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Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

Epe residents urge Lagos to complete road projects

Some Epe residents on Wednesday appealed to the Lagos State Government to complete all road projects it embarked on in the community.

Woman in court for allegedly dumping four-week-old baby

A 35-year-old widow, Habiba Abdullahi, who police accused of allegedly dumping her four-week-old baby in front of another person’s house on Wednesday appeared in an Upper Sharia Court Daura Road in Kaduna State.

Businessman in court over alleged rape of minor

A 63-year-old businessman, Samuel Mbish, on Wednesday appeared before an Upper Area Court Judge in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, over alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl.

Woman charged for making noise in court

A Sokoto State Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, admitted a 37-year-old woman, Aisha Mohammed, to bail in the sum of N50,000, after she was arraigned for making noise while a Chief Magistrate was sitting.

Student to spend 3 months in jail for stealing phone

A Kuje Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a 25-year-old student, Monday Luka, to three months imprisonment for stealing a Samsung android phone valued at N80, 000.

Court: Raymond Dokpesi must explain N2.1 billion he received from Sambo Dasuki

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out the no-case submission filed by the media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Company Limited, and ruled that they must explain the N2.1bn they allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2015.
Kamaldeen Ajibade

Offa robbery: Principal suspect Michael Adikwu is dead – Kwara attorney-general

Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Kamaldeen Ajibade, SAN, disclosed this at a Kwara State High Court on Wednesday, when five of the six principal suspects were brought to court.

Police arraign businessman for allegedly raping a minor

A 62-year-old businessman, Donatus Deshi, who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl was on Wednesday arraigned before an Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, in Jos.

Court remands fake army colonel

An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that Afolabi Stephen, 42, be remanded in Mandalla prison yard for allegedly impersonating an army Lieutenant Colonel.
Accident FRSC

Road accidents: FRSC records 206 casualties in South East in 1 month

The zonal command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in South East geo-political zone of the country, has disclosed that a total of 206 casualties have been recorded in the road accidents that took place in the months of September and October this year.

Two students, woman drown in Bonny River

A boat mishap has claimed the lives of two students and an aged woman in the stormy Bonny-Bodo River, in Rivers State.

10 arrested as suspected wonder bank operators defraud over 1,000 in Aba

Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that 10 suspected operators of wonder bank, who defrauded over 1,000 people in the state have been arrested by the Police.

Four drug dealers drown in River Niger in Kogi

Four drug dealers were reportedly drowned in River Niger in Lokoja, Kogi State, in an attempt to evade arrest by the officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police speak on efforts to track down Ekiti bank robbers

The police in Ekiti State say efforts have been intensified to track down armed robbers who broke into a bank at Ijero Ekiti on Monday and killed three officers and two others.
CSP Chike Oti

Fleeing robbers push out injured member from moving vehicle

The Lagos State Police Command said a suspected robber, Yusuf Nasiru, has started giving information to detectives because he is angry that his gang members gave up on him when he needed them most.

Police launch manhunt for kidnappers of Plateau monarch

The Plateau State Police Command says it has launched a manhunt for kidnappers of the Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of the state, His Royal Highness, David Isa.

Suspected drug dealers drown in River Niger while trying to evade arrest

Two suspected drug dealers drowned in River Niger, Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on Monday, in their bid to evade arrest by the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".