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Adamawa police arrest man for defiling one-year-old step-daughter

Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested one man, Idi Adamu, 30, for allegedly defiling his one-year-old girl step-daughter. The police noted that Adamu, a barber, committed the crime on April 30, 2024, at his residence in Wuro-Ardo,…

Locate my missing wife, man pleads with IG

A resident of Osogbo, Mr Ayowole Adekonipekun, has appealed to the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun to help in locating his wife, Corporal Ruth Ayowole, who went missing while on official duty in Abia State. Adekonipekun told the News…

Kidnappers gun down Babcock University professor, abduct two others

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed Yinka Olomojobi, a professor of law at Babcock University, Ilisha, Ogun, and abducted two others. The unfortunate incident occurred on Friday when the assailants invaded the Iperu area of the state. According to…

Abducted Oyo RCCG pastor regains freedom

Olugbenga Olawore, a pastor of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, who was kidnapped at the Maya area of Lanlate-Eruwa Road in Oyo State, regained his freedom on Sunday. Olawore and a few others were kidnapped on Thursday at the…

Three arrested as man stab another to death at Ogun party

A man identified only as Abubakar was fatally stabbed following an argument that broke out between him and another person at a birthday party in the Halleluyah Quarter, Ibafo area of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area in Ogun State. The…

Six killed as bandits, vigilantes clash in Sokoto market

A clash between suspected bandits and vigilantes, locally known as Yan Sakai, in the Gada Local Government Area of Sokoto State has resulted in the deaths of six individuals. The incident occurred on Thursday night (April 18, 2024). According to…

Police detain Yahaya Bello’s ADC, security details

The Nigeria Police Force has detained the female police officer who served as the aide-de-camp to former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. The ADC was arrested along with other police officers attached to the 48-year-old former governor, and they are…

Ondo community laments rising hoodlum attacks

The residents of Ìrele community in the Ìrele Local Government Area of Ondo State are sounding the alarm over escalating attacks, with reports of injuries and destruction of farmlands by suspected hoodlums. In telephone interviews on Thursday, some residents expressed…

Newborn rescued after abandonment in Surulere, Lagos State

In Surulere, Lagos State, a newborn baby boy was rescued after being abandoned in a polythene bag on Alhaji Masha Road. A social worker from a nearby hospital discovered the infant’s cries while passing by and promptly took him to…

JAMB, police warn against scam websites

The Nigeria Police Force and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have issued a warning regarding the proliferation of fake websites targeting candidates applying for the upcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to be conducted nationwide. At a joint…