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Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and possessing human parts for money ritual.

Man arraigned for allegedly impersonating military personnel

The police in Ilorin on Thursday arraigned one Yusuf Abdullahi who allegedly impersonated an army personnel in an Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ court.

Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling six-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Police arraign car dealer for allegedly defrauding Cameroonian

The police on Monday arraigned a car dealer, Mohammed Ubale, who allegedly defrauded a Cameroonian of N1.1 million in a Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja.

Kwara monarch docked for alleged threat to life, trespass

The Kwara state police command on Tuesday arraigned a second class monarch from Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero local government area, Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula for alleged trespass to land and threat to life.
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NSCDC officer docked over alleged armed robbery

Tersoo Chia, a 36-year-old personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Gboko Command, was on Thursday arraigned before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court in Makurdi for allegedly robbing a man of his handset and the sum of 30,000 naira.

Police arraign three over illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers, PVCs in Benue

The Police on Wednesday arraigned three persons before a Makurdi Upper Area Court II for alleged criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of fire arms, ballot papers and Permanent Voter Cards (PVC’s).

Police: Gunmen abduct North Korean doctor in Zamfara

A North Korean medical doctor, Jeng Sunail, attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been abducted by gunmen.

INEC condoles family of slain man in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with the family of the 30-year-old man, killed at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.

Police: We have information on suspected killer of Oyo lawmaker

The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency.

Anambra elections: Two killed, 47 arrested – Police

Two people were killed while forty-seven others were arrested in Anambra in two separate violent incidents that threatened to undermine the electoral exercise in the state.

Kidnapped corps member regains freedom in Anambra

Police have confirmed the release of the abducted member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to Indiokolo community in Orumba area of Anambra as electoral ad hoc staff.

Suspects linked to Ilorin violence remanded in custody

Five suspects arrested in connection with the recent attacks on the ‘Agbaaji,’ Ilorin family residence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have been remanded in prison custody following their arraignment before a Magistrate’s court in Ilorin.

Six Ugandan police chiefs on trial over stoning of President Museveni’s car

Six senior police officers were arraigned Wednesday on charges of neglect of duty leading to the stoning of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's vehicle in northwestern town of Arua in August last year.

Police arraign 19-year-old man over alleged culpable homicide

The Benue Police Command on Monday arraigned one Emmanuel Okpere, 19, in a Makurdi Upper Area Court II for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide.
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Police confirm barricade of Dino Melaye’s house, insist he must surrender

The Nigeria Police yesterday confirmed that they had actually barricaded Senator Dino Melaye’s house, insisting that he must surrender or they continue the siege emplaced to take him in for trial over alleged attempted culpable homicide.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Police: Why we are after Dino Melaye

The police on Friday offered explanations on why its operatives invaded the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye.

Court remands man in prison for allegedly killing police officer

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court in Benue on Friday, remanded one Dio Edoka, 37, who allegedly killed a Police Sgt. Julius Anyebe, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC will not condone two passengers in front seat – spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.

Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
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Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.