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Security guard tells how he discovered Ataga’s body

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos, Nov. 16, 2021 (NAN) The security guard at the apartment where Mr Usifo Ataga, Super TV Chief Executive Officer, was allegedly murdered, on Tuesday said he was the person who discovered the corpse of the victim. The security guard, Abubakar Mohammed, said this while testifying before a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Read More…

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Banana Island murder: Danish man tells court he and wife were intimate before her death

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Dane, Peter Nielsen, charged with murder of his Nigerian wife and daughter, on Tuesday said that he woke up one morning and found them dead on their kitchen floor. Nielsen testified before a Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square. Nielsen said he watched a football match together with his wife and was Read More…

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In Ataga murder case, illegible statements, inaudible audio cause adjournment of Chidinma’s trial

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following defence counsels’ complaints on Tuesday that the statements and audio served on them were illegible and inaudible, the trial judge in the Michael Usifo Ataga murder case, Justice Yetunde Adesanya directed the prosecution to make available clear proofs of evidence to the defence before the end of day. The complaint by the defence counsel Read More…

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Chef jailed 28 years for lawyer’s murder after guilty plea

Reading Time: 2 minutes A 23-year-old chef on Tuesday entered a plea bargain, pleaded guilty to murder and escaped the hangman’s noose. Instead, an Ikeja Special Offences Court sentenced a 23-year-old chef, Joshua Usulor, to 28 years imprisonment for killing a 34-year-old lawyer, Mrs Feyisayo Obot. According to the prosecution, the chef killed the lawyer on 26th January 2019, Read More…

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Buhari expresses outrage over killing of Gulak

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo. President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called “the heinous murder“ of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri by yet to be identified gunmen. The president reacted on Sunday in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. “I Read More…

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Nigeria university kidnappers shoot dead 3 captive students, says state official

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: REUTERS/Bosan Yakusak, REUTERS/Akintunde Akimleye. In picture above: A military truck arrives at Greenfield University after gunmen kidnapped students in Kaduna, Nigeria April 21, 2021. REUTERS/Bosan Yakusak Gunmen have shot dead three students they abducted from a northern Nigerian university, a state security official said on Friday, though the kidnappers still hold an unknown Read More…

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#EndSARS: Lagos to prosecute 229 suspects for arson, murder, other crimes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Daily Sabah, Vanguard. …evaluates files of 229 arrested The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has arrested 229 suspects that allegedly took part in the mayhem in Lagos State in the aftermath of the Lekki Toll Plaza incident on Tuesday night. The ministry said in a statement said that it would prosecute suspects that Read More…