Category: Metro
    Two men remanded for kidnapping a two-year-old in Lagos
    The defendants, Segun Olabisi, 40, and Felix Omoyi, 44, facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and child stealing, however, pleaded guilty to the charges. Chief Magistrate K.B. Ayeye, consequently ordered that the duo be kept at the Ikoyi...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 444
    Unknown gunmen kidnap 55-year-old woman in Jigawa
    Police spokesperson in the state SP Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident to newsmen in Dutse. He explained that the incident happened on Wednesday 18/12/2019 at about 2:00AM when members of the family were still sleeping. Jinjiri said the...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 510
    3 die,1 injured on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway auto crash
    Mr Clement Oladele, Sector Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota,Ogun, that the accident happened at about 12.59 p.m. on Thursday. According to Oladele the truck with registration number, KRD 72 XY, had a brake...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 497
    Driver flees after crushing two Okada riders to death in Ogun
    Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State, confirmed this in a statement by the Route Commander, Public Education Officer, Florence Okpe, who informed that the accident occurred around 4.30 pm Thursday. Okpe said the fatal crash involved...
    By utaka1596 December 20, 2019 496
    Man who has seventeen children from different women impregnates 16-year-old biological daughter
    The police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Thursday, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the victim, who reported at Ewekoro Police station that her daughter was impregnated by her father who also took her...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 410
    Confusion in Kaduna as sand buries three teenagers alive at construction site
    The teenagers, Zahradeen (16), Abdul(12), and Rasheed (11), on Wednesday went to construction site located in Rigasa Community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State to pick unused iron. They dug hole to remove unused iron trapped...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 305
    EFCC arraigns man for alleged $1900USD love scam
    Further, he explained, “Kelechi sometime in 2019 disguised himself as a lesbian named Donna Walshak on the social media and used the false identity to defraud one Vanessa Rose who sent him steam cards worth $1900USD, which he converted to cash...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 452
    My wife had sex with nine men – Man tells court
    Udo made the allegation in a divorce petition he filed against his wife, Eucharia Udo. “When we got married, we were living together in Lagos, after she delivered our first child, she travelled to the village to see our parents, instead of her...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 431
    Homosexual jailed for raping 4 minors
    NAN reports that the senior magistrate, Mr Shotunde Shotayo, ruled that the convict must serve the sentence at the correctional centre in Abeokuta, Ogun, without any option of fine. Shotayo also ordered that the four male minors (names...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 409
    Police in Kaduna confirm kidnap of additional 5 persons
    The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo in a statement in Kaduna Thursday said, “On 19th December 2019, the Kaduna State Police Command has received information of two separate unfortunate incidents of kidnapping...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 379
    Police speak as assassins kill, burn Nigerian weeks after return from US
    Agbosasa was murdered and burned at his residence in Ginti Estate, Ijede, Ikorodu. Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement on Thursday, said, last Sunday at about 2.30 am, one Rohis Adamu Dana, Agbosasa’s security man...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 433
    Truck crushes 2 to death, injures 1 in Benin
    Dr Sonde Idowu, Ijebu-Ode Unit Commander of TRACE, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident, which occurred at about 4.51p.m., involved a truck and motorcycle. According to him, a truck with registration number AAB 052 VQ, lost...
    By utaka1596 December 19, 2019 416
    Three die, others injured in lone accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
    Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, the state Sector Commander, Mr Clement Oladele, said that the accident occurred at about 11.00 p.m. on Tuesday. The sector commander said that a Mazda bus, with registration number JJJ-417-XX,...
    By utaka1596 December 18, 2019 462
    Man remanded for allegedly defiling a teenager in Lagos
    Magistrate Olufunke Sule- Amzat ordered that Joseph be remanded at the Kirikiri Custodial Centre, Lagos, pending advice from the Lagos State director of public prosecutions. Sule-Amzat, who did not take the plea of the defendant, adjourned the...
    By utaka1596 December 18, 2019 438
    9-year-old girl kidnapped in Kaduna community
    The incident reportedly occurred at the weekend in the community near Sabon Tasha in the outskirts of Kaduna metropolis. The state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has already condemned the act, and called on Governor...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 558
    Unknown gunmen kill vigilante in Ekiti
    It was reliably gathered that the incident occurred at night at a quarry located along Ikere-Iju-Akure road, when the gun-wielding bandits allegedly invaded the firm to steal some valuables. About three vigilant men were stationed at the...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 440
    Woman remanded in prison over N45m alleged Ponzi scheme fraud
    The defendant was arraigned before the court on a six-count charge of obtaining by false pretense. She was alleged to have squandered the sum of N45, 460, 00:00 (Forty Five Million, Four Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira Only) belonging to...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 453
    Tears as bus crushes three pupils in Ekiti
    The incident occurred on the day the primary and secondary school students vacated for Christmas and new year’s festivities across the state. The incident happened at about 2.30 pm at Ilokun, a farmstead along Ado -Iworoko road . An...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 469
    Pastor allegedly impregnates secondary school girl in Ogun
    Adelaja, who reportedly defiled the girl twice, is said to be married to two wives and also the pastor of a white garment church in Iwaya, Ijebu-Ife community of the state. The girl, it was learnt, said the randy pastor lured her to his house...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 458
    Gunmen shoot OAU professor dead in Edo
    According to a family source, the incident happened at Iruekpen, a local government area in the Central District of Edo state where the deceased was attacked by some unidentified armed men and shot dead on the spot. It was learnt that...
    By utaka1596 December 15, 2019 441
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