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The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 2004.
Over 3,600 rape cases were recorded across Nigeria during the lockdown, the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, has said.
Justice Efe Ikponwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, yesterday, dismissed the charges brought against former Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State branch, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro, and two other executive members by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
An Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced a man, Jonathan Ukonwe, to 30 days imprisonment for resisting arrest and intentionally disobeying the constituted authority for not wearing facemask.
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, sentenced a 59-year-old man, Ekundayo Adebambo, to 12 months imprisonment for stealing gold jewelry worth N1.4 million.
Two men were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Magistrate’s Court by the Police in Ekiti State for extorting money at an illegal roadblock and possession of stolen money.
The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 26,
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has raised a red alert on the discovery of suspected substandard Toyota brand of engine oil in the Nigerian market.
The Department of State Service has arraigned a 48-year-old man, Joshua Sayo Oki, before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, the state capital over his Facebook post that was considered embarrassing to the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Owoeye, according to a report.
An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 43-year-old mechanic, Kunle Ogunbusade, in police custody over alleged N100,000 theft.
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo on Friday ordered the remand of Ogunsoro Niyi, 43, in police custody for allegedly causing the death of a footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem.
A staff of the Uselu Psychiatric Hospital, in Benin, Edo state, Monday Johnson (44), was on Monday sentenced to three months in prison by an Egor Magistrates’ Court, for assaulting a housewife, Mrs. Hope Ughabugo and her mother, Mrs. Tina Omogbai.
The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.
The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.
Some parents in Bauchi have enrolled their wards to undergo online training programmers as part of efforts to keep them busy and enable them learn new trades, checks have revealed.
Doctors in Lagos State, under the aegis of the Medical Guild, on Monday, began a three-day warning strike.
Some Safety Consultants have urged business owners to develop COVID-19 policies and ensure they implement them in their organisations, in order to protect themselves, employees and customers from the virus.
The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
African countries urgently need to scale up coronavirus testing and the use of face masks, a regional disease control body said on Thursday, as the epidemic gains traction across the continent with confirmed cases topping half a million.