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Father reveals son Sylvester Oromoni was not taken to hospital

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, the late Dowen College Student who was alleged by his family to have sustained injuries as a result of bullying by five senior students of the college was not treated at a hospital. Mr Sylvester Oromoni Snr, the father of late Oromoni Jnr made the revelation on Monday before an Ikeja Coroner’s Read More…

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Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The police in Lagos have arrested the wife of a hotel owner and three others after she was alleged to have stabbed her hotelier husband to death. The wife of the owner of the popular Bama Hotel and Suites, Abule-Egba, allegedly stabbed her husband on Monday night after finding out that he had impregnated another Read More…

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Sylvester Oromoni: Ijaw Youth Council rejects Lagos DPP advice, hires SAN

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has rejected the Advice of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) exonerating students and officials of Dowen College, Lagos, from the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a student of the college. The group has hired the legal services of Chief Anthony George-Ikoli (SAN) to seek justice over the demise Read More…

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Buhari mourns murdered 5-year-old Hanifa, lauds arrest of culprits

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the nation’s condolences to the family of the five-year-old school girl, Hanifa Abubakar, whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kano after nearly two months of fruitless search. The president, in a statement on Friday in Abuja by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, also praised the work Read More…

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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 minutes 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 am repulsed by such premeditated Read More…

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

Reading Time: < 1 minutes 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 number of captives. On Tuesday, armed Read More…