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IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Discharged of Terrorism Charges

Recall that KANU was arrested in June 2021 in Kenya over treason charges. However, he was extradited to Nigeria after escaping from the country while on bail in 2017. In 2016, he had remanded in prison by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja on the charges of terrorism. Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the IPOB known as the Indigenous People of Biafra, has been discharged and […]

todayOctober 20, 2022 5


Delta Govt Shuts School After 19-Month-Old Pupil Flogged By Teacher Dies

The Delta State Government has shut down a primary school in Asaba following the death of a 19-month-old pupil, Obina Udeze. It was gathered that the victim died from injuries sustained by a teacher, Emeka Nwogbo, who reportedly flogged him on Monday, leaving marks on his body. The little boy was said to have fallen sick after the beating and was taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. His health […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 34


Ondo To Begin Prison, Police Custody Decongestion

The Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice William Akintoroye, said the state government has been working on ways to prevent prolonged detention of suspects in a bid to decongest the correctional centres across the state. The CJ, who expressed worry over the congestion of prisons and police custody in the state, described the development as worrisome and said there was a need to nip the matter in the bud. Justice Akinrotoye […]

todayFebruary 10, 2022 42


Hoodlums Set Fire On Obasanjo’s Farm In Benue

The Director, Benue Fire Service, Mr Donald Ikyaaza, has confirmed the fire incident at Obasanjo Mango Farm at Howe, Gwer Local Government Area. He said that immediately the news of the incident reached him, the service deployed men to put out the fire to prevent escalation and further damage in the area. He, however, attributed the cause of the fire to alleged sabotage. Meanwhile, the Chairman, Gwer Local Government Council, […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 5


EFCC Files N2.9bn Fraud Charges Against Okorocha After He Announced Presidential Bid

Hours after Senator Rochas Okorocha officially announced his 2023 presidential ambition, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed N2.9 billion fraud charges against him. The former Governor of Imo State was charged alongside Anyim Nyerere Chinenye, Naphtali International Limited, Perfect Finish Multi Projects Limited, Consolid Projects Consulting Limited, Pramif International Limited, and Legend World Concepts Limited. In the 17 counts filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 5


A Platform Housewife Allegedly Kills Husband With Pressing Iron During Argument

The police in Lagos state have arrested a housewife identified as Motunrayo, for allegedly killing her husband, Alaba Bakare, aka Bama, in the Abule-Egba area of Lagos State. According to reports, the deceased who was the owner of a hotel in the Abule Egba area of Lagos had a heated argument with Motunrayo who allegedly plugged a pressing iron and used it to inflict burns on her husband’s chest. The […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 4


Pastor Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Woman And Her Two Daughters

A pastor has been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for allegedly sleeping a woman and her two daughters, the police authorities said on Thursday. The Pastor, identified as Timothy Oluwatimilehin, was in charge of the Spirit-Filled International Christian Church in the Olumore area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement, said the arrest followed a complaint lodged […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 9


Father Bags Life Sentence For Defiling, Impregnating Teenage Daughter

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that giving the judgment, Justice Abiola Soladoye said the prosecution diligently proved the the ingredients of the charge of defilement that was proffered against Lawrence by the Lagos government. Commending the prosecution, the judge said the evidence cited by the prosecution had been consistent, while that of the defendant had been inconsistent and manifestly unreliable. Soladoye in the judgment noted that Lawrence’s denial […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 2


Thieves Break Into Arik Airplane In Lagos, Strip Cockpit Gadgets

Suspected thieves have broken into an Arik Air aircraft parked at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, stealing valuable gadgets. The break-in, according to findings, has left the Boeing 737 aircraft grounded without its Flight Management Computer (FMC) and other accessories. Arik spokesperson, Banji Ola confirmed the security breach, saying the matter has been reported to appropriate authorities. Sdb Live News learnt that the Boeing 737-73V, with registration number EI-ULN, was […]

todayJanuary 27, 2022 10