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I was not drunk, says cocaine suspect who broke through airport glass wall

I was not drunk, says cocaine suspect who broke through airport glass wall

The suspected drug trafficker who broke through a glass wall at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja has told officials of the National...
Court discharges murder suspect for lack of diligent prosecution

5 in court over alleged rape, theft

A 31-year-old trader, Nwachukwu Bright, who allegedly raped a 21-year-old lady was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos. Bright was...
Man, 22, docked over theft of N72,500 phones in church, mosques

2 docked over alleged assault on Policeman, theft of N28, 000

Two men, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, Diaru Ishiaku, and stole N28,000 from one Bola Ali, were on Thursday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates'...
Police arrest man over attempt to use father, siblings, 5 friends for ritual

Lagos businessman docked over dud cheques

The Police on Thursday in Lagos arraigned a 35-year-old businessman, Njoku James, who allegedly issued dud cheques of N6.9 million. James appeared in an Ikeja...
Judge: Penalty for rape too mild

Village head rapes, infect teenager with HIV in Kano

The Village Head of Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano State has been arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board for allegedly raping and...
Slain lawyer’s husband for burial

Slain lawyer’s husband for burial

The remains of late Deacon Adebayo Oyelowo Oyediran Ajanaku, who was slain by his wife, Mrs. Yewande Oyediran (nee Fatoki), an Ibadan-based lawyer, on...
Police arrest man over attempt to use father, siblings, 5 friends for ritual

Housekeeper, 28, in court over alleged theft of employer’s N19.6m property, cash

A 28-year-old housekeeper, Godwin Ogbor, who allegedly stole his employer's N19.6 million, was on Friday docked at an Igbosere Magistrates' Court in Lagos. He was,...
Mother of 3 vomits 15 wraps of cocaine at Abuja airport

Mother of 3 vomits 15 wraps of cocaine at Abuja airport

Saidat Hassan, 48, and mother of three children, on Friday, allegedly vomited 15 wraps of white powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine at...
Fraudster arrested for attempting to withdraw N8.5m in Lagos

Fraudster arrested for attempting to withdraw N8.5m in Lagos

A fraudster who attempted to withdraw about N8.5 million from the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) was arrested at the General Aviation Terminal of...
Stamp duty remittance: Appeal Court to hear banks’ appeal fixes April 7

Ebonyi arraigns 60 landlords for open defecation

No fewer than one hundred and thirty-eight persons have been prosecuted for defecating in open places in Ebonyi State. Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the Commissioner...