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Police vows to fish out perpetrators of Sanga attack

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Sunday vowed to fish out the attackers of Nandu village of Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State and bring them to justice.

Victim of Rivers political violence dies seven days after gunshot

Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, during the governorship and state assembly elections has died.

Lagos demolishes more weak buildings

Barely 24 hours after pull ing down four defective buildings, Lagos State government, yesterday, demolished another three buildings that posed threat to lives and property.

Ogun residents raise alarm over cult killings

Residents of Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State have called on government to help stop killings that allegedly claimed 13 lives.

Police vow to apprehend killers of sergeant in Bayelsa

The Police Command in Bayelsa said on Saturday that it was on the trail of those who killed a police sergeant and wounded another policeman on Friday night in Yenagoa.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC raids Justice Onnoghen’s farm, seizes documents

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday raided the farm of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, making away with sales books, receipt booklets, its members of staff list and other documents.

Gunmen shoots ex-NHRC boss in Benue

A former Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Bem Anweh, was on Saturday, shot in the leg by unknown gunmen in Gboko metropolis of Gboko Local Government Area in Benue State.

Man bags four months jail term over $100 online scam

For defrauding an American citizen the sum of $100, an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo has sentenced one Adeniyi Ebenezer (aka Mary Oliver) to four months imprisonment.

Accident claims one life in Benin

A fatal accident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday has claimed the life of a 27-year-old man in Benin, Edo State.

Troops kill suspected robber, arrest three cultists in Benue

Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion killed one of the suspected armed robbers dressed in military camouflage, robbing motorists on Yelwata-Kadarko road on the Nasarawa and Benue border.
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Former DSS chief’s wife passes on in Abuja

Mrs Temitope Ekpenyong Ita, wife of former Director General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Ita Ekpenyong, is dead.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Three die in Ibadan building collapse

In less than three days after the collapse of a four-storey building in Lagos with some casualties, three people have been confirmed dead in a similar incident in Ibadan.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Rescue efforts on-going at collapsed building site in Ibadan

No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse claims dozens in Ibadan

Less than 72 hours after a building collapsed in Lagos, a two-storey uncompleted building has again collapsed on Friday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Carpenter in court for stabbing man with screwdriver over football

A 35-year-old Carpenter, Adisa Moshood, who allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach with a screwdriver, was on Friday brought in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Police arraign two fashion designers for assault

The police on Friday arraigned two fashion designers in a Karmo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating and tearing a housewife’s clothes off.

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident.

Abducted Lebanese killed in Kano

The Kano State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of the Lebanese engineer, Sagir Ahmed, by his abductors.

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