Metro & Crime

Assailants kill woman in Ibadan

A 42-year-old woman, Olusayo Fagbemi, was yesterday killed at the Sasa area of the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. This came despite the hues and cries that have trailed the rape and murder of three ladies as well as the killing of a young boy in the Akinyele Local Government Area in the […]

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UCH didn’t receive N118m donation from Oyo –CMD

Management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, yesterday said it did not receive N118 million donation from the Oyo State government to fight coronavirus. The rebuttal followed the claim at a press conference on Tuesday by the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinola Ojo, that the state had so far spent N2.7 billion on […]

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Pastor,others held for rape, defilement

Police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested a pastor and 11 others for various cases of rape and defilement of minors. The state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, disclosed this yesterday in Uyo during a press conference. Edgal said a 33-year-old pastor, Inimfon Inyang, repeatedly defiled a 15-year-old girl at his deliverance centre. The pastor, […]

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Three Oyo cabinet members test positive for COVID-19

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed that three members of the State Executive Council tested positive for coronavirus. The governor in a tweet on Wednesday, said the members have been contacted for treatment. Makinde, who advised residents of the state to take preventive measures against the disease, reiterated that COVID-19 was still in […]

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Lagos AG narrates how two cousins raped, killed wife of Maersk Ltd MD

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), Wednesday narrated before a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, how two cousins, raped and killed Barnadette, the Hungarian wife of the Managing Director of Maersk Nigerian Limited, Mr Gildas Tohouo-Tohouo. The two suspects: Olamilekan (Goke) Oke, 33 and Akande Adeyinka, 27, were arraigned on […]

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Alleged SUBEB Fraud: NUT Suspends Kwara Chairman, Secretary, Others.

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), National Headquarters, has suspended indefinitely the Chairman, Secretary and accounts clerk of the Kwara State wing of the union for alleged financial fraud. It would be recalled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had recently paraded a Permanent Secretary in the state’s Universal Basic Education Board, a […]

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5th person, 42-year-old woman, killed in Ibadan

In spite of the hues and cries that have trailed the persistent rape and murder of four innocent citizens in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, another woman, 42, was Wednesday killed in Sasa area of the same local government. The victim, identified as Olusayo Fagbemi, was killed Wednesday while washing plates in […]

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COVID-19: We’re moving towards peak in Bayelsa – Dr Apoku

Pauline Onyibe, Yenagoa   The Bayelsa state Chairman of the COVID-19 Task Force, Dr Inodu Apoku on Wednesday warned that the number of coronavirus cases will increase in the next few weeks disclosing that a lot of people are going to get infected. Insisting that the state was moving towards the peak of the infection, […]

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Labour leader, Ayodele Akele, is dead

  Ayodele Akele, a former Lagos Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), is dead. Akele was National Conscience Party (NCP) General Secretary. He passed away in America on Tuesday. It was learnt that Akele suffered a stroke and was flown abroad for treatment. NCP Chairman in Lagos, Fatai Ibu-Owo, told the News Agency of […]

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3 rescued, unknown number missing in fresh Lagos boat mishap 

*17-year-old flood victim’s body found Muritala Ayinla An unknown number of passengers are feared drowned in Lagos after a boat capsized around Lekki waterways on Tuesday. This was even as as the body of the 17- year-old girl, simply identified as Aishat, was also found on the same day. Although the exact number of the […]