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Lawmakers devise new ways to beat robbers, kidnappers

Among other measures, the lawmakers have abandoned their official numbers plates, which show that they are members of the National Assembly.

Police deny abduction of NURTW chairman, others in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command has debunked reports that the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Okuku Wing in Yala local government area in the northern part of Cross River State, had been abducted with some other people

Osun APC lawmaker dumps party for ADC

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun State has suffered another set back, as a serving lawmaker representing Odo-Otin State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Olaoluwa Oyediran, dumped the party for the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Ahead of 2019 general elections, a former senate president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Michael Sunday Emaluji, on Saturday formally declares to contest Cross River State House of Assembly seat to represent Yala 1.

Ex-NANS Senate president declares for Cross River Assembly seat

Ahead of 2019 general elections, a former senate president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Michael Sunday Emaluji, on Saturday formally declares to contest Cross River State House of Assembly seat to represent Yala 1 constituency.

Kidnappers free Imo entertainers after N1m ransom

Gunmen who kidnapped two entertainers, Ugo Stevenson and Izunna Obiakor, in Owerri, Imo State, have freed them after receiving N1m ransom.

Ex-Governor Oyinlola resigns from ruling APC

After months of waiting game, the former Governor of Osun State and Acting Coordinator of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Court orders NSCDC, others to pay man N10m damages for assault, battery

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has directed the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and six others to pay the sum of N10 million to one Mr Frank Eko over the case of illegal arrest, detention, assault, battery, humiliation and brutalization.

It’s a shame Nigeria still imports petrol – Ayo Opadokun

The Convener, Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reforms, Mr. Ayo Opadokun, and the Chairman, Galaxy Clique, Offa, Mr. Muideen Ibrahim, have said it is shameful that Nigeria, which is one of the largest global producers of crude oil, still imports petrol for domestic consumption.

Ex-Governor Larry Odey defects to APC in Cross River

Former acting governor of Cross River State, Hon Larry Odey, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Until his defection, Hon Odey was a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

PDP apologises to its ex-national scribe Olagunsoye Oyinlola

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday apologised to its former National Secretary, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, for what it called the injustice he suffered in the party which led to his exit from its fold.

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Court sentences applicant to two years in prison for threatening to kill housewife

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday sentenced an applicant, Stephen Newman, to two years in prison for threatening to assassinate a housewife.

Killings: Former MOSOP leader calls for redeployment of policemen in Ogoniland

Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Ledum Mittee, has advocated for general overhaul of security personnel deployed to the four local governments in Ogoniland in Rivers State to curb the rising spate of criminality and killings in the area.

Cameroonian military jails separatist leader, nine others for life

A leader of Cameroon’s separatist movement, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers have been given life sentences by a military court in the capital, Yaoundé. They were convicted of rebellion, among other charges. Their lawyers accused the judge of bias and withdrew from the proceedings.

Kwara monarch docked for alleged threat to life, trespass

The Kwara state police command on Tuesday arraigned a second class monarch from Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero local government area, Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula for alleged trespass to land and threat to life.