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Strange illness allegedly kills 70 in Kwara

There is confusion in Oro-Ago community, in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State as leaders and members say no fewer than 70 persons have died of a strange illness.

NSCDC deploy 80 armed personnel to southern Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday said it had deployed no fewer than 80 armed personnel to Southern Kaduna State to serve in the Joint Security Task Force code-named “Operation Safe Heaven”.

Police arrest 15 students over colleague’s death in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa State said it had arrested 15 students over the death of their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area of the state.

Three killed in renewed Fulani-farmer crisis in Benue

Three persons were killed in a renewed crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Akpagodogbo, in Otukpa Local Government Area of Benue State.

Yobe Pilgrims Board officials arrested over missing Hajj fares

The Yobe State Police Command has arrested officials of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Board and Potiskum Local Government Council over alleged missing hajj fares paid by 41 intending pilgrims.

Man beats son to death for stealing neighbour’s belt

A 45-year-old man, Sikiru Adebayo, was on Thursday arraigned in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating his son to death.

Man in court for allegedly stabbing neighbour with a broken bottle

A 27-year-old man, Olorunwa Ogundare, who allegedly assaulted his neighbour, Shade Taiwo, by beating her up and using a broken bottle to stab her in the eye, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Commuters demand tighter security at Nyanya park

Some commuters at the Nyanya Bus Terminal in Abuja are demanding tighter security at the station due to what they describe as inadequate security arrangement at the location.

Man gets 6 strokes of cane for stealing waste bin

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that 20-year-old Nasiru Mohammed, be given six strokes of the cane for stealing a waste bin.

Court remands two for alleged rape of sisters

Two persons, Shuaibu Samaila, 28, and Bashiru Mohammed, 26, were on Thursday remanded by a Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, for alleged rape of two sisters.

Four family members docked over forgery, conspiracy

Four members of the Ishoru family in Isolo area of Lagos State have been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Igbosere, Lagos, on a three-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and breach of peace.

Suspected car snatchers nabbed in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu says it has arrested notorious car snatchers on Nsukka Road near Enugu.

Court orders ex-Punch employee’s arrest over alleged N4m theft

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ogba on Wednesday issued a bench warrant on an ex-employee of the Punch Nigeria Limited, Olamide Fashanu, who is facing a N4m theft charge.

Police arraign pastor for N1.4m land fraud

One pastor Emmanuel Okwedimbu was arraigned on Tuesday before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defrauding a woman of N1.4m under the pretext of selling a parcel of land to her.

Lassa fever: Lagos places 22 more persons under surveillance

The fresh 22 were persons from Ikorodu who had contact with the index case and are currently under close observation, the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Eniola Eniosho, said.

Police rescue man chained for over a year in Lagos

Detectives attached to Area ‘D’ of the Lagos State police command have rescued a young man who was allegedly chained by her grandmother for over one year in Mushin area of the state.

Man arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

The suspect, John Owobi, is currently being detained by detectives at the SCID, Panti, Yaba, for murder, after allegedly committing the act and forcing his three kids to tell neighbours that their mother died after drinking Snipper, a poisonous insecticide.

Court remands four over alleged abduction, rape of teenage girl

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday ordered the remand of four persons in prison over alleged abduction and having rape of a 17-year-old girl.

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