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The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Suspects: We took N5 million ransom to free Lagos Fire director

Two suspects allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr. Rasaki Musibau, and six others, had confessed collecting N5m ransom before releasing them.

Police confirm death of missing Delta Poly contractor

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the death of a contractor with the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, who went missing some days ago.

Court gives labourer six-month jail, 20 strokes of cane for stealing phone

A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.

Police: ‘Operation Puff Adder’ targets criminals, not innocent civilians

“Operation Puff Adder” commenced in Enugu State on Thursday with Police Commissioner of Police, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, warning police personnel deployed to the operation to guard against arresting innocent citizens in the discharge of their duties.

Middle-aged man killed in gang fight in Kano

A middle-aged man, Andrew Igbene, was on Wednesday night killed following a fight between rival gangs in Sabon Garri area of Kano State.

Divorcee drags ex-husband to court, says she may be pregnant

A divorcee, Aisha Lawal, on Thursday, dragged her husband before a Sharia Court II siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, saying she may pregnant.

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing father to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Police arrest fake army major in Delta

The suspect, who was identified as Blessing Emelor ‘m’ was arrested on April 6, 2019, along Warri axis.
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Court sentences ex-convict to 12 months in prison for stealing

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced an ex-convict Usman Abdullahi, 22, to 12 months in prison for stealing three pumping machines valued at N150, 000.

Jilted female university student commits suicide

A 100-Level student of the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday committed suicide over a breakup with her alleged boyfriend.

Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Housewife docked for allegedly collecting N500,000 under false pretence

A 46-year-old housewife, Rasheedat Busari, on Thursday appeared in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N500,000 under false pretences.
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Official: Kidnapped lawyer, driver freed

An Ibadan-based lawyer, Musibau Adetunbi, and his driver, who were kidnapped on Monday have regained their freedom, an official has said.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

NGO empowers orphans, vulnerable children in FCT

Innovative Solution to Development (ISD) Initiative, a community based organisation, has disbursed funds to 209 caregivers of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Bwari Area Council of the FCT.

Police arrest couple over murder of nine-year-old accused for being a wizard

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged couple for alleged murder of their nine year-old-son accused of being a wizard.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Two internet fraudsters jailed in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has secured jail terms for two internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State.
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Gunmen kidnap Delta monarch’s mother, sister

Queen Elizabeth Erebulu, mother of the Pere (King) of Kabowei kingdom in Patani Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Barr. Shadrach Erebulu, Adou III, has been kidnapped by gunmen.

Court acquits prison warden of killing wife, house help

A High Court in Plateau on Wednesday acquitted a 40-year-old prison warden Morris Mustapha of the death of his wife, Mrs Delphine Lot, and their domestic staff, Miss Nankloeloeling Daboer.

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Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

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Chelsea reach Europa semis despite alarming second half

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Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.