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Four men docked over alleged involvement in cultism

Four men, who allegedly belong to an unlawful society known as Eiye Confraternity, were on Thursday docked before an Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun.

NSCDC seals 2 filling stations over price hike in Niger

The Task Force set up by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger to monitor the sale and distribution of petroleum products says it has sealed two filling stations for selling above government approved pump price.

Police arrest driving instructor for raping, strangling corps member

A 29-year-old driving instructor, Festus Udo, has been arrested by police in Ogun for allegedly raping and strangling a female youth corps member.

Security man dragged to court for stealing church equipment

A 42-year-old security man in Lagos, identified as Ifeanyi Ileka, was yesterday dragged to an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing equipment worth N760,000.

20 cars burnt, one injured as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos

Three was palpable fear and pandemonium yesterday afternoon as a petrol tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) tumbled and exploded on FESTAC Link Bridge in Lagos.

Court jails man 14 years for raping Borno IDP

A middle aged man, Yahaya Umar, was yesterday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by Borno State High Court no. 11, for raping a 13 year old Hajja Ibrahim, an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from Abaganaram IDPs camp in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Police arrest three herdsmen with AK-49 rifle in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested three herdsmen for attempted murder and unlawful possession of an AK-49 rifle.

Police arrest 41 armed robbery suspects, recover 12 guns in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi have arrested 41 armed robbery suspects and recovered 12 locally made guns, four live ammunition and nine cartridges from January to December.

Policeman kill commercial driver at checkpoint in Ekiti

A commercial bus driver, Mr. Olabode Ojo Segun, has been reportedly shot dead at a check point in Oye community, headquarters of Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, by a policeman.

Three policemen dismissed in Kogi for drug trafficking

Kogi State Police Command has dismissed three of its officers for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.

Woman assaults Ikeja Electric workers over power disconnection

A 28-year-old trader, Kemi Shopade, who allegedly assaulted two Ikeja Electric workers that wanted to disconnect her electricity wire, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

32 robbers shot dead, 299 others arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has revealed that the police have shot dead 32 armed robbers during gun-battle, arrested 299 others and lost six officers in the last 10 months.

NSCDC clamps on Jigawa roadside petrol hawkers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, said it had set up a Monitoring Team to check the activities of illegal roadside petrol hawkers in the state.

Lagos recreational parks set to host visitors, guests at Yuletide

Mr Abdulateef Olajide, the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) on Wednesday said that its recreational parks were ready to host families and children at Yuletide.

Cashier arraigned for defrauding micro-finance bank N4m

A 47-year-old woman, Dupe Abolarin, and a cashier with Iludun-Oro Micro Finance Bank in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State has been dragged to an Ilorin Magistrate Court, for allegedly defrauding the bank of a sum of over N4 million.

Katsina Emirate Council chieftain in police net over alleged rape

The police in Katsina State, have re-arrested a chieftain of the Katsina Emirate Council, Bashir Bala, 45, over alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl.

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in Festac

No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were, on Wednesday afternoon, burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State.

Tailor bags 6 months imprisonment for stabbing man

A main market Magistrates’ court, at Lugard road, Jos on Wednesday sentenced one Zubairu Dauda, a tailor, to six months imprisonment for stabbing one Usman Mohammed.

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