Crime

Police confirm killing of 8 persons in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of eight persons in Janbako village of Maradun Local Government Area (LGA), of the state by armed bandits on Sunday. The...

Police arrest 2 over alleged €14.7mn fraud against German coy

The Police on Sunday said it has arrested two suspects for allegedly defrauding a German Company of 14.7 million Euros in pretext to procure COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba, ...

Activist Drags SON DG, 2 others to Court Over Nonpayment

A front line civil rights activist and convener of the Save Nigeria Movement, Solomon Semaka has dragged the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and two of her officials, Barr Barth Agwu , Technical advisor to the DG of SON...

6 dead after petrol lorry sets alight homes in Vietnam

No fewer than six people have died after a petrol lorry crashed into a block of homes in Southern Vietnam on Thursday, setting them alight, state media reported. The lorry, which was driving on National Highway 13, crashed into a...

Fake car dealer docked for allegedly defrauding customer of N1. 5m

Ikeja, Nov. 22, 2018 (NAN) A 34-year-old fake car dealer, Oke Oladipupo, who allegedly defrauded swindled a man of N1. 5 million, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused, who lives in Block 12, Flat...

Man docked for allegedly beating up ex- wife

The police on Thursday arraigned a 50- year-old public servant, Tijani Aliyu in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court for allegedly beating his ex-wife. The police charged the defendant on three counts of criminal trespass, assault and intimidation. The prosecutor, Babajide...

Jobless man faces trial over alleged theft of motorcle

Ikorodu (Lagos State), Nov. 22, 2018 (NAN) A 40-year-old unemployed, Okechukwu Okpara, who allegedly stole a motorcycle worth N250, 000.00, was on Thursday docked at an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Lagos State. Okpara, whose address is not known,...

Herdsmen Kill 11 In Nasarawa Attacks

Eleven people, including three operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, SARS and eight farmers are feared killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in a fresh attack on Maraba Udege community of Nasarawa State. National Trail correspondent...

FG Debunks Rise In Boko Haram Activities

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Federal Government has debunked insinuations in some quarters of the rise in the Boko Haram activities due to some recent tragic events. Minister of Information and Culture,Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke with journalists on Friday in...

Buratai: A Patriot “Numero Uno”

I thought deeply about a suitable caption to appropriately capture my elations when I reflected on the Nigerian army and the anti-terrorism campaigns in the last two years. After much thought, in the light of another heroic celebration of...
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

ASUU, Ebonyi Government’s meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting to resolve the impasse between the delegation of the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities...

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Zamfara is not supporting bandits — Commissioner

The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it  gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state.