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Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Cleric advises Southwest governors to back Amotekun’s establishment with law

The six southwest governors have been advised to enact laws in their respective states to back the establishment of the joint security outfit code named ‘operation Amotekun’.

Colonel Dasuki makes first court appearance after his release

The immediate-past former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, on Thursday, made his first court appearance after his release from detention.

Oyo APC blames Governor Makinde, PDP over murder of 77-year old APC chieftain

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has blamed Governor Seyi Makinde and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the murder of a 77-year old APC Chieftain in the state, Alhaji Babatunde Arasi Oreitan, by unknown gunmen.

Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Applicant remanded for ‘rape of nine-year old girl’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State has ordered that a 21-year-old applicant, Amos Victor, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl, be remanded in prison pending legal advice.
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Police foil kidnap attempt in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has said that in its relentless effort to curtail the incidence of banditry, kidnapping and other related violent crimes, has succeeded in foiling a kidnapping incidence in Kaduna on Thursday.

Osun IRS worker arraigned for alleged theft

A worker with the Osun Internal Revenue Service (OIRS), Dare Ogunrinde, was on Wednesday arraigned at a Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo for alleged N665,712 theft.

Seven killed in Lagos cult clash

Seven persons have died in a clash between two rival cult groups in Ijede area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Police nab gunrunners with ammunition and charms for bandits — video

Detectives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Special Tactical Squad have arrested two men who transport and supply dangerous ammunition to bandits in the North-West.
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Oyo APC chieftain murdered in Ibadan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State Alhaji Babatunde Orietan was yesterday murdered in Ibadan.

Foreign countries sabotaging efforts to repatriate former petroleum minister – EFCC chief

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some foreign countries are sabotaging the efforts of the commission to repatriate a former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke.

Butcher declared missing after taking Tramadol, alcohol

A 37-year-old butcher, Omonigho Peter, who allegedly took gin and tramadol after having a bet with his friends has gone missing at the bank of River Ethiope in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the relocation of 300 displaced people affected by the Ile-Epo pipeline explosion in Abule Egba to the Igando Relief Camp.

Lagos governor approves relocation of displaced victims of pipeline explosion to relief camp

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the relocation of 300 displaced people affected by the Ile-Epo pipeline explosion in Abule Egba to the Igando Relief Camp.

Court arraigns 19-year old boy for fondling three-year-old girl

A magistrate’s court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital on Wednesday arraigned a 19-year-old boy, Tope Anisere, for allegedly fondling a three-year-old girl (name withheld).
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court sentences two to life imprisonment for kidnapping senator’s wife

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced Abel Okoro and Vincent Wilson, for kidnapping the wife of Senator George Thompson-Sekibo and two of her female friends.

Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and possessing human parts for money ritual.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC sharpens patrol to check accidents in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is intensifying patrol on major roads and highways in Anambra to check recurring road traffic accidents in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) admitted that it made a mistake in a bank account linked to Faisal, son of embattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina.

EFCC admits mistake in Abdulrasheed Maina’s case, apologizes to court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) admitted that it made a mistake in a bank account linked to Faisal, son of embattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina.

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Lawyer’s absence stalls Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘N5.9 billion fraud’ trial

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
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Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.