A TWENTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD mother has allegedly murdered her two year old by pressing a pillow on him until he died.The motive behind the act is that she did not have food to feed the child.Police have since detained the woman.In a statement,  police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said  Mokwane Maeke 27 of unmarked house in Kamwala South area reported that her younger sister Mosowe Maeke 22  murdered her child Sangwani Chabinga by pressing a pilow on him…

Gunmen Abduct Female Footballers In Edo, Demand N30m Six people, which include players and officials of a grassroots female team, were reportedly kidnapped by gunmen in Uronigbe, a border community between Edo and Delta states in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State. Punch correspondent learnt that the six victims were kidnapped around 6pm on Friday, while returning from a game at Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. A source in…

The Police Command in Bauchi State has arrested a 59-year-old man for raping his neighbour’s 18-month-old baby.   Spokesman of the command, SP Ahmed Wakil, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, August 13, said the suspect was arrested after mother of the baby, Nenkat Danladi, reported the rape case to Yelwa police station.   “On 09/08/2022 at about 1900hrs, one Nenkat Danladi ‘f’ aged 31yrs of Yelwan Kagadama lodged a complaint in Yelwa police station…

Victims’ father Three siblings were killed when a house collapsed in Tarai village of Kibiya Local Government Area of Kano State.    The father of the deceased siblings, Abubakar Usman, disclosed this when the executive secretary of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Saleh Jili, led a delegation on a condolence visit to the village on Saturday, August 13, 2022.    According to Usman, the deceased’s names are Umar Abubakar, Aliyu Abubakar and their sister, Aisha Abubakar.…

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the deployment of water-tight security arrangements to cover all schools, hospitals, health workers, and critical national infrastructures around the country. A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the police force says the IGP has equally ordered regular patrols, stop and search, raids, and show of force by tactical commanders to clamp down on pockets of crime and criminality recorded in some states of…

The Jigawa Central All Progressive Congress (APC) senatorial candidate, Alhaji Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya, has died.   He died on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in a hospital in China where he was being treated for a lung infection.    It was gathered that he was earlier admitted at a private clinic in Abuja before he was flown out to China when his condition deteriorated.   Ibrahim died barely three months after he won the APC senatorial ticket for…

FOR an ordinary person the word ‘choir’ has nothing to do with sitting a General Certificate of Education (GCE) which is ongoing country wide, choir is related to singing for the Lord Almighty.But if you just jumped off the bus, you need to be told that the word ‘choir’ was being used by some GCE external students in a clandestine WhatsApp group which is a conduit of  examinations malpractices in Lufwanyama.But their day was not…

I Will Change Osun In 100 Days, Adeleke Vows The governor-elect of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said the All Progressives Congress would lose the case challenging his victory in the July 16 governorship poll because the election was free and fair. Adeleke spoke in Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State, at a rally to receive the former commissioner for Finance in the administration of ex-governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, and his supporters that defected…

I Will Change Osun In 100 Days, Adeleke Vows The governor-elect of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said the All Progressives Congress would lose the case challenging his victory in the July 16 governorship poll because the election was free and fair. Adeleke spoke in Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State, at a rally to receive the former commissioner for Finance in the administration of ex-governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, and his supporters that defected…

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have uncovered no fewer than Four Hundred and Forty Two (442) parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine concealed in heads of fishes packed in cartons for export to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates through the SAHCO shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos.   Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, August 14, said the 11.90kg consignment was brought…