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Carpenter pleads guilty to raping 18-year-old daughter

A 45-year old carpenter, Olumide Akinleye, who allegedly cohabited with and raped his own daughter, is to remain behind bars pending judgment, an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled in Ibadan on Friday.

Woman arraigned for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The Police on Friday arraigned one Aishatu Bello, 37, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly impersonating as the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari.

Police arrest 20 suspected criminals, recover arms in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 20 suspected kidnappers and members of outlawed groups known as “Yansakai” and recovered various arms from them.

Unknown gunmen kidnap seven in Niger – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Dibal Yakadi, said gunmen on Friday kidnapped seven people in Munya Local Government area of the state.

10 arrested as Lagos task force seizes 120 motorcycles

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) yesterday impounded 120 motorcycles and arrested 10 Okada riders.

Fake soldier dragged to court over alleged motorcycle theft

A man yesterday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly impersonating a soldier and stealing a Bajaj motorcycle.

Newborn baby dies as mom, nurse try to sell her

Police on Friday arraigned a nurse, Agulana Ndidi, 33, and Yakubu Lina, 34, in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court over an attempt to sell a newborn baby.

Court remands two men over impersonation, possession of weapons

A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Friday ordered the remand of two men over alleged impersonation, extortion and possession of dangerous weapons.

Student sentenced to prison for cheating

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced a 27-year-old student, Aonover Iorwuese, to four months imprisonment for cheating.

Police arrest three for stealing, selling three-year-old boy for N75,000

The Police Command in Nassarawa State has arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing a three-year-old boy in Angwan Masachin, Jam’a Keffi, Keffi Local Government Area of the state.

Scavenger bags four months imprisonment for stealing children’s school bags

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old ex-convict, Sabiu Ado, to four months in prison for stealing children’s school bags and three rubber buckets.

Governor Ugwuanyi pledges to complete female hostel at Enugu NYSC camp

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has pledged to complete the 500-bed female hostel at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in the state during the 2018 fiscal year.

We addressing issue of refuse menace – Lagos govt tells residents

The government of Lagos State yesterday pleaded with residents not to panic over the heaps of refuse in the state, assuring that it was already addressing the menace and issues that led to it.

Police kill two suspected robbers, recover loot in Lagos

Two suspected robbers were killed, yesterday, by Police operatives acting on a tip-off that a six-man robbery gang had trailed and dispossessed a woman of the large sum of money she had gone to withdraw at a first generation bank in Satellite Town, Lagos.

NSCDC commandant vows to frustrate criminals hiding in Delta

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta State, has vowed to frustrate the activities of criminals hiding in the state.

Fire razes Imo deputy governor’s house, gas station

Fire on Wednesday and Thursday gutted five houses in different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital, including that of the state’s Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere.

Gunmen kill policeman in Katsina

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a Supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Sani Batsari.

Tension in Jos over missing cows

There was confusion on Thursday at the Headquarters of the Special Military Taskforce, codenamed ‘Operation Safe Haven’ in Jos, Plateau State over alleged theft of 209 cows by suspected rustlers.

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African Games: Nigeria loses table tennis gold medals, Tokyo Olympics ticket to Egypt

Team Nigeria succumbed to Egypt in the men and women’s table tennis team events at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco on Friday.
NOW Muzik group, managers of Nigeria’s popular singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, 2Face paid a courtesy visit to the Brazilian Consulate to table their plans for 2face’s 20 years a King Brazil Musical Tour.

Tuface, FilmTool set to storm Brazil with Nigeria’s culture

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N’Golo Kante has left Chelsea’s pre-season training base in Japan and returned to England for treatment on a knee injury.

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante doubtful for Norwich clash

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, has suffered an ankle injury and is a doubt for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Norwich City, manager Frank Lampard has said.
Enyimba’s Chinedu Udeagha says he is keen to be more involved in the People’s Elephant’s matches after his fringe role for the club since the start of the season.

CafCL: Enyimba condemn to qualify – goalkeeper

Newly signed Enyimba goalkeeper, Olufemi Kayode, says that the players are motivated to win their second leg clash against Rahimo FC of Burkina Faso and qualify for the next round of the CAF champions League on Sunday.
At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba-Ilorin Highway in Kwara State.

Official: 17 die in road crash in central Nigeria

Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official said on Friday.