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The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.

Court sentences two men to life for acid attack on couple

An Ile-Ife High Court in Osun State on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison for acid attack on a couple.

Security guard jailed 8 years for defiling 14-year-old girl

A Minna Chief Magistrates’ Court in Niger, has sentenced a 50-year-old man, Sani Yusuf, to eight years imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old girl.

Aluminum fabricator sentenced to death for attempted murder, armed robbery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday sentenced an aluminum fabricator, Akeem Lawal, to death by hanging for attempted murder and armed robbery.

Woman jailed for terminating pregnancy

A Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced one Holy Flobert to six months imprisonment for terminating her pregnancy.

Ex-convict strips self at police station, insults DPO, others

An ex-convict identified as Kazeem Amoo, has allegedly stripped himself and insulted the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Bariga Police Station (names withheld), following his arrest by policemen from the station.

Court sentences man to two years in prison for forging ICAN certificate

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday sentenced Lebi-Ayodele James, a staff of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to two years in prison for forging the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria certificate.

Civil servant jailed for employing daughter

A Delta State High Court sitting in Ozoro, has sentenced a former Education Secretary of Bomadi Local Government Education Authority, Mr. Abayomi Kelekumor, to five years imprisonment for employing his daughter, Miss Preye Tom, into the service of the organisation.

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Dirk Kuyt: Premier League title success coming for Klopp’s Liverpool

Dirk Kuyt believes Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have all the ingredients to finally deliver an elusive Premier League title, stating that the Reds' current crop are a more complete outfit than the 2008-09 squad that were pipped to the top spot by Manchester United.

Border closure: Death of rice smuggler heightens tension in Babura

As government continues strict implementation of border closure across the country, tension has risen in Babura Local Government area of Jigawa State as a rice smuggler was shot dead by patrol team in the area.

ICPC chairman inaugurates NAVC in Enugu, attributes poverty to corruption

The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanoye has attributed corruption as reason for the rising level of poverty in the country.

PSC dismisses list released by Police on recruitment

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed a list of newly recruited Police officers by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour shift ground, negotiations continue today

The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention.