Buhari orders shoot on sight anyone with AK-47

A don, Augustine Ikelegbe has faulted the presidential order of shoot-at-sight and the imposition of no-flying-zones as a solution to the insecurity within the nation, describing it as a belated choice. Ikelegbe, who’s a Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) stated if such measures had been taken years earlier, it …

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Protesters burn court, LG secretariat, police station in Imo community

Angry youths of Ihitte-Uboma LGA in Imo State have taken to the streets of the Isinweke community to protest the alleged killing of an indigene of the area by a suspected policeman. It was gathered that the protesting youths had set on fire, the LG council headquarters in Isinweke, the Ihitte-Uboma Divisional Police Headquarters and a court building in the …

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Court orders Yahoo boy to forfeit car, laptop and cellphone to FG

A convicted internet fraudster, Akinrinmade Adeniyi, who was sentenced to three months imprisonment in Abeokuta, is to forfeit his car, a laptop and a cellphone to the Federal Government. The Economic and Monetary Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, stated it secured the conviction of Adeniyi on Tuesday for impersonation. He was discovered guilty of the charge preferred against him …

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NDLEA arrests drug trafficker with three parcels of cocaine at lagos Airport

A suspected drug trafficker, Hassan Bishi Taiwo, has been arrested by operatives of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) command of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with three parcels of cocaine hid in a false bottom created in his suitcase. Preliminary investigations revealed that Hassan, who was intercepted at the E-Arrival hall of the MMIA, upon arrival onboard …

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kidnapping school students is a lesser evil – Sheikh Gumi

Controversial Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi on Monday described the kidnapping of school children by bandits as lesser evil. Gumi said kidnapping school students was a lesser evil when compared to the ransacking of towns and killing of its residents. He made the remark while featuring on News Pidgin. The cleric additionally said that his conferences were yielding positive results as …

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Police arrest two suspects murder in connection of 18-year-old girl death in Delta

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Mohammed Ali, said the command has arrested two suspected murderers in connection with the death of an 18-year-old girl, Akpovwovwo Blessing. CP Ali in a statement signed and made available in news gave the names of the suspects to include, Dafe Desmond (28) and Joel Dafe Ruro. Read Also: Nigerian entertainers should participate …

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Yahoo Boys’ Protest In Osun Over Incessant Arrest

Some suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’, on Tuesday, protested their incessant arrest by the security agencies. They blocked Osogbo/Ilesa expressway in the State. They were said to have stormed the Ilesa West Local Government Secretariat, Ilesa and made bonfire on the road, therefore halting the free flow of traffic along the busy road. The bonfire was made …

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I was under spell, says suspect arrested for ritual mutilation of minor’s genitals

ONE of the suspects who allegedly took part in the cutting of the private parts of a six-year old girl for suspected ritual purposes in Bauchi State has said that he was charmed by his friend who is now at large to take part in the dastardly act. The incident was said to have occurred at about 7.20 pm on …

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Obaseki to open defence in alleged certificate forgery case January 5

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to open his defence in the alleged certificate forgery case on January 5. The judge stated this after the All Progressives Congress (APC) closed its case on the matter. The party had called six witnesses to testify against the governor. READ ALSO: …

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Gunmen kidnap quarry Employee in Ibadan

Some gunmen have stormed a Quarry in Moniya in Ibadan to kidnap a female quarry employee on Monday. She had been taken to an unknown destination and instantly she had been abducted. Resources told News on Tuesday the gunmen stormed the website and kidnapped the victim. READ ALSO:Re: How a bloody night of bullets quashed a young protest movement State …

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Court reinstates 32 Ekiti varsity Employees

Court reinstates 32 Ekiti varsity Employees The direction December 5, 2019, disengaged over 900 of its workforce for alleged certification forgery, irregular appointment, overage, along with other allegations which contravened its terms of support. In a lawsuit, 32 technologists of the researchers dragged EKSU, EKSU Governing Council, also EKSU Vice-Chancellor (first to third party defendants) into the Industrial Court to …

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Ogun: Two arrested for gang-raping, filming Adolescent

Ogun: Two arrested for gang-raping, filming Adolescent The suspects, according to the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi were arrested after the incident has been reported in Sango police station by the sufferer. The victim, Oyeyemi stated, had reported that the two suspects, with whom the victim lives in precisely the same compound, dragged her to the area of one of them, …

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Judiciary must be independent for anti-corruption war to succeed — Analyst

A public affairs analyst, Mr Olusegun Bamishaye, said on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti that the Judiciary must enjoy full independence for government’s anti-corruption crusade to yield good dividends. Read also: Court bars Okey Nwosu from carrying out functions as acting factional IPAC President  Bamishaye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that an independent judiciary, devoid of individual, government or political influence, would …

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