Soldiers storm Port Harcourt police station, arrest DPO over murder of colleague

There was confusion along Ada George Road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, on Thursday morning, as soldiers took over the Rumukpakani Police station, reportedly in response to the killing of their colleague by a policeman. Punch reports that...

My lover impregnated me, not my husband, wife tells court

A bread seller, Marian Folarin, on Thursday, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that it was her lover that impregnated her and not her husband, Kayode Folarin. Marian, the mother of four in her original petition to the court,...

Gunpoint robbery: Jobless man remanded in prison

FOR allegedly robbing a pedestrian at gunpoint of her belongings valued at N124,000, a 34-year-old unemployed man was on Thursday remanded in Kirikiri Medium Prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mr J. A....

Teacher inserts pencil in 6-year-old girl’s private part

A 36-year-old teacher, Lilian Ahaneku, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inserting three pencils in the private parts of her six-year-old pupil. Ahaneku, who resides at 6, Alhaji Gudus Giwa St., Eyita, Ikorodu, Lagos...

Ogun proprietor, principal tie pupils to ‘crosses’ for lateness

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday arrested the proprietor and principal of Metorite Standard School, Ayetoro, for allegedly tying up two pupils of the school to  ‘crosses’ and flogging them with a horsewhip. The proprietor, Afolayan Joseph, and the...

Court sentences 34-year-old son of former president to prison for stealing phone

The son of Zambia's second republic President Frederick Chiluba was on Wednesday, May 16, sentenced to eight months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a mobile phone by the Lusaka Magistrate Court, Lusaka Times reports. NAIJ gathered that the 34-year-old...

Quintuplets’ parents get N500,000 monthly allowance

The parents of quintuplets, Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Obiefuna of Orile Iganmu, have been promised N500,000 for the next 12 months for the care of the quintuplets. The wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, made the...

Dino Melaye gets N10m bail

A Kogi State High Court in Lokoja on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of N10m to Senator Dino Melaye, who was arraigned on gun-running charges.   Justice Nasir Ajana, in a ruling, said he was inclined to granting Melaye bail...

Trump threatens Nigeria, 127 other nations over Jerusalem

Nigeria may lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in aids from the United States if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to cut off assistance to countries that voted on Thursday against his position on the status of...

BREAKING: Oyo minority leader, Ojo emerges new speaker unopposed

MINORITY Leader, Honourable Olagunju Ojo emerges new Oyo Speaker unopposed. This followed his nomination by Honourable Joshua Oyebamiji of Akinyele II seconded by Honourable Gbenga Oyekola of Atiba constituency, at Tuesday’s plenary.