Mob set lunatic ablaze for killing five siblings in Ogun

A mob on Saturday morning lynched a mentally sick man identified as Oladele Adeola, 35, for killing five siblings, The Nation has learnt. The incident occurred around 9:30am at Asa Village in Ojaodan, a Lagos border community. It was gathered that Adeola used a cutlass to matchet the kids aged between two and five years. The children were said to belong to one Olaegbe Adeola. The children were identified as five-year-old Bolu, Johnson, Tosin, Joel and Sesan all aged two. It was learnt the kids were playing when the madman suddenly got hold of a cutlass and started matcheting them. By the time villagers knew what was happening, the kids were lying lifeless on the ground. It was gathered the sight of the lifeless children provoked villagers

Car crushes man making video call with girlfriend while on roadside


Tragedy broke out on Wednesday in Siun, along Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway when a 26-year-old man, Olajide Asade was crushed to death by a Mazda car. It was gathered that, the accident occurred when the deceased was making a video call with his girlfriend while along the expressway. VANGUARD learnt that the deceased and his brother, who identified himself as Azeez boarded a commercial vehicle from Kuto motor park in Abeokuta going to Ajah before the car developed a mechanical fault at Siun. While other passengers were standing by the roadside waiting for the driver to repair his vehicle, the deceased concentrated on his video call with his girlfriend and thereby lose concentration. The deceased brother, Azeez, who was travelling with the deceased said they were

Suspect confesses, leads police to exhume bodies of three kidnapped UNIPORT students


PORT HARCOURT - MEN of Rivers State Police Command on Friday exhumed decomposing corpses of three undergraduates of the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) kidnapped at Choba, Obio Akpor Local Government Area (LGA), host community to the varsity 7 April 2020. Nnamdi Omoni, Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers Command, who led a team to dig out the bodies identified the victims as "Nelson Nwafor, male, Fortune Obemba, male and Joy Adoki (male). Omoni said the recovery of the murdered students was made by the Anti Kidnapping Unit of Rivers Police in the early hours of May Day at Eteo, Eleme LGA. He said, "In course of Investigation, one of the kidnappers was arrested on 30 April 2020 and on interrogation made useful confessions

PHOTOS: Passengers Hidden Among Rams Caught Sneaking Into Kaduna

Following the spike in number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria, government placed a ban on interstate travels as a way to mitigate the spread of the viral disease. On Thusday, April 30, Two trucks attempting to sneak passengers from Kano into Kaduna, were intercepted by security operatives and turned back at the Kaduna-Kano border. The lorries were said to have slipped through the security checks at the border, sneaking in their human cargo concealed behind livestock, motorcycles and other goods. Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna state commissioner of internal security and home affairs made this known in a statement on Thursday, he said: “We got information that these lorries had come in from the Kaduna-Kano border and had progressed up to Gwargwaji

Five family members die mysteriously in Enugu

Tragedy struck in Enugu as five members of family of six died mysteriously in their family house at Amaokpo, Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State. The family of Onyekwere Chukwumalu of Eziowelle, Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra, it was gathered, went to sleep on Monday night but was discovered dead on Wednesday morning with their body peeling off, an indication that they might have died of a chemical or generator fume. It was also gathered that nobody knew of their death until somebody who worked with late Mr. Chukwumalu, a building contractor, went to look for him on appointment but found the house locked but his vehicle was parked outside. He was forced to move closer to discover that

Police arrest killers of ‘Nnadi Michael’ Catholic Seminarian

Police operatives have arrested three members of a deadly criminal gang for the kidnap and murder of a Catholic seminarian, Nnadi Michael, in January in Kaduna State. He was kidnapped alongside three other seminarians, who were eventually released. Michael was a seminarian with the Catholic Good Shepherd Major Seminary at Gonin Gora, Kakau in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State. On January 9, 2020, the criminal gang attacked the Catholic Seminary and kidnapped four seminarians, murdered one of them in cold blood and released the remaining three on 31st January, 2020, after obtaining a ransom. Michael’s remains were found in a bush where it was abandoned. Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja,DCP Frank Mba, in a statement, on Sunday, said the suspects are

Police arrest husband and wife for using son for ritual purpose

The Police in Ogun State has arrested a herbalist, Lajuwon Ogunleye and his wife Adetutu Apalaya, for conspiracy and murder of their seven-year-old son, Pelumi Apalaya, for ritual purpose. Also arrested along with the couple is one Fatai Sefiu in connection with the ritual killing of the boy. The suspects were arrested on April 22 following an information received by the police at Abigi Divisional Headquarters that the seven-year-old boy who didn’t show any sign of illness, suddenly slumped and died. This it was learnt, arouse the suspicion of some people around that the boy might have been used for ritual. Upon their suspicion, the people started monitoring the herbalist who incidentally happened to be the step-father of the deceased boy and his wife,

PHOTOS: Man Who Had 281 Children From 47 Wives Dies At 73

Thousands of mourners and sympathisers flouted Angolan’s directive banning large gatherings as a measure to curtail the spread of coronavirus to pay their last respects to one Francisco Tchikuteny Sabalo, a man who fathered 281 children from 47 wives at Mungongo Island in Angola on April 19. According to report, he passed away at the age of 73 after battling prostate cancer for over a year, he was initially taken to the country’s capital city of Luanda as well as other places for treatment, but was returned home when his condition worsened to ensure that “if God called him, at least he would die beside the children and their mothers,” one of his sons said. A dedicated family man and respected personality

10 Cult Members Rape, Initiate Two Girls In Anambra

Two teenage girls from a village in Nanka, Anambra State, have accused at least 10 boys of forcefully raping and initiating them into a cult. However, one of the boys, who has been stripped naked, after being caught is telling a more shocking story. The young boy, in the video, was accused by two young girls of luring them to a bush where he and his friends beat them, raped them and threatened them to pay money to them. The girls, both from Nanka, while being questioned by older men in the community, claimed that the boy who has been caught invited them out for a drink and they went with him. However, rather than take them to a bar, he took them

Ondo pastor jumps fence to evade arrest, five churches shut for contravening govt stay at home order

A mild drama took place in a church in Akure, the Ondo state capital on Easter Sunday as a pastor jumped fence to escape arrest for flouting government's ban on religious gathering as part of measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. Meanwhile, no fewer than five churches in the state were forcefully shut and worshippers dispersed by the state government Special task force set up to enforce compliance. The shut churches include Christ Apostolic church, Oke-Lisa, TAJEM Irese, Assemblies of God church, Olufoam and Gospel church ministry, Irese road. Members of the churches that were forcefully shut took to their heels leaving their belongings on arrival of the Task force officials in their churches. Many claimed they were not aware of the stay