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Kidnappers abduct 8 APC leaders in Niger

Kidnappers on Thursday in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, abducted 8 persons at a go.

Night fire razes five duplexes in Lagos

Fire on Friday night gutted three duplexes on 34 Road, B Close of Gowon Estate, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Egbada, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Niger local council chairman impeached

The Chairman of Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Yahuza Mohammed, has been impeached by his councillors for alleged gross misconduct and maladministration.

Lagos govt, Visionscape intensify waste evacuation across metropolis

The Lagos State Government and the environmental utility group contracted to implement the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, have intensified evacuation of waste in black spots and illegal dump sites across the metropolis.

Suspected herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun

Suspected herdsmen were alleged to have killed a farmer, Adetona Owolabi, on his farm on Thursday at Afon in Imeko-Afon Local Government area of Ogun State.

Doctor sacked for stealing hospital beds in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Government says it has sacked Dr Nwaopara A.U, a Consultant and Medical Superintendent, Psychiatric Hospital, Eket, for allegedly stealing six hospital beds and converting them to personal use.

Court adjourns continuation of Evans’ trial to March 2

The trial of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, and his alleged accomplices was on Friday adjourned until March 2.

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.

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