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JCI Nigeria: Governor Udo Emmanuel urges more invest in youths

JCI Nigeria: Governor Udo Emmanuel urges more invest in youths

Governor Udo Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State says right investment in the Nigerian youths will lead to a better nation in the nearest future. Governor Emmanuel was speaking in Uyo at the dinner of the annual Junior Chamber International Nigeria Senate Association in Uyo along with the graduation ceremony of thirty six Nigerian youths who […]

Passenger kills motorcyclist over N50 fare in Enugu

Passenger kills motorcyclist over N50 fare in Enugu

A motorcyclist, Michael Eze, has been killed by his passenger during an argument over an additional N50 fare in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State. Eye-witness account explains that the deceased motorcyclist told the passenger, Michael Gabriel, to add N50 to their initially agreed fare when he realised that the distance was […]

Graduate engine-oil hawker killed by assailant in Gbagada

Graduate engine-oil hawker killed by assailant in Gbagada

A woman in her early 50’s who sells engine-oil, has been killed on Adewale Kuku Street, Millennium Estate, Gbagada, Lagos State. Her corpse was found with a deep machete cuts in the head, neck and hand. The victim simply identified as Madam Vivian, was said to be sleeping in an abandoned white truck parked in a bush […]

Breaking! Prophet Felix Oluyemi ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ is dead

Breaking! Prophet Felix Oluyemi ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ is dead

Popular Lagos Prophet, Felix Oluyemi, aka ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ Founder of the Kingdom of Love Church of Christ, is dead.  Prophet Felix Oluyemi also known as Baba Olomi now now died in the wee hours today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). He died at age 57. NEWSECHO gathered that Baba Olomi complained of chest and breath issues last […]

Why Lagos Banker hire assassins to kill her ex-husband

Why Lagos Banker hire assassins to kill her ex-husband

A 32 year old Banker in Lagos, Oluchi Tochukwu, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command over failed attempt to assassinate her ex-husband known as Tochukwu Onyebuchi. Oluchi was arrested alongside two suspected hired-assassins identified as Chigozie Smart (32) and Kingsley Ikechukwu (36). The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu paraded the suspects at the […]

Faleke, Kokumo hail Ambode at commissioning of Ojodu LCDA roads (photos)

Faleke, Kokumo hail Ambode at commissioning of Ojodu LCDA roads (photos)

Hon. James Faleke, a House of Representatives member, representing Ikeja Constituency, has hailed Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode towards his efforts at turning around the face of the state. Faleke made this commendation on Saturday September 24th, while speaking at the commissioning of Abiodun Jagun Street and Ishola Bello Street, both in Ojodu LCDA, where he […]

Why I went to full-time robbery 2 months after leaving Kirikiri – Suspect

Why I went to full-time robbery 2 months after leaving Kirikiri – Suspect

27-year-old Francis Ogbonna who was released from the Kirikiri prison recently, has narrated why he went back to form an armed robbery gang as a revenge after his incarceration. After being nabbed a second time, Ogbonna said if the police would have mercy on him, he would love to join the police force and show […]

Aremo Abdul graduates 188 trainees in skill acquisition in Ikosi-Isheri

Aremo Abdul graduates 188 trainees in skill acquisition in Ikosi-Isheri

The Sole Administrator of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Council, Aremo Adewale Abdul, on Wednesday August 31st, graduated 188 trainees of various skill acquisition programme to empower the people of the community. The Ikosi-Isheri LCDA partnered with the Necessary Measures Against Poverty, (NEMAP) to train members of the community on seven areas of skills which includes, soap and […]

Why I named my dog Buhari and how police treated me – Trader

Why I named my dog Buhari and how police treated me – Trader

Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, 30-year-old trader who was arrested and detained by the Ogun state Police for naming his dog Buhari, has explained reason behind the name. The trader, who was visibly angry after his 3-day incarceration in police cell, was released on Tuesday August 23 after the intervention of both the Serkin Hausa and President-General of non-indigenes […]

Police nabs sacked Island worker for stealing 28 TV sets

Police nabs sacked Island worker for stealing 28 TV sets

45-year-old casual worker in Victoria Island, Johnson Adebowale, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing 28 television sets. Adebowale sneaked into the company’s store shortly after he was sacked by his employers, Atlantic Exhibition Nigeria Limited. He went to the store with a truck and loaded 28 television sets and transported the […]

Why mechanic burns daughter’s eyes, private parts with iron

Why mechanic burns daughter’s eyes, private parts with iron

A 45-year-old auto mechanic, Surakat Idowu, has been arrested for allegedly brutalising his 5-year-old daughter with a hot iron in the Ikotun area of Lagos state. Idowu was said to have brutalise his daughter on Kayode Toyeso Street, Liasu Road, in the Ikotun area, after he told her to dispose her faeces in potty into the latrine, but […]

Another Abia baby factory uncovered, details of women revealed

Another Abia baby factory uncovered, details of women revealed

The Abia State Police Command have uncovered a suspected baby factory at Ogbor Hill, in the Aba  area of the state and rescued some pregnant women in it. The police who said they acted on tip-off, rescued five pregnant women and arrested a 54-year-old man, Nkem Nwokocha who runs the place with his wife and hails […]

Unpaid salaries: 66-year-old company driver commits suicide

Unpaid salaries: 66-year-old company driver commits suicide

A 66-year-old company driver, Mr. John Ekue, has committed suicide in the Mende area of Maryland, Lagos State. The driver, Ekue committed suicide by hanging himself by the rod of a ceiling fan in his apartment on Oki Lane around 8pm on Monday. It was learnt that the victim, who worked as a driver for a paint company […]

56-year-old father remanded for having sex with daughter

56-year-old father remanded for having sex with daughter

A 56-year-old man, Abdullahi Zakari, who allegedly had sexual intercourse with his 18-year-old daughter, has been kept in prison pending the perfection of his bail condition as ruled by a Lagos court.   When arraigned, Zakari, who lives at No.42, Gaskiya St., Ijora-Badia in Apapa area, pleaded not guilty to the charge. But the prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande […]

Katsina teacher arraigned for raping nine-year-old pupil

Katsina teacher arraigned for raping nine-year-old pupil

A 33-year-old teacher at Nasarawa Annex Primary School, Hamisu Galadima, in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina state has been arrested and arraigned for allegedly raping a nine-year-old pupil. Galadima who was said to be a serial rapist, allegedly lured the pupil into the staff room sometime in July and raped her, then threatened to beat her […]

Lagos Prophet chains 28 persons in apartment at Ogba

Lagos Prophet chains 28 persons in apartment at Ogba

A self-acclaimed prophet, Emmanuel Adeyemi, has been arrested after he was allegedly found with 28 persons chained in his apartment in the Oke-Ira, Ogba area of Lagos state. The prophet was found with 15 adults and 13 teenagers chained on Olamidun Close, Oke-Ira, where the suspect lived. The policemen from Area G Command, Ogba, stormed the apartment after a neighbour gave the […]

Ogun man remanded in prison for naming dog after Buhari

Ogun man remanded in prison for naming dog after Buhari

Joachim Iroko, aka Joe, a man whonnamed his dog Buhari was on Monday remanded at the Ibara Prison following his arraignment at the Ota Magistrate Court 2, Ogun State. Joe was arrested on Saturday, August 13, after one of his neighbours, a Northerner, complained that Joe named the dog after his father, Alhaji Buhari. The prosecutor, Inspector Itaita […]

Alhaja, neighbour tells how they torture 16-year-old housemaid with iron

Alhaja, neighbour tells how they torture 16-year-old housemaid with iron

One Alhaja Fatima Williams, and her neighbour, Waliu Yusuf, have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly torturing a 16-year-old girl, identified only as Kemi, with a hot iron and electric cables. It was gathered that the victim was allegedly tortured for not sweeping Williams’ compound last Thursday. Williams’ apartment is on Soji Adepegba Close, Allen […]

Ekiti man beats wife to death over sex refusal

Ekiti man beats wife to death over sex refusal

A 42-year-old man, Josiah Johnson, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly beating his wife, Mrs Julianah Johnson to death for denying him sex. The prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ court that the man committed the offence on July 3 at Erio-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. the husband wanted […]

Kogi residents tell how police kill protesting youths

Kogi residents tell how police kill protesting youths

There was pandemonium on Wednesday in Umomi community in the Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State when some policemen attached to the Ugwolawo division opened fire on a crowd of protesting youths. Two of the youths, identified as Okaye Omodi and Zekeri Mohammed, were shot dead by the officers, who immediately fled to their […]

Photos: Abia Pastor arrested, blames devil for serial car theft career

Photos: Abia Pastor arrested, blames devil for serial car theft career

A pastor in Abia state, Onyenweaku Chibunnam has been arrested by the operatives of the Abia State Police Command for allegedly stealing a Toyota Camry in Ebem Ohafia community, of the Ohafia Local Government Area of the state. Chibunnam was arrested with an accomplice, Prince Nnabugwu, have confessed that they belonged to a car-snatching syndicate. Although, […]

How two men drown friend over missing phone in Ogudu

How two men drown friend over missing phone in Ogudu

Two men, 32-year-old Ayuba Abu, 30-year-old Dogo Yakubu have been arrested and are now facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder after drowning their friend over a missing phone. It was learnt that Abu and Dogo had vowed to beat 34-year-old Mamudu Amidu for stealing a phone, but was pardoned after much plea from the deceased. […]

How Igbokwe kills wife’s lover on matrimonial bed in Ogun

How Igbokwe kills wife’s lover on matrimonial bed in Ogun

Ezekiel Igbokwe, a 32-year-old businessman, has explained why he killed his his wife’s lover, Victor Olatundun after he caught him having sex with his wife at their matrimonial home. Igbokwe who was arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing his wife’s lover on July 27, said he did it out of anger, not intentionally. Igbokwe, […]

After Aimakhu: Kate Henshaw, sick baby’s family clash over treatment

After Aimakhu: Kate Henshaw, sick baby’s family clash over treatment

Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, says she regrets taking up a case involving a sex worker, identified as Mary, who allegedly abandoned her child, Michael, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. Henshaw on Wednesday said with the experience, she might not render assistance of such nature in the future. PUNCH Metro learnt that Henshaw’s […]

Anambra: Unmarried mother of 5 sells unborn baby for N100000

Anambra: Unmarried mother of 5 sells unborn baby for N100000

An unmarried mother of five, Chidinma Okorie, 29, and two medical doctors have been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command on Thursday for alleged child trafficking. The doctors, who were said to be Okorie’s accomplices, were identified as Emmanuel Tobechukwu and Cosmos Ugorji. Okorie said she had sold two children since she was introduced into […]

Akinlabi, Omojuyigbe launch Believers Connect for Christian singles

Akinlabi, Omojuyigbe launch Believers Connect for Christian singles

Owing to the rising number of Christian singles who are due for marriage but can’t find a worthy life partner, highly sought after speaker, trainer-consultant, Pastor Godman Akinlabi and renowned relationship coach and host of Deep Soul, a relationship talk show, Stephen Omojuyigbe have launched Believers Connect, a social networking site for single Christians hopeful […]

Okota burglar stole phone, posts selfie on victim’s Instagram

Okota burglar stole phone, posts selfie on victim’s Instagram

A suspected burglar who sneaked into a house at the Okota area of Lagos state, has mistakenly posted his picture on instagram with one of the phones reportedly stolen from the victim, Sam Abimbola. The Lagos State Police is on the trail of the unidentified suspect who gained entry into the victim’s residence on Ago Palace Way, […]

Militants kidnap landlords, rape women in Ibafo community

Militants kidnap landlords, rape women in Ibafo community

Two landlords have reportedly been kidnapped while 3 women were raped by some alleged militants at the Ibafo, Ogun State. The suspected militants kidnapped one landlord identified as Joel in Gideon village and demanded N50m for his release while another landlord, Lucas was kidnapped while driving towards Ebute and his car was dumped. The gunmen raided Gideon village, Oke […]

How siblings die in Ipaja Lagos candle fire after father’s arrest

How siblings die in Ipaja Lagos candle fire after father’s arrest

Two siblings aged five and three died after fire gutted their apartment through a candle fire on Ifelodun Close, Ajasa Command, at the Ipaja area of Lagos State. Their mother who was with them at home was said to have hurriedly taken two of their siblings to safety but before she returned, five-year-old Rokibat, and Amirat, three were burnt […]

How I spent N100m Jonathan ordered Dasuki to give me – Okupe

How I spent N100m Jonathan ordered Dasuki to give me – Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has explained how he spent the N100 million former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), gave him N100m on the instruction of Jonathan. Okupe, who served as Jonathan’s spokesman from 2012 to 2015, narrated on his facebook page on Sunday […]

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