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An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Court announces date to deliver judgment in murder trial of Maryam Sanda

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama on Monday fixed January 27, 2020, to deliver judgment in the trial of

Court fixes date for ‘husband killer’ Maryam Sanda to open defence

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 16, for Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to open her defence.

Seven arrested after deadly Algeria maternity hospital fire

Algerian authorities have arrested seven people in connection with a fire at a maternity hospital that left eight babies dead, the official APS news agency reported Thursday.

Police hunt for assassins of PDP, APC leaders in Rivers

Detectives at Homicide Department of the Rivers State Police Command is working round the clock to arrest the assassins behind the murder of Nwozuruaka Anele, a youth leader, and a two time Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alakahia community chapter in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State at about 2 am on Saturday, September 21.

Police: Eight women found dead in Rivers hotels

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that eight female have so far been killed by suspected serial killers in different hotels in Port Harcourt and environs in the last two months.

Shocker: Lagos woman stabs hubby to death over daughter’s birthday

A woman has allegedly stabbed her husband to death over her daughter’s birthday in Surulere area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Police arrest 26 suspects over alleged public disturbance, culpable homicide in Sokoto

The Police in Sokoto state have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) for alleged public disturbance in the state.

Man slaps wife to death for refusing to breastfeed baby

A 40-year-old man, Kingsley Madukwe, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beating his wife, Glory Madukwe, to death.
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Police parade 100 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Friday paraded 100 suspects for various alleged offences in the ongoing Puff-Adder operations in the state.

Police arrest ‘armed robber’ at church’s retreat

A suspected armed robber was Saturday morning arrested by policemen attached to the Ilemba Hausa Police at a church’s retreat in Ojo.

Court remands woman for beating daughter to death over N350

The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =

Police nab two suspects over killing of motorcylist, theft of bike

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two suspects over killing of a commercial cyclists and theft of his bike.

‘Armed robbers’ arrested while fighting over loot

Two suspected armed robbers have been arrested while fighting over their proceeds from a robbery operation they carried out in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks federal government to provide treatment for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife without further...

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), the lawyer to Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, has called the Federal Government to provide an alternative and adequate treatment of the couple in Nigeria and that he would file a fresh application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if.

Centre investigates 100 criminal cases, 300 paternity matters

The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years ago, Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, has said.

Driver ‘kills’ tricycle rider for bashing car in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a yet-to-be-identified driver, who allegedly killed a tricycle rider, Bassey Aniete, in the Shitta area of Surulere.
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Inferno kills five children in Lagos

Five children were last week killed after their home caught fire in Abagbo Village, Takwa Bay Island, Lagos, the Police said on Sunday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief orders manhunt for killers of Catholic priest

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered a manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, in Enugu State.

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Dolapo Osinbajo: Abuse against women is offence against humanity

Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

South Africa on the edge over new radical sect terror group

South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.