Olaoye, who said he came back into the country in December 2011, after his graduation from a university in England, said the first defendant gave her name as Jenny and claimed to be a student of Lagos State University, LASU.
Olaoye said he drove his Nissan Muranno SUV and picked Philips up at a first generation bank in Opebi and they moved towards LASU with Phillips giving the directions that he…
The police in Imo have arrested one Chimezie Osuigwe, a retired vice-principal, for the alleged murder of his 78-year-old mother in 2003.
Osuigwe was arrested after the embalmed body of the septuagenarian was discovered in a cupboard at his house by a family member. According to Mr Musa Katsina, the Commissioner of Police in Imo, the woman, Mrs Lucy Osuigwe, was declared missing since 2003. Katsina told newsmen at the house in Ejemekuru in Oguta Local Government Area on Monday that the embalmed body had been kept in that condition since 2003.
“The corpse of Mrs Lucy Osuigwe, who was declared missing in 2003…
We gathered from a reliable source in Agatu that the herdsmen stormed Okpachanyi village on Sunday Morning at the middle of the burial rites and shot sporadically at the mourners, killing their victims at the spot while many escaped with bullet wounds.
“The burial rites of the two slain Police men were going on at Okpachanyi village when the armed herdsmen stormed the scene and opened fire on the mourners, killing and maiming the people while many escaped with bullet wounds,” he said.
At the time of filing this report, the state government had dispatched the Deputy Governor, Chief Steven Lawani and…
A Mexican official’s daughter has caused a scandal by sending inspectors to shut down a restaurant that didn’t give her the table she wanted. It’s the latest of several cases of seeming arrogance by the wealthy and well-connected that have caused anger recently in a country with deep class divisions.
“As a society, we are fed up with, disgusted with this,” said writer Guadalupe Loaeza. “This is an attitude of the past; it doesn’t fit with the times.” The government said Monday it has launched an investigation into the incident over the weekend at an upscale Mexico City bistro.
Andrea Benitez, the daughter…
The suspect was also arrested with fake Rough Rider condoms.We learnt that the estimated street value of the goods was N106, 210, 000. Some of the drugs seized include, Mycoten cream, Neurogesic ointment and Skineal cream.
In his statement, the suspect said he was in partnership with a cartel based in China, where the products were sourced, before being shipped to Nigeria.
The Director General of the agency, Dr. Paul Orhii, while parading the suspect, said Osefoh was arrested after…
Imo State Police Command recorded another success in its renewed fight against crime and criminals, following the bursting of child trafficking and baby factory syndicate in the state.
Disclosing this to newsmen Thursday evening, at the State Police Headquarters, Owerri, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Katsina, said the Command has clamped down on illegal motherless babies homes, as well as rescued 17 pregnant teenagers. (Some of the pregnant teens pictured above)
According to the Imo police boss, one of the illegal homes, Ahamefula Motherless Babies Home, located in Umuaka, Njaba local council area, is allegedly owned by…
A High court of Justice sitting at Isiokolo, Delta State has sentenced Etanuwoma Ogheneoro, a 25- year old commercial motorcycle, otherwise known as ‘okada’ rider, to death for robbing a fellow okada rider.
Prosecution had told the court that the convicted armed robber, in connivance with others at large on the 30th of January 2010 at Kokori within the Isiokolo judicial division robbed a fellow okada man, Felix Itirikpe of an undisclosed amount and other valuables, thereby “thereby committed an offence punishable under section 6 (b) and 1 (2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap…
For stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a 31-year-old Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court.
Ighodalo stole the phone from the pocket of Aregbesola on November 27, 2010, when the governor was being inaugurated at Government Technical College, Osogbo.
Justice Oyejide Falola, who heard the case, found Ighodalo guilty on six counts, which included conspiracy, stealing and fraud.
He was sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for the…
Ever imagine the trauma a blind man goes through daily? Also, ever imagined the pain of the blind man if other people caused his predicament? This is the case of Mr. Isaac Nwabude, of Urunnebo Village, Enugwu-Ukwu, in Njikoka Local Government Area in Anambra State, whose eyes were plucked by robbers.
Narrating his ordeal to us, Nwabude, a former lorry driver, said robbers plucked his eyes, as punishment for daring to run over their barricade and thereby frustrating their operations. According to him, the day the incident happened, in 1992, he was traveling from Jos, in Plateau State, to Onitsha,…
The case of a very sad murder that took place months ago at Victoria Station in London is now over with 4 Nigerian teenagers sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Sofyen Belamouadden.
According to the The Daily Mail UK, a 15 year old boy was hacked to death by a twenty man gang in London. All members of the Gang have been arrested and charged.
Sofyen Belamouadden had his life cut short at Victoria station in central London when he was chased and killed by the gang over youths.
Twenty teenagers were charged in connection with the attack, but three…
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