Tuesday , January 18 2022

Security

IGP orders investigation into alleged torture of couple

ABUJA – The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has ordered a full scale investigation into a viral media story alleging Police incivility to a couple in Ikoyi, Lagos. In a statement released by the Force Public Relations Officer, the Ag. Cp, Emmanuel C. S. Ojukwu, the IGP said this …

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Man In Court For Alleged Fraud

ABEOKUTA – A member of Salvation International Church in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Fatade Adeye, 30, has been arraigned in an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding two of his church members of N43, 000. The Prosecutor, Insp. Augustine Ozimini, told the court that the accused committed the offence in October …

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Man Docked Over Theft

LAGOS – A truck driver, Kehinde Orelope ,33, has appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged theft of NITEL cables worth four million naira. Orelope, who resides at No. 172 AIT Road, Alagbado, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and unlawful damage. …

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Navy Hands Over 12 Suspects, Stolen Diesel To NSCDC

PORT HARCOURT – The Nigerian Navy has handed over 12 suspected oil thieves and 161, 280 litres of stolen diesel to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Cdr. Chindo Yahaya, the Base Operations Officer of the Navy Ship Pathfinder in Port Harcourt, said the suspects were arrested for …

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Threat To Life: Man Seeks Dissolution Of Marriage

ADO-EKITI – A 38-year-old man, Victor Ilesanmi has approached an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court, seeking dissolution of his 8-year-old marriage to his wife, Omobola, over allegation of threat to life, disrespect, among others. The case first came up for mention on August 8. Victor listed other reasons for seeking the dissolution …

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Man Docked Over Damage To Property

LAGOS – A transporter, Chinonye Ezechukwu, 26, who allegedly damaged the windscreen of a vehicle belonging to one Patrick Ifeanyi, has appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Ezechukwu, a resident of No.32, Makanjuola St., Orile Iganmu, Lagos, is facing a charge of wilful damage to property. The Prosecutor, …

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Centenary Lottery Scam, Commission Warns Nigerians

ABUJA – The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) has warned Nigerians to beware of fake centenary celebration lottery text messages. Mr Adolphus Ekpe, Director-General of NLRC, told newsmen  in Abuja on Wednesday that some people had taken advantage of Centennial Lottery to “play smart and defraud people. “People always take …

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Boko Haram: Army uncovers targeted towns

ABUJA – Troops operating in the North-East have captured documents containing list and sketches of communities and towns apparently slated for attack from fleeing terrorists in Adamawa. This is contained in a post on the website of the Defence Headquarters obtained by newsmen yesterday in Abuja. It said in two …

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