30-year-old man convicted for stealing a pair of jean trousers

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 30-year-old unemployed man, Emmanuel Ijoko, in Kirikiri Prisons for stealing a pair of jeans-trousers valued at N3,500. The Magistrate, Mrs M.O. Osinbajo, remanded the accused after he had pleaded guilty to the offence of stealing. Osinbajo adjourned the case till Dec. 4 for sentencing. The accused lives… Read More 30-year-old man convicted for stealing a pair of jean trousers

Political opposition leader shot dead at rally in Venezuela

An opposition politician in Venezuela has been shot to death at a rally in the run-up to parliamentary elections, his party said. Luis Manuel Diaz, a local official for the Democratic Action party, was gunned down at the event in the town of Altgracia de Orituco on Wednesday, the party said in a statement. “Democratic… Read More Political opposition leader shot dead at rally in Venezuela

Police arrest man for attempted detonation of bomb in mosque

The police in Katsina State have arrested one Lawal Suleiman for allegedly causing sparks and explosion in a Mosque at Yartabki village in Funtua Local Government Area. The Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, who made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Thursday on Katsina, said the suspect caused the explosion in the early hours… Read More Police arrest man for attempted detonation of bomb in mosque

Two men arraigned for allegedly gang-raping 21-year-old lady

Two men, who allegedly gang-raped a 21-year- old lady on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused are a trader, Adeniyi Gidado, 25, who lives at 5, Osanyinpeju St., Agege, Lagos and Simeon Nwaugo, 25, also a trader, who lives at 9, Akeem Boye St., Iju-Ishaga, near Lagos. The accused are facing a… Read More Two men arraigned for allegedly gang-raping 21-year-old lady