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NAOWA donates to inmates of Kaduna Correctional centre

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), on Tuesday, donated items to inmates of Kaduna Medium Security Custodial Centre.
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Security agencies move to stop further attacks on South-east

Sunday Ehigiator in Lagos, Gideon Arinze in Enugu, David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka, Benjamin Nworie in Abakaliki and Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo in Umuahia
Nigerians must come together and reject the agents of anarchy seeking to cause chaos for their own selfish interests, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Imo.

VP Osinbajo: We must reject agents of anarchy

Nigerians must come together and reject the agents of anarchy seeking to cause chaos for their own selfish interests, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Imo.

Igbo group condemns attack on Imo police headquarters, correctional centre, others

An Igbo group under the aegis of Coalition of South-East Professional Network in Nigeria and Diaspora (CSEPNND), has condemned attacks launched on the Imo State Police Command’s headquarters, in Owerri, the correctional Centre headquarters in the state, public property as well as security personnel in the state by some criminal elements a few days ago and particularly this morning.
HURIWA in a statement issued by the National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko.

Imo prison attack: Nigerian government may be responsible – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, may not be responsible for the attacks on the police headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

IPOB: We didn’t attack Imo police, correctional center

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied that its outfit, the Eastern Security Network (ESN) attacked the Imo State police headquarters and the Correctional Centre in Owerri on Monday as well as the killing of the 4 northern traders in Umuaka, Orlu.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House bills on restructuring, state police, others gaining support – spokesman

The clamour to restructure Nigeria and enthrone fiscal federalism may soon yield positive results as the House of Representatives is already in receipt of bills to realise the dreams.

20-year-old man to spend 8 months in jail for sexual assault

A Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Kabiru Rabilu to eight months in a correctional centre and also ordered that the convict be given 20 strokes of the cane for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.

Man in court over alleged rape of 13-year-old girl

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 27-year-old man, Joseph Olaniyi, at the Correctional centre in Ado-Ekiti over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.
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.

Bus conductor remanded for extorting people with cutlass

A 22-year-old bus conductor, Obinna Igwe, who pleaded guilty to extorting money from people using cutlass to threaten them, was on Monday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre.

Two men bag three years in jail for drug trafficking

A Federal High Court, sitting in Jos on Thursday, sentenced two men, Masa’udu Ishaku, 28, and Isiaka Garba, 30, to three years imprisonment each for trafficking 868 kilogrammes of Tramadol.

Court remands man for allegedly robbing school, teachers of valuables

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 30-year-old man, Azeez Odusina, for allegedly robbing Ifako International School, Iju, Agege, Lagos State and its teachers’ of their valuables.

Court remands man for ‘plotting’ to abduct wife

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that Usman Abdulkareem, who allegedly conspired with a herbalist, friend to abduct his wife, be remanded in a correctional centre.

Court remands Katsina ex-council boss over aiding, abetting terrorism, four other charges

More facts emerged on Tuesday that the former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, Haruna Musa currently being remanded at a Katsina Correctional Centre actually has five charges brought against him by the police in connection with last December abduction of 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara.

Court remands man for ‘setting house ablaze’

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Monday remanded one Jemilu Sanni at the Agodi Correctional Centre, for allegedly setting a house on fire.

Man jailed for stealing gas cylinder

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Agbowa, Lagos State, on Monday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Daniel Johnson, to four months imprisonment for stealing goods worth N70,000.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands man over ‘rape’ of 14-year-old girl

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Friday, ordered the remand of a 44-year-old man, Kazeem Olapade, in Ilesa Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

Edo court sentences 32 people for not wearing face masks

A mobile court in Benin, Edo State, on Tuesday sentenced 32 persons to community services for not wearing face masks.

Seven die as tanker rams into commercial bus in Imo

A tanker laden with Diesel Friday allegedly killed seven passengers in a commercial bus heading to Douglas road, Owerri, Imo State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest man for ‘sodomy’ in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has dragged a 21-year-old labourer, Abubakar Sani, to court over alleged engagement in homosexual with an eight-year-old boy.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Two women nabbed for disfiguring 10-year-old house help with hot water

Two women, Nneka Ayaene and Chineye Okoh, have been nabbed by operatives of the Anambra State Police Command for disfiguring a 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie Ani, with hot water.
The Port Harcourt zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 arraigned Michael Uwachukwu (a.k.a Rodrigo), an undergraduate of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, before Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on four -count charges bordering on impersonation and obtaining money by false pretense.

EFCC arraigns university student for $11,522 fraud

The Port Harcourt zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 arraigned Michael Uwachukwu (a.k.a Rodrigo), an undergraduate of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, before Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on four -count charges bordering on impersonation and obtaining money by false pretense.

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