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Court sentences two labourers to four years imprisonment each for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced two labourers to four years each imprisonment for stealing a cell phone.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).

My husband stole my N60,000, kept it with a friend who spent it –...

The president, Oja Oba/ Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Chief Ademola Odunade, has pronounced the union between a couple, Oriyomi Aluko and Idowu Aluko, terminated.

Kano Disco urges communities to protect power infrastructure

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has enjoined electricity consumers to protect power installations in their respective communities.

Court orders labourer to sweep premises for stealing food

A Life Camp Magistrates’ Court in Abuja, on Thursday ordered a 30-year-old Labourer, Yusuf Muazu, to sweep the court premises for three hours for stealing a bowl of food and a cup of cold water.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigeria loses $48 million to oil theft between January to June

This was revealed by the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, who spoke in Abuja, saying the Federal Government requires $2billion to replace obsolete pipelines from Excravos to Kaduna.
South African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the corruption scandal.

Eight suspects arrested in South Africa’s ‘biggest bank robbery’ fraud case

South African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the corruption scandal.
The General Court Martial set up by the Nigerian Army to try the General Officer Commanding 8 division, Sokoto Major Gen Hakeem Oladapo Otiki has found the senior officer guilty on all five counts and ordered his dismissal from service with disgrace and dishonour.

Court martial finds General Hakeem Otiki guilty, orders his dismissal from service

The General Court Martial set up by the Nigerian Army to try the General Officer Commanding 8 division, Sokoto Major Gen Hakeem Oladapo Otiki has found the senior officer guilty on all five counts and ordered his dismissal from service with disgrace and dishonour.
A young boy holds a 'Justice' sign as he peers outside the window of a car passing protesters marching through downtown for a third night of unrest May 31, 2020, in Richmond, Va.

US unrest overshadows peaceful protests

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that quickly ravaged parts of cities from Pennsylvania to California.

Court convicts two for stealing electrical appliances

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Thursday sentenced two men, Salim Aliyu and David Tabo, to one year each in a correctional centre for stealing electrical appliances.

Court sentences man to two weeks community service for theft

A Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa in Abuja on Thursday sentenced one Nura Usman, to two weeks community service for stealing one iron pipe and escaping from lawful custody.
Palestine on Tuesday declared the abolition of all agreements and understandings with Israel and the United States in protest against the Israeli plan to annex parts of the West Bank.

Palestine exits all agreements with Israel, US to protest against West Bank annexation

Palestine on Tuesday declared the abolition of all agreements and understandings with Israel and the United States in protest against the Israeli plan to annex parts of the West Bank.
Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.

Cross River releases 30 prison inmates

The Ag. Chief Judge of Cross River, Justice Maurice Eneji, has released 30 inmates from the state’s Correctional Service Centre in Afokang, as part of measures to decongest the facility.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 986 lockdown, social distancing violators in Kaduna

The Kaduna Police Command said it has arrested 986 social distancing and lockdown violators across the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Pension fraud: EFCC amends charges against defendants

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned six persons accused of N20 billion fraud in the Police Pension Scheme.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade six for kidnapping, robbery in Katsina

The Katina State Police Command on Thursday paraded six suspects arrested for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, theft, and cattle rustling.

Senate no longer probing mace-snatching incident – spokesperson

The Senate spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki (APC, Nasarawa North), made this known to journalists on Friday. He said the probe ended as soon as the eighth Senate rounded off and that the present ninth Senate cannot restart it.

Man in court for allegedly stealing $10 beans

A 29-year-old man, Idris Adegboro, who allegedly broke into a trader’s shop and stole beans worth N3,750 on Tuesday appeared in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

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Ex-President Obasanjo: Senator Kashamu used law and politics to evade justice

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