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Father, daughter allegedly scam suitor N710, 000 in Nasarawa

A 60-year-old man, Inusa Aliyu, and his daughter, Jamila, were on Thursday arraigned in a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State for alleged cheating a suitor of N710, 000.

Court jails student for stealing bottle of palm oil

An Upper Area Court sitting in Masaka, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday sentenced a 21-year-old student, Sunday Anthony, to nine months imprisonment for stealing a bottle of palm oil.

Man accuses brother of kidnapping his child, says herbalist told him

A man has accused his brother of being responsible for the disappearance of his child, saying a herbalist told him so.

Tailor jailed for absconding with wedding fabrics

A Masaka Upper Area Court on Monday sentenced a 37-year-old tailor, Felix Ayuba, to four months in prison for absconding with his customer’s wedding fabrics.

Court sentences 2 men 32 months for stealing cell phone

A Masaka Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Monday, sentenced two men to 16 months imprisonment each for stealing cell phone.

Barman arraigned for absconding with employer’s N392,750

The Police have arraigned a 26-year-old barman, Williams Gabriel, before a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for alleged criminal misappropriation of N392,750.

Court remands man in prison for breaking plastic chairs in beer palour

A Masaka Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Tuesday ordered the remanding of one Kingsley Akuatukwu in Keffi Prison over an alleged breaking of plastic chairs in a beer parlour.

Court jails labourer 18 months for stealing television set

An Upper Area Court sitting in Masaka, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday sentenced a 23-year-old labourer, Yusuf Ismail, to 18 months imprisonment for stealing a television set.

Court jails two men for stealing chicken

Two chicken thieves — Obadiah Agya and Barnabas Boqnet — are to spend the next 12 months behind bars, an Upper Area Court sitting in Masaka, Nasarawa State, ruled on Friday.

Motorcycle thief bags 2 months in Nasarawa

After he pleaded guilty to stealing a motorcycle, a 27-year-old man, Obinna Kingsley, was on Monday sentenced to 60 days in prison by an Upper Area Court sitting in Masaka, Nasarawa State.


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Mansur Malumfashi: Generals Babangida, Obasanjo are Nigeria’s biggest problems

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I don’t know, don’t care when Paul Pogba returns – Jose Mourinho

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Bauchi college to ban fitted trousers, mini-skirts, others among students

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How herders, farmers clashes can be resolved – Dons

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Afreximbank appoints Nigerian head of global communication

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