A Ghanaian, who was charged with theft of motorcycle spare parts valued N550,000, on Monday urinated in court when a two-count of offence of conspiracy and stealing was read to him.
For stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a 31-year-old Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court. Ighodalo stole the phone from the pocket of Aregbesola on November 27, 2010, when the governor was being inaugurated at Government Technical College, Osogbo. Justice Oyejide Falola, who [...]
The Military Joint Task Force (JTF) has drawn the attention of Maiduguri residents and its environs to a new style of operation being adopted by the radical sect the Boko Haram.
A statement made available to newsmen on Sunday by the spokesman of the…
LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram was paid an equivalent of around $3.15 million by French and Cameroonian negotiators before freeing seven French hostages this month, a confidential Nigerian government report obtained by Reuters said. The memo does not say who paid the ransom for the family of seven, who were all released [...]
Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan declares that there would not be amnesty for members of Islamist group known as Boko Haram. Jonathan who was on official visit to Borno and Yobe states disclosed that the government will only negotiate if the leadership of the group come out physically. The Emir of Sokoto, Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar had [...]
At least two policemen and eight civilians were killed in an attack on a police station in Borno state, a stronghold of the Boko Haram Islamist group, local media reported on Tuesday. Reports state that the deadly attack was carried out by operatives of Islamist group,Boko Haram gunmen in Gwoza town on Monday night Gwoza [...]
Nigeriwn police force and state security service (SSS) on Tuesday paraded six suspected criminals involved in the kidnapping of Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus and former Mr Nigeria, Kenneth Okolie in Imo state. At a joint news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the Deputy Director, Public Relations of the Department of State Services, Marilyn Ogar said [...]
The mood will go from sober to celebratory this Sunday as Nigeria’s influential talk show for young people, Rubbin’ Minds hosts three impressive women. The first guest will be Ojia Adamolekun, a medical doctor and sister to Irawo Adamolekun, the 27-year-old doctor who was fatally shot by yet-unidentified gunmen in the Anthony Village area of [...]