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Time to Showcase your Spelling Skills at the Nigeria Spelling Bee Competition

The Nigeria Spelling Bee is a multilingual spelling bee competition where spellers are drawn from every state in Nigeria to spell words from the English, Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo languages. The Competition shall start from the State level. The indigenous languages words will not be used for elimination at the state level. (No speller will [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:13:20+01:00August 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abuja court orders flogging of student for stealing sandals

A Kado Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday sentenced a student, Usman Yakubu, to six  strokes of cane for stealing a pair of sandals at a shop. Yakubu, who lives at Kado Estate, Abuja, was arraigned on a charge of theft. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, who handed down the verdict, said Yakubu was [...]

By |2015-04-01T16:01:46+01:00April 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shocking: Lagos Teen Stabs Neighbour to Death Over Firewood

Lagos - An 18-year-old man, Nwabuike Enwerem, has been arrested for allegedly killing his teenage neighbour, Sunday IIaya, in Lagos. The culprit apparently stabbed Ilaya with a knife on the left side of the neck during a scuffle over money given to their younger brothers to share. According to eyewitness, the duo fought to defend [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:13:57+01:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How social media can land you in trouble: Teen arrested after taunting Police on Facebook

A teenager has been arrested after he was seen taunting police on Facebook with the line "catch me if you can", after they posted an online appeal to find him. According to the UK Independent, Logan Rhys James was wanted by Gwent Police in Wales for breaching his license conditions after being released from prison [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:14:01+01:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Police begins 24-hour patrol of Sokoto schools to prevent Boko Haram attacks

Sokoto state police have begun a 24-hour patrol of all schools in the state in a bid to protect pupils and property from terrorists attacks, even as the Boko Haram sect remains a threat. The spokesperson of the Sokoto State Police Command, Al-Mustapha Sani, on Tuesday said the initiative was started to make sure that [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:14:04+01:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

12-year-old boy gets 12 lashes for stealing neighbour’s N8,500 Nokia phone

A 12-year-old student has been sentenced to 12 strokes of the cane by a Grade 1 Area Court at Nyanya, Abuja, for stealing his neighbour's Nokia phone. The student (names withheld) was arraigned on a two count charge of theft and trespassing, punishable under sections 349 and 287 of the Penal Code Law. According to [...]

By |2015-02-16T11:13:03+01:00February 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Polytechnic student jailed six months for dealing in illicit drug

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 30-year-old polytechnic student, Nwokeoma Adimoha, to six months imprisonment for dealing in illicit drug. The convict was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on a charge of dealing in illicit drug. He pleaded guilty to the offence. Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced him to [...]

By |2015-02-11T17:07:36+01:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Girl, 12, jumps to her death from 14th-floor apartment after her parents discover she had been watching porn

A 12 year-old Russian girl in St. Petersburg killed herself Wednesday, jumping from her block of flats after her parents discovered she'd been watching online pornography. The girl, whose first name was given by police as Daria, reportedly entered into a heated argument with her parents after they discovered she had been surfing porn web [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:16:09+01:00January 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shocking: Student, 16, beats up his teacher, 62, for seizing his phone in class

Here is a special announcement for everyone - It’s very wrong to ever think of getting into a fight with your teacher! That’s RUDE, AWFUL and UNACCEPTABLE! A 16-year-old student at John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, New Jersey (US), has been suspected and slammed with assault charges after he attacked his 62-year-old Physics [...]

By |2015-01-27T11:42:14+01:00January 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|12 Comments

Haha! Kano Teen Boy, 14, sentenced to prison for killing his mother’s chicken

This is certainly not funny; it’s just weird! There has been a report of a 14-year-old teenager (Names withheld) who was sentenced to 5-months imprisonment for allegedly killing his step-mother's chicken in Wudil local government area of Kano State. According to a lawyer in the state, Audu Bulama Bukarti, the boy had been having a [...]

By |2015-01-21T11:18:34+01:00January 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments
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