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Man docked over alleged N65,000 goods theft

A 28-year-old Chukwudi Ndukwe was on Friday brought before an Ota Magistrates’ Court, Ogun, for allegedly breaking into a house to steal a cellphone and a sandal, valued at N68,000.

South-East governors demand ‘unbiased probe’ of alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu

The South-East Governors’ Forum has called for thorough and unbiased investigation on alleged attempted assassination of Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu.

Senate urges thorough investigation of alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging security agencies to thoroughly investigate the alleged assassination attempt on its Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu.
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Ike Ekweremadu: A case of burglary not assassination – Police

The police has declared that the attack on Tuesday morning at the home Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, was attempted burglary not assassination.

South Africa recorded 1.5 million household crime

More than 1.5 million incidences of household crime recorded in South Africa in 2017/18 period, an increase of five per cent compared to the previous year, the Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) said on Thursday.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Man impregnates 13-year-old daughter in Edo

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, on Wednesday, paraded 76 suspected criminals, who were arrested for various crimes ranging from murder, cultism, burglary and rape.

Rights group offers free legal aid to seven prisoners in Onitsha

A human rights group, known as Human Dignity Restoration Association (HDRA), has offered to give free legal services to seven prisoners at Onitsha Prisons in Anambra State.

Nasarawa government to provide security in all state markets

The Nasarawa Government says it will provide adequate security in all the newly established markets across the state to ensure security of life and property.

Burglary: Court slams N20 million bail on two lovers

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday granted a bail of N10 million to each of two lovers, who allegedly broke into their neighbour’s residence and stole N10.2 million valuables.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Carpenter docked for burglary

A 45-year-old carpenter, Akanni Ijiola, on Thursday appeared in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for alleged theft of valuables worth N100,000.

Jigawa NSCDC records 423 cases in second quarter

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Jigawa Command, said on Saturday that it recorded 423 cases in the second quarter of 2018.

Two robbery suspects escape from police custody in Ondo

Rotimi Adeyeye and Adeoye Bukola, suspected armed robbers, have reportedly escaped with handcuffs from police custody in Ondo state.

Yoruba actress charged with N7 million property theft

An upcoming Yoruba actress and film maker, Yetunde Akilapa, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with break-in and stealing valuables worth N7 million.

NBS: 134,663 crime cases recorded in 2017

Reports from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the crime statistics on reported offences reflected a total of 134,663 cases in 2017.

Police recover 47 illegal arms, arrest 17 suspects in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, on Saturday said it recovered 47 illegal arms and 172 live ammunition and cartridges across the state.

Hoodlums cart away INEC data capturing machines in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday lamented the carting away of its direct data capturing machines by yet-to-be identified persons in three local government areas in Enugu State.

Man in court for alleged burglary of church

An unemployed man, Mohammed Ibrahim, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a public address system valued at N120,000 in a church.

Student confesses to breaking shop, stealing N680,000 goods

A 25-year-old student, Ayodeji Ogunrinde, has confessed to breaking into a shop and stealing goods worth N680,000 as he was hauled up before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday.

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