Suicide bomber hits Kabul educational centre, killing 19

At least 19 people were killed and 27 others wounded in a suicide attack targeting an educational centre in Kabul’s Shia neighbourhood, security officials said on Friday. In a statement, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said that the attacker targeted Kaj Educational Centre as a mock university entrance exam was…

Osun poll: APC optimistic of victory at tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Osun Chapter, has expressed optimism of victory in the petition filed by Governor Gboyega Oyetola challenging the result of the state poll. Sen. Ademola Adeleke was declared the winner of the July 16 governorship election, having polled 403,271 votes against 375,027 garnered by Oyetola. Presided…

Four fraudsters jailed 15 years In Kaduna

Three internet fraudsters and one currency counterfeiter have been sentenced to fifteen years of imprisonment. They were jailed on Thursday, after pleading guilty to separate count charges, upon their arraignment by the EFCC Kaduna Zonal Command. The four fraudsters are Alade Olalekan Hezekiah, Joseph Truman, Ashei Bobai Bartholomew and Aliyu…

Kano teenager, one other jailed 5 years for sodomy

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a teenager, Anas Murtala, and one other person to five years’ imprisonment for conspiring to have anal sex (sodomy). Chief Magistrate Mustapha Sa’ad-Datti sentenced Murtala, 18, and Abdullahi Lawan, 30, without an option of fine. Sa’ad-Datti also ordered them to pay N5,000…

Three contractors accused of of breaking into Ashamu Estate taken into custody

Three men accused of breaking into the estate of late Emmanuel Ayodele Ashamu at Millennium Estate, Gbagada, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria have been taken into custody. Operatives of the Special Weapons and Tactical (SWAT) Team of the Nigeria Police, arrested the suspects. Lagos Magistrate’s Court is currently handling the case of…

EFCC operatives storm Warri, nab 95 internet fraudsters

In a massive raid, operatives of of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday arrested 95 suspected internet fraudsters in Warri, Delta State. The raid was carried out by operatives of Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the agency in a sting operation, at Adesa Ughonton and Jedda axis…

Ogun man Ogundele jailed for life for sexually abusing minor

An Abeokuta High Court on Friday sentenced a man, Lanso Ogundele, to life imprisonment for sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl. Ogundele is charge with sexual abuse and exploiting a child. Delivering judgment, Justice Patricia Oduniyi who convicted Ogundele on two-count charge, held that the prosecution had proven its case beyond…