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Renowned Socialite, Lanre Shittu Loses Wife

Lanre Shittu

As you read this piece, the entire family of the Auto Merchant and the Chairman of Lanre Shittu Motors, Alhaji Rasaq Olanrewaju Shittu, have been thrown into a state of mourning, as the socialite just lost one of his wives, Alhaja Wura in London yesterday, Monday 13th of November 2017, after a brief illness. According to the information by a ...

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Man Begs Court to End Marriage, Says Son Doesn’t Resemble Him


A 41-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Ibrahim Oladeji, has urged an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 5-year-old marriage. Oladeji, who resides at Gberigbe area of Ikorodu, told the court that he suspected that the wife’s ex-husband was the father of their child. “I don’t believe the child belongs to me, he doesn’t look like me; he resembles the other ...

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Protest Rages as Anglican Drags Priests to Court


Members of the Anglican Diocese on the Lake in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest over a crisis rocking the diocese. Our correspondent gathered that the Bishop of the diocese, Rt. Rev. C.B.N. Otti, had dragged three senior priests of the church, Ven. Canon Eugene Onwubie, Rev. Eugene Iheanacho and Ven. Caleb ...

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Man Beats Pregnant Wife to Death


An FCT High Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of 37-year-old man, Mathew Ankyoor, in prison for allegedly beating his eight-month pregnant wife to death. The judge, Justice Peter Affen, adjourned the case until November 16 for the hearing of bail application filed by the defendant’s counsel, Mr. Ocheme Adama. “Motion for bail is hereby fixed for hearing on Nov. ...

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11 Persons Shot Dead in Plateau


Eleven people were Tuesday night shot dead by gunmen along Rim, Riyom Local Government Area of northern Plateau State. According to the Police Public Relations Office of the Plateau State Police Command, Terna Tyopev, the victims were returning from a village market in Makera when they were attacked by the gunmen. Tyopev added that police were on the trail of ...

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Gunmen Opens Fire on Baptist Church, Kills 27 People


A gunman has reportedly opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs Texas, leaving up to 27 people dead. Daily Mirror reports that the incident took place about half an hour into Sunday morning service in the small community. It added that witnesses reported seeing a man walk into the church at around 11.30am local time before hearing ...

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RRS Arrests Suspected Human Trafficker


The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected human trafficker while trying to transport two teenage girls through Lagos to Abidjan in Ivory Coast for commercial sex work. The suspect, Martha Edea, 30, a mother of two, from Ogoja in Cross River State, was nabbed in Lagos after travelling with the girls ...

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Tasty Time MD Arraigned for Fake Product


Managing Director of Tasty Time Nigeria Ltd, Isaac Kole, was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged manufacture of fake and unregistered products. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) arraigned the accused on a four-count charge bordering on producing fake products. Kole was arraigned alongside his company — Tasty Time ...

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Arise Women Confab 2017: Osinbajo, Iluyomade, Govs’ wives urge women to serve humanity


Arise Women Confab 2017: Osinbajo, Iluyomade, Govs’ wives urge women to serve humanity Nigerian women have been called upon to imbibe good Christian virtues and devote their lives to the service of humanity. This call was made by some women of virtue in both the religious and political space at the 2017 Arise Women’s Conference Nigeria, held in Lagos, which ...

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Pandemonium as Fire Destroys Boungalow with 6 ATMs in Alimosho


Pandemonium broke out yesterday afternoon, when fire suddenly gutted a bungalow housing about six Automated Teller Machines, ATM, at Access Bank, Ikotun Branch, old Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos. It was gathered that property worth millions of Naira and unspecified amount of money were destroyed in the late afternoon inferno. Director, Lagos State Fire Service , Rasaq Fadipe, who confirmed ...

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