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My husband has refuse to legalise our union – Woman tells court

A businesswoman, Morenike Ajani, on Monday, urged an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her 23-year old marriage to her husband, Wasiu Ajani for lack of care.

Man jailed for snatching handbag

An FCT Area Court, on Monday, sentenced 27-year-old Ibrahim Abdullahi, to five months imprisonment for snatching a lady’s handbag.

Woman seeks dissolution of 24-year-old marriage over husband’s smoking, drinking addiction

A 43-year-old housewife, Adeyinka Olaitan, has approached an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, seeking the dissolution of her marriage to Michael Olaitan, over his addiction to cigarettes and alcohol.

Police seek traditional rulers, stakeholders collaboration to fight crime

The Imo Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Ezike, has called on traditional rulers and community leaders to collaborate with the Police to fight crime in their areas and in the state.

Three die in University of Calabar cult clash

Activities at the University of Calabar were on Friday disrupted following a gangster war, which claimed three lives.

Couple arrested for killing 13-year-old stepdaughter

Police Imo State have arrested a couple, Mr. Damian and Mrs. Prisca David, who are indigenes of Taraba State, for allegedly killing their 13-year-old step daughter, identified as Veronica David.

Mother of unemployed graduates commits suicide

A 66-year-old mother of two graduates, whose name was simply given as Uzoaku, has committee suicide in Mgbakwu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

30 robbers, police in gun battle in Abuja

The police in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja said they had smashed a gang of armed robbers who had been terrorising residents of the Sauka Federal Housing Area.

Police arrest Nigerien with ammunitions, army camouflage in Sokoto

The police in Sokoto State has paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunitions and an Army camouflage.

Ade Lawyer: I’m now a born-again Christian

An alleged serial killer, Adeola Williams, otherwise known as Ade Lawyer, has said that he has repented and became a born-again Christian.

Land Use Charge: Lagosians To Block 3rd Mainland Bridge Monday

Some Lagos residents have concluded plans to block the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Monday in a bid to show their displeasure with the recently increased land use charges by the state government.

Man arrested over pregnant wife’s death

The death of a 25-year-old pregnant housewife in a mysterious circumstance on Ebis Mechanic Road, Amarata, in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has landed the husband in trouble.

Governor Ambode: Location of Olusosun dumpsite unhealthy

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday justified the decision of the State Government to shut down the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, saying the location of the facility was no longer healthy both for trading activities and residents living in the neighborhood.

Police arrest 100 persons in Lagos over violence

The police in Lagos State have arrested no fewer than 100 persons allegedly involved in a violent clash between two unknown groups at the Scavengers Land near New Garage, Ojota.


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Kogi doctors suspend 72-day-old strike

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government.

NBA vows to continue protest over Lagos land use charge

The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has vowed to continue its protest against the increase in the Land Use Charge introduced by the Lagos State government.

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.

World Water Day: Lagos water corporation carries out free water tests

The Lagos Water Corporation on Tuesday said the Corporation would carry out three-Day water tests in its eight operational regions in Lagos State, to mark the 2018 World Water Day.

Abia governor’s wife plans to establish sickle cell clinics in 17 LGAs

Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, Wife of Abia Governor, said her pet project, Vicar Hope Foundation, planned to establish sickle cell clinics in all the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.

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Barber stabs man over memory card

A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Nura Ahmed, to five months imprisonment for stabbing a man on the head with a knife.

General Boroh: Establishment of modular refineries will end youth restiveness in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh, says the establishment and operations of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will end youth restiveness in the region.

Salisu Yusuf: Joel Obi fit to play for Super Eagles

Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, on Monday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national football team.

PCNI trains 300 teachers on trauma control in Adamawa

The Presidential Committee for the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has commenced the training of 300 primary school teachers on trauma control and other psycho-social support in Adamawa.

Romelu Lukaku: Some Manchester United players ‘were hiding’ against Sevilla

Romelu Lukaku has said some of his Manchester United teammate "were hiding" after the Champions League round-of-16 second leg defeat to Sevilla because of the disappointment.