A State High Court sitting in Ile-Ife, in Osun State, on Tuesday sentenced Oluleke Ogunyemi, 37, to death by hanging over murder. Oluleke was arraigned on March 6, 2013, on two counts charge murder and conspiracy to murder contrary to section 319 and 324 criminal Code Laws cap 34, Laws […]

The New Telegraph Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, is dead. It was learnt that Bakare died this evening after a brief illness. He was formerly with The Punch before switching to the New Telegraph newspaper. The late Bakare was a regular feature on Television Continental (TVC) Journalists Hangout. According to his […]

An Ekiti State’s High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti yesterday sentenced a 21-year old man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging. The convict, according to the prosecutor, committed the offence in contravention of the Section 402 subsection 2 of the Criminal Code Cap C16, Laws of Ekiti State. The robbery operation […]

Gabriel Diya, a 52 year-old London-based pastor, his son Praise-Emmanuel Diya, 16, and daughter Comfort Diya, drowned in a hotel swimming pool on the Costa del Sol on Christmas Eve. The Guardian UK reports that police confirmed the identities of the British family on Thursday. Diya was minister in charge […]

Tragedy struck in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Friday when a minibus otherwise called ‘Akoto’ crushed three pupils of a private school to death. This incident occurred on the day the primary and secondary school students vacated for Christmas and new year’s festivities across the state. The gory incident […]