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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT mobile court convicts 24, seals off 3 beer parlours for violating virus regulations

The FCT Mobile Court has convicted 24 persons and sealed off three beer parlours for violating COVID-19 regulations 2020.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun imposes N100,000 fine on worship centres flouting coronavirus protocol

Osun State Government has said hotels, bars, and clubs found to have flouted COVID-19 protocol in the state would be liable to N250, 000 fine.

Seven police stations in South Africa closed after coronavirus outbreak

At least seven police stations in four South African provinces have had to close temporarily after officers tested positive.

Court sentences man to two weeks community service for theft

A Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa in Abuja on Thursday sentenced one Nura Usman, to two weeks community service for stealing one iron pipe and escaping from lawful custody.

FCTA seals off hotel for ‘holding party attended by many people’

Following its alleged refusal to obey the presidential lockdown order on hotels due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) ministerial task team, on Tuesday, sealed off Pacific Hotel and Guest Inn for hosting a party attended by many people.

Edo mobile court sentences 29 for curfew violation

An Uselu Mobile Court in Benin City on Friday sentenced 29 people to community service for violating the curfew order imposed by Edo State Government to curtail COVID-19 spread.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA prosecutes 156 ‘lockdown violators,’ convicts 117

The mobile courts activated by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has prosecuted no fewer than 156 violators of the Stay-at-home Presidential Order aimed at curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said that his Executive Order on COVID-19 where he imposed a dusk to dawn curfew does not mean there will be movement in the day.

Coronavirus: Imo governor clears the air on lockdown, curfew

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said that his Executive Order on COVID-19 where he imposed a dusk to dawn curfew does not mean there will be movement in the day.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Coronavirus: Imo imposes dusk to dawn curfew

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the State in a fresh move to check the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19).
The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown to April 30, violators get seven days community service

The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Kwara court sentences lockdown violators to one-month community service

A Kwara State magistrate court presided over by Chief Magistrate Bio Saliu, has sentenced three violators of the lockdown order of the state government over coronavirus pandemic to one-month community service.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos mobile court tries 202 joggers, cyclists for flouting lockdown order

Fitness enthusiasts numbering 202 were on Thursday tried by two Lagos mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for violating lockdown order.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
American rapper Daniel “Tekashi 6ix9ine” Hernandez was today sentenced to two in prison with five years of supervised release. The sentence includes the 13 months already served, which means he is expected to be free late 2020.

Tekashi 6ix9ine sentenced to two years in racketeering case

American rapper Daniel “Tekashi 6ix9ine” Hernandez was today sentenced to two in prison with five years of supervised release. The sentence includes the 13 months already served, which means he is expected to be free late 2020.

Nigeria launches 112 toll-free telephone number for emergencies

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established and operationalised Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a measure towards tackling the emerging security challenges.

ICPC trains 250 persons to fight corruption at grassroots

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has trained no fewer than 250 persons on how to fight corruption at the grassroots through National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC).
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos government to auction 53 cars seized over traffic offences

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has concluded plans to auction 53 vehicles for violating traffic rules.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

PRAWA: 70% of inmates in correctional homes illegally detained

About 70 percent of inmates in correctional homes across the country have not been proven guilty by the court as prescribed by law, Kano State’s Programme Officer, Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), Barr. Katume Mohammed, has said.

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Borno indigenes in Edo IDP camp appeal to Governor Zulum for assistance

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The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

CSOs insist on SARS probe, blast governors over palliatives

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