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One feared killed, houses razed in Benue communal clash

An eyewitness who fled from the crisis along with several others told newsmen that several houses were burnt.

Police parade 32 suspects in Benue

The Benue State Police Command on Thursday paraded 32 suspected criminals who were arrested for various nefarious activities including cultism, culpable homicide and armed robbery in the last two weeks.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, arrested Anu Ojo Olakonori, a self-acclaimed Pastor and founder of Angel on Guard Ministries for alleged N27.9 million fraud.

EFCC nabs ‘pastor’ for alleged N27.9 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, arrested Anu Ojo Olakonori, a self-acclaimed Pastor and founder of Angel on Guard Ministries for alleged N27.9 million fraud.

Police arrest man for allegedly stealing female pant

The Police in Anambra, on Thursday said they had arrested a teenage boy for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear for ritual purposes.

Fraudsters trick man into paying N12 million for job in Aso Rock Clinic

Two individuals have allegedly fraudulently obtained N12m from one Oniye Wunmi on the pretext that they wanted to help him secure employment in State House Clinic, Abuja.
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Best man role to female friends at weddings sparks reactions among FCT residents

The present trend by some grooms opting for their female friends taking up the best man duties at their weddings has elicited divergent reactions from some residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Osun deputy governor rescues accident victims

No fewer than 20 accident victims were rescued on Wednesday by the Osun State Deputy Governor Benedict Alabi along Osogbo/Gbongan expressway.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Court orders police to show cause for detaining Senator Melaye

An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Sen. Dino Melaye.

Driver allegedly beats co-tenant to pulp as wives quarrel

The police in Lagos on Thursday arraigned a 39-year-old driver, Kabiru Amuda, who allegedly beat up his co-tenant during a quarrel by their wives.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court remands five men over conspiracy to defraud bank of N400 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the five defendants before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna state High Court 5 on a 2 count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud a bank of N466, 000, 000.

Driver remanded for allegedly raping 78-year-old woman

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court has ordered the remand of a bus driver, accused of sexually assaulting a septuagenarian

Woman remanded for selling own new born baby

A Minna Magistrate’s Court, yesterday, ordered the remand of 23-year-old woman, Blessing Aluma, docked for allegedly selling her one-week-old baby for N200,000.

Police arrest couple for murder, child thefts

The police in Ebonyi State have arrested a couple for alleged murder of a nursing mother and theft of three children.

N3.9 billion fraud: Court to decide fate of Alex Badeh’s case on February 26

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the alleged N3.9 billion fraud case involving a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh to February 26, 2019, to enable parties know how to proceed with regards to the defence of Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, a company with whom he was standing trial.

Ekiti monarch dies five days after losing 15 residents in accident

The traditional ruler of Iworoko Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti, Oluwafemi Adejana, is dead.

JTF arrests travellers with ammunition in Ondo

The Joint Task Force of the security agencies in Ondo State on Tuesday arrested six persons with ammunition at Emure Ile in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Lack of understanding major cause of divorce – lawyer

An Ilorin-based legal practitioner, Mr Suleiman Isiaka, has identified lack of understanding among couples as the major cause of divorce in Nigeria.

Woman docked for allegedly selling two babies for N450,000

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of 23-year-old woman, Blessing Aluma, docked for allegedly selling her one-week-old baby for N200, 000.

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