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The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man docked for alleged damage to security wire

A resident of Benin, Chuks Moses, 25, on Monday appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly damaging electric security wire valued at N250,000.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man faces trial for allegedly beating policeman

A 43-year-old man, Akpotohwase Davidson, appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Benin, for allegedly beating up a policeman.

Edo court jails man three years for stealing two cows

A 31-year-old man, Adamu Gaji, was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison by an Oredo Chief Magistrates Court in Benin, for stealing two cow.
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70-year old woman killed by ritualists in Ondo

A 70-year-old grandmother, Sidikat Jimoh, has been murdered by suspected ritualists in Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko North West council area of Ondo state.

Panic as gunmen attack travellers near Kaduna train station

There was confusion on Sunday night when suspected gunmen attacked travellers along Airport Link Road near Rigasa railway station in Kaduna State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, Philip Ataga family dismiss fake news of officer’s involvement in wife’s death

The Kaduna State Police Command and the family of Dr Philip Ataga, have dismissed a social media report on the involvement of a police officer in the kidnapping and killing of Ataga’s wife in Kaduna.

Revelations from Farida Waziri’s new book

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, presented her new book to the public in Abuja on Tuesday. I was privileged to have reviewed the book at the occasion.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm seven killed, five injured in Kaduna attack

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that seven persons were killed and five others injured in Maro village, a border community between Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

Former Edo deputy governor’s brother docked for pulling down two buildings

Mr Joseph Odubu, 39, on Tuesday appeared before an Oredo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly pulling down two uncompleted buildings.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Fire razes seven houses, kills four-year-old girl in Enugu

A midnight fire killed a four-year-old girl and razed seven houses on Tuesday at Tolory, Railway Quarters in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Auto mechanic arraigned in court for ‘truck theft’

A 46-year-old man, Ibrahim Okeshina, who allegedly stole a truck valued N3.5 million was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court remands teenager for ‘raping’ 20-year old woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Oredo, Benin, on Thursday ordered that a teenager, Marcus Mekpagbe, who allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman, be remanded in Oko correctional centre.
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Gunmen attack hotel in Plateau, kidnap manager

Gunmen, on Wednesday, attacked a guest House in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State and kidnapped the manager identified as Mr Philimon Benson.

Evil spirit pushed me into stealing plasma television – convict tells court

A 20-year-old man, Okanlawon Feranmi, who was sentenced to six months imprisonment for stealing a plasma television, told a Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, that the evil spirit pushed him into crime.

Police burst ‘one chance’ robbery syndicate in Enugu

The Police in Enugu State has nabbed a syndicate that specialises in loitering around bank premises with vehicles with intent of picking up bank customers and robbing them.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

10 killed by unknown gunmen in Plateau

Ten people, were on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen around Kwatas village, in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.

Police arraign three friends for ‘attacking hotel guests’

The police on Wednesday arraigned three friends in a Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, for allegedly breaking into a hotel and stealing valuables worth N3.7million.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley hits US as court strikes out car theft charge

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.

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Kano prohibits Almajiri children from street begging

Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.

‘Yahoo boy’ bags 66 years jail term for €55,000 fraud

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate berates Ogoni cleanup despite $360 million provision

The Senate on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the Ogoniland cleanup project despite the $360m released for it.
Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Twitter that he had ordered medical authorities to take maximum precaution after the coronavirus case was announced by the health minister.

Algeria announces first confirmed case of coronavirus

Algeria has reported its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus, after an Italian man who arrived in the country on February 17 was put into isolation.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi’s experience is coming to the fore, saying the gap left by Itumeleng Khune is slowly getting filled.

Pressure on Kaizer Chiefs manager to drop Daniel Akpeyi for Soweto derby

The pressure is mounting on Kaizer Chiefs Head Coach Ernst Middendorp to drop Daniel Akpeyi as first choice goalkeeper for Itumeleng Khune ahead of the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates this weekend.