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3 suspected electricity vandals arrested, remanded in Kirikiri prisons

3 suspected electricity vandals arrested, remanded in Kirikiri prisons

Three persons have been arraigned before the Magistrate Court, Ogba area of Lagos State for attempting to vandalise Ikeja Electric’s 500KV Transformer at Orisunbare,...
Four abducted expatriates in Kaduna regained freedom

Police parade soldier, policeman, 38 others for tanker hijacking, robbery

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a serving soldier and a  police inspector for allegedly hijacking fuel-laden trucks on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Report...
Naval officer’s elder brother stabbed him to death over father’s estate, police detective tells court

Naval officer’s elder brother stabbed him to death over father’s estate, police detective tells...

A Police detective,  ASP Uthman Lamidi, on Friday told an  Ikeja High Court presided over by Justice Raliatu Adebiyi how a Naval officer, Wale Allen, was stabbed...
Two Nigerian-Canadians arrested in Toronto for $10m fraud

Two Nigerian-Canadians arrested in Toronto for $10m fraud

Police in Toronto, Canada have arrested two Nigerians believed to be involved in a $10 million fraud ring. The two fraudsters lived a “high-profile lifestyle...
Serial rapist, 52, bags 10 years

Man, 52, pleads guilty to raping 3 minors

A 52-year-old man, John Udensi, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to raping three minors, aged 10, 11 and 13. Udensi, a resident of Angwan-Boarder, Tudun Wada...
600 inmates occupying prison meant for only 116 people, says Prison Controller

Man, 25, docked for stealing iPhone 6+

A 25-year-old man, Oluwaseun Akinsola, who allegedly stole an iPhone 6 plus, valued at N180,000 was on Tuesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court,...
Hair stylist to spend 1 month in prison for malicious damage

Hair stylist to spend 1 month in prison for malicious damage

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced 24-year-old hair stylist, Joy Benson, to one-month imprisonment for damaging the windscreen of a...
Uber to buy thousands of Volvo cars for self-driving flee

Nigerian Police arrest Uber taxi hijacker

The Police in Lagos on Sunday said they had arrested a member of a syndicate notorious for hiring and hijacking Uber Taxi in the...
Gunmen abduct lawmaker’s mother, sister

Gunmen abduct lawmaker’s mother, sister

Unknown gunmen on Saturday night, abducted the mother and sister of Mr Kassim Mohammed-Kassim, member representing (APC) Akwanga South constituency at the Nasarawa state...
Pastor seeks dissolution of marriage over wife's laziness

Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage over frequent beatings

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Thursday dissolved the 15-year-old marriage between Mercy Augustine and her husband, Linus Augustine on grounds of frequent beatings. Other grounds...