Gunmen kidnaps pregnant woman due for delivery – Ogun

A pregnant woman identified as Ogunbunmi Lateef has reportedly been kidnapped by armed men in Ogun State. Ogunbunmi was said to have left her home in Oke Lantoro for the State General Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta before her reported abduction. Her husband, Ogunbunmi Lateef, was also reported to have received a WhatsApp message notifying him of […]

Fire outbreak ravages Bayero mall in Kano

A sudden midday fire outbreak on Wednesday ravaged a section of the Ado Bayero Mall, formally occupied by Game Stores, on Zoo Road in Kano. The lease manager of the mall, Elizabeth Adeyemo, who confirmed the outbreak to newsmen, said the firemen are currently on the ground, making frantic efforts to quench the fire. Read […]

Giant whale yet again captured and butchered in seaside community of Bayelsa

The people of Okpoama community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have butchered another giant whale which was grounded in the seaside community. The whale measuring about 15 metres long and five metres wide at a height of about three metres was dead when residents saw it on the beach on Wednesday morning. […]

Man announces end to life threatening marriage on Facebook

A Nigerian man, Nwadoro December, has terminated his marriage with Anawanti Divine on grounds of irreconcilable differences; he saw the union as ‘toxic and life-threatening’. Nwadoro December declared that Anawanti Divine, to whom I had previously been married, should not be referred to as his wife. He also notified the public that Anawanti Divine is […]

Sallah Tragedy: Nine killed, 78 injured in 13 road crashes

The command said 78 others who sustained varying degrees of injury in the crashes, involving 21 vehicles and 128 people, were swiftly conveyed to hospitals across the zone, while 41 other persons were rescued without injuries during the period. Reviewing activities in the first three days of the command’s special operation for Sallah, which started […]

Gunmen kill newlywed bride in Anambra attack

A 22-year-old newly-wedded bride (name withheld), who had her traditional marriage a week ago, was among those killed during the gunmen attack in Nnobi, Anambra State on Monday. A family source who spoke to our correspondent who visited the town on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday said the victim, who was the only child […]

13-year-old commits suicide after torture in Kaduna

  A 13-year-old boy, Wisdom Hashimu, has died by suicide in the Ungwan Maigero Community in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The incident reportedly happened on Thursday, June 7, after a soldier and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area tortured the deceased. The late Wisdom who carried out […]

Kidnappers abduct Poly students and 25 others on Abuja-Nasarawa highway

  About 30 travellers, including some students of the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa were reportedly abducted by suspected kidnappers along the Abuja-Nasarawa Highway on Friday. Newsmen gathered from a source who pleaded anonymity due to the nature of the incident on Sunday that the kidnappers laid siege to the vehicles conveying the travellers and abducted them […]

Nigerian man jailed for romance scam, money laundering in US

A Nigerian man, Uchenna Nlemchi, has been sentenced to 51 months in prison for his role in a romance scam and business email compromise scheme. He was also ordered to pay $524,000 in restitution and a money judgment of $868,295. Nlemchi was extradited from Hungary to the United States of America last year. There is […]