Neighbours rape, impregnate woman with mental illness

Two neighbours, Nasiru Musa, 35, and Ibrahim Abubakar, 27, have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating a 26-year-old woman suffering mental illness in Katsina.The suspects, who were said to be the victim’s neighbours at Goya village in the Funtua Local Government Area of the state, are being prosecuted for allegedly taking advantage of her mental state to serially rape her from January 2019 until their arrest in July.The police prosecutor, Sergeant Lawal Bello, informed a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court presided over by Hajiya Fadile Dikko that...

Fulani herdsmen stab each other over stolen cows

There was panic in Agbala in the Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after a Fulani herdsman stabbed another following a quarrel.The attacker was also stabbed by other herders, who were alerted to the incident by a witness.The two herders, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, owing to the severity of the injuries they sustained, were rescued by the villagers.A community source told Punch correspondent that the incident, which occurred on Monday night, would have degenerated if not that...

Robbers spoil the show for female students as University of Ibadan bans men from entering female hostels

The University of Ibadan on Tuesday imposed a partial curfew on its campus following cases of robbery recorded in halls of residence.The curfew imposition was contained in a release signed by the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Idowu Olayinka.The partial curfew, which takes effect from Wednesday, would last between 12 midnight and 5am.According to the release, the decision was taken at a meeting of the university’s Security Committee which reviewed the current security situation at the institution.Olayinka stated that all students and members of staff must have means of identification...
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