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Female pastor arraigned for alleged theft of member’s four-month old baby

A 52-year-old old female pastor, Charity Okpara, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a four-month-old baby girl from her church member, Mrs blessing Okon.

Man docked for allegedly defiling 6-year old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 43-year-old man, Amarachi Chukwuneke, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly defiling his six-year-old daughter.

Police arraign 40-year-old for allegedly beating up wife

Ajibade, who resides on Fakeye Street, Alagbole in Akute area of Lagos State, is facing a two-count charge bordering on maltreatment.

Businessman in court over ‘N870, 000 fraud’

A 43-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N870,000 from a trader under false pretences.

Bayelsa guber: Three persons shot, stabbed in Yenagoa

At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today.

Publisher arraigned for N4 million fraud

The Prosecutor, ASP Ejike Peters, told the court that the complainant, Stanislaus Ntekop, in April gave the defendant N4 million to use as down payment for a N6.4 million contract for the supply of books to the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Courts grant bail to owners of two Katsina rehabilitation centres

Two owners of spiritual rehabilitation centres in Katsina State currently being prosecuted for allegedly running illegal centres and maltreatment of inmates were on Tuesday granted bail by two different magistrates courts in Katsina, although on various terms.

Lagos socialite charged with perjury

The police have brought a Lagos socialite, Otunba Olusegun Ashogbon (also known Titilayo Oladimeji), before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged perjury.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police parade fake officer, others in Abuja

The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr John Tarsoo, for extorting the public.

Three women docked for allegedly stealing N.85m

The police on Wednesday arraigned three women in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing N856,380.

Teenager in court for defiling 13-year-old girl

A 17-year-old teenage boy, who allegedly defiling a 13-year-old on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Nigerians not getting enough from security agencies – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said Nigerians are not getting the best from the security agencies due to the way their structures were designed.

Police arraign electrician for allegedly stealing employer’s clothes, shoes

The police on Friday arraigned a 31-year-old electrician, Huber Buton, who allegedly stole his employer’s clothes and shoes worth N6,2 million, in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Nine corpses uncovered in secret graves in Benue

The Police in Benue said they have uncovered hidden graves in Gbatse village with nine corpses of people suspected to have been killed by criminals in Ushongo Local Government Area of the state.

Trader in court for allegedly stealing woman’s handbag in market

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 40-year-old trader, Saidat Olajiire, in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a woman’s handbag, containing N42,000 and a cell phone in a popular market in Ibadan.

Clearing agent docked over ‘N510,000 fraud’

A 51-year-old clearing agent, Olaniyi David, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a man of N510,000.

Three ‘kidnappers’ shot dead in Kogi

Three suspected kidnappers have been shot dead in Kogi State during a shooting encounter with a combined team of soldiers, policemen and local hunters.

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Abia sets up committee to verify NDDC projects in the state

Abia State government will on Monday in Umuahia, the state capital inaugurate a committee that will verify ongoing and completed projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) across the 17 local governments in the state.
Co-founder of Global Citizen, Michael Sheldrick, during: “Global Goal Live: Nigeria Policy Forum,” in Lagos on Thursday noted that the movement has created millions of positive citizens’ actions across the world to hold leaders accountable in the fight against hunger and poverty.

Global Citizen mobilises private sector philanthropy to end poverty improve healthcare

In line with the United Nation’s agenda to end extreme poverty by year 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals, Global Citizen, a global movement for citizen-led actions to eradicate poverty and improve human living conditions, is working with the Nigerian private sector to harness resources to achieve the objective of ending poverty.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

More pensioners enrolled into Rivers state monthly payroll

Following the completion of their bio-metric data capture, Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the inclusion of 2,673 additional retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the State Government.