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Woman ‘pours hot water’ on 10-month-old baby

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Zaria, Kaduna State, has remanded a housewife, Mrs. Nnennaya Edmond, in prison for allegedly pouring hot water on a nursing mother and her 10-month-old baby.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs two ‘internet fraudsters’ in Abuja

Officers of the Cyber Crime Section at the Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have raided the den of suspected yahoo-yahoo fraudsters at House 16, Yashin Dogara News Engineering, Dawaki, Abuja.
Elkana also said that detectives from Ilemba Hausa Division, arrested two suspects, one Mr Gidion Amuzie, 25, and Godspower Imafidion, 25, of Satellite Town, Lagos.

Four ‘notorious robbers’ arrested for killing cop in Lagos

A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, have arrested four notorious armed robbery suspects.

Woman stabs husband to death over refusal to celebrate daughter’s birthday

Tragedy struck today in Surulere area of Lagos, after a woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death over his refusal to mark their daughter’s one-year birthday.

Police arraign welder for allegedly stealing wood planks, iron rods worth N2.5 million

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 31-year-old welder, Samaila Sabo, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja for allegedly stealing wood planks and iron rods worth N2.5 million from a building site.

Man in court for allegedly punching pregnant woman in the face

A 35-year-old man, Olatunji Alebiosu, who allegedly punched a pregnant woman in the face, on Tuesday appeared in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Police arraign 25-year-old man for defiling toddler

A 25-year-old Ifeanyi Obekwe, who allegedly defiled a toddler on Tuesday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court okays FCT water board accountant’s removal

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday affirmed that the removal of Mrs Patience Odumu-Ojobi, an Assistant Chief Accountant with Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Water board, was lawful.

Three ‘clerics’ in police net for fraud, rape

Police in Ogun State have arrested three Islamic ‘clerics’ who specialized in swindling unsuspecting members of the public and raping their female victims.

Three men face trial for allegedly stealing plastic moulds valued N700, 000

Three men, Jacob Adeshina, Paul Essien and Joseph Adegbe, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing five plastic moulds worth N700,000 from a shop.
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Five passengers die in Ondo auto-crash

No fewer than five people, including two children, have died in a road crash involving a bus and a truck on Tuesday morning in Ore Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man bags 36 months jail term for defrauding accommodation seekers

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Monday, sentenced a 43-year-old secretary, Salawu Babatunde, to 36 months imprisonment for defrauding two accommodation seekers of N580,000.

Police confirm death of ACP in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the sudden death of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sulaiman Zubairu on Sunday.

Bandits release another nine teenage girls, one boy in Katsina

Nine additional teenage girls and one boy were on Monday released by repentant bandits in Katsina State, as the dialogue and peace initiative of the state government continue to record success.

Police launch automated portal to checkmate fraud, ease transactions

An automated portal intended not only to checkmate sharp practices but also ease transactions in Police cooperative multipurpose society was launched Monday by the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.

Army corporal, others held over death of policeman

A Nigerian police inspector Christopher Achong has been allegedly killed by an army corporal, Awotayo Femi, attached to 707 Special Force Brigade in Makurdi, Benue state and six others, a source told newsmen on Monday.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests banker for allegedly stealing N137 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested one Kehinde Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent of Fidelity Bank Plc.

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