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Rivers court remands man for ‘attacking’ waste management officials

A Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt has remanded one John Friday to prison custody for an alleged attack on some on-duty officials of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency, RIWAMA.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police fails to produce detained Bayelsa guber candidate in court

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Adamu Mohammed, on Wednesday, shunned the August 31, 2020 order of the Federal High Court in Abuja, directing him to produce a Bayelsa State governorship candidate, Vijah Opuama, who has been in police detention since August 15, 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Court remands two women for abduction, sale of four-year-old boy in Rivers

The two women, 54 years old Fanny Ukoha and 22 years old Precious Samuel, are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, abduction and child trafficking for selling and taking away four years old, Moses Godbless, from his mother’s food joint said to be close to a brothel in Ahaoda Local Government Area.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign Enugu monarch for perjury

The Enugu State Police Command on Monday arraigned the traditional ruler-elect of Ogugu community in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Emmanuel Ogbonna, before an Enugu South Magistrate Court for perjury.

Mechanic bags twelve months imprisonment for stealing roofing sheets

An Osun Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo the state capital on Monday sentenced a 20-year-old Mechanics Ibrahim Kolapo to prison for stealing aluminium flat sheets.

Court frees two of three suspects in accident that killed female fighter pilot

Two of three suspects in the accident that led to the death of Nigeria’s first female helicopter fighter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile have been set free by a Kaduna State Magistrate Court.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT mobile court convicts 24, seals off 3 beer parlours for violating virus regulations

The FCT Mobile Court has convicted 24 persons and sealed off three beer parlours for violating COVID-19 regulations 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eleven ‘cultists’ arraigned in Calabar

The eleven suspected cultists arrested during an alleged initiation ceremony were on Monday arraigned before a Magistrate court 3 in Calabar.

Police officer’s wife jailed two years for abusing nine-year-old maid

Mrs Precious Joseph, the wife of a police officer, will spend two years in jail for violently abusing Miss Agatha Emmanuel, her 9 years old housemaid, a Magistrate Court in Delta State, has rule.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Court dismisses assault suit against Senator Elisha Abbo

A magistrate court in Zuba, Abuja, has dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the Adamawa senator, Elisha Abbo.

Court grants Delta cleric bail over ‘rape’ of 19-year-old girl

The Delta State High Court II sitting in Warri has granted stringent bail conditions to the Founder of Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry in Warri, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, over allegations of rape and impersonation from the custody of the Police “A” Division in Warri.

Man bags three years over plan to bomb NNPC, NASS

A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, has sentenced one Godwin Adeoye, 35, to three years imprisonment on two counts of criminal intimidation and plan to bomb the National Petroleum Corporation and the National Assembly.

Assemblyman, two others detained over extortion in Nasarawa

A former member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Sulieman Dan Iyan Gora, and two others have been detained by a Magistrate Court sitting in Kudape, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Enugu court remands couple for brutalising house help

The Enugu State Magistrate Court on Monday remanded a couple, Mr Jude Ozougwu, and Ifeoma in prison for allegedly brutalising a 10-year-old Nneoma Nnadi with pressing iron and nails.
Determined to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19, local manufacturer Prince Interior Furniture and Furnishing Company has engaged a cardiologist to help in the mass production of N95 face masks for the protection of vulnerable Nigerians against the deadly virus.

Court sentences man to prison for refusing to wear facemask

An Osun State Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday, sentenced a man, Jonathan Ukonwe, to 30 days imprisonment for resisting arrest and intentionally disobeying the constituted authority for not wearing facemask.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS arraigns Facebook user for making post that ‘embarrassed’ Osun speaker

The Department of State Service has arraigned a 48-year-old man, Joshua Sayo Oki, before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, the state capital over his Facebook post that was considered embarrassing to the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Owoeye, according to a report.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police assure on prosecution of indicted officers

The Rivers State Police Command has assured that it would have finally concluded investigation of the officers involved in the alleged death of Late Chima Ikwunado and the torture of four traders of Ikokwu spare parts market in Port Harcourt, popularly known as Ikokwu 4 and bring those indicted to justice before the end of June 2020.
Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, laid to rest at Gudu Cemetery Abuja on 18 April 2020 1

Court to hear suit against officials who attended Abba Kyari’s burial

The Life Camp Magistrate Court, Kado, Abuja, has fixed June 30 for hearing a suit filed against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, and 10 others who attended the burial of the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, on April 18, 2020.

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