• Police officer, 5 others sent to prison over N6m robbery

    Police officer, 5 others sent to prison over N6m robbery

    For allegedly robbing some Chinese of N6 million worth of goods and cash, six people, including a police officer, were on Thursday remanded at Kirikiri prison by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

    The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Akokhia, refused to hear the accused plea and remanded them in prison.

    Akokhia adjourned the case to Dec. 22 for mention.

    The accused are Sunday Onuh, 32, driver; Peter Owoicho, 30, house keeper; James Momoh, 20, driver; Emmanuel Audu, 32, unemployed; Francis Onuh, 32, and Gabriel Ochigbo, […]

  • NJC shunned over 10 petitions we sent against judges – CSNAC

    NJC shunned over 10 petitions we sent against judges – CSNAC

    A non-governmental organisation, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, has faulted a statement by the National Judicial Council, claiming it never shielded judges accused of misconduct.

    In the said statement issued by its Acting Director, Information, Mr. Soji Oye, after the council completed an emergency meeting over the October 8 and 9 raids and arrest of seven judges, the NJC said it had just two pending petition against two of the seven arrested judges.

    But in a fresh petition dated October 14, 2016, […]

  • 36 Nigerian drivers sent to Psychiatric hospital for beating traffic light

    36 Nigerian drivers sent to Psychiatric hospital for beating traffic light

    Thirty six drivers in Abuja have been subjected to psychiatric evaluation for beating traffic lights in the Federal Capital Territory.

    All the drivers that where conveyed to the hospital in ambulances were made to undergo psychiatric test, with doctors certifying their level of fitness.

    Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary FCT, Muhammad Sule made this known in a press statement, he stated.

    “The FCT Police Command in collaboration with officers of the FCT Directorate of Road Traffic Services have so far arrested 36 […]

  • 419: Pastor, brother sent to jail

    419: Pastor, brother sent to jail

    A 30-year-old self-ordained pastor, Adewumi Alade, and his brother, Adewole, 25, will spend six months each in jail for job scam.

    An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate presided over Adesoji Adegboye, who convicted them on Tuesday, did not give an option of fine.

    Adegboye, while reviewing the case, said the prosecutor, Sergeant Leranmo Caleb, called five witnesses and the defence counsel, Busuyi Ayeni, called the convicts as his witnesses.

    He said the evidence of the convicts were not credible, adding that the prosecution proved his […]

  • Former Boko Haram spokesman sent to psychiatric hospital

    Former Boko Haram spokesman sent to psychiatric hospital

    According to reports, the Borno State Police Command said on Monday that it had placed a former spokesman of the Boko Haram sect, Ali Konduga, under psychiatric investigation.

    This, the police said, followed Konduga’s display of abnormal behaviour since his arrest last week.

    Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command, said this in a statement he issued in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

    Isuku said Konduga was arrested after a complaint by one Muhammadu Kala.

    He said: “On September 14, one Muhammadu Kala lodged […]

  • Check Out! Zenith Bank Letter sent to Ayo Fayose, informing him of the restriction on his accounts

    Check Out! Zenith Bank Letter sent to Ayo Fayose, informing him of the restriction on his accounts

    This letter was reportedly sent by Zenith Bank Plc to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

    It was to inform him of the restriction on his accounts due to a directive from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

  • Russell Wilson describes his Fiancée, Ciara as ‘Heaven Sent’

    Russell Wilson describes his Fiancée, Ciara as ‘Heaven Sent’

    American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League, Russell Wilson took to his twitter account to lovingly describe his fiancée/singer, Ciara, as Heaven Sent.

    American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League, Russell Wilson took to his twitter account to lovingly describe his fiancée/singer, Ciara, as Heaven