Reckless driver who allegedly killed 1-year-old boy arraigned in court

A reckless driver, Kazeem Adesokan, who allegedly knocked down a one-year-old boy, was tried on Monday before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The minor identified as Abdulrahaman Alhaji reportedly died instantly as he was knocked down along Tinubu Close, Palmgroove, Ilupeju, Lagos. The 49-year-old driver, said to be a resident of Jesuwame Street, Shibiri, Lagos is…

Driver, conductor arrested for alleged conspiracy

The gavel of justice A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old driver, Paul Oluwa and his conductor Yahaya Danboyi, 28, in prison custody for alleged conspiracy. The area judge, Mr Ibrahim Shekarau, ordered that the duo should be remanded in Keffi prison after the accused persons denied the allegation…

Driver jailed for knocking down FRSC Marshal

FRSC The Adamawa Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that a KeKe NAPEP driver was sentenced to five months imprisonment for knocking down a Corp Marshal on duty. Mr Adegoke Adetunji, the state sector commander made this known in Yola on Wednesday. Adetunji said that the convict, Isma’il Ibrahim of Yola…

Policeman nabbed over death of driver

Nigeria-police A policeman, who allegedly killed a driver and injured another on Tegina – Lagos road, has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command. The command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that investigation into the incident had commenced. “The policeman in question has been arrested and…

Driver Docked For Reckless Driving

Police cell A 30-year-old driver, Yahaya Yusuf, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court for alleged reckless and dangerous driving. The prosecutor, Insp. Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the accused person committed the offences on Oct. 11, at about 4:30 p.m. on Alekuwodo area of Osogbo. Abiodun said the accused drove a…

Another black man shot dead in LA after police chase

Another black man has been shot dead again by a white cop in Los Angeles following a car chase. According to Sgt. Barry Montgomery, cops tried to stop a car with paper plates, believing the car may have been stolen but the driver of the car refused to stop prompting a car chase. At some…

Amateur driver crushes okada rider’s legs

A female driver on Friday, reportedly lost control of her car and ran over a motorcycle rider, breaking his legs in the process. The unidentified driver was allegedly a learner. The accident was said to have happened along Liasu Road, Egbe, Lagos state. According to an eyewitness, “A female learner driving a space bus, lost…

'From the golden era'

Jenson Button’s absence from the track next year deprives F1 of an exceptional driver, as well as an intelligent and thoughtful character.

'From the golden era'

Jenson Button’s absence from the track next year deprives F1 of an exceptional driver, as well as an intelligent and thoughtful character.

Police confirm kidnap of 15 oil workers in Rivers

Gunmen have kidnapped 15 oil workers on a road near Nigeria’s oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Saturday, in the latest unrest in the restive region. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their vehicle on Omoku/Elele road after shooting into the air to scare…

FLASH| Gunmen Abduct 15 Oil Workers

Unknown Gunmen have abducted 15 workers of Nestoil in Rivers State A police spokesman in Rivers state said Saturday that the oil workers were on their way to the facility in Port Harcourt when they were kidnapped late on Friday. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their…