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Swedish court extends US rapper ASAP Rocky’s detention

A Stockholm court on Friday ordered that US rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden on assault allegations, should be kept in custody for another week while the prosecutor completes his investigation.

Customs impounds 42 containers of Tramadol

Mohammed Abba-Kura, the Customs controller in Apapa, while speaking with journalists on Tuesday said the command had seized 24 containers of various items that contravened import procedures.

Central bank injects $956 million, ¥63 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last month expended over $956 million to defend the nation’s currency, the Naira, at the various segments of the foreign exchange (forex) markets.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

EFCC: No amount of media campaign against Ibrahim Magu will stop Bukola Saraki’s prosecution

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Six-member syndicate impersonate Anglican primate

Officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have arrested six members of a cybercrime syndicate allegedly impersonating the Primate of the Anglican Communion, Rev. Nicholas Okoh.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

PDP, CUPP fault President Buhari, Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila’s combination

The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo

Mastermind of Sudan protest raid identified

A top Sudanese general said Thursday that the mastermind behind a deadly crackdown on protesters has been identified, but refused to name him saying it would impact a probe into the raid.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.

Suspected herdsmen attack travellers, kill Osun council worker

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Yobe cancels democracy day celebration for reception of Senate President Lawan

Investigation has revealed that the state arrived at the decision following contemplation as to whether to merge the celebrations with the State reception of the new Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, the son of the soil to the state.

Police nab four over murder, robbery in Ekiti

The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.

30-year old killed for making advances to married woman

A 30-year-old man Abubakar Muhammadu has been killed by a 21-year-old man Audu Umar for making advances to his wife.

Oando demands forensic audit report, rules out directors’ resignation

Oando Plc has demanded from the Securities and Exchange Commission the report of the forensic audit carried out by Deloitte & Touche for it to have a better understanding of the findings that culminated in the decisions taken by the commission.

Lagos polytechnic student commits suicide over quarrel with girlfriend

A part-time student in the Department of Hospitality Management Technology of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu Campus, Joseph Mayowa, has committed suicide.
NSCDC

Nigerian Navy hands over nine oil thieves to NSCDC

Nine foreign nationals who allegedly siphoned petroleum products from an oil pipeline at the Atlas Cove area have been handed over to the officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) by the Nigerian Navy.

Popular prophetess found dead in Abakaliki

The Ebonyi State Police Command says it is working to unravel the cause of the death of a popular prophetess in Ebonyi State, who was found dead along Ezza Road, Abakaliki, recently.

Ex-General seeks probe of $2.1 billion recovered from Abuja home

A retired General of the Nigerian Army, Adamu Yusuf, on Tuesday requested an investigation into the circumstances following the recovery of about $2.1bn and other assets by some security officials from a residence allegedly linked to a former public officer in Abuja.

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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

A$AP Rocky to be held in Sweden for third week over alleged fight

US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

Court remands apprentice for allegedly attempting to steal car

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.

Motorists groan as tipper drivers block Enugu-Onitsha road

Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.