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An Ekiti State High Court on Tuesday sentenced 23- year-old Odeh Gabriel to seven years imprisonment for setting on fire a cocoa, banana and vegetable farms in Ekiti.
The Police Command in Ebonyi on Monday, paraded 60 suspects including a teenager over alleged attacks on its personnel and public facilities, among other offences.
No fewer than 244 suspects have been arrested and a total of 21 convicted for drug related offences between July 2020 and June 2021, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Akwa Ibom State has disclosed.
A herbalist, Owojori Awobode, who allegedly conspired with other collaborators to obtain N10.7 million from a businessman under false pretences, was on Monday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed the N322million money laundering charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Peter Nwaoboshi, a senator representing the Delta North in the 9th Assembly.
The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday called on the House of Representatives to step down a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act as the matter is sub judice.
A 42-year-old man, Joseph Ikegwu, on Thursday appeared in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter.
Saudi Arabia has executed a man for offences rights groups say he allegedly committed while under the age of 18, despite the kingdom’s insistence that it has abolished death sentences for many childhood crimes.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 305 premises of pharmacies and patent shops in Kebbi State over their inability to register with the Council and operating without a license.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 305 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Kebbi.
Opponents of Myanmar’s junta said on Friday they had lost faith in Southeast Asian efforts to end the crisis in the country, as two regional envoys met the military ruler Min Aung Hlaing in the capital Naypyitaw.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the publication of asset declared by public and civil servants by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
The Senate of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, IAUE, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, has expelled some of its students involved in various criminal activities.
Lagos branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has decried the multiple taxes and tariffs on players in the value chain of the pharmaceutical industry by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and asked the federal government to stop the obnoxious act.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
The number of deaths related to Covid-19 has passed 500,000 in Brazil, the second-highest in the world, as experts say the outbreak could worsen amid slow vaccination and the start of winter.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and federal security agents for decimating separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Human Rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has filed a suit against the Federal Government before the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS) community court in Abuja over the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the police spokesperson, in a statement on Thursday, said that the suspects were arrested in different parts of the state as part of the efforts of the Police command in combating traffic robbery.
A relative of embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, better known as Baba Ijesha, has accused comedienne Princess of trying to seduce the actor many times in the past.