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Police Parade 20 Suspected Bandits In Sokoto

A combined operation of the police, army, customs and immigration personnel have arrested 20 persons suspected to be indulging in banditry in Isa and Sabon Birnin local government areas of the state. The suspects were paraded on Tuesday by the State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kaoje. He said the bandits who entered the state through Zamfara State have been ... Read More »

NIMASA Donates Flood Relief Materials To Kano

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reaffirmed its commitment in rendering assistance to victims of flood and other natural disasters living in different camps spread across the six geopolitical zones in the country. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, made this known in Kano while presenting food and other relief materials to the Kano State ... Read More »

Gardener Remanded Over Alleged Defilement Of Minor

A 45-year-old Gardner, Phillip Ononaku, who allegedly defiled a 13-year-girl, was on Tuesday remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court. The Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, however, refused to take the plea of the defendant when the charge was read to him in court. Kubeinje ordered that the defendant be kept behind bars, pending legal advice from the ... Read More »

Police Detains Vulture, Owner

Nigerian Police Force Monday detained a vulture and its owner in Maiha, Adamawa State. The police authorities said it ordered the arrest of the woman and her vulture following a complaint against them by a man in Maiha. Adamu Madaki, Adamawa’s Commissioner of Police, said the man complained that the detained woman had brought a vulture and this portends an ... Read More »

Ogun NUJ Sues President Over Dissolution Of State Leadership

Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has dragged its national president Chris Isiguzo before a Federal High Court in Abeokuta over the dissolution of the states’ leadership. The president of NUJ has said the committee dissolved the newly elected leadership of the Ogun State council in line with Article 5, Paragraph 10 of the union’s constitution. ... Read More »

Shocker! Lagos Herbalist Defiles Two Nieces, 10, 14yrs For 6 Years

Chief Magistrates P. E. Nwaka ordered that Ilesanmi should be kept behind bars, pending an advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions. Nwaka adjourned the case until June 13 for mention. The plea of the defendant was not taken. Ilesanmi, who resides at No. 2, Kulade St., Abesan in Ipaja, near Lagos, is facing charges of defilement and rape. Earlier, the ... Read More »

Man Watching Football Shot Dead By SARS In Lagos

Tragedy struck on Olu Aboderin Street, Onipetesi area of Lagos State, on Sunday as Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, operatives of the Lagos State Police Command allegedly shot dead an unidentified young man. PUNCH Metro learnt that the operatives stormed an eatery in the area to arrest a man, who was watching a live English Premiership League football match between Liverpool and ... Read More »

Pastors Kill Brother-In-Law For Preventing Church Service In Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two pastors, Chukwuka Stephen and Ejim Stephen, for allegedly killing their brother-in-law, Peter Chukwuyem, in the Papa-Ibafo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement on Thursday that the suspects, while living with Chukwuyem, were using the frontage of his house to conduct ... Read More »

Man In EFCC Net Over N343.8m Investment Scam

A 40-year-old man, Ayodele Olaniyi, is currently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, for allegedly duping some people of N343.8m. Olaniyi was arrested following a petition addressed to the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, and filed on February 13, 2018. Signed by a lawyer, Mr. Jimoh Tijani of E. F. ... Read More »