Man arrested for killing childhood friend and dumping body in a pit

Babalola Dolapo, a 39-year-old fruit trader, has been arrested for killing his childhood friend, Evangelist Opeyemi Oyelakin, stealing his motorcycle and dumping his corpse in a pit on Oke-Igbo Road in Oke-Igbo/Ile-Oluji Local Government Area of Ondo State. Dolapo, who was arrested by police detectives in the state, said he sold the stolen motorcycle for N130,000 after killing his friend. He confessed to committing the crime with one Sikiru Mutiu, who is now on the run. He said: “It is the work of the devil, I can’t explain because this…

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Robbers attacked travellers, set bus on fire in Ogun

A luxury bus at Oke Ado Junction, Ijebu-mushin, along the Ijebu-Ode-Benin Expressway was reportedly attacked on Saturday by some armed men. The passengers were said to be on their way to the southeast for Easter celebrations when the incident happened. The hoodlums, after successfully robbing the passengers, decided to set the bus ablaze. The spokesperson for the Ogun State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident on Sunday. Odutola said, “It happened in Oke Ado junction at Ijebu Mushin. A luxury Mercedes Benz bus was burnt down. The vehicle…

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Nigerian Woman Arrested At Lagos Airport With Illicit Drugs Concealed In African Salad

Chidinma Chinenye Agbazue, a 35-year-old Nigerian woman, has been arrested and detained by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) over an attempt to export 20 parcels of cannabis sativa weighing 10.70 kilograms.  She was arrested on her way to Doha, Qatar through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos State. Femi Babafemi, NDLEA Director of Media & Advocacy made this known in a statement issued on Sunday, noting that the parcels were concealed in African salad, popularly called Abacha and dried vegetables.  He said, “NDLEA officers at the…

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