Court sentences man to death for murder (Guardian)

An Osun State high court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging for murder. The convict was arraigned on December 8, 2014, on a one-count charge of murder, a…

Driver arrested for allegedly raping 78-year-old woman (Guardian)

Another remanded over seven-year-old child’s defilement The Lagos State police command has arrested a commercial bus driver, simply identified as Jelili, for allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman in an isolated area at Adeniyi Jones, Lagos State. The old woman was…

Man caught attempting to sell human eyeball for N250,000 in Niger (Punch)

November 30, 2018 The Niger State Police Command has arrested Shuaibu Ibrahim,35, of Safiu village in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State with a human eyeball. According to the police report, operatives attached to the Gawu Babangida Division in…

Plateau man to die by hanging for beating mother to death (Punch)

A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Godwin Banchir, to death by hanging for beating his 65-year-old mother to death. Justice Daniel Longji pronounced the sentence after finding Banchir guilty of killing his mother. The…

Prophet allegedly defrauds man of N6.35m (Punch)

The police on Friday arraigned a prophet, Vincent Adewunmi, in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly defrauding one Apostle Austin Okeke of N6.35 million. Adewunmi, 36, of no fixed address, is charged with two counts of conspiracy and obtaining by…

Man, 58, sodomises two boys as father defiles two-year-daughter (Guardian)

The Gender Section of Lagos State Police Command is investigating one Abdullahi Garuba, 58, a security man attached to Oshodi Isolo Local Government Secretariat, for allegedly defiling two minors. Trouble started for Abdullahi Garuba, when concerned citizens who couldn’t understand…

Police arraign man for biting off neighbour’s ear (Punch)

A 35-year-old man, Shina Adekunle, has been arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for biting and chopping off part of the ear of one Emmanuel Oluwashina. The incident happened on November 11 when Adekunle was attempting to settle…

Man gets 14 years in prison for chopping off wife’s hands (Guardian)

A Russian man, who chopped off both of his wife’s hands with an axe after accusing her of infidelity, was sentenced on Thursday to fourteen years in prison following a huge outcry in Russia. Last December, after dropping off their…

Man to die by hanging for killing father (Punch)

A Jos Court of Appeal on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man, Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000, being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn. Delivering judgment, Justice Habib Abima, overturned the judgment…

Man stabs friend over N400 (Punch)

The police have arrested a 25-year-old man, Morenikeji Oguntoyinbo, for allegedly stabbing his friend, Emmanuel Ibeh, in the neck with a broken bottle during a scuffle in their residence on Benson bus stop, Ikorodu, Lagos. PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident…

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