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Court Grants Bail To Suspected Military Pension Thieves

File photo The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Jabi has granted bail to the two military officers accused of complicity in stealing monies meant for payment of death benefits of deceased officers. Justice D. Z. Senchi granted Ishaka Yakubu and Akinbamidele Odunsi bail on Wednesday following their …

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How Justice Ajumogobia Tried To Evade Investigation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told a Lagos High Court Sitting in Ikeja how a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia tried to cover her tracks with 11 mobile phones while she was being investigated. An operative of the Commission, Abdullahi Lawal, who testified before the …

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Justice Ngwuta’s Trial Stalled Due To Absence Of Witness

The ongoing trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court suffered a setback after the Federal Government failed to produce its witness in court. Justice Ngwuta is being prosecuted by the Federal Government on 14 counts bordering on money laundering and unlawful possession of two valid diplomatic passports. At …

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Trial Of Evans Resumes Hearing

The trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans has resumed at the Lagos High Court in Ikeja with the heavy presence of security operatives. The judge in the case, Justice Hakeem Oshodi commenced hearing at exactly 10:30am with six defendants docked. The Lagos State Government is prosecuting Evans and …

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NDLEA Parade Two Suspects For For Growing, Harvesting Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Osun State has destroyed a farmland spanning about 60.5 hectares where cannabis is grown, parading the suspects involved. The cannabis farmland is located in Ikeji Arakeji, Oriade local Government Area of the state. The state commandant of the NDLEA, Mr Samuel Egbeola …

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UNIBEN Murder: Police Arrest Three Suspects

Public Relations Officer, Edo State Police Command, Moses Nkombe Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a senior lecturer in the University of Benin, Professor Paul Otasowie. Otasowie was shot dead by the armed men in front of his residence on Ekehuan Road in Oredo Local …

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Alleged Bribery: Court Grants 23 INEC Officials Bail

The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has granted bail to 23 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission accused of taking bribes to compromise the outcome of the rerun elections in Rivers State. All 23 officials were granted bail on Friday after they were arraigned before the court on …

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PHOTOS: Troops Raid Oil Bunkering Sites As Army Strengthens Operations In Rivers

Barely two months after its formal operationalization, the Nigerian Army’s 6 Division in Port Harcourt has stepped up operations to deter various criminal acts being perpetrated within its Area of Responsibility. These operations are aimed at tackling oil bunkering, kidnapping, robbery, cultism, piracy and other crimes being committed in the …

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Rivers Police Arrests Man For Alleged Murder Of Minor

File Photo Police have arrested an undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) who allegedly raped and killed an eight-year-old girl in Rivers State. The young man, one Ifeanyi, who reportedly cut off the vital parts of the victim, was apprehended by security operatives on Saturday morning on his …

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Police Arrest Two Over Death Of Military Officer

The Nasarawa Police Command has arrested two persons in connection to the killing of a military personnel at Unguwar Tiv in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officers Idrissu Kennedy confirmed the arrest of the suspects. Furthermore, he gave the name of the military personnel …

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Police Arraign Three For Allegedly Swindling Lagos Speaker, Obasa

Men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), of Lagos State Police Command, Panti-Yaba, have arraigned three men before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Mudashiru Obasa, of the sum of N9.188 million. The three men, …

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Kaduna-Abuja Highway: Police Kill Kidnapper, Arrest Four Others

File Photo Operatives of the Special Mobile Force Unit of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested four suspected kidnappers terrorising motorists along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Agyole Abeh, one other kidnapper was killed by the security operatives during a shootout. Parading …

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Police Parade Kidnap Suspect In Imo

File Photo The Imo State Police Command has arrested a 32-year-old notorious kidnapper, Micheal Oguguo and killed four of his gang members at their hideout in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital, the state Commissioner of …

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Court Remands Four In Prison For Murder Attempt

File Photo An Ile-Ife Magistrate Court has remanded four persons in prison custody over alleged theft and attempted murder. The accused persons are Timothy Ojekunle, 30; Waheed Lattef, 22; Adeyemi Aniya, 31 and Mayowa Sangoniyi, 20. The prosecutor and a police sergeant, Mr Segun Okeniyi, told the court that the …

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Customs Restates Resolve To Tackle Smuggling, Revenue Leakages

The Nigeria Customs Service says it is ready more than ever to tackle smuggling and revenue leakages across the country. The Customs also appealed to the public to only engage in genuine business ventures that will contribute to Nigeria’s economic growth. The National Coordinator of the Comptroller General of Custom’s …

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Epe Kidnap: Police Arrest Three Suspects In Edo

File Photo Police have arrested three of the suspected kidnappers of some students who were abducted in Epe area of Lagos State. Channels Television gathered that the suspects, who were apprehended in Edo State, came out of the creeks where they visited a gang member who was injured in a recent …

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