Man arrested over death of girlfriend (Punch)

The Police in Enugu State says it has started investigation into the incident involving one Chibuzor Okonkwo, who killed his lover, Nkemakonam Onovo. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Tuesday that the incident happened on…

Buhari in Poland, says ‘I’m not Jubril’ (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday broke his silence on rumours suggesting he had died and had been replaced by one Jubril, a body double from Sudan. “A lot of people hoped that I died during my ill health. Some even reached…

LASTMA officials kick over reported death of killer F-SARS operative (Punch)

November 30, 2018 asked to show incontrovertible evidence of the death of an operative of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Inspector Olukunle Olonade, who allegedly killed an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Rotimi Adeyemo, on Wednesday. Some…

Boy stabbed to death in SA school toilet (BBC)

A 17-year-old boy is due in court in South Africa today accused of stabbing a primary school pupil. The older boy is alleged to have hidden in the school toilets overnight before attacking the younger boy. The alleged attacker is…

‘Sleeplessness does not cause early death’ (Guardian)

Insomnia sufferers should rest easy as the largest ever study into the lack of sleep found it does not cause an early death. A review of more than 36 million people revealed there is no evidence struggling to nod off…

California fire death toll rises to 81(Guardian)

The death toll from the devastating wildfire in northern California rose to 81 Tuesday with the discovery of two more sets of remains, officials said. The number of people listed as unaccounted for in the deadliest and most destructive fire…

Presidency seeks bishop’s probe for allegedly spreading Buhari’s death rumour (Punch)

The Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, has written to the Department of State Services and the Nigeria Police seeking the probe of an alleged peddler of false claim of the death of President Muhammadu Buhari.…

Tipper driver crushes motorcyclist to death in Lagos (Punch)

A tipper driver, Yakubu Kelani, has been arrested for crushing a commercial motorcyclist, Adisa Ekundayo, to death in the Oke-Odo area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Kelani, who was driving a tipper with number plate LSR 831 XC,…

Lola’s death is like cutting off your nose to spite your face

E’mon ‘wo’lu! That’s the only way to describe what happened last week- it means, an abominable thing has entered our community here in Ilogbo-Eremi, Morogbo, in this Lagos State. Omolola committed suicide last week because she wanted to spit in…

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…

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