Breaking: Man climbs aircraft at Lagos Airport

There was palpable anxiety at the Lagos Airport on Friday when an unknown man carrying a bag climbed the fuselage of the aircraft. The aircraft which had passengers on board was parked at the apron preparatory for taxing through the taxiway into the runway for take-off . Apparently beaten security on duty to gain access to the apron, the man climbed the parked aircraft through the dude to hang at the compartment housing the fuel tank. Passengers onboard the aircraft who recorded the unauthorized activities were confused shouting and unsure…

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‘Yorubas ready for self defence’ -Ooni

THE Ooni of  Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Thursday, warned that the South West zone would defend itself from marauding herdsmen, saying the drums of war are sounding in Nigeria Briefing State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Ooni said the drums of war were fast sounding loud across the country, warning that the Yoruba nation will defend themselves, with reinforcement from the Federal Government. Besides, Oba Ogunwusi said he was at the villa in view of the rising insecurity challenges in Nigeria including banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery…

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Siasia’s mother’s kidnappers demand N70m

Abductors of the mother of a former Coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, Mrs. Beauty Ogere have reportedly made a demand for a ransom. The gunmen, who reportedly called Siasia with a foreign number, were said to have demanded N70m to release the 80-year-old woman. The kidnappers allowed Siasia to speak with his mother, Beauty Ogere and two others abducted from his Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area Bayelsa State by unknown gunmen.

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How Boko Haram killed army colonel, captain, three soldiers in ambush

Army authorities on Friday confirmed the killing of a colonel, a captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Isa Ado, gave the confirmation in a statement in Abuja. He said that the incident occurred on Wednesday in Jakana area of Borno, adding that the officers and soldiers were on transit from Maiduguri to Damaturu when they ran into an ambush by the terrorists. Ado, however, said that troops of 212 Battalion deployed at Forward Operating Base, Jakana,…

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Armed soldiers storm OACDC meeting

The much-needed peace continued to elude Orimerunmu Area Community Development Council as the former chairman, Michael Akinfolarin stormed the venue of a peace meeting aimed to chart a way forward for the community with five soldiers bearing arms and ammunition. The meeting was a follow to an earlier one held last week Saturday in the house of Pastor Olawale, a former protem chairman of the body where the foundation for a peaceful resolution of the protracted crisis rocking the community was laid. Although Olawale and Akinfolarin were absent at the…

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Ogun Police arrest three herdsmen who killed farmer after grazing his farm

The police in Ogun state have arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing a farmer Rafiu Sowemimo, 40. The suspects, Muhammed Adamu, Saliu Ismail and Saliu Adamu allegedly killed Sowemimo on Sunday at Adao village in Alabata, Odeda Local Government Area of the state. The suspects were said to have allowed their cattle stray into the farm of the deceased thereby destroying his crops, an action Sowemimo protested. He was said to have accosted the herders, querying their destructive attitude which led to an altercation. Angered by the confrontation, the herders…

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Ogun Police arrest three ‘spray pepper’ robbers

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three suspected members of an armed robbery gang who allegedly specialised in snatching motorcycles after spraying pepper on their victims’ eyes. The suspects were said to be operating in Aiyepe, Ososa and adjoining communities in the Odogboolu Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said this in a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday. Oyeyemi said the modus operandi of the suspects was to look for the rider of a new motorcycle and…

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Again, herdsmen Stab Farmer to death in Ogun

Pandemonium broke out in Adao community in Alabata area of Odeda Local Government Area of  Ogun State after two suspected herdsmen allegedly stabbed a 49-year-old farmer, identified as Rafiu Showemimo, to death. Our correspondent gathered that the heinous act was perpetrated on Sunday when the deceased was on his way back home from his farm when the suspected herdsmen accosted him for no reason, overpowered him and stabbed him in the neck. The herdsmen reportedly abandoned him after reportedly waiting for him to bleed to death. A 76-year-old man had…

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Fasoranti’s daughter: “No man can change what God has ordained” -Tinubu

All Progressives Congress stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Reuben Fasoranti, was destined to die in such a manner. Tinubu said this while addressing journalists after paying Fasoranti a condolence visit on Sunday. The former governor of Lagos State said no man can change what God has ordained even as he maintained that she could have died in a road accident if she wasn’t shot on her way to Lagos last Friday. He said the tragedy could be converted to an opportunity to improve…

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Again, gunmen kidnap Siasia’s mother

Gunmen on Monday abducted Madam Beauty Ogere Siasia, the mother of former Super Eagles striker, Samson Siasia. The 76-year-old woman is being abducted for the second time in four years. The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the woman was taken away by armed men around 2:00 a.m. from her home in Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. She was earlier abducted in November 2015 and released 12 days after. When contacted the Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa Command, Mr. Asimni Butswait, said the command had deployed a team to…

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Another SARS shooting rock Lagos, cleaner shot dead on duty

The Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS are in the news again and it is for negative reasons as an operative of the squad reportedly shot dead a cleaner identified as Francis. The incident was said to have happened on Monday on Ajisegiri Street, in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State. The policeman and his team members were reported to have shot at a group of hemp smokers when the victim was killed. The cops were reported to have fled the scene immediately. The Punch reported that a photo of the…

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S/West APC condoles with Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s murder

The South West APC sympathizes with a foremost Yoruba elder and leader, Pa Fasoranti for the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin who was killed along Benin-ore road on July 12, 2019. The National Vice Chairman of APC, Pastor Bankole Oluwajana, who led a delegation of South-West APC leaders on a condolence visit to the Fasorantis in Akure expressed sadness over her death declaring it a personal loss as a lawyer and former colleague of the deceased in the banking industry. In a statement made available by the Zonal…

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Allegations of money laundering, tax evasion trail Rev. Mother Ajayi’s suspected ban from UK

Who is after Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the General Overseer of Love of Christ (LOC) Generation Church, United Kingdom? This is the mind-boggling question that has been troubling many of her admirers and followers. The highly revered evangelist, preacher, motivational speaker and philanthropist has become a subject of derision among some Nigerians living abroad, especially in the United Kingdom, where her church is based. The church, which sources said is small, is reportedly located in Clapham, London. Sources disclosed that Iya Adura, as Rev’d Mother Ajayi is fondly called,…

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Bizarre! Female Teacher, 28, sleeps with 13-year-old male pupil, jailed

A teacher, Brittany Zamora, has been convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with her underage pupil. Zamora, who has since been dismissed from her job, had pleaded guilty to ‘improper behaviour’ with her 13-year-old pupil. She admitted to 10 counts of sexual misconduct with the pupil, in addition to two counts of child molestation and another two counts of exposing him to sexually explicit materials. Twenty-eight-year-old Zamora is married and had worked as a sixth-grade teacher from Las Brisas Academy in Arizona until 2018 when…

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Unknown Gunmen strike at Sen. Abbo’s family, kill Uncle, abducts step-mum

Tragedy hit embattled Sen, Elisha Abbo as Adamawa State Police Command confirmed the killing of the Senator’s uncle and the abduction of his stepmother. The command Spokesman, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria in Yola on Saturday. Yahaya said the incident occurred on Saturday around 3:00 a.m. at the family house of Abbo in Muchalla Village of Mubi North Local Government Area. Yahaya explained that the gunmen had abducted Abbo’s stepmother identified as Rifkatu when Abbo’s uncle came out of his house nearby and raised an alarm.…

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“Police demanded N1000 from us to take mummy to hospital” – Late Olakunrin’s aide

Oke Olasehinde, an aide to the late Funke Olakunrin, daughter of elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, who was shot by unknown gunmen on Ore road, has revealed that his boss might have lived if not for the insistence of one of the policemen at the scene that demanded N1,000 as ‘fuel money’ that caused the delay they encountered in taking her to the hospital. According to The Punch, Oke said, “The people (bandits) were about 20 in number. They shot at our vehicle; as we were about…

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Fasoranti’s Daughter: ‘Don’t blame us when reprisal comes’ – Gani Adams

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, on Saturday, said that Yoruba were not bereft of ideas of how to stop herdsmen attacks in the South West. He said this while reacting to the death of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, who was killed on Friday along Ondo-Ore road. In a statement issued by his Media Assistant, Kehinde Aderemi, Adams said, “We only want the whole world to know what has been done and being done to our people. They should be…

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How herdsmen killed Afenifere leader’s daughter

Daughter of the leader of the Pan Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin was on Friday reportedly shot dead by suspected kidnappers in Ore, headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Sources said the deceased was coming from the Lagos end of the Benin/Ore road when her car was attacked by the kidnappers suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state Police Command, Femi Joseph confirmed the incident. He said the suspects were kidnappers who also engaged in…

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Suspected Herdsmen kill Afenifere leader’s daughter

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, says it has received information that Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. The spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, said this in a terse message sent to The PUNCH on Friday. According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen. He said, “We have confirmed the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin (58), daughter of our leader, Chief Fasoranti. “Eyewitness accounts…

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‘He did it to me too,’ ex-COZA female staff accuses Fatoyinbo of rape

Respite is not coming the way of embattled founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo as another lady, an ex-staff of the church has accused the Pastor of of raping her. The new expose is coming days after Biodun Fatoyinbo, the embattled Pastor of the church was forced to take a leave of absence as a result of massive allegations of rape that has rocked the church after celebrity photohrapher and wife of soul singer, Busola Dakolo launched the first attack. The allegation sparked outrage which led to protests…

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How BVN exposed Goddy Nnadi’s secret deals

Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management) Board top-shot, Goddy Nnadi is in big trouble. Goddy Nnadi, General Manager, Corporate Services PEF(M)B is alleged to be running a private business against civil service rules and regulations. Sources squealed to us that Nnadi, who joined the PEF board as head of public affairs and deputy manager in 1998, is the alleged owner of Greatwood Hotels Limited, based in Owerri, Imo State. Documents available to us show that the hotel said to have been established in 2015 has its bank account at Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) linked…

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IGP Adamu orders investigation of ‘fighting’ senator

Senator Elisha Abbo who slapped a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja has fought his way into trouble as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has ordered an investigation of the matter. Investigations are currently ongoing at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command by an investigative team based on the directives from the Police Force headquarters in Abuja to the commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma. The news of the attack went viral after a video recorded by the Close Circuit Television (CCTV), installed in the…

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COZA Rape Scandal: I’m on leave of absence’ -Fatoyinbo

Embattled preacher and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo is on leave of absence after all. A leave of absence is ‘a permitted period of time away from work.’ The move is being seen by observers of the crisis as a ploy to take Fatoyinbo away from the klieg lights for the uproar to calm down while he makes a quiet return. A senior Pastor who spoke to National Infinity from Abuja said “nothing will change as such in terms of the church hierarchy. Pastor Biodun was…

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Just in: Rape: COZA founder Biodun Fatoyinbo finally steps down

Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly has stepped down. The Punch newspapers just reported without quoting any source. The senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinmbo has step down from the church. He made this known in a statement posted on his verified Instagram page. About two hours ago, Poju Oyemade, a respected Penticostal minister made a post on his Facebook page signalling an imminent action in that direction. Read his post below. My position on the case. I have been asked by…

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Two in court for celebrating ‘Indian Hemp Day’, attacking Mosque

Twenty-six-year-old Kola Omisakin and 21-year-old Kehinde Oladipupo, were on Friday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for celebrating an ‘Indian Hemp Day’. The accused were also said to have attacked and broke the glass window of a mosque at the Owolo Compound, Okerewe area of Ile-Ife during the celebration. The police prosecutor, Olawale Odusina, explained that the accused committed the offence on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at the Okerewe area of Ile-Ife. Odusina said the accused persons also acted in a manner that caused the breach…

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N12Bn Fraud: EFCC To Arraign Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the process to arraign Bukola Saraki, immediate past President of the Nigerian Senate for allegedly diverting money from the treasury of the Kwara State. The EFCC is alleging that Saraki illegally withdrew the funds while he was the Governor of the state between 2003 and 2011. According to the anti-graft agency, Saraki used the said fund to purchase houses and four flats in Lagos from the Presidential Implementation Committee for the Sale of Government Property through shell companies. The EFCC said…

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COZA Sex Scandal: Dakolo’s wife indicts Lagos, Port Harcourt branch pastors

The lady at the centre of the damaging rape scandal involving Biodun Fatoyinbo, Pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, and wife of popular musician, Busola Dakolo, has recounted how ministers in the church, accompanied Fatoyinbo to their Ilorin home to beg members of her family to cover up her alleged rape by Biodun Fatoyinbo, overseer of the church. She made the revelation of the cover-up while speaking with Chude Jideonwo, co-founder of Red Media on Friday. Busola, a popular photographer now married to soul singer, Timi Dakolo said…

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This housewife faked own kidnap for N5m ransom

The Kwara State Police command has paraded a housewife, Mrs Yemi Samuel, for allegedly faking her own kidnap in Kabba, Kogi State for a ransom of N5m. The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, said the middle-aged woman, who lives in Kabba, allegedly went into hiding at her parents’ home in Ilorin claiming that she was kidnapped by unknown persons while she was cleaning the compound, and taken to an unknown destination. Egbetokun stated that from her hideout, the suspect demanded N5m ransom, which was later reduced to…

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How Fulani herdsmen macheted Ogun community village head

Men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded Seriki village in Alabata, Odeda Local government area of Ogun state and macheted a 76-year-old village head, Chief Ismail Adasofunjo. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday night when the killer herdsmen allegedly invaded the village after an argument with the wife of the village head. The herdsmen were said to have invaded the village around 7:30pm attacked the septuagenarian, leaving him with deep cuts of machete in the head. The victim was reported to be in a critical condition as he could not…

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Video: “You should be happy that a man of God did this to you,” says COZA Pastor after rapping me -Dakolo’s wife

Busola, wife of soul singer Timi Dakolo, has revealed how she was raped as a teenager and what she was told thereafter by flamboyant Abuja based Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. According to the popular singer’s wife, she was a 16-year-old in the Divine Delight Club at Ilorin, Kwara State; the precursor to Fatoyinbo’s Commonwealth of Zion Assembly when she said was groomed and raped by the pastor. Dakolo explained that as a member of the church, she was raped at two different times in a week…

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Ogun Police arrest notorious ATM robbers

Ogun State Police Command has arrested two men who specialised in robbing people withdrawing money from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). According to the police, the suspects, Ebenezer Olubukola, 30 and Olajide Oladejo, 29 belonged to a syndicate that rob customers who withdraw money from ATMs. The suspects allegedly trace their victims, with the aid of a motorcycle placed on standby, move in on them aftem collecting cash from the ATM. During a stop-and-search exercise, the Area Commander of Ota Police Division, ACP Monday Agbonika, and other policemen attached to the…

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Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets acquired before 2019 elections

A few hours to the end of his reign as Ogun State helsman, embattled Governor Ibikunle Amosun contacted the state’s Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, confessing that he had thousands of arms and millions of ammunition in store at a secret armoury in Government House, and that he had decided to hand them over to the police. Mr Amosun’s anointed candidate for the March 9 governorship election, Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), had been roundly defeated by Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress and the governor…

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What we will do to soldiers who refuse to fight Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday said the Army under his watch would fish out soldiers whose willingness to fight in the on – going Boko Haram war has waned. Describing such soldiers as bad eggs, the Army Chief said transformational leadership of which he is an advocate would not wait for such soldiers to get out of the way, but kick them out. According to Army spokesman Col Sagir Musa, Lt. Gen Buratai made the remarks at the closing ceremony of Army Headquarters…

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Dr. Death: Adamawa fake doctor has killed 46 patients, performed 500 operations

Ibrahim Mustapha, a fake doctor and principal medical officer of Cottage hospital, Fufore in Adamawa state, has been arrested by the Department of State Services for killing patients in the cause of his fake practice. He is said to have performed over 500 surgical operations causing the death of about 46 patients from January to May 2019. Parading the fake doctor in Yola on Thursday, DSS Director in the state, Bola Olori, said the DSS has, “effected the arrest of one Ibrahim Mustapha, who operated illegally as a PMO in…

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Prophet kills Woman he met on Facebook for money rituals

The Oyo State Police Command has apprehended a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement of Nigeria; Dotun Oguntade, who allegedly lured and slaughtered a 25-year-old housewife, Bosede Oguntade for money rituals, a development from their friendship on Facebook. Abosede Oguntade who hails from Ilorin was strangulated to death by the prophet, Ogunlade popularly called ‘Arole Jesu’ in Igboora area of Oyo State, the police said. The victim, Bosede who hailed from Ilorin in Kwara State was lured to Igboora in Oyo State with a view to providing a solution to…

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House help kills employer, mother on first day at work

The Lagos state police command has arrested 22 year old Joseph Ogbu, for the gruesome murder of his employer, Oreoluewa John, 38, and her 89-year-old mother, Adejoke John, at their residence at Number 4 Ogunlana drive in Sururlere, Lagos state. According to the command’s Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, at about 3am today, the Surulere Police Station received a distress call from No 4 Ogunlana drive in Surulere that Joseph who is from Oju Local Government Area, Benue State and who was employed as a domestic staff on 18th June,…

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Ojota boils over death of NURTW boss, Stainless

Pandemonium broke out in the popular Ojota motor park in Lagos following the sudden death of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ojota Motor Park Chairman, Eniola Afeez. Afeez, popularly called Stainless, died in hospital following an illness. The news of his death led to a crisis in the park. A faction loyal to the deceased had accused the other faction of killing their late leader thus leading to a fracas. Shops and business owners in that vicinity quickly closed for the day. An eyewitness account revealed that…

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N38m Fraud: How conmen duped and naked Osun Speaker, Owoeye

A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters and thereafter blackmailed his friends and associates with his naked video which they later posted on the internet. The witness, Police Sergeant Adetunji Adejare, gave the account at a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital. Adejare told the court that eight accused persons implicated in the matter – Kazeem Agbabiaka, AbdulRasheed Ojonla, Oyebode Femi, Babatunde Oluajo, Adebiyi Kehinde, Oyebamiji Oyeniyi, Ismaila Azeez and Awodunmola…

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No court can stop Emir Sanusi’s investigation -Kano Anti Graft Agency

Kano state Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission has said there is no court order stopping it from investigating alleged mismanaging of Kano Emirate Fund. The Commission said although there is a court order issued restraining it from executing a warrant of arrest on three Emirate Council staff and it is obeying by maintaining status quo. This was contained in a statement issued by the Commission Chairman, Muhuyi Magaji Rimi gado on Monday. The statement said the Commission as a law abiding organization will always operate within the ambit of law…

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See the face of Methodist Reverend who faked own kidnap for N3m ransom

That the Ekiti State Police Command arrested a priest in the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Adegoke Adewuyi for allegedly faking his own kidnap to collect ransom from his church members and other individuals is no more news. The Police also arrested one Sunday Oluwadare Adewole who was helping the priest in making calls to unsuspecting members of the public to demand ransom on the phantom kidnap. A source at the command told our reporter on Wednesday that the two suspects will be charged to court as soon as the Police…

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Mbaise man rapes mother, says “I was under the influence of alcohol”

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother. The 45-year-old accused hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. Briefing journalists on Thursday, the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Raji Ibrahim, said the suspect was arrested by the operatives of the corps following a tip-off. It was gathered that after the incident, the mother reported the suspect to the youth in the area, who apprehended him and alerted men of the…

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Video: Ekiti Varsity lecturer caught pants down with female student

A senior lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, described as notoriously randy with female students, has been caught pants down while allegedly attempting to have carnal knowledge of one his students in Ado Ekiti. https://roundoffnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/VID-20190614-WA0014.mp4 The lady’s boyfriend and his friends were said to have informed the lady to play along with the lecturer when he made overtures to her in exchange for marks. Sources at the institution identified the lecturer as Dr. O.O Aduwo and was seen nude in a 29-second video clip which has gone viral on social…

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Nielsen’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’ – Lagos Forensic boss

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen. Forensics scientist and Centre Director for the Lagos State DNA & Forensic Centre (LSD&FC), Dr Richard Somiari, told Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile that Nielsen’s DNA profiles matched that of the male DNA samples found on the nightgown worn by his Nigerian singer wife, Zainab. He said Nielsen’s DNA profiles also matched some of the male…

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Herdsman beheads fiancée in Ekiti

There was panic in Ilasa Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State where a herdsman beheaded his girlfriend. The herdsman whose name was not disclosed allegedly chopped off the head of a young lady with a machete. The incident which occurred on Tuesday has thrown the whole community into palpable confusion. The victim who is also of the same tribe with the suspected assailant was attacked beside a stream where she had gone to fetch water with her younger sister. The assailant was said to have ambushed…

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How Yoruba monarch escaped abduction by Fulani herdsmen

A traditional ruler in Akure north local Government Area of Ondo State, the Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide on Tuesday afternoon escaped from suspected Fulani herdsmen who attempted to kidnap him along Akure-Owo highway near Akure Airport, en route his community. Osi community is less than two kilometres to Akure airport and the same tactics used to abduct a mother and her step-son on Sunday’s evening by suspected Kidnappers. The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday, however, arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers…

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Man arrested in Ibafo for snatching Uber car in Lagos

The Ogun State Police Command said on Monday that it had arrested one Philip Efosa for allegedly robbing one Uber driver of his car in Lagos. Efosa, according to the command, was arrested on Sunday after he and his accomplice, who escaped, allegedly snatched the Toyota Corolla car with number plate GUS 15 RU from the driver at gunpoint. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement that Efosa was arrested by policemen, who laid ambush for him in the Ibafo area of the…

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Chief Judge transfers Fayose’s N6.9bn fraud trial to another judge

The Chief Judge(CJ) of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati on Friday transferred the trial of Ayodele Fayose, former Governor of Ekiti State, who was charged with alleged N6.9 billion fraud, to a new judge. Justice Abdu-Kafarati, transferred the case from the former judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, to Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke. The action, followed a petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking a transfer of the case. Fayose was arraigned on Oct. 22, 2018, by the EFCC, alongside a company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts…

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Judge allegedly demands N200m to influence electoral judgement, arraigned in court

Justice Eze Njemanze of the Imo State High Court has fixed July 11 for the arraignment of a former presiding judge of the Owerri Federal High Court of Appeal, justice Ladan Tsamiya. The absence of the Justice at the court on Friday in Owerri stalled his arraignment by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission. Counsel for the accused jurist, David Adegbe, had told the court that the accused had traveled abroad for medical treatment. But the counsel for the ICPC, George Lawan, who opposed the defence counsel said that the accused…

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