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19 Killed In FCT Auto Crash

Nineteen persons have been confirmed killed while eight others were injured in a Sunday auto crash at Yangoji-Gwagwalada Road in the FCT. Mr. Dauda Biu, Acting Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed...

“Okada” Rider Bags Life Imprisonment For Defiling 9-Year-Old Girl

An Ado-Ekiti High Court has on Wednesday sentenced a 31-year-old “Okada” rider, Ojo Adebayo to life imprisonment for defiling a nine-year-old girl. The defendant was arraigned on one count charge of defilement before Justice Olalekan...
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Police Rescue Baby, Kill 3 Alleged Kidnappers In Edo

The police command in Edo on Wednesday said it rescued a one-year-old baby and killed three alleged kidnappers on the Benin-Auchi Road. This is contained in a statement by ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, Deputy Police Public...

70% Of Nigeria’s Female Students Sexually Harassed – CSO

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), said on Tuesday that 70 per cent of the female population in the country’s school system have experienced sexual harassment. The Executive Director of GMI, Ms...
NDLEA Intercepts 40-ft Container Of Tramadol, Others In Lagos

NDLEA Confirms Custody Of 26-Year-Old Suspected Drug Dealer In Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Saturday said a 26-year-old drug dealer has been handed over to it for investigations and prosecution by the State Police Command. Mr. Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, Kogi NDLEA Commander,...

Royal Mourning To Last Until 7 Days After Queen’s Funeral

Britain’s royal family will observe a period of mourning that ends on the seventh day after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, with flags at royal residences to remain at half mast. “Following the death of...
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Man Begs Court For Divorce, Order To Evict Estranged Wife

A 55-year-old man, Hassan Jimoh, on Monday prayed a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, for divorce and an order of eviction on his wife, Silifat Salawuddeen. Jimoh, an applicant, prayed the court...
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Police Arrest Pastor In Ogun For Allegedly Defiling 14-Year-Old Chorister

Police in Ogun have arrested a pastor for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old choir member at Agbado area. Police spokesman in the state, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated on Sunday that the 38-year-old pastor is the General...

Gunmen Abduct Scores Of Travellers In Ondo State

Gunmen on Saturday abducted scores of travellers on Benin-Owo Expressway in Ifon, the headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. The number of victims could not be ascertained as some sources said the...
Ozoro Killing: Family of Murdered Youth Petitions Gov. OKowa, IGP, Calls For Justice

Commuter Coughs To Death In Akure While Waiting For Taxi

A middle-age man coughed to death in Akure on Thursday while waiting for a taxi. The commuter vomited blood while, coughing, an eye witnesses said. He said the man gave up the ghost before first aid could...
Court Grants Suswam's Aides' Application To Amend Claim Statement In Case against Ortom, BNSG

Court Remands Man For Allegedly Defiling, Impregnating Stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court in Iyaganku, Ibadan, on Thursday remanded one Joshua Ayeni, 41, at the Agodi Correctional Centre over alleged defilement and impregnation of his 13-year old stepdaughter. The Chief Magistrate, Patricia Adetuyibi who did not take...
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Police Arrest 2 For Alleged Killing Of Cleric In Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe on Saturday said it arrested two people suspected of killing an Islamic scholar, Sheikh Goni Aisami. The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, confirmed the arrest in an interview with the...

Court Orders Remand Of 3 Teenagers, A 12-Year-Old Over Rape Of PWD

An Iyaganku Family Court sitting in Ibadan ordered the remand of three teenagers and a 12-year-old in a juvenile home on Friday for allegedly raping an 18-year-old Person with Disability. The rape victim is their...

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