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Man arraigned over alleged N860,000 fraud

A 25-year-old man, Boma Brown, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged N860,000 fraud.

Police arraign ex-lawmaker, ex-governor’s aide, three others for ‘arson’

A former House of Assembly member, Dayo Akinleye; Afolabi Ariyo, a former aide of Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, and three others, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court for the criminal act of deliberately setting property ablaze during the #EndSars protest in the state
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign 71 suspects over ‘looting of virus palliatives’

The Police on Tuesday arraigned 71 persons before an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for their alleged involvement in the looting of CACOVID palliatives at Agro Mall and Cargo Terminal, Ilorin.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to Juventus’ 4-2 loss to AC Milan on Tuesday night.

Cristiano Ronaldo under investigation for breaching virus protocols – Italian minister

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for breaching coronavirus protocols following his positive test earlier this month, according to Italy's sports minister.
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Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being written as she awaits a key phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would take up a comprehensive coronavirus package if an accord is struck. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index headed for the third straight decline.

#EndSARS: SERAP condemns shooting of protesters at Lekki toll gate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”

Cobbler bags eight months imprisonment for stealing iPhone

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 21- year-old cobbler, Jude Musaya, to eight months imprisonment for stealing an iPhone worth N120,000.

Man in court over alleged N770,000 fraud

A 26-year-old man, Ahmed Ibrahim, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for alleged N770,000 fraud.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man remanded for allegedly raping daughter

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Friday remanded a sexagenarian, Abiodun Omokhunu, 60, at State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) for allegedly raping his daughter.

Tailor ‘rapes’ teenage girl in Osun

An Osogbo Magistrates‘ Court in Osun State, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old tailor, Abdulrasaq Sodiq, in Ilesa Correctional Center for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.

Pastor arraign over ‘defilement’

A 38-year-old pastor, Mr Idowu Samson, was on Monday arraigned before an Iseyin Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl (name withheld).

Businessman in court over ‘N1.13 million fraud’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, granted N200,000 bail to a 40-year-old businessman, Afolabi Adebayo, who is facing a trial over an alleged N1.13 million fraud.
Michel Platini was quizzed by a Swiss prosecutor on Monday in a probe investigating a two-million-Swiss-franc ($2.2-million) payment that the former European football chief received from FIFA in 2011.

Michel Platini grilled by Swiss prosecutor in payment probe

Michel Platini was quizzed by a Swiss prosecutor on Monday in a probe investigating a two-million-Swiss-franc ($2.2-million) payment that the former European football chief received from FIFA in 2011.

Court remands man for ‘armed robbery’

An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo on Monday ordered the remand of a 22-year-old man, Tunde Agbaje, to Ilesha Correctional Center for an alleged armed robbery of a petrol station manager.

Man docked for alleged theft of church property

The prosecutor, Sgt. Regina Ishaya, told the court that the case was reported at the ‘D’ Division Police Station Makurdi, by one Mrs Myina Ifeyinwa of No. 7 Behind Alhaji Dash House, Makurdi on Aug. 20.

10 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Chad

At least ten people have been killed in fresh fighting between nomadic herders and farmers in southern Chad, a local prosecutor said Sunday, with the most of the deaths happening during a funeral.

Man faces N10.1 million equipment theft charge

A 29-year-old man, Matthew Owolabi, was on Friday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing equipment worth N10.1 million from the Lekki Conservation Centre.

Banker in court over ‘N3.8 million theft’ in Lagos

A 34-year-old banker, Temidayo Fabumoye, on Friday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with stealing N3.8 million from his employer.

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Oil prices slide in lockdown-driven rout

Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property

Osun government says 14 local councils affected by looting

Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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Eva Longoria joins as co-lead on digital detox comedy ‘Unplugging’

Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia asks looters to return stolen medical equipment

A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.