Rivers election: Man escapes death as bullet pierces his home door
A man escaped death by the whiskers during the Rivers state bye election on Saturday that was marred by violence. According to the Facebook user, Dora Wobo a stray bullet fired during yesterday’s bye-election in Rivers State, pierced through the wall of her father’s bedroom but luckily didn’t hit... Read more
Rivers State bye election cancelled due to violence
he Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State. Obo Effanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Rivers, who announced the suspension in a terse statement on Saturday night, cited widespread violence as reasons... Read more
Gay man arrested in Bauchi after trying to rape man in his house
The Bauchi State Police Command have arrested 35-year-old Ismail Yusuf, a self-confessed gay man who broke into a house at Rariya Quarters, Bauchi, around 1a.m, to rape an occupant. The gay man who voluntarily confessed to the crime, broke into the house on the 13th of August, 2018 to... Read more
Suspected rapist of DESOPADEC chairman’s daughter released
A Nigerian man identified as Mr. Friday who worked with the chairman of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission as a driver, who was arrested for allegedly raping the chairman’s 13-year-old girl and getting her pregnant in the process in Sapele, Delta state has been released by the... Read more
Man faces death sentence after killing pregnant wife over 1k
A Nigerian man known as Friday Uko has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his pregnant wife, Patience Uko because she collected N1000 naira from his pocket and used it to cook food for their seven children. Justice Ntong of Akwa Ibom State High Court, sitting in... Read more
Police arrest 6 suspected homosexuals in Aba
The Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, on Thursday paraded suspected homosexuals, who were arrested by security agents in Aba, the commercial hub of the state. The suspects were identified as Fred Ndubuisi, Anyanwu Chidera, Kamsiriochukwu Onuoha, Anderson Emeruwa , Sampson Nwadike and Nnadi Promise. Ogbizi... Read more
Female Youth Corps member knocked down by a reckless driver is dead
A female corp member serving in Lagos State was knocked down by a reckless Danfo driver yesterday at Igbo Efon, Lekki Epe expressway. Morenikeji, was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital yesterday after the Incident, she was confirmed dead this early morning, The driver has since been arrested. Read more
Lagos Police sacks 8 officers, demotes six for criminal offences
Eight police officers in Lagos have been dismissed over “very serious criminal offences”, while six others were demoted in ranks. The state commissioner, Imohimi Edgal made this known revealing that 108 officers were disciplined for various offences from January to July, 2018 in the Lagos State Command. He made... Read more
Landlord commits suicide, blames it on his son in suicide note
Gloom enveloped Majekolagbe Street, Ibafo, Ogun State on Wednesday after the remains of the street founder, Adewale Majekolagbe, were found dangling from a rope in his house. Punch correspondent, who visited the area, saw residents and landlords at the late Majekolagbe’s bungalow as the news of the tragedy spread. Punch... Read more
Female Youth Corps member knocked down by reckless driver in Lagos
A female corp member serving in Lagos State, narrowly escaped death, on Wednesday morning after being knocked down by a reckless Danfo driver.. The incident happened at Igbo Efon, Lekki Epe expressway. The young lady, identified as Morenikeji, is currently receiving treatment at LUTH, while the driver is being... Read more