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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 4, recover 3 arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested four suspects for various criminal offences ranging from armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm, stealing and cultism in the state within one week.

Two in court over N1.5 million accommodation fraud

Two men; Nicolas Asindu, 43 and Jacob Mashi, were on Wednesday, brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with fraud.

Nigerian cobbler to spend 18 months in jail for stealing phone

On Monday, an Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama sentenced a cobbler, Emmanuel Ike, to 18 months’ imprisonment for stealing a cell phone worth N350,000.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Eight arraigned in Ekiti over attack on police stations

Eight persons were on Friday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged attacks on police stations and stealing during the recent #EndSARS protests.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 29 suspected kidnappers, 53 others in Kaduna

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Umar Muri, says the command has arrested 29 suspected kidnappers and 53 others, who committed various crimes from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police commission dismisses four senior officers for misconduct

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers.

Theft case against eight Dangote Sugar Refinery staff stalled

The absence of the prosecuting team from the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday stalled the trial of eight staff and a businessman accused of stealing N451million from Dangote Sugar Refinery Ltd.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

#EndSARS: Court remands three for looting senator’s properties

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court in Osun State has remanded three men for allegedly looting the home and farm of a senator representing Osun west senatorial district, Adelere Oriolowo.

PDP alleges plot to shield minister over ‘palliatives crisis’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, raised alarm over what it called designs by indicted federal government officials to use the invasion of CA-COVID palliative warehouses to escape investigation into the reported stealing and criminal diversion of funds and palliatives provided by the federal government to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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#EndSARS: APC commiserates with Adamawa government

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has commiserated with the state government on the EndSARS protests which turned violent in the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police officers and men to shun unprofessionalism while enforcing restriction orders to check spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

CP: Hoodlums killed two policemen, attacked five stations in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command said it lost two police officers, who were allegedly murdered by hoodlums during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protest in the state.

Trader in court for allegedly stealing property worth N2.2 million

A trader, Mustapha Halilu, on Wednesday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for allegedly stealing property worth N2.2 million from a physically challenged man.

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.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: Two policemen, one civilian killed in protest in Ondo

Police authorities in Ondo state have said that two police sergeants and one civilian were murdered during the #EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums across the state last week.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun governor warns hoodlums to return looted items within 72 hours

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has given hoodlums, who looted government and private assets in the state 72 hours to return the looted items or face the wrath of the law.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari pledges justice for slain protesters

Almost a week after, President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos by suspected security operatives.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

#EndSARS: Lagos prosecutes 229 ‘hoodlums’

The Lagos State Government has said it will be prosecuting all suspected hoodlums arrested in connection with the mayhem unleashed on the state between Tuesday and Wednesday in the aftermath of Lekki toll gate shootings by soldiers.

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.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa to leverage on tourism to boost internal revenue, create jobs

The Bayelsa Government says it will leverage on its rich tourism endowment to boost revenue and enhance its economic fortunes as well as create jobs and reverse the status of Bayelsa listed as one of the five insolvent states.
Djerassem Le Bemadjiel was arrested on Wednesday after a complaint by a state body that reports directly to strongman Idriss Deby, who has been in power since 1990.

Chad’s former minister arrested for losing $31 million during negotiations

Chad’s former oil minister was in custody on Thursday following his arrest for allegedly stealing public funds, the police and his lawyer said.

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.

Three men in court over ‘N40.3 million furniture theft’

Three men appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Thursday over alleged N40.3 million furniture theft.

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Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

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Police deploy 17,500 personnel for Rivers council election

The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate passes bill to establish national food reserve agency

The Senate yesterday amid disagreement by members, passed a bill seeking to establish the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) following the consideration of the report of its Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Polytechnic staff warn of ‘industrial disharmony’ over arrears, minimum wage

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) has warned of “industrial disharmony” should the federal and state governments refuse to implement the new minimum wage, pay promotion arrears and adjust the current tax charged its members by the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
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Myanmar: 19 people sentenced to death by military court

Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday — the first such sentences announced in public since February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.