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Lagos seals mosques, churches over noise pollution

The affected places are located at 68, old Otta Rd, Orile Agege, 4, Ademola Oshinowo Street, Ketu, Dele Amuda Street, Lekki, 17, Ajileye Str, Ilaje Bariga, 39, Kusenla Road Elegunshi, Ajayi Bembe Street, Abule-Oja, Yaba among others. LASEPA’s General Manager Dr Dolapo Fasawe said there is no hiding place for any religious organisation that could not operate within the ambit of the law, regardless of their faith inclinations.

Police recover 36 cows from rustlers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Kebbi has recovered 36 cows from cattle rustlers in Zamfara, according to Mr Garba Danjuma, the commissioner.

Man allegedly assaults policeman, remanded in prison

A Kubwa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday ordered that one Hafisu Idris, who allegedly inflicted injuries on a policeman be remanded in a correctional facility.

Police arraign two persons over alleged assault in Osun

Two persons, Amope Adewale and Dauda Sodiq, on Thursday appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo over alleged assault on Ms Adebisi Folashade.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Xenophobia: IGP places AIGs, CPs on red alert

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security around embassies, foreign missions, foreigners and their businesses within the country.
A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Detained journalist charged with treason for criticising Cross River governor

A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail application adjourned to August 5

The Justice Darius Khobo-led Kaduna State High Court has, Monday, failed to rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat after it adjourned the case to August 5, 2019.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Ohanaeze youths give federal government seven-day ultimatum to proscribe IMN

The Coalition of Ohanaeze Youth Groups has given the Federal Government 7-day ultimatum to proscribe the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, nationwide.

Itse Sagay urges federal government to free Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has frowned at the continued detention of the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Court adjourns Shiite leader El-Zakzaky’s trial to March 25

A Kaduna State High court has adjourned the trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat.
Deji Adeyanju

Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .

10 arrested, four injured as political thugs clash in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa State said they have arrested 10 suspected political thugs for fighting after a political gathering in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.

34 IPOB members arrested for killing Police Inspector, wounding DPO, burning patrol van

Thirty-four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra have been arrested for the killing of a Police Inspector, injuring a Divisional Police Officer and setting ablaze a police patrol van in Nnewi, Anambra State.
Dino Melaye

Police summon Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce over protest

Nigeria Police Force has summoned Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben bruce for leading protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.

Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Court remands three men over alleged illegal possession of military uniforms

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered that three men be remanded over alleged unlawful possession of army uniforms and breach of peace.

145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

IPOB remains a terrorist group – court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed an application challenging the designation of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation.

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NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to Togo, Niger, Ivory Coast

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended the enrolment of Nigerians living in the Diaspora into the National Identity Database to Togo, Niger Republic, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Ireland.

NIS explains visa on arrival policy

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has said the visa on arrival for holders of passports of African countries from January 2020 is to accelerate African Integration.
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Ebonyi governor presents 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Friday presented the year 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion before the state House of Assembly.
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Abductors of pregnant woman, nine-year-old girl demand N30 million

Abductors of the pregnant woman identified as Mrs Okeke who was abducted by gunmen with two other children aged 9 and 12 in their homes in the Juji area of Kaduna have made a demand of N10 million for each of their victims.

Kogi PDP guber ticket: Court to rule on motion for joinder

Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.