Mom used belt to strangle son, 11, claiming she didn’t want him to face financial struggles 

A Pennsylvania mother was convicted of murder after she strangled her son to death so he wouldn’t have to grow up with financial struggles. Ruth DiRienzo-Whitehead was charged with the murder of 11-year-old Matthew Whitehead after his body was found…

EFCC arraigns man for car theft, LASTMA arrest man for extortion, Woman stabs neighbour to death and more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. EFCC arraigns man for alleged N15.5m car proceed theft (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,…

US inmate faces first nitrogen execution after losing last-minute appeals

An Alabama death row inmate is expected to become the first person in the US to be executed with nitrogen gas, after losing last-minute appeals. The US Supreme Court and a lower appeals court declined to block what Kenneth Eugene…

Police arrest man for car theft, Man jailed for assaulting children, Cleric nabbed with skull and more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Lagos police nab man for stealing employer’s car (Punch) A yet-to-be-identified man has been arrested for…

Kaylin Gillis: Householder guilty of killing woman in driveway wrong turn

A householder has been convicted of murder for shooting a 20-year-old woman as the car she was in took a wrong turn up his driveway in rural New York. Kaylin Gillis was shot in the neck by Kevin Monahan, 66,…

Man remanded for defiling girl, Court remands man for murder, Police foil extortion attempt and more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Man remanded for alleged defilement of 15-year-old girl (Punch) The Lagos State Sexual Offences and Domestic…

BRT driver accused of raping, killing fashion designer to file no-case submission

Mr. Abayomi Omotubora, counsel to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) driver, Andrew Ominikoron, charged with the rape and murder of a 22-year-old fashion designer, has requested more time to file his no-case submission. Ominnikoron is facing a five-count charge bordering…

First Lady mourns Nabeeha Al-Kadriyar, kidnapped victim killed by bandits in Abuja 

First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu has expressed sadness over the killings of some of the kidnapped victims on an Estate in Abuja recently.  The kidnappers had initially demanded for N60 million per person but have now increased to N100 million totalling…

Heir to £230m pie empire charged with murder

The man who was charged with murder after a 23-year-old was stabbed to death on Christmas Eve is the heir to a pie empire worth £230 million, it has been revealed. William Bush was found with injuries at around 11.30am…

Police arrest traffic robbers, Man nabbed with solar panels, 2 remanded for murder and more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Lagos police arrest 4 suspected traffic robbers (Punch) Police operatives in Lagos State have arrested four…

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