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Trader robbed of over N1 million dies from gunshot wounds

A middle-aged palm oil merchant in Umuahia, Basil Odoemelam, who was robbed of over N1 million in broad daylight in the capital city on Thursday, has died from gunshot wounds.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Benue Assembly clerk’s wife, daughters ‘assault EFCC officials’

The wife of the clerk of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mrs Terngu Agena, and her two daughters allegedly assaulted officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at their Makurdi Zonal Office on Friday.
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Police: How bandits from Kebbi killed 14 people in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Cleric caught on camera raping five-year-old girl

A prosecution witness in a defilement case against a cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, on Thursday, narrated how he allegedly caught the defendant in the act with a hidden camera.
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‘Mentally-deranged man’ sets resident ablaze in Lagos

A suspected mentally-deranged man in Surulere, Lagos, on Sunday, set a resident of the area ablaze after pouring petrol on him.

Man smashes mother’s skull in Imo

47-year-old Sunday Agwim from Umuobom in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State is in police net for killing his 62-year-old mother Christiana Agwim with a hammer.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Four killed, houses razed as gunmen invade Taraba village

No fewer than four persons were feared dead and several houses, including shops, were said to have been burnt when gunmen invaded Dan-Anacha village in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has described policing as the responsibility of every citizen to ensure a safe society.

Ooni: Policing is everybody’s responsibility

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has described policing as the responsibility of every citizen to ensure a safe society.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari reacts as gunmen kill 12 in Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gunmen attack on a community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, on Wednesday, 8th January, 2020.
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Police arrest 14 suspects over assault on government officials

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday said it arrested 14 suspected touts over assault on government officials on lawful duties.
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Police arrest man after abducting two children in Ondo town

The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a man identified as Nsem Godwin for allegedly kidnapping two kids in Okitipupa town, Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state.

Bayelsa killer policeman to face orderly room trial

The trigger-happy policeman, who shot a driver and other passengers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has been arrested and disarmed by the state police command.

Adamawa youths block highway, protest kidnapping

Hundreds of Adamawa youths on Tuesday blocked the federal highway passing through Girei community to Yola, the state capital, and other parts of the state to protest against incessant kidnappings in the area.
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Qassem Soleimani: Nigeria police deploy personnel in hot spots

The Police Command in Plateau said it had deployed its personnel to key areas to prevent the breakdown of law and order following the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force by the U.S. 0n Friday.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police invade church, chase out worshippers

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have reportedly invaded the Assemblies of God Church at No 27 Mount Street Agbani Road, Enugu, with an Armoured Personnel Carrier and allegedly manhandled worshipers.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap factional APC chairman in Ondo

Daredevil armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday evening invaded the home of the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Akungba Akoko, in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, James Tolorunju Ajulo, and abducted the APC leader.

Fire kills 11-year-old student in dormitory

An 11-year-old student of Patterson Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha in Anambra State, has been burnt beyond recognition inside the school hostel.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Woman arrested for pushing co-wife, baby into well

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old housewife, Hauwa Lawal, for allegedly pushing her co-wife Zuwaira Sani, 35 and her 18-month-old son into a well.

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Senator Shehu Sani: My travail is politically motivated

Civil Rights activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has declared that his current travail in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was politically motivated and out of malice, saying he has not in any way begged the anti graft agency not to make public alleged audio recording between him and his accuser, Alhaji Sani Dauda.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George reacts to Afcon 2021 scheduling

Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

NAFDAC alerts on use of paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.

Nigerian agronomist Lekan Are passes on at 86

Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Access Bank gets final nod to acquire Kenyan Transnational Bank

Access Bank Plc says it has secured final approvals of all relevant regulatory authorities in Kenya for the acquisition of Kenya-based Transnational Bank Plc (TNB).