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Kano residents in panic buying over fear of shutdown

Kano residents have embarked on panic buying of food items over fear of COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara closes markets, bans commercial transportation

Residents of Ilorin thronged to the markets in large numbers to make last-minute shopping as the Kwara Government closed non-food markets, commercial motor parks, mosques and churches in the state.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi shuts down markets

Few days after Governor Yahaya Bello announced measures including restriction of large social gatherings to contain the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Kogi State enforcement team shut down the Lokoja International market Tuesday, being market day.
Deputy Health Minister Alex Abban who confirmed the death to Accra based Citi News noted that- “The information I got from the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service is that that person [the Lebanese man] has died. He died today.”

Ghana records first death of coronavirus

One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.
Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.

Some security cases can’t be brought to court – DSS tells judge

The Department of State Services has told a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba that some sensitive national security matters cannot be brought to court hence its decision to detain a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without a valid court order.

Lagos residents groan over irregular electricity supply

Some residents of Gowon Estate in Egbeda area of Lagos State on Wednesday blamed irregular electricity supply for their health problems, including heat rash affecting mostly their children.

Man sues wife for refusing him sex

A 58-year-old trader, Ibrahim Lawal, on Thursday dragged his wife, Saratu Musa, before a Sharia court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State, for allegedly refusing him sex for 48 days.

Abia says not Banana Republic as it demolishes illegal stalls

Abia state government declaring the state not a ‘Banana Republic’ has commenced the demolition of illegal structures at the old Umuahia main market, located at the city centre, otherwise called Isi-Gate.
Omotayo, who was said to be one of the vigilantes at Alaba International Market, reportedly shot at the victim on the suspicion that he wanted to burgle a shop.

Lagos market security guard kills passerby

The police in Lagos have arrested a local security guard, Sikiru Omotayo, for allegedly shooting dead a passerby he suspected to be a thief.

Trader docked over alleged N113,000 phone theft

A 40-year-old trader, James Isaac, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of two phones valued at N113,000.

Trader jailed one year for stealing chicken

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Thursday, sentenced a 22-year-old-trader, Yusuf Musa, to one-year imprisonment for stealing chicken.

Businessman in court over ‘N870, 000 fraud’

A 43-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N870,000 from a trader under false pretences.
Kidnap Victim

Senior police officer, one other person kidnapped in Adamawa

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Mubi north divisional police command in Adamawa state, Ahidjo Mohammed, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen at around 7 pm, Tuesday.

Court sentences farmer to prison for stealing chickens

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old farmer, Yusuf Jimidi, to four months in prison for stealing five chickens, belonging to trader.

Traders decry open defecation at Lagos market

Some of the traders at Gatan Kowa Market in Lagos State had decried the rate high rate of open defecation around the market owing to lack of toilet facilities.

Trader docked for allegedly receiving stolen air conditioners

A 33-year-old trader, Idris Abdurahamam, on Monday appeared in an armo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly receiving two stolen industrial air conditioners valued N1.2m.

Trader accused of stealing one-month-old baby

A trader, Immaculate Otam, on Monay appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a one-month-old baby.

Two men jailed for belonging to ‘Vikings’

An Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja, on Monday sentenced two men to nine months in prison each for belonging to an unlawful society, called the ”Vikings”.

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PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Akure explosion: Peter Obi sympathises with Ondo government, people

The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.

FRSC establishes situation room to monitor coronavirus

The Federal Road Safety Corps has established a situation room in its Operations Department to receive reports from field commands on the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Police reveal source of Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.