Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau reportedly killed by rival terrorists

There was heightened fear around the Lake Chad Basin and fringes of the Sambisa forest, Thursday, following the alleged killing of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau by the splinter group, Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). The Defence Headquarters could not confirm the killing of Shekau, Nigeria’s most wanted terrorist as at the time […]

Sexual Assault Referral Centre opens in Ogun State

A Sexual Assault Referral Centre has been inaugurated in Ogun State, to bring crime against women and minors to the barest minimum and ensure victims are duly compensated.     Wife of the State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, while speaking during the commissioning, at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, (OOUTH), Sagamu, said all cases of sexual assault […]

Fufu seller confesses to mixing hypo, detergent and potash with cassava to make Fufu

Mr and Mrs *Tanimola* (not real names) residing in Oba-Ile, Akure recently bought Fufu (a starchy meal made from cassava) for lunch but few minutes after the meal, they developed stomach ache until they received medical attention. Then they remembered that the Fufu they ate was having strange odour and vowed never to eat it […]

Ogun State Governor’s aide faces 30 years in US prison for $350,000 fraud

A Senior Special Assistant to the Ogun State Governor, Abidemi Rufai, faces up to 30 years in prison if he is convicted of wire fraud.According to the United States Department of Justice, wire fraud is punishable by up to 30 years in prison when it relates to benefits paid in connection with a presidentially-declared disaster […]

Deborah Agbonayinma wanted for forged UK degree certificate and NYSC fraud

The daughter of a member of the House of Representatives, Miss Deborah Ighiwiyisi Agbonayinma, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). 34-year-old Deborah is the daughter of Ehionzuwa Johnson Agbonayinma, a member of the House of Representatives and Ad-hoc Committee Chairman on PenCom. PM news reported that […]

Ogun State Commissioner accused of molesting 16 year old secretly resigns

The Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abdul-Balogun, who was accused of sexual assault in January when he reportedly fondled the breasts of a 16-year-old girl, Barakat Melojuekun, has secretly resigned from office. The state Attorney-General, Akingbolahan Adeniran, confirmed the commissioner’s resignation to Premium Times, although the case had been put on hold since the […]

Police bust underage prostitution ring in Ogun State rescuing 22 sex slaves

Sango-Ota Police in Ogun State, have raided the Kolab Hotel along Ayetoro Road, Itele area of the state and rescued 22 ladies including underage girls used for prostitution at the facility. The manager of the hotel, its supervisor and eight other male workers were also arrested during the operation on Friday evening shortly after our […]

Local businesswoman missing en route to Celestial Church vigil

The family of a businesswoman, Sarah Dosekun, is in distress following her sudden disappearance while on her way to attend a vigil at the Celestial Church of Christ, Calvary Parish 1 in the Ogba area of Lagos State. It was gathered that Sarah boarded a bus from the Mowe area of Ogun State last Thursday […]

Nigerian nanny jailed in the US after force feeding baby to death

A Nigerian mother, Mrs. Oluremi Adeleye, whose actions led to the death of an 8-month-old baby in Maryland, United States, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Adeleye, 73, broke down crying in court as she spoke through an interpreter, saying, “It was a mistake. I did not want to kill that child.” Adeleye […]

Kidnappers demand N50million to release 13-year-old boy in Abeokuta

As the police battle to rescue a doctor and a nurse kidnapped along Abeokuta-Imeko road on Wednesday night, gunmen have again invaded Obada community in Abeokuta and abducted a 13-year-old boy. The kidnappers, dressed in military camouflage, stormed Destiny Estate in Obada-Oko, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, around 9:15 pm. The bandits shot […]