FRSC demotes officers and prosecutes naked tricycle rider who was assaulted in viral video (video)

The two Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) involved in a public brawl which was captured in a viral video, have been demoted.  The naked tricycle rider who stood on the bonnet of the FRSC’s patrol vehicle during the incident which happened in Benin, Edo State has also been charged to court.  The case against the driver was filed on JulyContinue reading “FRSC demotes officers and prosecutes naked tricycle rider who was assaulted in viral video (video)”

Disturbing photos of a 7-year-old boy who was gruesomely beaten by his stepfather

A seven-year-old boy has been left with multiple injuries after he was gruesomely beaten by his stepfather.  Shocking photos shared online shows the boy with a swollen face and wounds all over his body. As for his crime, it was reported that the little boy in the afternoon, ate some parts of the food thatContinue reading “Disturbing photos of a 7-year-old boy who was gruesomely beaten by his stepfather”

24-yr-old woman allegedly stabs boyfriend to death over cheating in Lagos

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested by the Lagos state police for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death over alleged cheating. The woman named Nkechi, aka Omalicha, allegedly attacked Auwal Suleiman, 26, yesterday,  August 1st, 2020, at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos State. The couple started dating in 2018 and began living together in 2019. On August 1,Continue reading “24-yr-old woman allegedly stabs boyfriend to death over cheating in Lagos”

Lagos state government reopens worship centers August 7, restaurants to open for in-dining services from August 14 (videos)

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the reopening of worship centers in the state beginning from Friday, August 7. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this at a press briefing today August 1.  While mosques will be reopened next week Friday August 7, the governor said churches will follow suit on Sunday, August 9. He said religiousContinue reading “Lagos state government reopens worship centers August 7, restaurants to open for in-dining services from August 14 (videos)”

Court dismisses case against Senator Abbo after he was filmed slapping a nursing mother in a sex toy shop

A Magistrate Court in Zuba on the outskirts of Abuja has dismissed the case of assault against Senator Elisha Abbo. Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa-North, was seen assaulting a woman named Osimibibra Warmate in a viral video. Afterwards, the Nigeria Police Force instituted a case of assault against him. The assault caused outrage after the video wentContinue reading “Court dismisses case against Senator Abbo after he was filmed slapping a nursing mother in a sex toy shop”

Kidnappers raped me repeatedly and forced my brother to have sex with me – 20-year-old kidnap victim narrates ordeal

A 20-year-old woman, Chioma Dioke, has narrated how kidnappers forced her elder brother to have sexual intercourse with her while they were in captivity. Speaking on Tuesday, July 28, Chioma said the kidnappers held them inside a bush called Sambisa forest located in Ezzagu in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Chioma, her brotherContinue reading “Kidnappers raped me repeatedly and forced my brother to have sex with me – 20-year-old kidnap victim narrates ordeal”

Ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina released from Kuje Prison

Former chairman of the Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been released from Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja. The EFCC had on October 25, 2019, arraigned Maina, his son, Faisal, and firm, Common Input Property and Investment Ltd, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, on a 12-count charge of money laundering. MainaContinue reading “Ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina released from Kuje Prison”

Update: Police arrest officer who allegedly shot couple’s car in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested the police officer who allegedly fired a gunshot at a moving vehicle of a couple with their children inside at the Central Business District, Dr Nurudeen Olowopopo Way, in front of Japaul House, Ikeja, Lagos state on Sunday, July 26. CEB earlier shared the viral video of the damagedContinue reading “Update: Police arrest officer who allegedly shot couple’s car in Lagos”

Commotion as police allegedly shoots at car conveying a man and his family resulting in the wife losing consciousness while the kids watched in horror

There was a commotion on Sunday, July 26, when a police officer allegedly shot at a car occupied by a man and his family, allegedly over refusal to pay a bribe. The incident reportedly happened around Japaul house in Ikeja. According to Ayodele Oyewole who shared the video, the wife fainted after the police officerContinue reading “Commotion as police allegedly shoots at car conveying a man and his family resulting in the wife losing consciousness while the kids watched in horror”

Two pastors bag 26 years in jail for allegedly stealing N32m

Justice F. N. Azinge of the Delta State High Court sitting in Otor-Udu has convicted and sentenced the duo of Pastor Glory Okeoghene Aberefa and Reverend Vincent Okpogo to 16 and 10 years imprisonment respectively for allegedly stealing N32m. A statement from the EFCC says the convicts, alongside their company, Mustard Seed Micro Investment Limited,Continue reading “Two pastors bag 26 years in jail for allegedly stealing N32m”

Couple arrested for inflicting severe injuries on their 8 year old son for buying N100 worth of Akara instead of N50

The Imo State police command has arrested a man, Goodluck Ogbuji, 28 and his wife Benita Ogbuji, 26 for allegedly inflicting severe injuries on their eight old son for buying N100 worth of Akara (bean cake), instead of N50 in Umudagu Mbieri, Imo State.  According to the Imo State police command, they made the arrest after they wereContinue reading “Couple arrested for inflicting severe injuries on their 8 year old son for buying N100 worth of Akara instead of N50”

Appeal Court upholds former Chrisland supervisor’s 60-year sentence for defiling a minor

A Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Monday, July 27, upheld the 60-year sentence for Adegboyega Adenekan, a former Supervisor of the Chrisland School convicted of defiling a pupil of the school who was only 2 years and 11 months old at the time. Delivering judgment in the appeal, the three-member panel led byContinue reading “Appeal Court upholds former Chrisland supervisor’s 60-year sentence for defiling a minor”

Ex-director of Finance at the Niger Delta Ministry bags one year jail term for N60m fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, has sentenced a former Director Finance of the Niger Delta Ministry, Mr. Ayinla Abibu, 60, to one-year imprisonment as well as the forfeiture of two plots of land in Kubwa and Bwari of Abuja. Abibu was charged by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)Continue reading “Ex-director of Finance at the Niger Delta Ministry bags one year jail term for N60m fraud”

Two burnt to death in Imo state over robbery allegation (graphic photos)

Two men were reportedly burnt alive in Mbaise, Imo state, for allegedly robbing in the neighbourhood. Photos and videos shared online show the men being brutalized before tyres were placed on them and they were burnt alive. The incident reportedly occurred on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Aboh Mbaise. Nigerians reacted to the extremely graphic videoContinue reading “Two burnt to death in Imo state over robbery allegation (graphic photos)”

“I want my peace,” Seyitan Babatayo says as she releases statement after dismissing her petition against D’banj

Seyitan Babatayo has released a statement after it was revealed that she has dismissed her petition against singer D’banj after accusing him of rape. Her statement is a reaction to a statement released by the human rights group, Stand To End Rape Initiative  (STER), that has been trying to get justice for her. In aContinue reading ““I want my peace,” Seyitan Babatayo says as she releases statement after dismissing her petition against D’banj”

Police clear D’Banj as Seyitan withdraws rape petition

Oladapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, has been cleared of rape after his accuser, Seyitan Babatayo, withdrew her petition. In a letter dated July 17, 2020, addressed to the Inspector-General of Police through her lawyer, Seyitan said she was withdrawing from the case for personal reasons. The letter read in part, “We hereby officially notify you of our client’sContinue reading “Police clear D’Banj as Seyitan withdraws rape petition”