Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed Justice Esther Ikponmwen as the new Chief Judge of the state.
Obaseki, in a request sent to the state House of Assembly, explained that Justice Ikponmwen’s appointment followed a recommendation by the National Judiciary Council.
When confirm by the lawmakers, Ikponmwen would replace the current chief judge, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, who is said to be due for retirement.
The governor’s letter was referred to the House Standing Committee on Judiciary to present its report for consideration […]
According to reports, the police in Cross River said one of its personnel, Cpl. Kingsley Iyeke, had killed another policeman, Insp. Edet Archibong, during a gun duel between the police and suspected cultists in Calabar.
Mr Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, the Commissioner of Police in the state, made this known on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command in the past one month.
The commissioner said that after the incident, the police swung into action by tracing the cultists […]
A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member is believed to have drowned in a boat accident on Thursday in Okpotuwari Community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
Sources in the community told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday that the corps member, who hailed from Anambra drowned when the canoe he boarded capsized.
Tontiemote Yeiyei, a resident, said the deceased, who was serving at Okpotuwari Community, had gone to Ondewari with two of his friends across the Osiana creek by […]
A member of the Air Vice Marshal Jon Ode-led Presidential Arms Probe Panel on $2.1 billion arms procurement fund, who was caught with $1 million cash in his house, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed (rtd), has been re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Umar, 54, was re-arraigned together with his firm, Easy Jet Integrated Services Limited, before Justice John Tsoho last week on a four-count amended charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/145/16, on money laundering, illegal possession of firearms and violation of Official […]
A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Mr. Ogundare Lawrence Opeyemi, has slumped and died in Bayelsa State.
Opeyemi, it was gathered, died in Nembe, Nembe Local Government Area, where he was posted for his primary assignment.
It was gathered that the deceased corps member slumped a day after he had a party with his colleagues in the area.
Sources confirmed that “a day after the party, he complained of a health-related issue and before we knew what was […]
Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot and killed a member of a vigilante group in Omoku town, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The vigilante member, Mr. Nodi Nwachukwu Osam, according to a community source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was killed while on duty.
The source said the victim was attacked and killed by the gunmen at about 1:00pm along Palace Road, Omoku town.
Osam, a 27-year-old man was until his gruesome murder, the Provost Marshall to the commander of the […]
No fewer than two persons have been confirmed dead while nine others were critically injured in an accident which occurred on Tuesday along the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway in Ogun State.
The accident, which occurred at the notorious Onipepeiye village in Obafemi-Owode local government Area of the State, involved a Toyota Picnic commercial space-car with registration number (LAGOS) KSF 957 BB and a Nissan Serena space-bus, marked 25 OGHA, allegedly belonging to one of the members of the State House of Assembly.
According to […]
The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said it had arrested three suspected kidnappers responsible for the kidnap of Rep. Sani Bello on August 2 in his farm along Kaduna-Abuja road.
The suspects are: Haruna Adamu, 25, leader, Shaibu Adamu, 18 and Abubakar Saidu, 30.
The Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (DCP) Don Awunah, who presented the suspects to newsmen, assured that the police would arrest three others who were at large.
“These dare gangsters who were responsible for the kidnap of Mr […]
The member representing Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State in the House of Representatives, Adewale Elijah Olutayo is dead.
According to Newsmen, It was learnt that the lawmaker, who was last seen at plenary on Wednesday was found dead at his Abuja home yesterday morning by his driver, who went to pick him up for work. The former Special Adviser on Education during the first term of former Governor Babatunde Fashola’s administration was born in 1951.
He attended Ilesha Grammar School where […]
Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has said his role as a witness in the case involving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Rules, has to do with his membership of the 7th Senate and as one of the conveners of the Unity Forum that called the police attention to the matter.
Ojudu, who represented the Ekiti Central Senatorial District between 2011-2015, said his involvement in […]
Pastor Dragged to Court After R*ping Church Member and Forcing Her to Perform Oral S*x on Him … Photo
A horny pastor is in serious trouble and could be spending the rest of his life in prison after a court found him guilty of r*ping a female church member for many years.
50 year-old Pastor Mthuthuzeli Mnaphu of the Christ Healing Fountain Church has been found guilty on two counts of r*pe at the Parow Regional Court yesterday. The man who was arrested last year after a church member dragged him to court for r*ping her since 2009 when she […]