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Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.

Death toll in Ondo communal clash rises, residents flee

Residents of Ago Alaye town in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, where a clash broke out over land on Tuesday, have deserted the town as death toll rose to four on Thursday.

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
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Boko Haram kills colonel, five soldiers in Borno

An Army Colonel, a Captain with his four escorts and a driver were killed Thursday killed by rampaging Boko Haram insurgents between Mainok and Jakana along Damaturu/Maiduguri highway.
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 convicts businessman, company for N30 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company, Influential Investment Limited, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State high court, Maiduguri.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has firmed up talks with the Nigerian Air Force to assist his administration with periodic air surveillance to check the activities of kidnappers in parts of the state.

Kidnappings: Governor Obaseki, NAF set to partner on periodic aerial surveillance

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has firmed up talks with the Nigerian Air Force to assist his administration with periodic air surveillance to check the activities of kidnappers in parts of the state.

Man prays court to warn wife against disrespecting him

A 35-year-old man, Abubakar Auwal, on Thursday prayed a Sharia court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to warn his wife, Shamsiyya Ahmad, against disrespecting him.

Unknown gunmen kill two soldiers, abduct expatriate at project site

Unidentified gunmen have killed two soldiers and abducted an expatriate at the road construction site in Ukanafun council area of Akwa Ibom.

Three docked over unlawful possession of human heads

Three men - Adekola Martin, 45; Abdullah Basiru, 23; and Jimoh Abubakar, 59, were arraigned on Thursday before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan over alleged unlawful possession of two human heads.

Driver arraigned for stealing N10m household items

A driver, Chinazo Onoh, was brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday for allegedly stealing household items worth N10 million.

Police arraign two men for homosexuality in Abuja

The police on Thursday arraigned two men in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court Abuja for allegedly engaging in the act of sodomy.

Three nabbed for abducting, raping female teenagers

Three suspected cultists have been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping two teenage girls in Awada, near Onitsha, Anambra state.

Police nab 33 suspects, recover ammunition in Enugu

Enugu Police Command, yesterday, paraded 33 suspected criminals, 10 assorted rifles, some cartridges, ammunition, armoured transformer cables, vandalised transformer components, four laptops and some charms, all results of one month of arrests and raids.
Three men have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing an aged couple, James Olaosebikan, 72, and his wife, Esther, 68, at their Sagamu home on June 30th.

Police nab three for killing aged couple in Ogun

Three men have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing an aged couple, James Olaosebikan, 72, and his wife, Esther, 68, at their Sagamu home on June 30th.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.