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Jubilation as soldiers arrest ‘kidnappers’ in Ondo

A seven-man kidnapping gang that have been terrorising residents of Ajowa, Akunnu and Auga in Akoko area of Ondo state were at the weekend arrested through combined efforts of soldiers, Police and Department of State Service (DSS) at Ajowa in Akoko Northwest local government area.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man bags six months’ imprisonment for stealing laptop

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old man, Stephen James, to six months’ imprisonment for stealing a laptop and phone valued at N210,000.
Facebook

400 million Facebook users’ phone numbers exposed online

Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday.
Mercy Eke

BBNaija: Nigerians react as Mercy smashes Biggie’s phone

Housemate Mercy Eke smashed Big Brother’s phone, following a heated argument with Gedoni Ekpata after the Saturday night party.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court hears how three truck conductors ‘beat man to death’

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos, on Monday heard how three truck conductors tied up one Nse-Obong Idodo with a rope and beat him to death for allegedly stealing a phone.

Deeper Life Bible Church to host summit for young professionals

The Deeper Life Bible Church is set to host its maiden edition of the “Mega Summit” for young professionals across various professions.

Police arraign man for stealing bible, phone from church

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos.
Daniel Akpeyi (left) with Ikechukwu Ezenwa in Super Eagles training

Alloy Agu: Super Eagles’ goalkeepers will do well in Egypt

Super Eagles’ assistant coach Alloy Agu has expressed confidence that the team’s goalkeepers will do Nigeria proud at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Police arrest fast-food staff over alleged armed robbery

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ebrumede divisional headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have arrested 40-year-old Shola Ajose, a staff of O’tres fast-food over alleged armed robbery in Warri.

BBC demands investigation of attack on reporter

After losing the presidential election and governorship election in Lagos State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is embroiled in another controversy over the alleged assault on a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter in Lagos, Ajoke Ulohotse.

Two suspected lovers found dead inside car in Lagos

Two suspected lovers were in the early hours of Sunday found dead inside a car in Maryland Area of Lagos State.
Adegbuyi Adeyemi

Nigerian man facing charges after phone seized at US border

A Nigerian man living in Rhode Island is facing charges in Vermont after US agents seized his phone at the Canadian border and he refused to leave the port of entry without it.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks three Borno settlements, destroys UNICEF clinic in Rann

Boko Haram terrorists yesterday attacked three Borno settlements and burnt down the UNICEF clinic in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of the state.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr confirms phone theft report

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed the report regarding the theft of his phone and some other valuables.

RCCG empowers 1051 with skill acquisition

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), is creating a niche in employment generation, through its wealth and skills acquisition training workshops.

Police arrest man who threatened Atiku Abubakar, family

Augustus Akpan, a 43-year-old multi-lingual native of Akwa Ibom State, was arrested in Lagos after police tracked the phone he used in sending the messages.

Expert attributes student poor performance to phone addiction

A medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, has attributed poor academic performance among some students to phone addiction.

Man docked for stealing, escaping from police custody

A 22-year-old man, Gerald Ogwu, who allegedly escaped from police custody after he was arrested for stealing N75,000, was on Tuesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.