The Federal Neuro Psychiatry Hospital, Yaba, has said it attended to more patients this year. Acting Managing Director Dr Richard Adebayo said the increase was 111 per cent. According to a breakdown, there were 32,261 females to last year’s 13,730, a 135 per cent rise, and 21,026 male attendance against last year’s 11,537, an 82 per cent rise. Dr
A yet-to-be identified policeman in the Odogunyan area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, is in the eye of the storm after he was caught on camera fighting with a truck driver and his friends in the community. The policeman was seen in the video struggling with the three men during which his rifle fell off. One of the men was seen escaping with the rifle as
One hundred and forty Nigerians were yesterday deported from Libya for immigration and sundry offences. The deportees were flown in a chartered aircraft that landed at the cargo section of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. According to immigration sources, 74 of the deportees are adult females, 52 adult males, three infants and
The death toll in weekend’s Tiv farmers’ killings in Taraba State has risen to 42, it was learnt yesterday. The hacking to death of the farmers by suspected Fulani militia in Gassol Local Government Area has spilled to many Tiv villages, in spite of police and military presence in the area. The meeting by Commissioner of Police Yunas Babas, State President
A 33-year-old man, Segun Ogunlusi, who allegedly killed his mother, Abimbola Ogunlusi, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, says he killed her because she persistently asked him for sex. The suspect was paraded at the Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Tuesday by the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu. Also
No fewer than 11 people lost their lives, while five others are in a critical condition after a fully-loaded commercial bus collided with a Dangote trailer at the Akintelu end of the Benin-Sagamu Expressway. The commercial bus, owned by Efex Motors, with number plate, Badagry DG 36 ASJ, was said to be conveying mostly guests of a wedding that held
No fewer than 20 Tiv farmers were yesterday killed in Dan-Anacha, Gassol Local Government area of Taraba State by suspected Fulani militias. The killings took place as the state was busy at a “Peace Concert” in a stadium in Jalingo –the state capital – organised by Governor Darius Ishaku. Dozens of other farmers were severely injured in the attack.