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Court acquits 91 shi’ites after spending nearly 5 years in

Court acquits 91 shi’ites after spending nearly 5 years in prison The Kaduna High Court has granted a no-case submission on charges against 91 Islamic Movement in Nigeria, (IMN). The IMN members also known as shi’ites were detained in 2015 for culpable homicide.  The crime in which the IMN members were charged for is punishable […]

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Slap of the century: Ooni of Ife led council suspends

Slap of the century: Ooni of Ife led council suspends Olowu of Iwoland The Osun State Traditional Rulers’ council held an emergency meeting early on Friday. The meeting was held after Olowu of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi reportedly assaulted the Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Dhirulahi Akinropo.  Oba Akanbi allegedly attacked Oba Akinropo during a peace […]

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10 Armed Fulani herdsmen arrested in Ekiti

10 Armed Fulani herdsmen arrested in Ekiti The armed herdsmen were arrested after the people of the town lodged a complaint of herdsmen armed with gun  to the police. They were arrested on Thursday night in Emure-Ekiti, Ekiti State. This came after the South West governors set up a security outfit codenamed Amotekun in the […]

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Man arrested for killing girlfriend, dumping her body on Lagos

Man arrested for killing girlfriend, dumping her body on Lagos road According to the police, the suspect allegedly picked the deceased up at her house in Igando before allegedly killing her with poisonous substance. The deceased identified as Promise Abor was a widow who lost her husband four years ago. Lagos state police command swung […]

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Lebanese and two Nigerians charged in court for trafficking Nigerians

Lebanese and two Nigerians charged in court for trafficking Nigerians for prostitution A Lebanese and two others has been charged to court for allegedly trafficking Nigerian women to Lebanon for prostitution. A Lebanese national identified as Mohammed Wafic Hamze and two Nigerians identified as Tunde Awwal and Adetunji Taofeek Sanusi were charged on a three […]

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Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdul-Kareem arrested

Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdul-Kareem arrested  Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdul-kareem has been arrested after Lagos police received a complaint. The complaint was lodged by the rapper’s landlord over harassment and intimidation. Oladapo Abimbola, the landlord alleged that Abdul-Kareem assaulted him at Valley View Estate in Ikeja on January 3 2020. Oladapo said he instructed the Ikeja […]

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Suspected Yahoo Yahoo arrested by EFCC, Mansion seized

Suspected Yahoo Yahoo arrested by EFCC, Mansion seized A suspected internet fraudster has been arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The suspect identified as Onwuzuruike Kingsley Ikenna alias Nwanta Anayoeze Yonaracha was arrested following intelligence on his internet activities. READ ALSO: Obaseki Writes DSS, Demands Oshiomhole’s Arrest This was disclosed on Tuesday in […]

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Obaseki writes DSS, demands Oshiomhole’s arrest

Obaseki writes DSS, demands Oshiomhole’s arrest Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday submitted a petition to the Inspector general of police and the department of state service. In the petition sent to the security agency, Obaseki alleged that the All Progressive congress  national chairman, Adams Oshiomole ignored lawful orders of constituted authorities. READ ALSO: […]

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Fulani herdsmen ambushed police officers with AK47 leaving one dead

Fulani herdsmen ambushed police officers with AK47 leaving one dead many injured Policemen from the Edo state police command on Tuesday were allegedly ambushed by Fulani herdsmen armed with AK47. According to reports, The attack occurred after a heated argument between between a Fulani herdsman and one Joshua Igbashiro.  During the argument, the unidentified herdsman […]