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Law / Crime

Court remands 5 for alleged abduction, attempted murder

The Police Command in Benue, on Thursday, docked five persons for alleged criminal conspiracy, attempted murder, abduction and terrorism. The defendants are Ushahemba Ikyulaga, Godwin Bee, Thomas Ikyumba, Donald Anande and Samuel Iorchir. They appeared before a Makurdi Upper Area Court. The prosecutor, Insp Veronica Shaagee, told the court that the case was reported at […]

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Man seeks divorce over wife’s disobedience, waywardness

A man, Taiwo Ajadi has approached an Ilorin Area Court seeking to divorce his wife, Mariam, over alleged disobedience and wayward attitude. Ajadi also applied for the custody of the three children produced from the marriage. The children are two girls aged 11 and four years and a boy aged eight years. Mr Maruf Ibrahim, […]

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Law / Crime Security

NDLEA promotes, decorate 15 officers in Ondo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decorated 15 officers newly promoted in Ondo State, admonishing them to work harder. NDLEA Commandant in the state, Kayode Raji, congratulated the officers on a well-deserved career progression. Raji explained that about 400 men in the agency benefited from the promotion exercise nationwide in 2022. He said […]

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Ekweremadu: Court vacates forfeiture order on 40 properties

A Federal High Court in Abuja has vacated an interim forfeiture of 40 landed properties granted against the former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu. Justice Inyang Ekwo vacated the order, on Friday in Abuja. This is following a discovery that the forfeiture order was fraudulently obtained by the Federal Government against the properties. Lifting […]

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Law / Crime

Free legal aid, not litigant’s right – Ogu

The Country Director of the Advocacy for Justice and Accountability (AJA), Mr Ogedi Ogu has described “free legal aid” as a privilege, rather than an entitlement of any litigant. Ogu told newsmen, on Wednesday in Lagos, that free legal aid (a.k.a probono services) must not be misconstrued to mean compulsory duties of lawyers. He was […]

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Court remands man for allegedly defiling 8-year-old girl

By Our Correspondent An Ikorodu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, remanded a 51-year-old man, Sulaimon Gbadamosi, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. Gbadamosi, who resides at No 51 Amoke Soderu street, Aruna area of Ikorodu, Lagos is being tried for a felony to wit defilement. The Prosecuting Counsel, Mrs Olawunmi […]

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FG rakes N1.8bn from sale of forfeited assets – Malami

The Federal Government has realised more than N1.828 billion in proceeds from the sale of some forfeited assets. Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced this during a presentation of President Buhari’s Administration Scorecard on Thursday in Abuja. Malami said $641 million recovered loot from the late Gen. Sani Abacha was used for social investment and […]

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Law / Crime Security

Bandits kill 7 NSCDC men in ambush in Kaduna

Armed bandits, on Monday, ambushed and killed seven officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  in Kaduna State on Monday. The Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu, confirmed the killing on Tuesday in Kaduna. Odumosu said bandits killed the officers and five others from a sister security agency and a […]

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Law / Crime

Stealing: Judge orders labourer to clean police station

A Dei-Dei Grade I Area Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered a 28-year-old labourer, Mohammed Musa, to sweep the community police station for six months for stealing N50,000 from his neighbour’s bank account. Musa, who lives in Kubwa, Abuja pleaded guilty to cheating and theft and begged the court for leniency. The Judge, Saminu Suleiman, […]

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Gunmen abduct passengers at train station in Edo – Police

Unknown number of gunmen, on Saturday morning, attacked the Igueben Train Station in Edo State, kidnapping many passengers. The NewsZenith gathered that the incident happened at about 4.00 p.m. on Saturday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident, saying the gunmen were armed with AK-47 rifles. Nwabuzor said […]

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