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Gang uses 14-year-old boy for robbery operations in Gombe

A 14-year-old primary five pupil was among 21 crime suspects arrested by the police in Gombe, the SP Mary Malum, the Public Relations Officer of the police command in the state, said on Tuesday.

Court of Appeal sets aside conviction of General Ibrahim Sani

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the judgement of a special military court-martial that convicted a former Chief of Transformation and Innovation at the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Major General Ibrahim Sani.

Driver granted N500,000 bail for allegedly cheating businessman

A Grade 1 Area Court at Mpape, Abuja, has granted N500, 000 bail to Lucky Osagie, accused of cheating a businessman, Emmanuel Akpan.

Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.

Man arraigned over N2.4 million UN job scam

The police on Thursday arraigned a 66-year-old man, Adamu Tukur, in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja over alleged N2.4 million UNDP job scam.

Police arraign banker for allegedly stealing N15 million from customer’s account

The police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Mohammed Abubakar, in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over N15 million from a customers account.

Police withdraws criminal charges against Eunisell chief, others

The decision of the Inspector General of Police (IG) to withdrew the four-count criminal charge filed against an Industrial Chemist and Group Managing Director of Re Care and Eunisell Limited, Chika Igenga, turned dramatic following the protest by the nominal complainant.

Trader in court over N200,000 employment fraud

A 35-year-old trader, Samuel Ibironke, who allegedly defrauded his friend of N200, 000 on the pretext of assisting him to secure a job, was on Friday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man allegedly dupes fiancée of money, phone

The Police, on Friday, arraigned a 28-year-old Husseini Abdullahi in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly duping his fiancee of money and phone totalling N56,000.

Police arraign man over alleged N1 million land fraud

The Police in Kano on Monday arraigned a 36-year-old man, Tahir Ahmad, for allegedly defrauding a man of N1 million.
Queeneth Agbor

Queeneth Agbor: I support sex before marriage

Nollywood star Queeneth Agbor says she is fully in support of sex before marriage to be sure of the sexual strength of her man.

NSCDC arrests two over N2.4 million fraud, currency racketeering

The Zamfara State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said it had arrested two persons in connection with fake currency and fraud involving N2.4 million.

Hope Uzodinma gets bail on health ground

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIPRPP) has granted bail to the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma.

Court orders EFCC to investigate criminal complaint against Hope Uzodinma

A Grade 1 Area Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, in Abuja has referred the case of criminal complaint, made against Senator representing Orlu District in Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for investigation and appropriate action.

Businessman in court over alleged N1.1 million fraud

A 47-year-old businessman, Francis Nwaka, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining N1.1 million from a customer under false pretext.

US, Russia clash at UN over North Korea sanctions

The United States on Monday accused Russia of “cheating” on UN sanctions against North Korea with plans for a railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang.

Police as your friend

At home on Monday evening, I was engrossed in some heavy reading and writing task when I got a desperate call from my driver who had closed for the day. His friend, and some other hapless Nigerians, had just been randomly arrested at Ketu area by the “Lagos State Task Force” for undisclosed offences.

Court jails labourers eight months for cheating, theft

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two labourers, Lawal Salisu and Habib Isa to eight months in prison for cheating and theft.

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EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.