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Tailor bags one year in jail with hard labour for stealing

Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, on Friday sentenced a tailor, Abdullahi Nasiru, to one year in prison with hard labour, for stealing a motorcycle.

Two friends arraigned for stealing tubers of yam

The police on Thursday arraigned two friends in a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 700 tubers of yam, worth N70,000.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Kaduna seeks first class Emirs as sureties for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s medical leave

Kaduna state government has asked that stiff conditions be attached to the medical leave granted Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife Zeenat by a Kaduna state High Court to ensure their return after treatment to continue with their trial.
The wife of soul singer Timi Dakolo, Busola, has alleged that she was raped as a teenager by flamboyant Abuja based Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

Busola Dakolo: How I signed Police invitation letter at gunpoint

Busola, photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo, has alleged that policemen threatened her with a gun and forced her to sign a letter accusing her and her husband of criminal conspiracy.

Police arraign two applicants for allegedly stealing television, recharge cards

The police on Tuesday arraigned two applicants in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing a plasma tv valued at N32,000 and Recharge Cards of different networks valued at N8,000 belonging to their neighbours.

Three remanded over armed robbery

The court prosecutor, Inspector Umar Tahir, told the court that Abdullahi Musa (Biggi), of Kwanar Jaba quarters, Umar Yahuza of Hotoro quarters, Nuhu Abdullahi of Zangon Dakata quarters all in Kano metropolis armed with guns and knives, criminally conspired and went to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) staff’s quarters.

NBA, families raise the alarm over ‘fake lawyer’

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch, and two families have raised the alarm over one Dr. Charles, who is allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and extorting money from the public.

COZA rape scandal: Honouring invitation is optional – police source

The Police have said the invitation letter served on Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola, is part of investigation procedure.
Biodun Fatoyinbo

Rape: Biodun Fatoyinbo accuses Timi, Busola Dakolo of conspiracy, falsehood

Embattled Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) has launched a fightback over allegations that he raped celebrity photographer Mrs. Busola Dakolo some 16 years ago.

Police arrest killers of abducted 5-year old in Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested three suspects following the death of a five-year-old boy, Ahmad Ado, who was kidnapped by a gang of kidnappers at Karkasara Quarters Kano.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest three abductors of newly-married women in Kano

The police in Kano State have arrested three suspected kidnappers in connection with the abduction of three newly-married women in the state.

Police arraign seven men for allegedly attacking policemen, burning four cars

The police on Thursday arraigned seven men in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly attacking policemen on duty and burning four vehicles worth N3.7 million.

Man in court for destroying electronic billboard, attempted theft

The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 12 over kidnapping, armed robbery in Jigawa

Twelve persons in Jigawa have been arrested over alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms, Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bala Senchi, has said.

Fraud: Court orders substituted service on NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick, others

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, and four other officers charged with fraud involving the sums of $8.4m and N4bn should be served with copies of the charges through their offices.

Two men jailed for belonging to ‘Vikings’

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two men to nine months in prison each for belonging to an unlawful society, called the ”Vikings”.

Court issues bench warrant against ex-Niger governor, PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Minna, on Thursday, issued a bench warrant against a former governor of Niger State, Babaginda Aliyu, for failing to appear before it.

Two friends remanded in Ilorin prison

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that two friends, Umar Farouq and Abdulfatai Sulieman, be remanded in prison for allegedly belonging to a gang of thieves.

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The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor renews ban on tricycle movement from 8pm

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.
Pep Guardiola lamented that VAR needs to be fixed after he watched his Manchester City team have a last-minute winner against Tottenham ruled out on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola unhappy with refereeing inconsistencies in Manchester City home draw

Pep Guardiola insists the use of VAR must be more consistent after Manchester City were denied a late winner in the 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Senator Ekweremadu: IPOB members attacked me in Germany

The immediate past Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has confirmed the physical assault on him by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday.

Paul Unongo warns against dropping zoning

A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.

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