Metro & Crime

Enugu: Couple remanded for maid’s torture, murder attempt

Kenneth Ofoma ENUGU An Enugu Magistrates’ Court yesterday reminded a couple, Jude and Ifeoma Ozougwu, at Nsukka Correctional Facility in Enugu State for attempted murder of their 10-year-old maid, Nneoma Nnadi.   The husband and wife were taken into custody at Police Area Command, Abakpa, Enugu, at the weekend, following their arrest over alleged domestic […]

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COVID-19: Lagos discharges 31 patients

Lagos State government yesterday discharged 31 patients after they tested negative for coronavirus.   The Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this. He said: “Good people of Lagos, 31 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 16 females and 39 males, all Nigerians, were discharged from our isolation facilities today to reunite with the society.   “The patients; 13 […]

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Oyo lawmakers pay condolence visit to Ajimobi’s widow, family

Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, yesterday led his colleagues on a condolence visit to Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s family, extolling the virtues of the late two-term governor.   The lawmakers’ visit came barely 24 hours after Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan, was denied access to the eighth day fidau  prayers […]

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Nasarawa SUBEB chair’s PA abducted

Armed men yesterday kidnapped Malam  Jibrin Shuaibu Daddare, the Personal Assistant (PA) to the Executive Chairman of the Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB), Alhaji Muhammad Musa Dan’azimi.   Daddare was abducted at his residence at Daddare in Obi Local Government Area. Sources said that some AK47-wielding men invaded the family compound of the […]

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Display vehicle particulars’ renewal rates, motorists tell Lagos

Some motorists have appealed to the Lagos State Motor Licensing Office to ensure a public display of fees payable for renewal of vehicle particulars at the different centres across the state.   This, according to them, is to curb sharp practices. The motorists, especially those processing Vehicles Road Worthiness Certificate (VRWC), made the appeal at […]

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Ortom sympathizes with families of boat mishap, as Police recover 3 bodies

*Mourns Benue varsity DVC’s death   Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Monday sympathized with families of the 21 victims who lost their lives when their boat capsized while crossing River Benue on their way to attend an annual church conference. This is as the State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Catherine Sewuese […]