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Lagos Task Force Arraigns Bullion Van Driver For Plying One-Way

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Wednesday arrested and arraigned a 46-year-old bullion van driver of a popular bank, Mr Bamidele Ezekiel, for driving against traffic (One-way) before Magistrate Lateef Owolabi of the Lagos State Mobile Court sitting at Bolade, Oshodi, Lagos. The Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, told journalists that the driver was apprehended ... Read More »

EFCC Tenders Video Evidence On Man Defrauding S’Korean, Impersonating NNPC Boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday presented confessional video evidence in an IIorin high court by a herbalist Jamiu Isiaka, 31, admitting to defrauding a South Korean National, Keun Sig Kim to the tune of N30million to procure NNPC license. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that EFCC, on June 11, arraigned Isiaka on four counts bordering ... Read More »

‘Deaf, Dumb’ Couple: Husband Lands In Court Over Alleged Anal Sex With Wife

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 30-year-old man, Balarabe Salisu, who allegedly sodomised his 20-year-old wife, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice. The police charged Salisu, who is ‘deaf and dumb’, with unnatural offence, NAN reports. Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril ordered the police to return the case file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) ... Read More »

Fire Guts Benue Market, Destroys Shops, Goods

A raging inferno has consumed a section of the main market in Markurdi, Benue State with many shops and goods worth millions of naira destroyed, officials said Tuesday night. There were no immediate reports of casualties, but first responders were said to have been mobilised to the scene. The Benue government spokesperson, Terver Akase, said the fire only touched a ... Read More »

Road Crashes Kill 186 In Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa – FRSC

The Zonal Commanding Officer Zone RS4 Headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in charge of Plateau, Benue and Nasarawa States, Assistant Corps Marshal Ayobami Omiyale, on Monday disclosed that the zone has recorded 186 road traffic casualties in the first 24 weeks of 2019. He said this figure was higher than the 157 deaths recorded in the same ... Read More »

Court Orders Arrest Of Innosson CEO, Innocent Chukwuma

A Federal High Court in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest and the production Innosson Nigeria Ltd CEO, Innocent Chukwuma, before the court. Justice Ayokunle Faji issued the warrant on Monday for the arrest of Chukwuma and two others. The Federal Government had a week ago urged the Court to issue a bench warrant for Chukwuma and some ... Read More »

Gunmen Kill Three In Kaduna

The police in Kaduna State on Tuesday confirmed the killing of three persons by gunmen at Unguwan Rimi village in Chawai District of Kauru Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the Police command in the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday. Sabo said that information available ... Read More »

Kano Zoo Speaks On ‘Gorilla Stealing, Swallowing’ N7m

The Kano State Zoological garden has reacted to report that a huge Gorilla swallowed the sum of seven millions raised during the last Sallah celebrations in the state. BBC Pidgin had last week reported that a finance officer claimed that “a huge Gorilla” sneaked into their office to “swallow” the money. However, the Managing Director of the zoo, Mallam Umar ... Read More »

Container-Laden Trailer Again Falls At Iyana Iba Bad Spot

Twenty-four hours after a container fell off an articulated truck and landed on three cars in Apapa area of Lagos State on Saturday, scores escaped death by the whiskers when a trailer fell yesterday at Iyana Iba along Lagos-Badagry expressway, near the Lagos State University (LASU). Just as the bad road caused the Saturday’s incident at Apapa, yesterday’s incident also ... Read More »