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Police caution against buying cellphones from strangers

SP Oni Waheed, the Divisional Crime Officer, Ilaro Police Command has advised the public to desist from buying cell phones from strangers in order not get into trouble with the law.
A taxi burns at the scene of a lynching in Ecuador (AFP Photo-Nicole CASSANELLO)

Mob kills three suspected of stealing children

Officials said those three were not in fact accused of such a crime but rather had been arrested on suspicion of stealing money and cell phones.
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Police arrest four suspects for house-breaking

The police in Enugu State have arrested four suspects for house-breaking in Emene community near Enugu, the state capital.

Expert: Cell phone addiction causes hearing loss, cancer, others

Prof. Titus Ibekwe, Consultant Surgeon, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, has warned that cell phone addiction causes noise induced hearing loss.

62 die in Ogun road accidents

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) said on Sunday that 62 persons died while several others were injured in various auto crashes across the state between January and March.

Man to die by hanging for robbery, attempted murder

An Ondo State High Court, sitting in Akure, has sentenced a man, Akinyemi Babatunde, to death by hanging.

UTME: JAMB vows to fight malpractice, cautions against fraudsters

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said on Wednesday that measures had been put in place to fight all forms of examination malpractice in its 2018 examinations scheduled to commence on Friday, March 9.

Police arrest 50 suspected criminals in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested 50 suspected criminals for allegedly committing various offences in January and February.

Driver arrested, charged for armed robbery

A commercial bus driver, Emeka Onuoha, was on Friday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly robbing two men of their valuables at gunpoint.

Police nab 26 suspects for kidnapping, rape, armed robbery in Niger

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested 26 suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery, rape and unlawful possession of prohibited fire arms in Lambata area of Niger.

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Rwanda seizes skin bleaching products worth $46,000

Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.

Election: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.

FIRS lifts restrictions on bank accounts of alleged tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
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France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.