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Not less than 7 persons have been killed and two critically injured when Boko Haram terrorists attacked Jere local council area of Borno state this morning. The terrorists stormed Wulari…

An attack aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force has bombed Bula Korege area of Borno State on the fringes of Sambisa Forest, where Boko Haram terrorists were holding a meeting….

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Police parade suspected cultists, kidnappers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command, on Monday, paraded 10 students and three artisans for allegedly being members of a cult. During a press briefing at the command headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan,…

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Man slits friend’s throat to snatch his motorcycle in Jigawa

The Jigawa state police command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Sale Shanono of Doguwa village in Jahun local government area for allegedly slitting his friend’s throat. The Police Public Relations…

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Police arrest 6 suspected drug dealers in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested six suspected drug dealers operating in the state. Mr Adamu Madaki, the state’s Commissioner of Police disclosed this while handing over the suspects…

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EFCC Arraigns Two Lawyers In Court For Stealing N188.7m From Dead Boss

Tom Awhana, the former Head of Chambers for the Law Office of Mr. Mogbeyi Sagay, a late Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was on arraigned on Friday at an Ikeja…

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Court remands man for allegedly robbing, raping teenage girl at gunpoint

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 27- year-old unemployed man, Saliu Alowonle, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly robbing and raping a teenage girl at gunpoint. The magistrate, Mrs…

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Why I attempted to rape a five-year-old girl, man tells court

A middle-aged man residing in Yola, Adamawa State, has pleaded guilty to a charge of an attempt to defile a five-year-old girl. Identified as Umaru Bello of Wurro-Chekke, the man…

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Native doctor in court for allegedly intimidating, cheating woman

A 29-year-old native doctor, Terfa Bur, on Wednesday appeared in a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court for intimidating and cheating a woman. Bur, who lives at N0 36, Daniel Amokachi Lane,…

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Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange

Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges…

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Teenager docked over alleged theft of phones, ATM cards

A teenager, Tunde Olaiya, who allegedly broke into a woman’s apartment through the ceiling and stole phones and Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards, on Friday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’…

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NAPTIP arrests two govt staff for allegedly raping 13-year-old

Officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested two officials of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports for allegedly raping a 13-year-old…

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EFCC arrests 32 suspected Yahoo-boys in Ogun

Operatives from the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, arrested no fewer than 32 suspected internet fraudsters (aka ‘Yahoo-Yahoo Boys). During the operation,…

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Father docked for failing to give daughter in marriage after collecting N850,000

A 47-year-old man Jibrin Attom, on Thursday appeared in an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court, Apapa, Lagos, for allegedly failing to give out his daughter’s hand in marriage after collecting N850, 000….

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Police arrest 39 kidnappers, robbers in Bauchi

No fewer than thirty-nine suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, and political thugs have been arrested in various locations across Bauchi State. Exhibits recovered from them include 39 wraps of Indian…

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Gunmen kill polio vaccinator in Pakistan – Official

Gunmen on Thursday killed a female polio vaccinator, the fourth this week, in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an…

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Heart surgeon in police custody over N800k job scam

A 35-year-old self-proclaimed heart surgeon who allegedly swindled a lady of an amount of N800k under the pretext of securing her a job is in the grip of the police…

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Alleged gang-rape: Court denies Babcock varsity student bail

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has denied bail to a student of Babcock University, James Aguedo, accused of involvement in gang-rape of a…

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