• How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    Richard Ihediwa, the fifth defence witness in the ongoing trial of former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, resumed his testimony yesterday.

    He revealed before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits in the country, out of the N400 million transferred to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The witness, who gave details of the account during cross-examination by counsel to […]

  • Beautiful moment! 80-year-old woman meets the Boys she taught at Igbobi College, including VP Yemi Osinbajo

    Beautiful moment! 80-year-old woman meets the Boys she taught at Igbobi College, including VP Yemi Osinbajo

    “The Reward of a Teacher is no longer in heaven. I can now see mine here on earth,” – Those were the words of 80-year-old Mrs Odunisi who was super excited to see the Boys she taught Economics at Igbobi College, Yaba.

    Who have grown to be men. Some of those she taught in Class 1975 are Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Babatunde Fowler, Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service and Mr Adeyinka Asekun, Chaiman Wema Bank PLC.

    The […]

  • Woman caught trafficking young women, including two minors, to China to be sold as brides (Photos)

    Woman caught trafficking young women, including two minors, to China to be sold as brides (Photos)

    A woman believed to have trafficked about 30 women to China to work or be sold as brides was caught and arrested on Tuesday evening, July 5, at a Phnom Penh guesthouse, Cambodia with six potential victims, including two minors.

    Thoeun Puthea, 28, was in a room at Dara Guesthouse in Prampi Makara district when police stopped her and six young women who were set to be sent to China by way of Vietnam, according to Keo Thea, director of the […]

  • Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarters, customers, including foreigners taken hostage

    Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarters, customers, including foreigners taken hostage

    Several foreigners are said to be among a number of hostages taken by gunmen who attacked a restaurant in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka yesterday. Eight or nine attackers were said to have stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery, located in the city’s diplomatic quarter.

    One kitchen staffer said that the gunmen were armed with firearms and bombs, entering the bakery at around 9:20pm local time and taking customers and staff hostage at gunpoint.

    Bangladesh’s police chief has confirmed that […]

  • I’ve raped over 5 girls including my sister – Awawa cultist confesses

    I’ve raped over 5 girls including my sister – Awawa cultist confesses

    A 30-year-old man, Jimoh Sanni, aka Last Born suspected to be a member of the ruthless band of robbers popularly called ‘Awawa’ in Lagos state, has revealed his involvement in robberies and rapes.

    The ‘Awawa’ members, who are usually cultists, are known to unleash mayhem, loot shops, attack residents at gunpoint and specialize in terrorizing and raping young girls in Agege area of the state.

    Sanni, who was arrested by operatives of the state Task Force alongside 14 others, revealed that he […]

  • Fatal crash in Umuahia leaves several dead, including a pregnant woman … Graphic photos

    Fatal crash in Umuahia leaves several dead, including a pregnant woman … Graphic photos

    Fatal accident involving a truck (Mercedes 911 Tipper) and a Honda Pilot occurred yesterday a few kilometres after Ubakala junction, Umuahia, Abia State.

    According to Abia Facts Newspaper, none of the occupants in the Honda Pilot, including a pregnant woman, survived the

  • Three Members of a Family, Including Pregnant Mother, Die of Unknown Cause In Lagos Island

    Three Members of a Family, Including Pregnant Mother, Die of Unknown Cause In Lagos Island

    30-year-old Ibrahim Yusuf and his daughter Rodiat were found dead in their Lagos Island apartment on Monday. The deceased’s pregnant wife Saidat was rushed to the hospital, but was declared dead on arrival. The deceased were buried on same day according to Islamic rites. The strange deaths have been blamed on ‘suffocation’ allegedly caused ‘chemical’ inhalation, though autopsies have not been carried out.

    News men reports that the neighbours heard the family screaming in the earlier hours of Monday morning but […]