COURT REMANDS MAN IN PRISON FOE STABBING HIS NEIGHBOUR TO WIFE IJ WGOD

AN Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered that a 54-year-old man, Tahir Jubril, who allegedly stabbed his neighbour to death with a knife, be remanded in Ikoyi Prison, pending legal advice. Chief Magistrate O. Kusanu, who did not take the plea of the defendant, remanded him, pending legal advice from the state Director of Public Prosecution (DPP). She adjourned the matter until Sept. 23. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Cousin Adams told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 17, about 7.30p.m, at his…

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DHQ PANEL WORRIES OVER CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT MADE BY WAJUME THAT HAS GONE VIRAL

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters to unravel the circumstances surrounding killings of three Police detectives and a civilian in Taraba during an encounter with troops of the 93 Battalion is worried over the trending confessional video of the principal suspect in the case, Alhaji Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume. Wadume was re-arrested and paraded on Tuesday by detectives at the Police Force Headquarters in Abuja. A video of his confession on how he was arrested and set free by soldiers had been trending in…

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MAN BEATS WIFE TO COMA IN ABUJA MARKET OVER MONEY, SEE PICS, VIDEOOVER

A shop owner was nearly beaten to death over money by her husband, today, at the Utako market, Abuja. It was gathered that the man constantly collects money from his wife, however, today he met a resistance and it led to a heated argument. The matter later degenerated forward with the man punching her till she passed out. But for the intervention of passersby, he would have killed her. He was later made to rush her to the hospital. Watch the video https://zenithnaija.com/man-beats-wife-to-coma-over-money-in-abuja/ (

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HIV POSITIVE MAN RAPES 14-YR OLD GIRL IN PORT HARCOURT HOSPITAL, SEE PICS

Founder of Behind Bar Initiatives, Harrison Gwamnishu, has been on the case of a 14-year-old girl raped by HIV positive patient in Port Harcourt hospital. Sharing video of the victim known as Gift (Her face not shown), Harrison Gwamnishu gives an update: “We successfully #RetrievedGift, 14year old raped in Kendox Hospital Portharcourt. Handed over to her father and perpetrators arrested last night at 9:45pm. Investigations in progress….. The rapist is connected and has people in Authority. Help reach out to Rivers State Government, Federal Government to step in.” Watch the…

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19-YR OLD BRUTALISED BY FATHER WITH ELECTRIC WIRE ABOUT TO LOSE ONE EYE, SEE PIX

10-year-old girl was brutally beaten by her father with an electric wire and now she has a wounded eye, battles to regain her sight. According to reports, the 10-year old girl who resides around Ikotun area of Lagos state almost got blinded by her father who beat her up for allegedly making a ladder fall from its position. In the video shared by a social media user, Sandra Joseph, the little girl whose swollen right eye was closed and has an injury on it claims her father inflicted the injury…

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YABA PSYCHIATRY HOSPITAL DOCTORS’ STRIKE ENTERS FOURTH WEEK

The strike action embarked on by Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba Lagos has entered its fourth week. The doctors, who began the action on July 31, are protesting what they called “severe lack of doctors to provide seamless delivery of mental health services The association’s Executive Committee reviewed the action on August 19 following key stakeholders’ intervention. After deliberations, the resident doctors, in a statement on Wednesday, resolved to continue with the strike. They are demanding “standard mental health care for our clients and quality work experience…

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OSHIOMHOLE INAUGURATES APC SCREENING COMMITTEES FOR BAYELSA AND KOGI GUBER ELECTIONS

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Chairman of the All Progressives Committee, Adams Oshiomhole, said the party had become wiser from courts judgements which disqualified its candidates for ineligibility in the past. He said the party would guide against fielding candidates with questionable dates of birth, educational qualifications and various errors which the opposition party could latch on to snatch victory after losing at the polls. Specifically, he cited the case of Taraba State where the Supreme Court disqualified its governorship candidate after participating in all stages of the election. Oshiomhole…

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NEW INTERIOR MINISTER SAYS HE KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT MINISTRY

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The newly appointed Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said he knows little about the policies and operations of his ministry, adding that all he knows about the ministry was what he read in the newspapers. He said this when he visited the ministry shortly after he was inaugurated and assigned a portfolio alongside others by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, on Wednesday. The former Osun State governor said, “I don’t really know much about the operations or policies of the ministry apart from stories about…

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WOMAN BEATS 8-YR OLD DAUGHTER TO DEATH FOR STEALING 350NAIRA

The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. The Police charged Afonja, who resides in Etobaba Village, Jos North, with culpable homicide, an offence punishable with death if convicted. Justice S.P. Gang gave the order after the visibly distraught mother pleaded not guilty to the charge, stating that she only wanted to correct her child. Justice Gang adjourned the case until October 8 for continuation of hearing and to…

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