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Court orders Adamawa House of Assembly Service Commission to pay ex-commissioner N39m entitlements

The National Industrial Court, on Monday ordered the Adamawa House of Assembly Service Commission (ASHASC), to pay its a former commissioner,  Ngyamanu Shadrack his entitlements of about N39 million. Justice Sanusi Kado who delivered...

Insecurity: Lawyers back creation of state police

Some Lagos-based lawyers have appealed to the National Assembly to amend the constitution and include creation of state police to eradicate rising insecurity in the country. The lawyers told our corresponndent in separate interviews...

CJN backs JUSUN strike, says action within the law

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has justified the decision by court workers nationwide to embark on strike to press for financial autonomy for the Judiciary. The CJN said, he will...

Chinese man bags 3 months jail term for receiving stolen NRC equipment

A Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Wednesday, sentenced a 34 year-old ,  Chinese businessman, Arvin Wu to three months imprisonment for receiving stolen railway sleepers, property of the Nigerian Railway Corporation.

Man docked for defrauding woman seeking election

A 54-year-old man, Olatokunbo Williams, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N7.5 million, on Monday appeared in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun. The police charge Williams, whose address was not provided, with two counts...

Driver in court for allegedly causing death of pedestrian

A 50-year-old driver, Ibrahim Elewuro, who allegedly drove in a reckless manner, causing the death of a pedestrian, on Tuesday appeared in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun. The police charged Elewuro, whose address...

2 docked for alleged stealing, possession of substandard drugs

A 57-year old driver, Adeshina Yahaya, and one Olalekan Odulami, 40, were on Monday docked before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 21 cartons of substandard drugs. The defendants, who are facing a...

Court remands man, 62, over alleged theft

The Police in Osun on Monday docked a 62-year-old man, Adeleke Joseph, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing and receiving of stolen property. The Prosecutor, Insp Elijah Adesina, told the court that...

Court remands man for allegedly stealing 2 phones, 2 bags of ginger

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Friday ordered that a 35-year-old man, Abdullahi Musa, who allegedly stole two cell phones and two bags of ginger, be remanded in correctional centre. The...

Trader in court for allegedly beating up, injuring neighbour

A 35-year-old man, Gadafi Ibrahim, on Wednesday appeared in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly beating up and injuring his neighbour. The police charged Ibrahim, who resides in Kakuri, Kaduna, with two counts...
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Wet Season Farming: FG to distribute farm inputs to farmers

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to Nigerian farmers for...
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COVID-19: NCDC records 1 death, 44 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported one more death in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths...

Attack on Abia INEC office needless, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia...

Eid-el-Fitr: Northern governors urge prayers, peace

The Northern Governors Forum has called for more prayers for the unity, peace and progress of the nation, as Muslim faithful mark...

Eld el-Fitr: Ondo residents will feel our presence everywhere – police

Ondo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after Eid el-Fitr celebration.