Friday, November 22, 2019

Court Strikes Out Busola Dakolo’s Rape Suit, Fines Her N1m

A High Court in Bwari, Abuja on Thursday threw out the case filed by Photographer, Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). This came after Fatoyinbo filed an objection and an affidavit at the Court reiterating that Busola’s statements were false and concocted to embarrass, scandalise and ridicule Fatoyinbo. He...

Policeman Killed As Fire Guts Section Of Balogun Market Building In Lagos

The front section of the six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. The fire which started in the morning created panic in the market with many witnesses sharing videos on social media, showing fire billowing from a building...

Landslide Wreaks Havoc In Umuahia

A major disaster was averted on Monday night at Umuchime Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia, when a landslide destroyed a building in the area, while the occupants – a nursing mother and her child – escaped unhurt. Narrating the incident to newsmen on Tuesday, Mrs Ijeoma Emmanuel, said that the incident...

Flood Ravages Community, Renders Residents Homeless In Taraba

Property worth millions of Naira have been destroyed by flood in Dampar community of Ibi local government area of Taraba state. The flood which is said to have commenced late Saturday night has rendered many of the residents homeless and forced them to take refuge in IDP camps, relations apartments. Though no loss of life, many...

Lion Escapes From Kano Zoological Garden, Experts On The Trail

There was panic on Saturday night around Zoo road in Kano metropolis when a lion escaped from its cage at Kano Zoological garden. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened around 9 p.m. when the rangers were trying to put it back to its cage after they returned it from the national...

Sexagenarian In Court For Deceiving Widow With Marriage

A sexagenarian, Charles Chikwe, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates ‘ Court in Lagos charged with duping a woman of N150, 000 and valuables worth N627, 000  on the pretext of marrying her. Chikwe, 60, who is unemployed and resides at No. 26, Mohammed St., Ijegun, Lagos, is facing charges of obtaining by...

#SexForGrades: We Are Not Doing Enough To Protect The Girl Child – Kiki Mordi

Days after the release of a documentary by the BBC, Journalist, Kiki Mordi, has continued to speak about the impact of the project. The documentary themed #SexForGrades, which was filmed secretly by a team of undercover journalists, disguised as students, sought to expose the age-long tradition of sexual harassment in universities. Speaking on Channels Television’s breakfast...

Police Uncover Another Islamic Centre With Chained, Maltreated Children In Daura

The Police in Katsina State have uncovered and shut down another Islamic home, housing some children who were said to have been treated inhumanely in the Sabon Garin Daura area of Katsina North. The building was discovered after some of the boys who had escaped embarked on a protest over allegations of violation of human...

Lady Escapes Lynching Over Manhood Snatching In BRT Bus

A yet-to-be-identified young lady on Thursday escaped lynching by an irate mob over alleged snatching of manhood of three men in a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus at Onipanu Bus Stop in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who monitored the incident, reports that the young lady escaped death as irate mob and...

Man Makes Love To 4 Daughters, Blames God

A 64-year-old man, Bassey Archibong, of No. 10 Kunle Dipo Street, Majidun, Owutu, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has been arraigned for having carnal knowledge of his four daughters aged between 12 and 20. It was learnt that Archibong had been having incestuous sexual relationship with the girls since 2016. Archibong was arraigned on...

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