Category Archives: Metro Plus

Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse

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Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing a farmhouse owned by the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The officers,

Fish farmer remanded in prison for cutting off boy’s hand

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday, remanded a 67-year-old fish farmer, Jeremiah Obrifor, in prison custody for cutting off the right hand of an 11-year-old boy, Goodluck Amaechi. The presiding magistrate, Mrs A.O. Komolafe, ordered that the

62 killed as bandits attack eight villages in Niger

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SIXTY-two people have been killed by armed bandits in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack, which began on Sunday, has spread to eight more villages with casualty figures rising and about 1,000 others

Pastor, undergraduate, others arrested for rape, cultism in Cross River

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The Cross River State Police Command has paraded the pastor in charge of the Gate of Testimony Church, Hosanna Okoi, for allegedly raping a lady and threatening to kill her with a gun if she revealed what transpired between them.

45-year-old man rapes mother in Imo, blames alcohol

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother. Our correspondent gathered that 45-year-old Ihuaku hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. Briefing

Blood stains on night wear indicts Danish accused of killing Nigeria wife

Singer allegedly killed by Danish husband died of trauma – Autopsy

A Forensics scientist and prosecution witness, Dr Richard Somiari, in the ongoing trial of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, who is accused of killing his Nigerian wife and daughter has revealed outcome of the test carried out on the night

Fulani herdsmen attack travellers in Osun, kill LG worker

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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun. Our correspondent learnt that the deceased was travelling

Protests over five-month detention of students who criticised Madonna university

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Scores of students, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students, on Tuesday, blocked the entrance to the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State, in protest against the arraignment of six undergraduates of the Madonna University, Okija. The

FG orders universities to exempt disabled candidates from post-UTME

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The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday ordered universities and other tertiary institutions in the country  to exempt blind and deaf  people from the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ). They were also instructed to exclude  prisoners as well

First Bank manager arraigned for stealing N52.6m

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A customer relationship manager with First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Kehinde Adewuyi, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly converting the sum of N52,628,000 from his employer’s account to his personal use. The 36-year-old suspect was