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Lagos CP serves kidnappers, others quit notice

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday warned kidnappers and other criminals to leave the state or face the power of the force. Edgal gave the warning at the official commissioning of a police division at Ikosi – Ejirin village in Ikorodu, Lagos State. He said that the police was bringing the station to tighten ... Read More »

Cathedral Church of Christ Choir celebrates 100 years

  This year denotes an unforgettable event never recorded in the annals of church music history in Nigeria.  It connotes longevity and continuity as we celebrate the centenary of the oldest choral group in Nigeria; the enviable and the most advanced singing ensemble in Nigeria is situated in the oldest Anglican Cathedral in Nigeria, the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, ... Read More »

Police to arraign Danish for wife’s, daughter’s murder

The Danish national, Peter Nielson, 53, alleged to have killed his wife, Zainab and daughter, Petral, would be arraigned in court this afternoon. Nielson, the police said, would be charged on two-counts of murder punishable under the Criminals Laws of Lagos, 2015. The suspect was alleged to have murdered his wife and child at the wee hours of last Thursday ... Read More »

My husband is a ritualist, hollers wife after 25 years marriage

A 48-year-old wife, Abosede Balogun, on Thursday pleaded with a Lagos Customary Court to dissolve her 25-year marriage, calling her husband a ‘ritualist’. “My husband performs rituals even at night; he once brought a ram to the house to slaughter at midnight. I don’t feel safe living with him,” Abosede told an Orile Agege Customary Court. Abosede, a trader who ... Read More »

Reverend Father sent to prison over N11.75m fraud

A 55-year old Reverend Father with the Assembly of God Church in Warri, Delta State, South-South Nigeria, Rev. Moses Emonena, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly obtaining N11,750,000 from Samuel Oladele Fatai under the pretence of giving out his daughter to him in marriage. Police alleged that after the complainant paid the accused the money, he ... Read More »

13-year-old boy commits suicide in Ikorodu

Hungry and angry, a frustrated Igbo boy from a broken home stole an android phone of a neighbour. He was caught and given some beating and warning. But because he was known in the area, the boy felt ashamed and went home. At night last Saturday, he reportedly hung himself. His mother came to the uncompleted building where the family ... Read More »

Militant general meets Waterloo in Rivers

Apparently, millions of naira from Federal Government’s amnesty program was not enough for Prosper David, a dreaded militant whose gang has just been smashed by the police. Known as the Militant General, David met his waterloo during a shootout with the police in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The police, who also described David as a Sea Pirate, said that the ... Read More »

Panic as train knocks down female NYSC member

There was pandemonium in the Ikeja area of Lagos State after a female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was yesterday knocked down by a moving train. The sad incident attracted the attention of people along the railway line. Revealing how the incident happened, an eye witness said: “the train was not moving at a high speed. People tried ... Read More »

Outrage as hunter kills elephant in Ondo

A hunter is facing serious criticisms online for killing an Elephant in Ondo State. The hunter carried out the act at Janiyi Camp, Idanre area of the state. Members of the community claim that the Elephant was destroying crops in the area. Many Nigerians have condemned the act, and some have called for his immediate arrest.   Read More »

Man, woman in court over alleged N1.6m visa fraud

The police on Tuesday arraigned a woman, Esther Nnachi and a man, Moses David, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged N1.6 million visa fraud.Nnachi of 22, Kukwaba St., Kubwa and David of 96, New Maitama Juji St., Kubwa, are facing three-count charge of joint act, criminal breach of trust and cheating. The prosecutor, Mr Dalhatu Zannah, ... Read More »