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Man sentenced to death for armed robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced a 21-year-old man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging.

Former Edo deputy governor’s brother docked for pulling down two buildings

Mr Joseph Odubu, 39, on Tuesday appeared before an Oredo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly pulling down two uncompleted buildings.

Landlord in court for locking tenant out of apartment

A 37-year old house owner, Lawal Wasiu on Friday appeared in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly locking the gate against his tenant and denying him access to his apartment.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court sentences ex-convict to prison for stealing cell phone

A Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday sentenced an ex-convict, Muyideen Lawal, 25, to one year in prison for stealing an Itel cell phone valued at N4,000,

Woman ‘foils’ attempt to arrest suspected kidnapper

A 22-year-old woman, Anita on Friday appeared before an Asaba Magistrate Court charged with attempting to aid a kidnap suspect to escape arrest.

Three docked over unlawful possession of human heads

Three men - Adekola Martin, 45; Abdullah Basiru, 23; and Jimoh Abubakar, 59, were arraigned on Thursday before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan over alleged unlawful possession of two human heads.

Security men jailed over attempt to steal motorcycle

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two men, Mustapha Abubakar, 32, and Bashar Shehu, 25, to four years imprisonment each for attempting to steal a motorcycle.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.