Kano: How school teacher, one other kidnapped, murdered five-year-old student, Hanifa

Kano: How school teacher, one other kidnapped, murdered five-year-old student, Hanifa

Advertisement The Police in Kano have arrested two suspects, Abdulmalik Mohammed and Hashim Isyaku over the abduction and killing of a five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar. Abubakar was buried in a shallow grave and her remains was discovered at private school premises in Kwanar ‘Yan Gana, Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State by the police….

Oyo: Police arrest man for killing three siblings

Oyo: Police arrest man for killing three siblings

Advertisement The Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the remand of a 30-year-old man, Abubakar Usman, who allegedly killed three siblings. Mr Usman is facing a count charge of murder.The court did not take his plea as Magistrate Abimbola Amole-Ajimoti said she needed advice from the Oyo State Director of Public Prosecutions. Advertisement…

Lagos: Man sentenced to life imprisonment for impregnating 14-year-old in-law

Lagos: Man sentenced to life imprisonment for impregnating 14-year-old in-law

Advertisement A 38-year-old businessman Ofure Siakpere was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for defiling and impregnating his 14-year-old in-law (name withheld). Justice Abiola Soladoye sentenced Siakpere after finding him guilty of a charge of defilement contrary to section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos…

Ekiti: Dismissed soldier, one other, sentenced to death for armed robbery!
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Ekiti: Dismissed soldier, one other, sentenced to death for armed robbery!

Advertisement An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced a 36-year-old former soldier, Olasoji Damilola, and a 32-year-old man, Benson Koiki, to death by hanging for armed robbery. The court also sentenced the two persons and a 30-year-old man, Tunde Ogbesetuyi, to life imprisonment for conspiracy and attempted robbery. Advertisement The three…

Zamfara schools resume despite bandits atrocities

Zamfara schools resume despite bandits atrocities

Advertisement The Zamfara government has announced the reopening of primary and secondary schools.The reopening starts on January 17, according to a statement by Shehu Ibrahim, acting director of Quality Assurance in the Ministry of Education. The statement said public and private schools categorised as “green’’ and “yellow’’ by the ministry should resume normal academic activities….

Man, 43 arrested for raping 80-year-old woman!

Man, 43 arrested for raping 80-year-old woman!

Advertisement Man, 43-year-old, Dan’asabe Eddo, a resident of Kundami Village of Garaku, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has been apprehended by the police for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman in the Garaku area of the state. Confirming the incident to Daily Trust in Lafia, on Sunday, the spokesperson of Nigeria Police Force, Nasarawa State Command,…

Bauchi man arrested for raping 3-year-old daughter

Bauchi man arrested for raping 3-year-old daughter

Advertisement The Police in Bauchi have arrested a man in Anguwar Doya in the Kirfi local government area of the state for allegedly raping his three year old daughter. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Ahmed Wakil, in a statement made available to journalists in the state on Saturday, said that the incident…

Sharia: Three men to receive 12 strokes of cane each for adultery!

Sharia: Three men to receive 12 strokes of cane each for adultery!

Advertisement Three men were on Wednesday sentenced to seven-month imprisonment with hard labour, by a Kano Magistrates’ Court for committing adultery. The police charged Aliyu Yahuza, 20; Amir Rabi’u; 19, and Musa Gambo, 19, with criminal conspiracy and adultery. Advertisement Magistrate Farouk Ibrahim-Umar also ordered that the convicts be given 12 strokes of cane each…

Police arrest four unemployed men for armed robbery
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Police arrest four unemployed men for armed robbery

Advertisement On Tuesday, the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court ordered that four unemployed men be remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for robbery.The men, Ishola Rilwan, 27; Isiaka Sheriff, 23; Yusuf Ifekoya, 22 and Edward Chima, 25, were charged with conspiracy and robbery. The magistrate L.A. Owolabi, who did not take the suspects’ plea, ordered that they…

Oyo court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery!

Oyo court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery!

Advertisement An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 35 year-old man, Oriyomi Felix, to death by hanging for armed robbery.The convict was tried on a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery. Justice Bayo Taiwo who gave the judgment on Monday said that the prosecuting counsel, Sandra Stella, had proved the…