A medical doctor at a public hospital in Sokoto State, Tijjani Faruk, has thrown the Sokoto medical community into grief after confessing to raping a married woman after administering sedative injection on her. Mr Faruk took both the code of medical ethics in Nigeria and the Hippocratic Oath to...
Injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by road users, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. According to him, road accidents are largely due to speeding and the recklessness of drivers, as no driver speeds...
There were fireworks at the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday as Justice Mojisola Olatoregun accused a prosecuting counsel Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) of being “incompetent” and “extremely rude”. The judge accused Jacobs of engaging in jankara practice, but the Senior Advocate said he took “exception” to being described in...
Popular activist, Deji Adeyanju has again called out co-covener of ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ movement, Charlyboy. Adeyanju who earlier accused Charlyboy of working with the federal government said the Maverick entertainer confessed to him that he collected money from President Muhammadu Buhari to attack presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic...
The Chairman, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) in Lagos, Alhaji Moshood Bankole Mustapha, has described National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the greatest politician to come out of Yoruba land after late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Mustapha made this known in an interview published by The...
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday discharged Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of State for Defence, as a witness in the trial of former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose. Under cross examination by counsel for Spotless Limited, Fayose’s co-accused, Mr Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Obanikoro said there was no documentary...
A resident of Adamo bus-stop, Ikorodu, Lagos, where a policeman shot dead a 14-year-old school girl on Monday, has narrated what transpired. The resident, Fabian Mani, took to Twitter to narrate the incident. He wrote, “A policeman just killed a young girl this evening in my area. “They (policemen) stopped people at...
The military on Monday chased out insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa State, after a fierce battle that raged for hours. Some residents of Michika said that they started hearing gunfire and explosions around 7 p.m. on Michika- Lassa road as the insurgents, who approached...
The National Industrial Court (NIC), Abuja, on Monday, affirmed the dismissal of three policemen, who were sacked for receiving $5,000 as bribe. Joseph Okan and Joshua Madami, who were both Inspectors and Cyprian Nwankwo, a Sergeant, were dismissed on grounds of misconduct and receiving bribe. They, therefore, approached the court to...
Report has it that another building has collapsed in Lagos. According to reports, a building located at No 57, Egerton square in Alakoro area, Lagos Island, just collapsed moments ago. It was gathered that many people are still trapped in the rubble as rescue mission by residents and sympathizers is...