Friday , January 27 2023

Gbenga Odunsi

Writer, Investigative Journalist, and Social Media Strategist

Charge Oshiomhole to court — Group tells EFCC

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under auspices of the Coalition for Democratic Watchdog of Nigeria has tasked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arraign the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Mallam Daudu Lawal, the Governorship aspirant from Zamfara state over allegations bordering on corruption. The group, which disclosed …

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UK Now Has An Online Divorce Application Process

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced that digital divorce applications have been by launched in England and Wales since May. British authorities have introduced online divorce applications in England, and Wales to ease the divorce process for those going through it. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) announced that digital divorce applications have been by launched in England and Wales since …

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Petrol tanker crushes baby in Bauchi

A petrol tanker on Saturday crushed a baby to death at the CBN Roundabout in Bauchi. Confirming the incident to our correspondent on the telephone, the Sector Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi Sector Command, Deputy Corps Commander Paul Guar, said the accident happened on Saturday. He said a tricycle rider was trying to overtake the petrol tanker …

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Mother Arrested For Selling Son For N300,000 In Enugu; Buyer Resells At 350,000

A single mother, Ezechi Nwanneka, has been arrested by the police in Enugu for allegedly selling her baby boy for N300,000. The boy, who has not been recovered, was reportedly resold for N350,000 by one Okechukwu Nyia, who bought the baby from Nwanneka, the mother. Nwanneka, a native of Akama Oghe village, in the Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu …

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Rainstorm Kills Three Family Members In Taraba

A woman, Henrietta Anthony, has said that three of her cousins, namely, Aisha Useni, Felicia Istifanus and Istiah James, were killed when a mast belonging to a telecommunications company fell on them during a rainstorm in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, on Saturday morning. No fewer than five people were killed, while many others sustained various degrees of injuries during the …

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Man Remanded In Prison For Attempting To Rape 110-Year-Old Woman In Ekiti

A 56-year-old man, Abraham Benjamin, was on Thursday remanded in prison by an Ado Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ado Ekiti for allegedly attempting to rape a 110-year-old woman in her home. The Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Ajibade, who gave the order, said the accused should remain behind bars pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Ajibade, however, directed …

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See What They Did To The Man Who Stole The Holy Quran

A man, Auwal Muazu got six strokes of cane for dishonestly stealing a copy of the Holy Quran and a pair of shoes of a worshipper in a mosque. Auwal Muazu pretended to be a worshipper and entered into the National Forum Mosque on April 27 and stole a copy of Quran. He also stole a pair of shoes belonging …

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Panic In Bauchi As Mysterious Motorcyclists Stab Residents

Bauchi residents now live in fear following the activities of unknown motorcyclists who have resorted to stabbing unsuspecting pedestrians and zooming off on their bikes. Investigations indicated that the motorcyclists target their victims mostly on highways in the outskirt, particularly Fadaman Mada, Awala and Gida Dubu areas of the metropolis. An Islamic cleric, Malam Buhari Dahiru, who witnessed the stabbing …

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Man stabs friend to death over sim card

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos has remanded a 32-year-old man, Seun Efundiya, in prison custody for allegedly stabbing his friend to death following a disagreement over a sim card. Efundiya, who sells and registers sim cards, was arraigned on a one-count charge of murder, though his plea was not taken. According to the prosecuting officer, Clara Olagbayi (ASP), Efundiya …

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