• Mechanic, 50, in court over alleged stealing of vehicle

    Mechanic, 50, in court over alleged stealing of vehicle0

      A 50-year-old auto mechanic, Nkem Vitalis, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of a Volkswagen bus, worth N800,000. Vitalis, who resides at No. 20 Anglican Street, off Agbado-Oja in Ogun, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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  • One dead, others injured as inmates try prison break in Aba

    One dead, others injured as inmates try prison break in Aba0

    By Eric Ugbor – Aba One inmate was reportedly died, with many others injured at the Nigeria Correction Service, Aba when some old inmates tried but failed, to escape from the prisons over the weekend. NANS reliably gathered that some good number of inmates Saturday afternoon tried breaking away from the prisons, but met strong

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  • Gunmen raid Plateau community again, kills three

    Gunmen raid Plateau community again, kills three0

    Gunmen on Sunday attacked Pyana village in the Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing three people. Our correspondent learnt that the gangsters, who shot indiscriminately, also burnt farms belonging to some of the villagers. Riyom’s representative in the state House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Dantong, who confirmed the attack, told our correspondent in

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  • Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing a Sallah ram

    Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing a Sallah ram0

    A 26-year-old carpenter, Adebayo Azeez, who was sentenced to two years in prison for stealing a ram yesterday, told the court that hunger made him steal. He was also convicted for unlawfully breaking into the bathroom of Awawu Aminu, owner of the ram valued at N80,000. The convict, who was without a legal representation, had

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  • Gunmen kill DPO, pregnant cop, two others in Bayelsa police station

    Gunmen kill DPO, pregnant cop, two others in Bayelsa police station0

    In a commando-style offensive, gunmen yesterday morning invaded a police station in Agudama community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, killing four policemen. The slain officers include a Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Ola Rosanla, a seven-month pregnant policewoman, Joy Wellington and two cops who were on duty. Two others were severely injured. The

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  • Tambuwal buries 25 persons killed in fresh bandits attack, CP confirms 4 arrests

    Tambuwal buries 25 persons killed in fresh bandits attack, CP confirms 4 arrests0

    Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah local government area of the state. Tambuwal together with heads of security agencies, traditional rulers and government officials later condoled the families of the victims

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