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Man,20, docked for alleged theft of Bajaj Motorcycle

The Police in Osun on Friday docked one Rasaq Mukaila, 20, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a Bajaj Motorcycle. The prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Oct....

7 docked for allegedly stealing petroleum jelly worth N27m

Seven people were on Friday docked in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing 160 drums of petroleum jelly valued N27 million. The police charged Bashiru Usman, 40; Tonye Sogunro, 72; Ibrahim Yakubu, 75; Idris Abdulhammed, 37; Suleiman...

Lalong dissolves local government councils

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has dissolved the 17 Local Government Councils in the state, following expiration of their tenure. Lalong directed that theyshould hand over affairs of the Councils to their Directors of Personnel Management by Friday. This...

Man, 22, in court over alleged N803,500 theft

A 22-year-old man, Okeowo Timilehin, was on Friday arraigned before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State for allegedly stealing N803,500. Timilehin, whose address was not provided, is facing a charge of stealing, to which she pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor,...

Applicant jailed 5 months for stealing N200,000

Justice M.T.M Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court on Friday sentenced an applicant, Victor James, to five months imprisonment for stealing N200,000. The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) charged James with theft. Justice Aliyu,...

Man bags 8 months in gaol for N2m fraud

Justice M.T.M Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court on Friday sentenced one Balarabe Salihu to eight months in gaol for N2m fraud. The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the convict on a...

NUJ delegates’ conference elects Isiguzo for second term

The Seventh Triennial Delegates’ Conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Thursday elected Chris Isiguzo for a second term in office as President. Isiguzo polled 665 votes to defeat his opponent, Yusuf Idris, from Kaduna State Council...

Yobe varsity waives fees for 23 students with disabilities

The Yobe University, Damaturu has granted registration fee waver to 23 students living with disabilities, Prof. Mala Daura, the Vice Chancellor of the institution has said. This is contained in a statement by the University Deputy Registrar, Information,...

No budgetary approval for CAC until financial report is submitted-Reps

 The House of Representatives has said that there would be no 2022 budgetary approval for the Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) until its submitted its financial report from 2016 to 2020.Rep James Faleke, Chairman, House Committee on Finance...

Man, 20, drowns in open water in Kano State

 The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of 20-year-old man, Ahmad Ali, who drowned in an open water at Larabar Abasawa village, Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State. Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi,...

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