Man kills, buries mother in soakaway

Tragedy struck in the Sagamu local government area of Ogun state on Tuesday as a man was accused of killing his mother and burying her in a soakaway. Segun Ogunlusi,

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Court sentences couple to death over murder, robbery

An Osun State High Court sitting in Ile Ife has sentenced a couple  to death by hanging for robbing and killing their guest. The couple, Fatai Jimoh and Lateefat Jimoh,

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Nurse loses job for preaching to patients

A nurse at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent, who gave a patient a bible she did not want and spoke about religion with patients has been dismissed by the

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Gambler wins N36,000, incurs N145,000 debt

The police in Lagos have arrested a gambler, Yakubu Bashir, for alleged fraud at the Bendel Inn on Ipodo Road, Ikeja, Lagos. Bashir was picked up for his inability to

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World’s fattest woman to get help from Indian doctor

A woman who weighs nearly 80 stone is leaving her home for the first time in 25 years to have life-saving weight reduction surgery. Iman Ahmad Abdulati, 36 – who

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South African pastor makes members drink Dettol for healing

A South African cleric, Prophet Rufus Phala, has made his church members drink disinfectant, Dettol, in order to get healed. Phala, a pastor with AK Spiritual Christian Church, Makgodu, Limpopo

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Air Force personnel ‘kill man over prostitute’

A 60-year-old man was on Tuesday killed at a brothel in Maiduguri, Borno State, after a quarrel with some personnel of the Nigeria Air Force. The fight occurred at a

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81-year-old British player, Dickie Borthwick, seeks new club

Britain’s oldest footballer, 81-year-old Dickie Borthwick, has made an appeal for a club to sign him up after failing to find a team to play for. Sprightly Dickie has been

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My husband abandoned home because I declined to give him oral sex, wife tells court

A 42-year-old woman, Fausat Ayinde, has approached a Lagos Island Customary Court on Thursday for the dissolution of her 15-year-old marriage on the grounds of emotional abuse. Fausat told the

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Woman catches husband, lover in bed, slashes her breast

A housewife, Taye Akinbolade, has been charged before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly slashing the breast of her husband’s lover. 28-year-old Akinbolade committed the offence after

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