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Man jailed for stealing plantain in Osun

For stealing bunches of plantain, a 39-year-old man, Wasiu Lekan, was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife.

30-year-old remanded for allegedly raping teenager to death

A 30-year-old man, Ahmed Matunma Wokuekun, has been remanded in Ile-Ife Prison custody for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl, Dupe Lawrence, to death.

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Election: Police arrest four in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.

Nigerian Army deploys troops to troubled spots in Rivers

The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops to halt reported election violence in some local government areas in Rivers.

Ballot box snatchers kill three voters, injure two in Delta

Three persons were killed and two others sustained gunshot injuries following shooting from suspected ballot box snatchers.
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N’Golo Kante backs under-fire Jorginho amid Chelsea poor form

France midfielder N’Golo Kante has leapt to the defence of his teammate Jorginho and acknowledged the importance of Chelsea’s players sticking together amid a run of bad form.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Election: No security breach in FCT – IGP Adamu

The Presidential and National Assembly elections took place in the FCT on Saturday without report of security breach.