Browsing: Murder

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, has sentenced a 43-year-old man, Akinyemi Ojo, to life imprisonment over a murder attempt on a woman in the farm. Ojo was arraigned before the court on January 25, 2023, on a one-count charge bordering on an attempt to murder. The charge read, “That Akinyemi Ojo on […]

An auto mechanic, Jonathan Marcus, who often worked as a chauffeur to an elderly couple in Abuja, Adebola Ezekiel, 80, and his wife, Abiodun Ezekiel, 79, have been arrested over their gruesome murder at their residence at Apo Legislative Quarters in Abuja on March 31, 2024. Marcus was among several suspects paraded by the Commissioner […]

The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of eight suspects in connection to the alleged murder of a Lecturer at the Department of Physical Health Education at the University of Maiduguri, Dr Kamar Abdulkadir. Abdulkadir was murdered in his office on campus on Sunday. The victim was found on Monday with several injuries […]

A Magistrate Court sitting in Rivers State has remanded one Saviour Robert in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre for allegedly attempting to murder the Leader of Conscience of Ogoni People, Chief Gani Topba, in 2023. Chief Magistrate Sotonye Harry gave the remand order following an experte application contained in a remand warrant by the prosecution. […]

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt has found five people guilty of the murder of Umezuruike Alex, the leader of a local vigilante group known as OSPAC in Omudioga community in Emohua Local Government Area of the state. The court has ordered the convicted individuals to be hanged […]