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Police arrests robbery suspect who drugs victims


The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended a member of a two man robbery gang, Ifeanyi Chizoba. The gang were reputed to specialise in drugging victims before dispossessing them of cash and valuables. The suspect, a 29-year-old native of Anambra State-born, confessed he has been into the act since 2012, ...

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Case of Woman tortured in Ejigbo with pepper and gin


A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has been told how defendants rub pepper mixed with gin on her body in an ongoing trial of the ten suspect alleged involved in the torture of Ajoke Agomo and her children over alleged theft of pepper in Ejigbo market two years ago. ...

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Beninoise Woman: I poisoned my husband because I hated him


Seventeen-year-old Beninoise woman, Abiodun Ojo, who killed her husband, Jimoh, in the Makoko area of Yaba, Lagos State, has said she poisoned her husband because she hated him. Abiodun, during an interview with PUNCH Metro, blamed her father for forcing her to marry Jimoh, who she said never took care ...

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A 17-Year Secondary School Boy Rapes A 5-year Old Girl


It was indeed an eye sore yesterday evening as a 17 year old boy was caught r@ping a 5-year old girl. Read according to the report below:- It all started around 2pm, at st Charles Lwanga Catholic church, okpoko in onitsha, Anambra state when some few chaps rushed inside the ...

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Gunmen storm Rivers market, kill 15


AT least 15 persons were killed on Saturday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire at the popular Agbonchia Market in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. The gunmen, who were about three in number, stormed the market on a motorcycle and shot sporadically at a place where ...

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Woman cuts neighbour’s throat during argument


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman, Helen Okeke, who allegedly killed her neighbour, identified only as Rose, in the Ikota, Ajah area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Okeke slit Rose’s throat after the duo reportedly had an argument over who poured urine on the latter’s ...

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Boko Haram fighters plant bombs in Jos church


But for the alertness of a private security guard, hundreds of people would have been killed in the Sunday morning multiple blasts that rocked the Evangelical Church Winning All in Angwan Yanshi of Tudun Wada area of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State. The incident came as multiple ...

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Suspects Arrested Over Israel ‘Miracle Church’ Arson


Israeli police say they have arrested several Jewish suspects over an arson attack last month at a shrine where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fishes. Aljazeera was there: The arson had sparked widespread condemnation and concern from Christians globally, with the site visited by about 5,000 ...

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30-Year-Old Man Allegedly Defiles 1-Year-Old Girl In Abuja


Thirty-year-old Blessing Augustine, who hails from Kogi State but resides in Lugbe Zone 4, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has been accused of defiling the one-year-old daughter of his neighbour. While pretending to play with her, he allegedly poked his finger at different times into the baby girl’s gen­ital and ...

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Lagos Pastor Arrested For Raping 14-year-old Girl


A Christian cleric, Ogunleye Cornelius, was on Friday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged defilement of a teenager. Cornelius, 50, who resides at No. 4, Abiodun St., Makoko in Yaba area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of defilement and sexual assault. Prosecutor Peter ...

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Drug cartel kingpin Guzman escapes from Mexican prison


MEXICO CITY – Drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped from a Mexican prison, local authorities confirmed early Sunday. Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, disappeared from the maximum-security Altiplano prison outside of Mexico City Saturday night, according to the National Security Commission. The drug lord was last ...

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Suspect charged in Canada for plotting ‘IS-inspired attacks’


A man was arrested and charged in British Columbia Friday after allegedly posting material supporting the Islamic State group and calling for killings in the name of “jihad,” officials said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said 33-year-old Othman Ayed Hamdan of Fort St John, about 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) north ...

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RAPED: Girl, 15, commits suicide after being gang- raped


Rage, shock and confusion pervaded Okwoyi village, Isieke community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State as a 15-year-old girl committed suicide after being ganged-raped. The deceased, Comfort Uche-Ume, a native of Amaeke Abam in Arochukwu LGA of the state, was allegedly raped by three boys; Ndubuisi Wogu, ...

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Police Arrest Masquerade For Stabbing Anglican Priest In Enugu


MEN of Enugu Police Command have arrested three persons in Enugu, who allegedly stabbed an Anglican priest after beating him, under the cover of playing masquerade. According to the Vanguard, the reason for the attack was yet to be ascertained but the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Ebere ...

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