Ekweremadu, Wife Sue NIMC, NIS, UBA, Stanbic-IBTC Bank 

Ekweremadu, Wife Sue NIMC, NIS, UBA, Stanbic-IBTC Bank 

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have sued the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and others over the controversy surrounding David Ukpo’s real age.  Others mentioned in the suit are the Comptroller General (C-G), Nigeria Immigration Service...
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FG To Prosecute Food Vendors Using Transformer Oil

FG To Prosecute Food Vendors Using Transformer Oil

The Federal Government is making plans to prosecute users of PolyChlorinated Biphenyl (PCBs), popularly known as transformer oil, in frying “akara” (bean cake), plantain chips, chicken and other food items.  Prof. Babajide Alloy, a Consultant to the F...
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My Husband Calls Me Secondhand Material, Woman Tells Court 

My Husband Calls Me Secondhand Material, Woman Tells Court 

A transporter, Mr Irinsanmi Ayeniberu, on Thursday prayed to an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State to grant him a divorce on grounds of incompatibility with his wife of four years, Chinwe.  The petitioner, a resident of No. 15, African...
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Court Grants Businessman Divorce Over Adultery

Court Grants Businessman Divorce Over Adultery

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday granted a divorce prayer of a businessman, Mr Moruf Fabowale, on grounds of adultery.  Delivering judgment, the President of the Court, Mr Koledoye Adeniyi, ordered that Fabowale and Shakirat should ...
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CAN Condemns Owo Killings

CAN Condemns Owo Killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the killing of worshippers by gunmen at St Francis Catholic Church,  Owo, Ondo State, describing it as satanic and unacceptable.  A statement issued by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Media Assist...
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Abducted Customs Officer Regains Freedom 

Abducted Customs Officer Regains Freedom 

Mr Muawiyah Gambo, the Customs officer abducted in Zaria, Kaduna State, has regained freedom after payment of N25m ransom.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Gambo has been in captivity for over two months after his kidnap from...
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Court Orders MTN, NELMCO To Pay N200m To Victim Of Amputation

Court Orders MTN, NELMCO To Pay N200m To Victim Of Amputation

A High Court in Damaturu, Yobe State, on Monday ordered MTN Telecommunications limited and Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Limited/GTE (NELMCO), to pay N200m to Hamsatu Abdullahi for negligence.  Justice M. Lawu Lawan said: “I hold that the pla...
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Another Explosion Rocks Kabba In Kogi

Another Explosion Rocks Kabba In Kogi

The Police Command in Kogi on Sunday confirmed another yet to be ascertained explosion in Kabba Town of Kabbah-Bunu Local Government Area of the state.  The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye-Aya who confirmed the incident to the News.....
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Woman Bags 12 Years Imprisonment For Defrauding Deeper Life Church

Woman Bags 12 Years Imprisonment For Defrauding Deeper Life Church

An Ekiti High Court on Monday sentenced a 40-year-old Sade Otenuga to 12 years imprisonment for defrauding the Deeper Life Bible Church of N620,000.  The court heard that Sade deceived the church into paying her the money on the pretext...
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Bus Driver Bags Life Imprisonment For Sexually Assaulting Five-Year-Old Pupil

Bus Driver Bags Life Imprisonment For Sexually Assaulting Five-Year-Old Pupil

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Monday sentenced a school bus driver, Tony Akpan to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting a five-year-old pupil.   Justice Abiola Soladoye in her judgment, held that the prosecution had overwhelming ...
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One Killed As Gunmen Attack JAMB Officials In Lagos Hotel

One Killed As Gunmen Attack JAMB Officials In Lagos Hotel

A gateman with Mabila Hotel in Ikorodu, Lagos State, was killed in the early hours of Wednesday by some unknown gunmen who robbed some officials of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that lodged there.    The Police spokesman...
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Business Woman Seeks Divorce Over Constant Beating, Neglect  

Business Woman Seeks Divorce Over Constant Beating, Neglect  

A Businesswoman, Peace Oyakhilome, on Tuesday approached the Igando Customary Court in Lagos, to grant her divorce from her husband on grounds of constant beating and negligence.   Oyakhilome, a resident of No.12, Oseghere St., Hostel bus stop, Egbe, told...
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Cocoa Farmers In Ondo Protest Alleged Sale Of Farmland To Chinese Company

Cocoa Farmers In Ondo Protest Alleged Sale Of Farmland To Chinese Company

Cocoa farmers in Ofosu in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday protested against alleged sale of their farmland to a Chinese company by the state government.  The protesters barricaded the Lagos/Benin Expressway, carrying placards with dif...
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Police Confirm Abduction Of Catholic Priest In A’Ibom

Police Confirm Abduction Of Catholic Priest In A’Ibom

The police command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the abduction of a Catholic priest, Alphonsus Uboh, at the church premises in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state.  SP Odiko Macdon, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this...
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