drugs. NDLEA spokesperson, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. According...
The leader of a kidnapping gang operating in Nasarawa State, 42-year-old Ibrahim Hassan has been arrested by the state police command, the PUNCH reports. Hassan was alleged to have kidnapped 23-year-old old herdsman, Abubakar Babiri in in his Ruga in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State while grazing his...
An Okota, Lagos based pastor, Michael Oliseh has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for defiling 12-year-old twin daughters of his friend. Oliseh, an assistant pastor in a Pentecostal church at Okota, Lagos State, was said to have...
Unknown gunmen struck again in Imo State, killing and beheading a couple, who are both personnels of the Nigerian Army, the Punch reports. According to the report, the woman, A Lance Corporal, was first raped before she was shot dead along with her fiancé.. A military source qouted by the report...
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has called on Muslims in the state to use the opportunity of the 2022 Sallah to pray for the sustenance of peace and security in the state and the country. Ikpeazu made the call in his Sallah message to the Muslims, charging them...
A notorious cultist, who has been in the wanted list of the Ogun State Police Command, has been arrested at his hidout in the Ifo area of Ogun State. A statement by the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, described him as a notorious cultist allegedly terrorising...
A 38-year-old man, Sunday Udoh has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for impregnating his daughter and attempting to procure abortion for her. Udoh was said to have committed the offence in Ile Oluji town, the headquarters of the Ile-Oluji/Oke Igbo Local Government Area of the state. In a...
The Katsina State Police Command, on Thursday, gave an update on its activities in recent times, confirming the death of a terrorist during a gun duel between its operatives and a group of terrorists who stormed Marina village, Safana Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday. SP Gambo Isah,...
15 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused of disrupting the screening exercise at the party’s secretariat in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have been remanded at the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. The 15 suspects, standing trial on a three-count charge of alleged felony, conspiracy and unlawful gathering...