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Ex-Bayelsa Ag. Gov. Seibarugu injured as assassins storm residence

Masked gunmen on Tuesday, attacked the home of a former acting governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Wenipreye Seibarugu, in Okaka, Yenagoa, the state capital.

Police rescue kidnapped expatriate in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the rescue of Zhang Lijun, a kidnapped expatriate with the CGC Construction Company, who was kidnapped in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Suspected Badoo cultist in court over alleged possession of human head

A 22-year-old suspected Badoo cult member, Emmanuel Obazuaye, who was allegedly caught with a human head, was on Tuesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Couple arraigned over alleged fraud, breach of trust

A man and his wife were on Tuesday arraigned in a Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada, for alleged fraud and breach of trust.

Man allegedly sets 34 houses ablaze in Benue

A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 65-year-old farmer, Kyeruwa Kpela, in prison for alleged criminal conspiracy and setting 34 houses ablaze

Ex-policeman gets N7m bail for allegedly burgling Jonathan’s house

A Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Tuesday granted bail of N7 million to a former police officer, Musa Musa, for allegedly breaking into the Abuja house of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Police arrest two members of notorious armed robbery syndicate

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr. Musa Kimo, says the Command has arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate.

Four suspected kidnappers lynched in Taraba

Four men suspected to be kidnappers were lynched, on Tuesday, by irate youths in Tella, Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Two brothers arraigned for defrauding their father’s tenants

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Tuesday granted bail to two brothers facing charges of alleged conspiracy and defrauding two intending tenants of N120,000.

Man sentenced to six strokes of cane for attempted theft

Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ordered the flogging of a 32-year-old Nuhu Ahmed for an attempted theft.

Court remands storekeeper for allegedly stealing N1.2m items

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered one Gazalli Shehu, a storekeeper, to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing items worth N1.2 million from a frozen food store.

Drama in court as woman rejects custody of her 3 children

There was a mid drama at an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi-Ibadan on Tuesday when a woman, Suriat Adewale, rejected custody of her three children including a 12-month-old baby.

Police parade notorious kidnap suspect for alleged murder

The police in Ebonyi State have arrested 11 suspects including a kidnapper operating in Ebonyi and Abia states, Ogonna Alioka.

30-year-old man allegedly steals 7 crates of eggs, rice

The police on Tuesday arraigned one Sesan Sangodele, 30, before a Senior Magistrates’ court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, over the theft of three bags of rice and seven crates of eggs, all valued at N53,600.

Imam urges clerics to avoid impacting extreme ideology to followers

The Chief Imam of the Nigeria Police Force, Force Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Yaqub Alhassan, on Tuesday urged Islamic clerics to be wary of impacting extreme ideology to their followers.

Five killed, four injured in Kogi road crash

Five people have been confirmed dead and four others injured in a fatal accident along the Lokoja-Okene Express Road in Osara Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Suspected cult members kill two in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be cult members have killed two persons and injured the traditional ruler of Abak Obong village in the Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Nigerian Navy denies holding sacked rating

The Nigerian Navy has denied detaining a former rating, Lucky Nyeke, who had been held incommuncado since March 2017 over his alleged involvement in stolen arms.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
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Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.