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Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo governor: Aggrieved politicians behind attacks

The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has blamed the Monday’s attack on security facilities in the state on aggrieved politicians, saying their aim was to destabilise his government and that of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police arrest ‘kidnapper’ who threatened to sell victim

A kidnap suspect who threatened to sell his 16-year-old victim has been arrested by operatives of the Edo State Police Command.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Offa bank robbery: How we killed 11 persons – suspects

Four suspected armed robbers in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery in Kwara State yesterday told an Ilorin High Court how they killed no fewer than 11 persons during the incident.

#EndSARS: Delta panel admits video clip of suspect’s confession in evidence

The Delta State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and Extrajudicial Killings has admitted in evidence a video clip where a suspected kidnap kingpin, late Anthony Ogbalor aka Dracula, allegedly owned up to his crime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man stabs friend to death over iPhone

A man identified as Festus Stephen has been charged to court for allegedly stabbing his friend Abbas Mohammed Gudus, to death after a dispute over an iPhone.

Man bags three months community service for stealing phones

The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced Abdullahi after he pleaded guilty of the charge of stealing, and begged the court to have mercy on him, saying he would not steal again.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest constable, army officer for armed robbery

While the police constable is attached to Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area of the state, Victor is serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Akure.

Court convicts 20-year-old over simulated group sex video in Imo

An Imo State Magistrate Court, sitting at Umundugba, Isu local government area of the state, has convicted a 20-year-old school leaver, Peter Nwoke, for being the mastermind of a simulated group sex video that recently went viral, allegedly involving the state’s Public Complaints Commissioner, Chief Willie Amadi.

Court fix date for judgement on Jumia delivery man’s murder

A High Court in Port Harcourt has fixed 15 January 2021, for judgement on the murder of Jumia delivery man, Chukwuma Eleje.

NHRC probe unit orders police to produce killer-officer of 5 in Delta

The Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Thursday, ordered the Police to produce the medical records and post mortem report of one Ovoko Godwin Onomrerhino who was allegedly killed by the Police in 2019.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

#EndSARS: Rivers governor redeems N200 million pledge to families of slain soldiers, policemen

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has redeemed his pledge of N20 million to each family of the 10 security personnel allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.
FOUR suspected arsonists have been arrested in connection with the burnt campaign office of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

#EndSARS: Four ‘arsonists’ arrested in Ondo

Four suspected arsonists have been arrested in connection with the burnt campaign office of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Landlady in court over alleged breach of trust

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 50-year-old landlady, Olajumoke Azeez, 50, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, over alleged breach of trust.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Killers of village head, Immigration officer arrested in Nasarawa – governor

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says the Police has arrested the killers of the Village Head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
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Appeal court jails ex-NAF chief Alkali Mamu for corruption

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has upturned the acquittal of erstwhile Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Alkali Mamu (retd), who was accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of receiving gratification from contractors.

Kidnapping: Court admits confessional statements of Wadume’s co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume).

Police investigate five arrested ‘child traffickers’

Rivers State Police command said it was investigating five women suspected to be involved in child trafficking arrested by its operatives.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Man bags 14 years imprisonment for attempted rape on 17-year old daughter

An Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Thursday, sentenced a 55-year-old father, Mr Bashiru Adeyanju, to 14 years imprisonment for attempted rape on 17-year-old daughter without an option of fine.
This picture taken on November 10, 2019 shows protesters waving Lebanese national flags by a giant sign of a fist with the slogan “revolution” written on it in Arabic in the capital Beirut’s Martyrs’ Square during continuing anti-government protests. (Photo by Amir MAKAR / AFP)

Protesters say ‘real independence’ close as Lebanon turns 76

Lebanon was marking 76 years of self-rule on Friday, but protesters say that only this year are its people experiencing “real independence”.
Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into soak-away pit

Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan, for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Suspect confesses to raping, killing nine years old girl in Rivers

A suspect, Eedetomari Taou, on trial for alleged rape and killing of the nine years old girl, Eedebari Letticia Gonis Kogbara, in Khana Local Government Area in Rivers State in November 2018 has admitted to the crime in his confessional statement to the Police.

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House to engage governors on autonomy for judiciary

The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is to engage the Nigerian Governor’s Forum and all relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring judicial financial autonomy.

Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

A windstorm which occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle aged man and injured three others.
Safin De Coque, one of the sons of the late legendary highlife singer, Oliver De Coque, has expressed joy that people still celebrate his father who died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61.

Safin De Coque: I’m glad people still celebrate my father

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Police deploy 17,500 personnel for Rivers council election

The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.

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Kaduna-owned tertiary institutions threaten strike

Tertiary institutions under the auspices of Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State (JUTIKS), have threatened to go on strike over issues that had lingered for over 12 years.

CBN projects inaugurated at Naval College

Seven multimillion-naira Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervention projects, which include President Muhammadu Buhari Administration Block, have been inaugurated at the Navy Finance and Logistic College, Owerrinta in Abia State.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been announced as the winner of the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award for March, beating Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho to the individual accolade.

Riyad Mahrez wins PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been announced as the winner of the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award for March, beating Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho to the individual accolade.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN calls for peace as Muslims embark on Ramadan fast

The apex body of farmers across the country, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Tuesday, called for peace as Muslims in Nigeria join their counterparts across the globe for Ramadan Fast.
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Troops repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in Borno

The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters...