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Delta task force attacks journalists

Officials of the Delta Task Force on Environment on Wednesday unleashed some beatings on the Chairman of the State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Michael Ikeogwu.
Police in Brilon in North Rhine Westphalia said the man was acting aggressively and was upset about a momentarily unoccupied cash desk at the supermarket, and when a 24-year-old man tried to get him to calm down, the accused coughed on him.

Two charged with assault after coughing on people in Germany

A 38-year-old man was on Friday charged with assault after saying he had coronavirus and was coughing on another person in a supermarket in western Germany.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Agbowu sues Oluwo for assault

The Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Dhikirullahi Akinropo, has sued the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, for allegedly assaulting him.
Jerome Pasquier

Group warns French envoy against statements capable of undermining Nigeria’s efforts against terrorism

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has cautioned French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Jerome Pasquier, to quit making utterances capable of undermining Nigeria’s progress against terrorism.

Senate no longer probing mace-snatching incident – spokesperson

The Senate spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki (APC, Nasarawa North), made this known to journalists on Friday. He said the probe ended as soon as the eighth Senate rounded off and that the present ninth Senate cannot restart it.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court discharges case against Naira Marley, others

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting, in Lagos Island, has discharged a car theft charge filed against hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.
Thomas Orhionsefe Ewansiha

Late Nigerian student given ‘unknown medicine by unknown Malaysian policeman’

A courtroom in Malaysia has heard that an “unknown policeman” administered an “unknown medicine” on Orhions Ewansiha Thomas, the Nigerian PhD student who died while in police custody in Kuala Lumpur last year.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley seeks out of court settlement over ‘car theft’ case

Popular Nigerian afro hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has commenced negotiation for an out-of-court settlement in the alleged car theft case filed against him and three others by the police.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court may order Naira Marley’s arrest over car theft

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Two teenagers in court for allegedly beating up a man

The Police in Lagos on Monday arraigned two teenagers, Emmanuel Onobekwu, 19 and Francis Akufie, 19, in Ogudu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a man.
A 56-year-old Nigerian identified as Anthony Akinyemi has died in the custody of the United States Immigration and Enforcement (ICE).

Nigerian facing deportation commits suicide in US

A 56-year-old Nigerian identified as Anthony Akinyemi has died in the custody of the United States Immigration and Enforcement (ICE).

Welder remanded over alleged attempted kidnap of Chinese

A 32-year-old welder, Peter Agwo, who allegedly attempted to kidnap a Chinese national, was on Monday remanded on the orders of a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

ECOWAS court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s $800 million claim against President Buhari

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a suit brought by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, alleging torture, assault, inhuman treatment and the violation of his property rights by the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted over death of cops

Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
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Police confirm attack, killing of two officers by ‘IPOB members’ in Anambra

The Police command in Anambra have confirmed the death of two police officers, allegedly attacked and shot by suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at Oraifite in Ekwusigo council area of the state.

Woman arraigned for biting off apprentice’s cheek

The police on Tuesday arraigned a businesswoman, Lovina Chukwuekezi, 34, in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos for allegedly biting off her apprentice’s cheek.
Lagos State High Court.

UNILAG undergraduates’ absence stalls ‘gang-rape trial’

The trial of five undergraduates of the University of Lagos for allegedly gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student was stalled on Tuesday because of the absence of some of the defendants in court.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Woman bags 10-year imprisonment for killing fiance during a fight

A 27-year-old woman, Blessing Edet, was on Wednesday sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing Edet Ebong, her 33-year-old fiance, to death during a fight over her refusal to wear an engagement ring he had given to her.

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Archbishop Kaigama: Coronavirus has reduced humanity to same level

“The disease has reduced us to one level. The mighty and small nations have all been reduced to the same level with all feeling the hit and unable to do much about it,” Kaigama said on Sunday, while addressing newsmen after celebrating the Palm Sunday Mass.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.

Coronavirus claims another life in Nigeria as confirmed cases hit 224

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo state Branch, on Sunday urged Christians to take advantage of the significance of Palm Sunday to imbibe the culture of living a life of sacrifice.

Churches witness low turnout for Palm Sunday service

Many churches in Awka, Anambra capital witnessed a low turnout of worshippers on Sunday for the Palm Sunday service as they comply with social distancing orders by the government.
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has suspended the Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency, Ms Damilola Ogunbiyi.

Coronavirus: UN envoy decries electricity challenges

A United Nations envoy, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi, has decried electricity supply challenges in most developing countries battling the coronavirus pandemic.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Coronavirus lockdown: Ogun FRSC commends motorists over compliance

The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday commended motorists over the high level of compliance with the lockdown in the state.