Why I sold my day-old baby to pastor for N10,000 – 22-year-old woman

A 22-year-old woman, Seun Oladayo, who sold her day-old baby for N10,000 to a pastor in Ondo town, Ondo State, has revealed why she took the action. Oladayo was arrested by the security outfit, Amotekun, in Ondo West council area…

Insecurity: Lagos becoming more volatile place to live – group

A group of Nigerians in Diaspora, Yoru­ba One Voice (YOV) on Wednesday ap­pealed to Lagos State Gov­ernor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to urgently inaugurate the Southwest Security Net­work, Amotekun in the state. The group, which ex­pressed concern about the spate of insecurity…

*Chef’s decomposing corpse found in Lagos apartment (Punch) *At public hearings, Yoruba leaders okay Amotekun (Guardian)

Chef’s decomposing corpse found in Lagos apartment (Punch) The decomposing remains of a chef, Eric Ekpeyong, have been found in a room belonging to his employer on Akintan Street, in the Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro…

*Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) *Sanwo-Olu inaugurates ferries, says okada, Marwa ban irreversible (Punch)

Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos has sentenced Obaro James Omemi, Ehizojie Slyvanus Omokhuale and Eghosa Atekha Osunde to one year in prison each for an offence…

Finally, Tinubu speaks on Amotekun: “I do not make hasty, ill-conceived utterances”

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has finally intervened in the contentious Amotekun initiative which has pitted the South West Governors against the Attorney General and sundry Northern groups. In a statement released on Wednesday January 22, 2020 the Yoruba leader said…

*Ogudu under bridge accident claims one life, 12 others injured – LASEMA (Tribune) *Nigerian children rescued from human traffickers in Ivory Coast (Guardian)

Ogudu under bridge accident claims one life, 12 others injured – LASEMA (Tribune) One person died and 12 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an auto accident involving a commercial Volkswagen bus, popularly called Fanagon, at Ogudu area in…

FG declares Amotekun illegal (DailyTrust)

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday declared the recently launched southwest security outfit, codenamed “Amotekun”, illegal. The AGF, in a statement by his spokesman, Umar Gwandu, described Amotekun as contrary to the constitution of…

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