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Court sentences man to two weeks community service for theft

A Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa in Abuja on Thursday sentenced one Nura Usman, to two weeks community service for stealing one iron pipe and escaping from lawful custody.
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Police arraign two sisters over alleged battery of neighbour

The Police on Thursday in Abuja arraigned Favour Chuks, 28 and Mercy Chuks, 35 in Dutse Grade 1 Area Court for allegedly beating up their neighbour, Comfort John.
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.

Woman remanded for abandoning five-day old baby

A woman, Sadiya Usman, who pleaded guilty to abandoning a five-day-old baby in a bush in Kabusa, Abuja, has been remanded in a correctional centre, pending sentencing by a Grade 1 Area Court on Friday.

Trader docked for allegedly receiving stolen air conditioners

A 33-year-old trader, Idris Abdurahamam, on Monday appeared in an armo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly receiving two stolen industrial air conditioners valued N1.2m.

AYAF: With Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker, three arms of government ‘Islamised’

A northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has noted that if the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is allowed to emerge as the Speaker of the House, it will amount to having all the top four positions: President, the Senate President and the Chief Justice of Nigeria as Muslims.
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Speakership: Court quashes area court’s summon on Femi Gbajabiamila

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has quashed the earlier summons issued against Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila by an Area Court directing him to appear before it on June 10, 2019.

Driver granted N500,000 bail for allegedly cheating businessman

A Grade 1 Area Court at Mpape, Abuja, has granted N500, 000 bail to Lucky Osagie, accused of cheating a businessman, Emmanuel Akpan.

Abuja court judge passes on at 32

A 32-year-old judge at the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, Abdulwahab Mohammed, who slumped on Saturday, has died.

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