No fewer than 192 convicts, mostly at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison and Ikoyi Prison, are awaiting death by hanging in Lagos State.
A leadership tussle is threatening to tear a family apart in Oshinboyede village, a community in the Ogijo local government area of Ogun State.
Two children were on Monday burnt to death in a Fulani settlement in Ayedun village, Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State when two children were burnt to death.
An 18-year-old lady, Timilehin Adeshina, who was arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Task Force for dumping her four-month-old baby in a dustbin at Oshodi, Lagos, has argued she was compelled to do so by circumstances beyond her control.
Miscreants, also known as Area Boys, yesterday took to the streets of Sango-Ota, Ogun State, to protest the seizure of 1,870 bags of rice by the Nigerian Customs Service attached to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja.
The police have arraigned a 32-year-old man, Obinna Egenti, before an Igbosere magistrate’s court in Lagos Island for allegedly threatening to bath a church cleric with acid.
A partially impaired Ghanaian, Santana Obend, may go to jail allegedly for defiling a 14-year-old student described as the daughter of his neighbour.