A former Regent of Ayebode Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Princess Idowu Omolayo, has urged a Customary Court in Ikole Ekiti to dissolve her 39-year-old marriage to Chief Olusola Omolayo. The 60-year-old pleaded with the court to end the union to prevent her estranged husband from killing her. At the resumed hearing
A 57-year old mortuary attendant, Muritala Raimi, has been remanded in Agodi, Ibadan prison for allegedly stealing a human skull from the mortuary of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court remanded Raimi after he failed to meet his bail conditions. The accused was arraigned on a two-count charge of
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a middle-aged woman, Mrs Bisola Olukoya, for allegedly buried her 16 -year- old son, Toheeb Olukoya, to death. The incident, according to the spokesman of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, happened on March 17, 2017,at No 40, Ifelodun Street Onifade Itele in Ado-Odo/Ota
Two of the four men tried for the 2012 murder of a general’s daughter, Cynthia Osokogu, are to pay the supreme price for the offence. Okwumo Echezona Nwabufo and his nephew Olisaeloka Ezike are to die by hanging, Justice Olabisi Akinlade of the Lagos High Court said yesterday. Justice Akinlade found them guilty of drugging, chaining and
An uncompleted twin three-storey HOTEL AT Nkwo-Eziudo market along the Ogidi-Abatete road, Ogidi near Onitsha has collapsed with no case of death or injuries reported. Residents of the area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the incident occurred on Saturday at about 2.30pm when workers had left the construction site.
A truck loaded with grains lost control in a market at Faringada, Jos North Local Government of Plateau State and killed six persons. Not fewer than 10 persons also sustained injury in the accident which occurred at about 7pm Thursday evening. Eye witness said the truck lost control as a result of brake failure. The truck which was loaded with
A man, Taofik Adara, arrested in Badagry on Sunday with female body parts, yesterday said he was paid N4000 by a herbalist to kill the woman. Adara, alias Kie-Kie, was paraded at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja. He said he chopped off the woman’s head with a cutlass, while two alfas (Islamic clerics) and a herbalist held