Man, 37, beats wife to death on Christmas Day

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 37-year-old man, Mutiu Sonola, for allegedly beating his wife, Zainab, to death. The suspect was said to have committed the crime on Christmas Day following a minor disagreement with her 34-year-old late wife. Sonola initially fled upon realising his wife was dead but he was eventually located by security operatives and taken into custody. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the arrest of the killer husband in a statement made available to reporters in Abeokuta on Thursday. Oyeyemi said the…

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Alleged assault: Man demands N150m compensation from Nigerian Army

Pauline Onyibe, Yenagoa Comrade David Obebadol of Bayelsa State at the weekend sent a protest letter to the authorities of the Nigerian Army over the alleged June, 2019 assault on his person by a military personnel identified as Lance Corporal, John Efele attached to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Kolo Creek flow station. According to the letter, written by the Counsel to the victim, Barr. Aluzu Augustine, the authorities of the Nigerian Army had been “dancing” over the plight of Obebadol with the claim that the accused Lance Corporal…

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Kogi/Bayelsa decide: Man shot in Kogi

Unknown gunmen shot a man identified as Dare in Aiyetoro-Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area. The bullet hit Dare in the chest and leg. He has been rushed to hospital for treatment. A reliable source told New Telegraph that the gunmen have been arrested and they are presently in police detention. The source alleged that the gunmen are members of “Bad Boys” imported into the state by a politician in Lagos State.

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Man, 46, bags 12 yrs jail term for killing girlfriend

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 46-year-old man, Tunde Omisakin, to 12 years imprisonment for causing the death of his girlfriend, Tina Toroso. Omisakin was charged with cutting the right hand of his girlfriend with a cutlass which resulted to her death. He was first arraigned sometime in 2010 but was re-arraigned on February 16, 2016 before Justice Adedayo Akintoye when the former judge handling the case retired. He was charged with a count of manslaughter for which he pleaded not guilty and was remanded in…

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Man, 35, commits suicide in Bakori LGA of Katsina State

A man, 35, simply identified as Badamasi Musa, has allegedly committed suicide in Kabomo, Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina state. The deceased was found hanging on a tree in the outskirts of Kabomo village by villagers who went to their farms early in the morning on Thursday. The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development to newsmen, said Musa was known to be suffering from mental illness, which was suspected to be the reason for hanging himself to death. Isah said the deceased was found…

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Man kills dad, 90, over N452

A man ‘flipped’ and killed his 90-year-old dad after being asked for money. Michael Burns, 21, attacked his father William Burns at their family home in Netherton, Merseyside, on March 24. Burns, who suffered fractures to his cheekbone, jaw, eye socket and ribs, was admitted to hospital three days later but developed pneumonia and died on April 6. Police found the pensioner slumped on the floor of the living room after being called by concerned neighbours. Burns was sentenced to three years and four months in prison at Liverpool Crown…

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Man kills dad, 90, over N452

A man ‘flipped’ and killed his 90-year-old dad after being asked for money. Michael Burns, 21, attacked his father William Burns at their family home in Netherton, Merseyside, on March 24. Burns, who suffered fractures to his cheekbone, jaw, eye socket and ribs, was admitted to hospital three days later but developed pneumonia and died on April 6. Police found the pensioner slumped on the floor of the living room after being called by concerned neighbours. Burns was sentenced to three years and four months in prison at Liverpool Crown…

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Man kills dad, 90, over N452

A man ‘flipped’ and killed his 90-year-old dad after being asked for money. Michael Burns, 21, attacked his father William Burns at their family home in Netherton, Merseyside, on March 24. Burns, who suffered fractures to his cheekbone, jaw, eye socket and ribs, was admitted to hospital three days later but developed pneumonia and died on April 6. Police found the pensioner slumped on the floor of the living room after being called by concerned neighbours. Burns was sentenced to three years and four months in prison at Liverpool Crown…

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Man kills eight schoolchildren in China

Eight young children were killed in a school attack in the eastern Chinese province of Hubei on Monday. It was their first day of class. The attack took place at the Chaoyangpo Elementary School in Hubei’s Enshi City. According to a statement from the local government, a 40-year-old man surnamed Yu attacked students at the school at 8 a.m. local time, when students would have been arriving for class. He is in police custody. Eight were killed and another two were injured. No details were given on the students’ injuries…

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Man kills eight schoolchildren in China

Eight young children were killed in a school attack in the eastern Chinese province of Hubei on Monday. It was their first day of class. The attack took place at the Chaoyangpo Elementary School in Hubei’s Enshi City. According to a statement from the local government, a 40-year-old man surnamed Yu attacked students at the school at 8 a.m. local time, when students would have been arriving for class. He is in police custody. Eight were killed and another two were injured. No details were given on the students’ injuries…

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