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50-year-old woman rescued from pit latrine in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service on Friday rescued a 50-year-old woman, Hajiya Amina Mohammed, after she accidentally fell into a pit latrine at her residence.

Teenager bathes friend with hot water over N200 gift

A 16-year-old girl, who allegedly poured hot water on her friend over N200 gift on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Woman in court for allegedly stabbing police officer with broken bottle

A 57-year-old woman, Elizabeth Oyindo, who allegedly stabbed a police officer with a broken bottle was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Two neighbours bag four months imprisonment each for breach of public peace ‎

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced 33-year-old Ayegbedo Uto, and 29-year-old Oluchi Okerafor, to four months imprisonment each for breach of public peace.

Two brothers in court for allegedly stealing chickens

Two brothers, Sunday Ikuedowo, 35, and Olumide Ikuedowo, 25, were on Friday arraigned in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged theft of Christmas chickens valued at N25,000.

Cobbler in court for beating up girl for refusing to date him

A 41-year-old cobbler, Abiodun Akinbo, on Friday pleaded guilty before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court to beating up a girl for refusing to date him.

Man beats 13-year-old son to pulp for not collecting N300 change

Taiwo Akinlabi, 47, who allegedly beat his son to a pulp for not collecting change from where he sent him to buy beer was on Friday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Woman slumps, dies after police arrest son

Asiata Adeyanju, a 42-year-old woman, reportedly died of shock after operatives of the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) arrested her son.

Man arrested for killing 5-day-old baby over lack of ‘money for naming ceremony’

Police in Bauchi State have arrested one Habibu Bala of Ningi Local Government area of the state for allegedly killing his five-day-old son with insecticide, because “I have no money to organise naming ceremony for the child.”

NSCDC arrests Islamic cleric for allegedly duping follower of N4 million

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State Command, has arrested an Islamic cleric, Oladele Ayuba, for allegedly defrauding a follower of N4m.

LASTMA officials arraigned for alleged stealing

Four officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority were arraigned on Thursday at an Ogba Magistrate’s Court for alleged stealing.

Court convicts man for driving with foreign driver’s licence

A magistrate’s court in Anambra State has convicted a motorist, Mr Azuka Okoye, for driving on Nigerian road with a South Korean driver’s licence.

Suspected herdsmen kill police officer, one other in Benue

Two persons including a policeman have been killed by suspected herdsmen in the troubled Guma local government area of Benue State.

Court remands labourer over alleged killing of farmer

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old labourer, Bello Buda, over alleged murder of a farmer, Bagiri Garuba.

Police arrest 12 over sale, use of marijuana, hard drugs in Jigawa

No fewer than 12 users of ‎illegal drugs and sellers of marijuana have been arrested by the Jigawa State Police Command.

Police commissioner vows to dislodge kidnappers, other criminals in Kaduna

The new Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Austin Iwar, on Thursday vowed to dislodge kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing the state.

Court remands labourer over alleged killing of farmer

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old labourer, Bello Buda, over alleged murder of a farmer, Bagiri Garuba.

NDLEA nabs fake soldier with live ammunition

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said on Thursday it had arrested a 27-year-old man with five live ammunition and a set of military camouflage.

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French champions Paris Saint-Germain are ready to pull out of negotiation to sign Dele Alli from Tottenham Hotspur, the Telegraph reports.

Senator Kalu commends Nigerian government, Abia leaders for N12 billion Ohafia-Arochukwu road project

Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the reconstruction of section two of Ohafia to Arochukwu road in Abia North Senatorial District.

Coup: ECOWAS court hears on Mali sanctions Friday

The ECOWAS Court of Justice will on Friday begin hearing of the suit instituted by two Malian groups challenging the legality of the August 18, 2020 sanctions imposed on Mali following the military coup against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is uncertain if Wilfred Ndidi will be available for their Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday.

Boss Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi could be out for three months

The 23-year-old Nigeria international sustained the injury in Sunday’s 4-2 Premier League win over Burnley and missed their 2-0 home defeat by Arsenal in the League Cup on Wednesday.

DPR outlines four cardinal focus for downstream operations

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has outlined four cardinal focus for downstream operations in its bid to continue to enable business and create opportunities in the oil and gas sector.