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Lagos State confirms one case of Lassa fever

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday confirmed a case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state, saying the patient has been isolated. Prof. Akin Abayomi,...

Court to give verdict in case of father accused of testing daughter’s virginity

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court have fixed April 30 to deliver judgement in the case of a 37-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Emmanuel...

Oil dealer faces N2m fraud charge

A 53-year-old oil dealer, Oluwafemi Gbadesire, was on Tuesday docked at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N2 million under the...

Septuagenerian, three others remanded over alleged damage of N4.9m property

A septuagenerian, Nosiru Akolemobasi, and three others were on Tuesday remanded in the custody of the Nigeria Correctional Services (NSC) by a Lagos State...

Couple arraigned for allegedly stealing N2.7m from bank

An ex-banker, Akinwole Oluwaseun Dosunmu, alongside his wife, Motunrayo Olanike Dosunmu, were arraigned before Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court, sitting...

Two held in A’Ibom for human trafficking

Two suspects have been arrested by the Uyo Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for alleged...

Ex-banker, wife, remanded for allegedly stealing N2.7m

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office on Tuesday, arraigned an ex-banker, Akinwole Oluwaseun Dosunmu, alongside his wife, Motunrayo Olanike Dosunmu...

Oil Theft: Navy Hands Over Vessel, 11 Suspects To EFCC

  A vessel, MT Preye 1 and her crew of eleven suspected oil thieves arrested by officers of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Bonny,...

Suspected gunmen kill 2 soldiers in Plateau

Unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have attacked men of Sector Five of the Special Task Force, Operation Save Haven (OPSH) The gunmen during the...

ICPC arraigns civil servant for allegedly receiving salary overpayments

One Mrs Opadule Caroline Abimbola, a former staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service Ondo state command was on Thursday arraigned in an Akure High...

Traders protest forceful relocation

  Traders in the electrical/electronics market on old Nnewi-Onitsha Road, Nnewi, Anambra State, have protested closure and relocation of the market. The protesters, about 2,000, complained...

Kidnappers release monarch’s son after collecting motorbike as ransom in Zamfara

Armed bandits that kidnapped a traditional leader and his son in Zamfara State have released the son of the District Head of Gayari town...

I didn’t punch Oba Akinropo, we only had an altercation, embattled Oluwo says

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has denied that he punched his fellow monarch, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo. Oluwo was...

Herdsmen killings: 6 more bodies recovered in shallow graves in invaded Delta communities

In spite of sustained denial by security agencies, especially the Delta State Police Command, that no fewer than eight persons were killed by Fulani...

ARDS engages 112 experts for antirabies vaccination in FCT, Mararaba

By Stanley Onyekwere No fewer than 112 Veterinary Doctors and Animal Scientists were deployed in 30 groups to the six FCT Area Councils, for comprehensive...

MADFON, Helpline task FCT youth on self-love, education

By Stanley Onyekwere Youth in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been urged to always cultivate and pursue self-love and education, in order to maximize...

Bandits release Zamfara monarch’s son, collect motorbike

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Bandits have released the son of the District Head of Gayari town in Zamfara State, Yasir Mohammed, after collecting his motorcycle as...

Delta hospital accused of detaining 10-year-old boy

Dele Ogunyemi, Warri The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Delta State, has petitioned the police over the alleged detention of a 10-year-old boy, Prince...

Fire razes club, shop in Kaduna

Fire razed Empire Night Club, a beauty salon located at Barnawa High Cost in Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the...

Court remands alleged kidnappers who sold off stolen baby for N650,000

Govt. hands woman over to police for attempting to murder stepchildren in Osun Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos yesterday...

Caregiver remanded for alleged double rape of teen, woman with down syndrome

Man in police net for allegedly defiling four-year-old daughter An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences court yesterday remanded a caregiver working with persons with...

I stabbed my customer to death out of anger, says drinking bar owner

A 53-year-old owner of a drinking bar, Obioma Dennis, has admitted killing one of his customers out of anger. According to him, the deceased and...

Supreme Court adjourns hearing of Ihedioha’s appeal to March 2

The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned hearing on the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha to...