Police arraign MFM pastor, three children for retired DSP’s death

For their alleged involvement in the death of a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police, Joseph Idehen, the police have arraigned a pastor with the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry, Taiwo Idehen, and her three children. Taiwo and her children, Samuel, Michael and Ruth, were arraigned by the Force Criminal and Intelligence Department on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, murder, stealing, use of false documents and forgery. They pleaded not guilty to the charges. The police alleged that the defendants committed the offences at the deceased’s residence at No.…

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How Policemen In Ogun State brutalized me, forced Me To Pay N20k—Young Man narrates Ordeal

A young man has taken to social media to narrate a sad experience he had in Ogun state The man revealed that he was brutalized by police officers who also took money from him He explained that they forced him to write a statement, claiming that he is a yahoo boy and collected N20,00 from him In a Twitter thread, a young Nigerian man has narrated how he was brutalized by police officers who also extorted money from him in Ogun state. The man claimed that he was arrested alongside…

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Again, 4 Suspected Kidnappers Arrested In Ondo

By Dotun Adebusoye The special troop deployed to flush out criminal elements terrorizing Ondo State on Wednesday, 9th January, 2019, recorded a major breakthrough in Owo when four suspected kidnappers were arrested. The Brigade Commander of 32 Artillery, Brigadier General James Ataguba confirmed the arrest during a courtesy visit of the Cattle Rearers Association led by its National Chairman, Alhaji Mohammadu Kirowa, at the Governor’s Office on Wednesday. He said the suspects were caught with daggers and other dangerous weapons, including guns. Details later…..

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Trailer Crushes Pregnant Woman To Death In Ibadan

A vehicle on Wednesday crushed a pregnant woman to death at the Molete flyover in Molete area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Seun Onijala, confirmed the incident to journalists in Ibadan. He said the FRSC had quickly moved to the area to immediately cleared traffic obstruction while the corpse of the victim was deposited at the morgue. Onijala, who is a Deputy Route Commander, said the articulated vehicle is a red colour DAF 85 without a plate number. The tragedy, according…

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Man kills girlfriend for opening his bottle of Jameson whiskey

A very traditional man has been charged with murder after he killed his 27-year-old girlfriend for opening his bottle of Jameson whiskey to take a sip. The 35-year-old suspect, from Tswelopele near Midrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, told everyone in his household he would be the one to open the bottle of Jameson whiskey in the house. But his fiancee, Palesa Moloi, 27, saw the whiskey inside the cupboard and opened it to take a sip. When her lover found out, he stabbed her several times for not obeying him.…

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Man arrested for allegedly raping 78-year-old

By Dotun Adebusoye   A commercial bus driver, Jelili Lawal, has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman in the Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja, Lagos State. The septuagenarian, who was going to her place of residence in the Ketu area of Lagos, was said to have missed her way before the 41-year-old Lawal offered her a lift to her destination. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said at a press briefing on Monday that the woman, who…

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Man stabbed to death in Rivers for pasting campaign posters

A young man in his late 20s, identified as Chimezie Dike, was on Saturday stabbed to death during a fight with one Henry Ekeozor over the pasting of campaign posters on the wall of a building. The incident was said to have happened around 8.20pm at 40B Azikiwe Street, Mile 2, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The deceased, according to sources, was not a member of the All Progressives Congress, but was contracted to paste the campaign posters of Collyns Owondah, a House of Representatives candidate of the party in…

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US returnee accuses Lagos policeman of using a cult group to threaten him inside police station

Nigerian man has claimed that he was threatened by a policeman in Lagos The man revealed that he had been allegedly threatened with the name of a cult group He explained that the incident happened at a Lagos station when he went to report a robbery A Nigerian man has taken to social media to accuse police officers at a station in Lagos state of threatening him. The man claimed that a policeman at the station had written a note filled with threats on his car while he was in…

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BREAKING: Houses, shops razed as rival gangs clash in Ibadan

Hoodlums from yet to be identified locations in Ibadan, the State capital in the early hours of Sunday, set over 20 houses on fire in what was described as a clash between two rival gangs in the area. Parts of affects structures include fashion designers’ shops, soft drinks sellers’s shop, houses, electronics shops, frozen foods’ shop, cooking materials sellers’ shops, clothing retailers’ shop among others. Investigation revealed that Sunday’s attack was a fall out of several clashes between the rival groups. It was also gathered that the loss could have…

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Breaking: Sporadic shooting rocks US, multiple victims injured

Police in California on Saturday said they were responding to a shooting with “multiple victims” at a bowling alley near Los Angeles. In a tweet, the Torrance Police Department said there were “reports of shots fired with multiple victims down.” The Los Angeles Times reported the shooting took place at Gable House Bowl. Police urged people to “stay away from the area.” Torrance, a coastal city, is located around 20 miles (30 kilometres) southeast of downtown Los Angeles. (AFP)

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