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SANGO-OTA, (OGUN STATE) — Police in Ogun on Saturday said that they have arrested a 21-year-old armed robbery suspect, Nnandi Omeka, while carrying out robbery operation at Sango-Ota area in Ogun. A police spokesman in Ogun, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Ota, Ogun. Oyeyemi said the suspect, who was arrested on September 14, following a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Divisional Headquarters at...

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IBADAN — The Federal Government has said it will appeal the judgment of an Oyo State High Court which has awarded the damages of N20 billion against the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Department of State Service (DSS). Justice Ladiran Akintola who delivered the ruling described DSS’ action as “arbitrary aggression and prejudices” against Igboho. Akintola said the N20 billion will serve as exemplary and aggravated damages. But Malami in an interview...

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ABUJA — The Federal Government has said it will appeal the judgment of an Oyo State High Court which has awarded the damages of N20 billion against the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Department of State Service (DSS). Justice Ladiran Akintola who delivered the ruling described DSS’ action as “arbitrary aggression and prejudices” against Igboho. Akintola said the N20 billion will serve as exemplary and aggravated damages. But Malami in an interview...

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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has recaptured 114 escapees of its Kabba custodial centre who were among the 240 inmates set free on September 12. The NCoS spokesperson, Francis Enobore, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kabba, Kogi, was attacked by gunmen. NCoS Controller-General, Haliru Nababa, had since directed the activation of the immediate recapture procedure and detailed investigation to be carried out on the...

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DAMATURU, (YOBE STATE) —Officials of Damaturu Local Government Shari’a Committee alongside security operatives have raided illegal brothels, beer, and drug selling joints within the Yobe State capital. The raid was not unconnected with allegations that the areas were known for habouring of suspected criminal elements as well as underage commercial sex workers. Bukar Adamu, Council Executive Chairman, who led the Committee on Tuesday raged Zango and Kandahar areas and confiscated cartons of beers and packs...

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ENUGU — In commemoration of the day security agents invaded the home of Nnamdi Kanu at Afara, Umuahia in Abia state, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, declared Tuesday, September 14, 2021 a sit-at-home day. In Emene, Enugu East Local Government in Enugu state, hoodlums looted a bread delivery van and attacked the driver distributing Chimex bread around the old Orie Emene market. Eye witness account states, “They dragged the driver out, looted all the...

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YOLA — Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has signed three bills into law after approval by the state House of Assembly. The bills are Adamawa State Environmental Protection Agency (ADSEPA) Law, Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) law and Adamawa State Limitation of Actions Law. Briefing newsmen in Yola, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Afraimu Jingi said the ADSEPA law will protect the environment from degradation. “The law is divided into five parts, with...

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Police in Adamawa have arrested a 19-year-old housewife, Rumasau Muhammad of Wuro Yanka Village, in Shelleng Local Government Area for allegedly stabbing her 35-year-old husband, Muhammad Adamu to death. According to a statement by the Adamawa State Police command spokesman DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, the suspect allegedly stabbed the husband for refusing to divorce her as she demanded. The statement read in part: “The Adamawa State Police Command, on 7/9/2021 apprehended a 19-year-old wife for...

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ABUJA — The European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) agencies in Nigeria have lauded Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa for the passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill into law in the state. The congratulatory message is contained in a statement signed by Mr. Edward Kallon, UN Resident Coordinator, Nigeria in Abuja. According to the EU and UN,  with the passage of the VAPP law, women and girls in the state are now...

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ABUJA — Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu says the conflicting orders emanating from courts of coordinate jurisdiction are making the job of the electoral body difficult. Yakubu who stated this in Abuja on Monday at the third quarterly meeting with political parties said the more INEC strives to improve the credibility and transparency of the electoral process, the more extraneous obstacles are put in its way through litigations. “On the issue...

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