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Robber mistakenly shoots gang member in Bayelsa

A suspected armed robber was on Monday arrested by an angry mob after his colleague mistakenly shot him while they (the robbers) were trying to escape after an operation at Imgbi Road, Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad answers a question following a speech at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on October 25, 2018. - Mahathir's visit to Thailand is the first for the statesman since he swept to a surprise victory in the country's national poll in May. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Mahathir Mohamad: Goldman Sachs bankers ‘cheated’ Malaysia

Bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc “cheated” Malaysia in dealings with state fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said, amid growing calls in the country for more aggressive steps to recoup fees earned by the bank.
Mohammed Dewji

Police link Dar es Salaam house to Mo Dewji abduction

Police have identified a house at Mbezi Beach as where tycoon Mohammed Dewji was held following his kidnapping by unknown people.

NAPTIP arrests suspect of human trafficker in Delta

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has arrested a suspected human trafficker who escaped from Delta.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa government demotes employees for alleged fraud

Adamawa State Government has approved the demotion of some employees of its Land and Survey ministry over land collateral fraud and other related cases.

2019: Coalition says politicians plan to destabilise Nigeria

A coalition of 24 Civil Society Organisations (C24), says some desperate politicians are planning to distabilise the country`s peace, before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
Nigeria Police

Fake Army officer arrested in Delta

A 48-year-old man, identified as Mohammed Sali, who had been parading himself as an Army Major has been arrested by men of the Nigerian Police in Delta State.

Sales rep in court over N1 million theft

A 32-year-old sales representative, Ayodeji Aina, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s N1 million.

Lagos AD urges youths to shun violence

Lagos State Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate Owolabi Salis has urged the youths to shun acts capable of breaching the peace of the state.

Justice Yunusa admits accepting money from lawyers

Justice Mohammed Yunusa, former Federal High Court Judge, on Tuesday admitted before a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, that collecting bribe from lawyers with pending cases was wrong and unethical.

SON confirms human flesh in Chinese drugs

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed the receipt of a letter sent on Chinese Drugs reported to be made from human flesh.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest four suspects for house-breaking

The police in Enugu State have arrested four suspects for house-breaking in Emene community near Enugu, the state capital.

Senate confirms 22 NPC commissioners, rejects one

The Senate has confirmed 23 commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC).

TCN restores 30MVA 132/33KV transformer in Oghara substation

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has fully repaired the 30MVA 132/33KV power transformer in Oghara transmission substation in Delta.

PDP primaries: Aggrieved members threaten mass defection

As a fallout of the National Assembly primaries in Bayelsa State, mass defection of aggrieved members a;pears on the horizon in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Man impregnates 13-year-old daughter in Edo

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, on Wednesday, paraded 76 suspected criminals, who were arrested for various crimes ranging from murder, cultism, burglary and rape.

Imo APC primary: I narrowly escaped being kidnapped – Ahmed Gulak

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Imo State Governorship Primary Committee, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that he narrowly escaped being kidnapped in the state.
osun election

Police nab PDP chieftain, 2 others for vote buying, recover N720, 000

Nigeria Police High Command has said that three suspects have been arrested for vote buying in today’s Osun state governorship election.

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Four family members die after ‘Amala’ meal

Four members of a family in Ilorin were feared dead after the consumption of `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous.

Child spacing: Gombe religious organisations begin campaign

Leadership of religious organisations in Gombe State have expressed their willingness to intensify campaign on the need for residents to embrace child spacing as a way of life.

Parents protect 15-year-old who allegedly killed brother

A 15-year-old boy, who hacked his 22-year-old brother to death with a machete has been arrested.

APGA suspends three lawmakers over Anambra impeachment saga

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has suspended three of its lawmakers for allegedly spearheading the campaign to change the leadership of the Anambra State House of Assembly.

Activities resume fully at Dapchi girls college, 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.