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Sexual promiscuity and rape: Exxon Mobil engineer bags 15 years in jail

  For his unrestrained sexual promiscuity and raping his tenant’s teenage girl, an EX- Exxon Mobil engineer, James Onuoha, is to spend 15 years  behind bars.     Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos lsland sentenced him without an option of...

Octogenarian hubby knifes septuagenarian wife to death

  Overtaken by wrath and dementia, an octogenarian and former Director-General of a government radio station has knifed his septuagenarian wife to death in Imerienwe in Ngor Okpala Council  Area of Imo State. Imerienwe community  drew a horde of people from...

Theft from dead man’s estate: Lawyer, council official face N167.8m fraud charge

    A lawyer and an official of Oyo State Council are facing trial at an Igbosere High Court on Lagos Island for allegedly stealing N167.8 million from the estate of the late Godfrey Kwashie Konu.     The duo had allegedly forged a...

Monarch, two others allegedly deflower, gang-rape, impregnate teenage girl

  For allegedly deflowering and gang-raped a teenage girl with his sons, an Osun State monarch has been hauled up before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court. The traditional ruler, Aketewi of Iketewi, 62-year-old David Ogungbemi, was arraigned along with his son, Idowu, and...

Supreme Court quashes  Uzor Kalu’ conviction 

      ...orders fresh trial of defendants Few months in jail, the nation's apex court, Supreme Court has quashed the 12-year jail term imposed on the former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor-Kalu. In a unanimous decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led...

44-year-old Nigerian health worker stabbed to death in America

  Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department in the State of Maryland have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing of a Nigerian born health worker. Mr. Idowu Ipaye, 44, was murdered last Sunday, according to...

20 days after forced marriage, hubby rapes teenage wife to death over sex denial in Jigawa

    A livid 30-year-old husband, Alasan Audu, who was starved of sex by his newly-wed teenage spouse, gave vent to his anger by subjecting her to breathless and fatal sexual romp in Kankarelu, Jigawa State of Northern Nigeria. The sex-starved horny...

Alleged N3bn fraud: Ex-HOS, Oyo-Ita, gets N100m bail

  A temporary reprieve came for a former Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, and two others, who were hauled up before a Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged N3 billion fraud, as they were released on bail. Oyo-Ita...

Two men arraigned in court for spitting on traffic police

    For allegedly spittling on a traffic police on duty, two men have been apprehended and hauled up before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Surulere, Lagos. Charged with spitting on the policeman’s face are  Kabiru Sadiku,32, and Kehinde Junaid, 37, both residents...

Octogenarian-woman in fatal plunge from four-storey house

    Amid a depressed atmosphere, an octogenarian-woman violently bade the world a goodbye as she punged headlong from a four-storey building in Awada area of commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State.   The incident which occurred at 18, Ilodibe St., Awada, near...
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Another teenage female student gang-raped, stabbed to death in Ibadan

  Barely a week after a female university student was gang-raped and murdered in Benin City, Edo State, another student...
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Hunger Games – The Socioeconomic Divide and the Response to Disease Outbreaks

  By Dr Adaeze Oreh   The global count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has since passed the six million mark, close to half a million families...

Looking beyond COVID-19: Developing Nigeria’s healthcare system

  By Daniel Obaseki The current COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm and shaken the health systems worldwide. Nations that apparently had advanced and...

After self-isolation, Abia Gov. Ikpeazu says test negative for COVID-19

        After some days in self-isolation for being unwell, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says he has tested negative for COVID-19.   The governor also said...

COVID-19: FG lists guidelines for reopening of churches, mosques

    guidelines are baseline for states, free to introduce other conditions Ahead of the reopening of churches and mosques nationwide, the Federal Government on Tuesday released...