Day: February 23, 2018

A father is facing a possible jail term after he posted a picture of his nine-month-old son apparently smoking a cigarette. The 36-year-old is said to have put the cigarette in his son’s mouth, then got his wife Ummu Slamah, 18, to take a picture. Ummu’s husband, Muzammil, found it funny and posted a picture […]

A motorcyclist, and two male school children were reportedly crushed to death along the Oru-Ago Iwoye Road on Friday by a truck. The motorcyclist was said to be conveying the pupils to school on his bike at 7.30am when the tragic incident occurred. Another female pupil who was also being conveyed to school on the […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday re-arraigned Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Chief Godwin Obla (SAN), for alleged unlawful enrichment and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. The re-arraignment before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja followed an amendment to the charges. The defendants were first arraigned in November 2016 on 30 […]

A 22-year-old man has been tricked by police into thinking that a hitman he hired had killed his family so that he could inherit their wealth. Detectives discovered a plot to kill his mother, father and 10-year-old sister in Sochi, Russia. He detailed how and where his family should be murdered, drawing up a floor […]

One Mr. Idemudia Obamwonyi, reportedly set the house he inherited from his late father ablaze over alleged refusal by the tenants to pay rent. Over 20 shops in the building located at Iwebo Lane behind Oba Market, Benin, were razed. An eyewitness said Idemudia stubbornly stopped those who attempted to put out the fire, insisting […]

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