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Four NAF officers jailed, suffer rank reduction over N41 million misappropriation

Four executive members of the 151 Base Services Group (151 BSG) Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Makurdi, standing trial before a General Court Martial sitting at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi for criminal misappropriation of over N41 million have been found guilty and sanctioned appropriately.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority has impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps.

Mishaps: Lagos arrests six boat operators, impounds engines

The Lagos State Waterways Authority has impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 10 suspects, recover arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State on Tuesday says it arrested 10 suspects in July for various criminal offences within the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Jigawa: Police record low crime rate in six months

The Police Command in Jigawa on Tuesday attributed the successes recorded in the low crime rate in six months to crime preventive strategies adopted and efficient service delivery.
Two Consultant Psychiatrists of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, have appeared before an Enugu Magistrates’ Court on four count charge bordering on fraud, forgery and stealing from their late colleague.

Two consultant psychiatrists docked for alleged theft of late colleague’s money

Two Consultant Psychiatrists of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, have appeared before an Enugu Magistrates’ Court on four count charge bordering on fraud, forgery and stealing from their late colleague.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recover two anti-aircraft guns, others in Borno

The Police Command in Borno says it has recovered two anti-aircraft machine guns and eight AK 47 rifles along Maiduguri-Damaturu road.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigerian government appalled over attack on embassy in Indonesia

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, while reacting to the attack on the mission which was carried out by Nigerians, said the development was “absolutely deplorable and disgraceful.”

Court remands three over alleged murder in Ogun

A Magistrates’ Court in Sango-Ota, Ogun, on Thursday remanded three persons who allegedly hit one Michael Odiagbe with a plank during a fight leading to his death.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Robbers attack judge’s home, steal $1,000, N250,000

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Tuesday remanded in the Ikoyi Correctional Centre two men who allegedly broke into the Ikoyi, Lagos home of a federal judge and carted away dollars and naira among other properties at gunpoint.
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Lockdown: Lagos governor orders release of impounded vehicles

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered that all vehicles impounded for minor offences since the commencement of the lockdown be released across the state.

14 jailed for violating restriction order in Osun

Fourteen people have been sentenced to two months imprisonment by an Osun State Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Osogbo for violating the stay-at-home order by the state government on Wednesday.
Tyrell Robinson has been sacked by Bradford City after being charged with engaging in sexual activity with a child. The 22-year-old winger was initially arrested in August 2018 following allegations of sexual assault.

English club sacks player for child sex offence charges

English fourth tier side Bradford have sacked Tyrell Robinson after police charged the 22-year-old with child sex offences.
Issad Rebrab

Algeria’s richest man walks free on time served

Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab walked free on time served early Wednesday after a court sentenced him to six months for tax, banking and customs offences.

Nigerian Army set to court-martial 3 officers, 11 soldiers

The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has set up a general court-martial to try three officers and eleven soldiers for crimes ranging from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, desertion, and more.

Police invite activist who accused officers of raping sex workers

The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons.

Nigerian Navy: 52 vessels, 40 persons currently in our custody

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged piracy related offences.
Nigeria Police

Osun guber: Police to deploy 18,426 personnel in polling units

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, said 18,426 policemen would be deployed to provide security during the Osun State gubernatorial election, on Saturday, September 22.

Ma jailed for house-breaking, weeks to his wedding

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced one Abubakar Ali, slated to get married on October 1, to three months in prison.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.