A son of top politician and former Minister of Works Chief Tony Anenih died in Lagos yesterday. It was learnt that Mr. Eugene Anenih, who was the Managing Director of Nova Finance and securities Limited, collapsed during a game at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club in Onikan. He was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was taken, it was learnt.
An Ekiti State High Court in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced two men, Ajibade Adeniyi and Tosin Ojo, to 21 years imprisonment each for robbery. Justice Adekanye Ogunmoye found the duo guilty of robbery. He said the terms would run from the day of their arrest and detention in 2012. The judge held that the prosecution failed to prove the case of
An eight-day-old baby was killed on Saturday when fire razed over 26 shanties at Makoko, a slum community in Yaba, Lagos Mainland. The baby, it was gathered, was to have been christened yesterday. Residents attributed the cause of the fire to electrical surge. It was gathered that no fewer than 20 families were rendered homeless; about six shops
One person has been killed while a dozen others were wounded in a clash between rival groups in Igbagu community in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state. Also, properties worth billions of naira were destroyed in the clash. The Nation gathered that the crisis which started at the early hours of Tuesday is a tussle over the headship of the
An Ekiti State High Court in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced a 47-year-old man, Blessing Olumakinde, to death for killing his father, Benson Egunlae, over inheritance. The Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, who gave the judgment, held that evidence showed the accused was guilty. He said the prosecution proved its case beyond doubt; hence the accused
They were only a few days old in the United States. Tunde Adepegba, his wife Oluwayemisi , who is seven-month pregnant, and their two chidlren, arrived the U.S. in April. But on April 26, Adepegba died in a bus. His wife has sobbed her heart out since then. Mrs. Adepegba, who has two daughters aged two and eight, had barely spent 12 hours with
A 24-year-old Nicholas Paggi a New Jersey native and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology- MIT, reportedly plunged to his death while climbing the Boston school’s iconic dome. , Paggi reportedly fell down several stories from the “Great Dome” while scaling the prank hot spot on Tuesday night. Paggi’s grief-stricken mum, Helga