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Surety docked as suspects ‘jumps bail’

A 35-year-old surety, Enoch Perekemikunaham, on Tuesday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State, over alleged escape two defendants.
The Federal Government has extended the completion date of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project to April 2020.

Federal government extends Lagos-Ibadan rail project completion deadline

The project was initially scheduled to be completed by February 2020, but Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, during an inspection tour of the project at the weekend, said that the contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), had pleaded for an additional two months for the completion of station buildings and communication signals.

55-year-old arraigned for stealing, malicious damage

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned a 55-year-old man, Nwajoku Okemefuna, for alleged involvement in stealing and malicious damage.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

SERAP sues President Buhari, National Assembly leadership over security votes

A rights group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is seeking an answer and has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the Federal High court to order them disclose details of allocations.

Three arraigned for stealing goats, fish in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command, on Wednesday, arraigned three persons, Mbam Oliver, 35; Mbam Igbogu, 40; and Chukwuemeka Nwovu, 22, for allegedly stealing goats and fish.

Mob sets two phone thieves ablaze in Delta

A mob has reportedly set ablaze two suspected armed robbers at Ovwian after express junction before Ovwian Secondary School in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State on Sunday.

26-year-old man on trial over N14.5 million theft

A 26-year-old man Matthew Edet, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly burgling his employer’s house and stealing property worth N14.5 million.

Police arraign two men over alleged Canadian visa fraud

The police on Friday arraigned two men who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N4.8 million in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Civil servant in court for beating up creditor

A civil servant, Aremu Balogun, who allegedly beat up his creditor, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Former permanent secretary jailed for SURE-P fraud

A former Federal Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Clement Illoh Onubuogo, has been sentenced to five years in jail over N14.1m SURE-P fraud.

Bureau de Change operator arraigned for alleged N17.9 million fraud

A bureau de change operator, Arinze Onwudiwe, was Thursday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for alleged N17.9 million fraud.

Man docked for ‘stealing’ Jumia’s goods worth N4.8m

A 19-year-old man, Opeyemi Olatunji, who allegedly stole goods worth N4.8 million from his employer was charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Former NBA chairman, magistrate jailed for fraud

A Federal High Court in Yola, Adamawa State on Thursday sentenced a former Nigerian Bar Association chairman, Binanu Esthon, and a Magistrate, Shehu Mustapha, to three years in prison each for fraud.

Trader in court for N1.36 million fraud

A trader, Sherifat Alli, 41, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding a businessman of N1.360 million.
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.

Visa fee: Two bag 13-year imprisonment each for defrauding US Embassy

Two young men have been convicted and sentenced to 13 years imprisonment respectively by the Lagos State Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for stealing a total sum N50 million, proceeds of United States of America visa fees.

NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.

Police nabs man for ‘killing’ own brother over motorbike

The police has arrested a 24- year old man, Ebenezer Olorunleke, who allegedly killed his own brother in order to allegedly inherit his motorbike alongside other items. The suspect was said to be in a three man gang.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
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Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.