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Teacher arrested for allegedly kidnapping his former pupil in Ogun (photo)

Operatives of the Ogun Police Command have arrested a 29- year- old teacher, Odugbesan Samson, for allegedly kidnapping his eight-year-old pupil identified as Rasaq Akeem. The spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Odugbesan, who was a former teacher of the boy, allegedly kidnapped him when the boy went to school in Arifanla […]

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Ex Staff Of First Bank bags 98yrs for stealing bank’s N49m and $368,000 (photo)

Oreoluwa Adesakin, a former staff of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has bagged  98 years in prison by Justice Muniru Olagunju of Oyo High Court for fraud. A statement released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, said Adesakin was found to have committed financial fraud against her employers to the tune of N49,320,652.32 […]

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Father sells his set of twins for N150,000 (photo)

The police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, pictured above, for selling his set of twins born to him by his ex-girlfriend. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, Chijioke allegedly lured his ex-girlfriend to his home on August 8 and stole the children (twins […]

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Footballer slumps and dies during match in Osun (photo)

A football player in Osun State simply identified as Damilola, has died after he reportedly slumped during a football match in the Ido area of the state on Monday, September 7. Late Damilola who plays for Premier Football Club Ofatedo, was about to pass a free-kick to his teammate during the match when he slumped. Eyewitnesses say he […]

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Man drowns after jumping into a swimming pool in Anambra (photo)

A 42-year-old man identified as Izuchukwu Achusim, drowned at the Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha, Anambra state at about 8.30pm on Saturday, August 15. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, said Izuchukwu, a resident of number 35 Guesthouse street in Fegge, visited the hotel to swim with […]

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Two men bag two years imprisonment for producing and distributing fake engine oil (photo)

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil. The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) charged both men with four counts of production, possession, dealing in, and distribution of substandard engine oil. Both men claimed the products were […]

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14-year-old pregnant girl commits suicide in Nasarawa (photo)

A 14-year-old girl, Anita Haledu Ibrahim, pictured above, has committed suicide over an unwanted pregnancy. The Nation reports that Anita who is a student of Government Science school Andaha near Akwanga, took herbicide to kill herself on Saturday, July 11. According to sources, Anita was impregnated by her boyfriend who she met in Andaha during […]

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Kogi based businessman, Nicholas Ofodile, shot dead by unknown gunmen (photo)

Kogi-based businessman and owner of popular chain of Chuks Supermarket in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nicholas Ofodile, has been killed by yet to be identified gunmen. According to reports, Ofodile ran into an armed gang operating along the Gegu/Koton-Karfe axis of the Kogi-Abuja expressway on Wednesday afternoon. The criminals and men of the Special Anti Robbery […]

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Two men arrested with 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen in Niger(photo)

Men of the Niger state police command have arrested two men, Victor Okebugwu, 32, and James Amaonye, 33, for being in possession of 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen from members of the public. A statement from the police command spokesperson, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, says on June 5, police Intelligence Operatives on Bank […]

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Grave diggers apprehended with five severed human heads in Ondo (photo)

The Ondo state police command has arrested four grave diggers working at a public cemetery owned by Akure South Local Government after five severed human heads were found in their possession. The suspects whose names were given as Kunle Olomofe 45; Adewale Abiodun 40; Akinola Sunday 69 and Oluwadare Idowu, 67, were arrested while trying […]

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22-year-old COVID-19 patient delivers set of twins in LUTH (photo)

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient delivered a set of twins, a boy and girl, via Caesarian section, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, today May 19. According to a statement released by LUTH, mother and babies are said to be doing fine. This is the fourth time LUTH medical team would deliver pregnant COVID-19 patients […]

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Nigerian man shot dead in front of his girlfriend in Rivers (graphic photo)

The police in Rivers state is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of a young man, Leonard Chika, in front of his girlfriend in the Mile 3 axis of Diobu in Port Harcourt the state capital on Friday. May 15. Facebook user, Ezebunwo Ichemati, who shared the story online, wrote. Another promising innocent […]

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Man ‘set free’ after a bag containing his photo, a moulded image and other voodoo items was forgotten in a Keke Napep

A Facebook user has disclosed that they “freed an unidentified man from spiritual bondage”, after they found his photo in a bag containing a moulded image and other voodoo items. According to Asuquo Asuquo Udoma, the items were found after a bag which was forgotten in a Keke Napep was thrown out by the driver. […]

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Police arrests mother and son for allegedly attempting to sell four-year-old boy in Niger (photo)

A 46-year-old woman identified as Stella and her 16-year-old son, Miracle and one other, 18 year old Ebube Ebuka, have been arrested by men of the Niger state police command for allegedly abducting and attempting to sell a four-year-old boy in Suleja local government area of the state. A statement released by the command says […]

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85-year-old woman jumps to her death in Anambra (graphic photo)

An Eighty-five-year old woman identified as Ilione Victoria, has died after she allegedly jumped from the balcony of an apartment on the 3rd floor of a four storey building. The late Octogenarian reportedly stayed with her daughter at No 18 Ilodibe Street, Awada, Anambra state. A statement released by SP Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of […]