An Ogwashi-Uku High Court in Delta State presided over by Justice A. O. Akpovi has sentenced two bus drivers, Okechukwu Mba and Christian Joseph, and a Conductor, Ekwe Nwomah to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The Court convicted the three accused persons for the offence of conspiracy in count one of charge sheet and armed robbery in count IV and were each sentenced to death by hanging by Justice Akpovi, who sat on warrant at Ogwashi-Uku to conclude the case.
An Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a 24-year-old bus conductor, Toyin Rilwan, to 21 years imprisonment for armed robbery.
Justice Sedotan Ogunsanya handed down the verdict after finding the convict guilty of a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery.
Ogunsanya, while delivering her judgment, said:“The prosecution was able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the defendant conspired with another to rob one Alhaja Rasheedat Irawo.
“In view of Section 295 (2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, the defendant is […]
A trailer conductor was killed this morning at Coker along the Badagry expressway in Lagos. Eyewitnesses say the unidentified conductor had called on a trailer driver to help him move his own trailer forward so he can offload the goods in his trailer. As the driver tried moving the vehicle, he suffered brake failure and pressed the conductor against another trailer. The deceased died
Pictured below is a ‘danfo’ conductor and ‘agbero’ who was lousily going around with his business of calling passengers to board his bus from Ikorodu to their destinations, not until he started calling and saying bus-stops that were alien to the passengers, before they could say Jack sparrow the conductor was already stripping off.
According to reports, the driver quickly alerted the thugs to tie him before he takes a long walk to the nearest market.
Speaking to the passengers and onlookers, […]
The 63rd Annual convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God ended last Sunday August 9th after a 7days powerful retreat in the presence of God. As expected the much awaited convention drew the attention of millions of people across the world….Saying the redemption camp harbors different people from all walks of life is like stating the obvious. Ranging from anointed men of God, to political bigwigs, socialites, business personnel, students and the list goes endless. The daily activities comprises […]
Newsmen gathered a weird drama of sorts played out yesterday at the ever busy Control Post, close to Maria Assumpta Catholic Cathedral, Owerri, as a commercial vehicle driver and his conductor pelted policemen with their faeces.
A man who claimed to be an eyewitness revealed that a policeman flagged down the commercial driver for allegedly driving in a reckless manner.
“Not long after, a serious war of words ensued between the driver and the policeman, who eventually gave the driver a dirty […]