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Taraba killing: DHQ panel recommends sanctions for army officer, ASP, three others

The Board of Inquiry set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, put together at the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended sanctions for five personnel of the Nigerian Army and the police over the killing of three policemen and one civilian in Ibi, Taraba State, on August 6.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

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.

Wadume: Inspector dies as police arrest more suspects

A Police Inspector attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) was killed on Monday night while four others were injured when their vehicle had a lone accident on Wukari Road in Ibi, Taraba State.

Banker arraigned over alleged theft of customers’ N11 million

A 34-year-old bank employee, Ramon Rilwon-Olayiwola, on Thursday appeared before a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing N11 million from bank customers’ accounts.

Court remands woman for ‘hitting daughter with hammer’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered that a 32-year-old woman, who allegedly hit her 11-year-old daughter with a hammer on the forehead, should be remanded in prison custody pending legal advice.

Car wash operator gets four years for car theft

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 23-year-old car wash operator, Adeyemi Adetula, to four years imprisonment for stealing a car valued at N3million.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Three tenants arraigned for pouring sniper into neighbour’s water

Two traders and a housewife, who allegedly poured ‘sniper’ – a banned poisonous agrochemical – into a co-tenant’s cooking water, Thursday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Court remands teenager charged with armed robbery

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded in prison custody an unemployed 19-year-old man, Ibrahim Bala, charged with illegal possession of a pistol and attempted robbery.

Mother, daughter ‘beat up’ Ikeja Disco officials with pipes

A housewife, Cecilia Osuji and her daughter, Vivian, who allegedly assaulted electricity officials and damaged their ladder Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Police arraign two men for allegedly fighting over N5,000

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned two men in the Badagry area of the state for allegedly fighting over N5,000.

Clearing agent arraigned for alleged N2.7 million fraud

Clearing and forwarding agent, Akinbola Adebola, was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N2.7 million under false pretences to procure a Toyota Camry saloon car for a man.

Islamic teacher jailed for defiling 35 boys

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State has sentenced a 33-year-old Islamic teacher, Abubakar Abdullahi, to seven years imprisonment for having anal sex with 35 of his pupils.

Police bans street begging in Borno

The police in Borno have outlawed street begging in Maiduguri, the state capital. Aside, a mobile court was also established to prosecute violators.

Shi’ites: Don’t test our will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned that the protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, were testing the patience of the Federal Government with their violent protests in Abuja.

Policemen detained over ‘role’ in woman’s death

Three policemen, including an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), are being detained at the Warri Area Command of the Delta State Police Command over their alleged role in the death of a woman.

Teacher arraigned for ‘caning’ pupil in Lagos

Sare Olaleye, a 33-year-old secondary school teacher in Lagos, was yesterday arraigned at an Ogba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly caning a 16-year-old Senior Secondary School pupil and badly injuring his right eye.

Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over aborted wedding

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has deployed personnel to the Suame Magazine Industrial Enclave in Kumasi to provide protection for Nigerian spare parts dealers who operate in the area.

Ghanaians attack Nigerian spare parts dealers, police wade in

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has deployed personnel to the Suame Magazine Industrial Enclave in Kumasi to provide protection for Nigerian spare parts dealers who operate in the area.

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Lagos unfolds strategies to sanitise meat value chain

Sequel to the new reforms that the State Government has adopted to sanitize the red meat value chain in the State, the State Government has unfolded what it termed the immediate, intermediate and long term strategies for immediate implementation in the State.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.

2023: Asiwaju Tinubu’s presidential campaign office opens

A presidential campaign office bearing the names and photographs of Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been opened in Osun state, rekindling rumours of Tinubu’s intention to run in 2023.
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Roberto Firmino added to Barcelona shortlist for new striker role

Barcelona have reportedly added Roberto Firmino to their shortlist of potential replacements for Luis Suárez.

Casemiro close to burn-out with El Clasico on the horizon

He’s arguably been Real Madrid’s most important player this season, but Zinedine Zidane faces a huge dilemma over Casemiro this coming week.