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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday described as fake news the statement by Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he was part of those responsible for his incarceration in 2009.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its recent report says 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world.
The police on Tuesday arraigned a 40-year-old trader, Saidat Olajiire, in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a woman’s handbag, containing N42,000 and a cell phone in a popular market in Ibadan.
A 28-year-old man, Temitope Ajayi, on Monday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting his own son.
The police on Monday arraigned two friends who allegedly stole N35, 350 from a filling station in an an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State.
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, remanded 10 persons charged with murder and conspiracy in Ilesa Prison.
A 51-year old man, Ikidi Innocent, is to spend three months in jail for using expired Union Bank ATM card to buy drinks and fried meat.
A 29-year-old farmer, Omolafe Omotehinse, who allegedly slashed the hand of a woman with a cutlass, on Monday appeared in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State.
The police on Thursday arraigned two middle-aged men in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly slashing their friend on the head with a machete in Osi-Ekiti in Ekiti.
The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned four protesters before a Magistrate Court sitting in Abeokuta, who were arrested in connection with “#revolutionnow” protest.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45-year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45- year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.
Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to carry out thorough assessment on all Model Schools built by his predecessors, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, advising him to pull down all the weak ones to prevent collapse of buildings and death of would-be students and staff in any of the schools.
The new National President of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Alhaji Mohammed Musa, has pleaded with members of the association nationwide to close ranks and rebuild the association.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a mother and her child as a result of an oil tanker accident in Onitsha, in Anambra State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.
Italy’s strongman Matteo Salvini holds a rally in Rome Saturday aimed at relaunching the Italian right and making a power grab for the capital.