July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Lagos Court Sentences Danish Man To Death For Killing Nigerian Wife, Child

A Lagos High Court has sentenced a 54-year-old Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter.   Nielsen was convicted on Friday, May 20, 2022 on two counts of murder the Lagos State government brought against him.   The presiding judge, Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, sentenced Nielsen to death by […]

We’re After Foreigners Operating Okada In Lagos, CP Alabi Clears Air

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, said the command is after foreigners operating as commercial motorcyclists in the state.   Alabi disclosed this on Friday in Lagos.   He said that the command was aware of some foreigners operating as motorcyclists in the state and that they were after them.   The […]

Police Nab Two Suspected Kidnappers In Kogi

Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Kogi State Police Command.   The police arrested the suspects in Odolu, Igamalamela Local Government Area of the state in collaboration with local vigilantes and hunters.   In a statement on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye Aya, said the security operatives dislodged […]

Police Arraign Three For Stealing Phone, Laptop

The police on Friday arraigned three men before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for stealing two phones and a laptop worth N1,046,000.   The defendants are Momoloso Waris, 24, Taiwo Adio, 27, and Adeshokan Dauda, 27.   The trio were charged with conspiracy and theft.   The prosecutor, Insp. Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that […]

We Won’t Tolerate Influx Of Okada Riders From Lagos, Kwara CP Warns

Authorities of the Kwara State police command are bracing up to mitigate the effects of the likely influx of banned commercial Okada riders from Lagos State to Kwara State.   To this end, the State Police Command has summoned all Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the State to an emergency meeting to map out strategies […]

War: Many Feared Dead As Russian Missile Strike Desna In Ukraine

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has lamented that many were killed following a Russian missile strike in a village, Desna, in the Chernihiv region, north of Kyiv on Thursday.   Zelensky disclosed this in his nightly address on Thursday, according to CNN.   Desna is forty (40) miles from the border with Belarus.   “Russian strikes […]