The police in Okitipupa, Ondo State, have arrested two suspects for allegedly killing a police corporal, Michael Olujimi. The Divisional Police Officer, Oluwole Ojo, said the suspects allegedly shot Olujimi on February 5 about 5:30 am on his way to work. “Yes, we arrested some suspects in connection with the death of one of our officer. They were
An Osun State High Court, sitting in Iwo, yesterday sentenced two armed robbers, Sunday Ishaih and Akeem Lamidi, to death by hanging. They were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy to commit robbery and armed robbery. On May 2, 2012, a gang of four robbers was said to have invaded the home of Mrs. Aladete at Asabi Okin, Iwo
Fire yesterday razed Rida Plastic Company at Barracks Bus Stop on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. It was prevented from spreading to the nearby Army Cantonment and other factories by Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), National Emergency
A 37-year-old police officer, Adoyi Okiwori, yesterday approached a Lagos Island Customary Court seeking the dissolution of his three-year-old marriage over alleged infidelity of his wife. Adoyi told the court that he met his wife, Grace, in Abuja while they were in the university and she got pregnant and gave birth to their five-year-old son, Divine. He
No fewer than 21 persons have been reported killed in villages of Kaura and Jema’a Local Government Areas in southern Kaduna State. The state government yesterday confirmed the renewed attacks as the Garrison Commander of the Army’s 1 Division and the Commissioner of Police relocated to the area. It was learnt that gunmen suspected
Many escaped death while others were injured on Wednesday night, when fire razed down Mobil Petrol Station, some buildings and vehicles at DMGS Round about, along Upper New Market road, Onitsha, Anambra State. The outbreak was reportedly caused by a tanker loaded with fuel which lost control, rammed into the filling station and exploded.
A man, Tosin Oluwatosin, has been arrested with a human head in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Oluwatosin and his brother, David, who is at large, were accused of killing the victim. The suspect was grilled by homicide detectives at the state police headquarters to explain the circumstances behind the murder of the 12-