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December 17, 2018 4:37 PM 58-year-old man rapes 10-year-old step-daughter

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday remanded one Sunday Akpan, 58, who allegedly defiled his 10-year-old stepdaughter. The accused, a resident of Thomas Estate, Ajah, Lagos, is standing trial on a count charge of defilement. The Prosecutor, Insp. Peace Chukwudi, told the court that Akpan committed the offence on Dec. 8, around 2.00p.m, at 1004 Building 17

December 17, 2018 1:40 PM Woman in court for allegedly stabbing boyfriend with knife in Lagos

The police on Monday arraigned a woman, Kehinde Ajimosu, before an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend with a knife on the stomach, hand and buttocks. Ajimosu, 24, a resident of Akindele Street, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of assault and breach of peace, to which she pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor 17

December 14, 2018 6:51 AM Police ban use of fireworks in Kogi

The Kogi State Police command has banned the use of fireworks during this festive season. Commissioner of Police in the State, Ali Janga, in a statement through the command’s Public Relation Officer, ASP William Aya, called on parents to caution their wards as the Police were determined to deal decisively with anybody that want to cause disturbance of public 28

December 11, 2018 5:08 PM Nigerian arrested with 218kg of Indian Hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had arrested a man with fake military uniform and 218 kilogramme of substance suspected to be Indian Hemp in Niger. The agency’s Commander in the state, Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday that the suspected was nabbed in Makwa, Makwa Local Government Area of the state 30

December 11, 2018 7:07 AM 2019 presidency: We are back to do-or-die politics – Ijaw youths

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has asked the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari and enact the amended Electoral Act into law ahead of the 2019 election. It said the refusal to grant assent for the fourth time was unpatriotic and has returned the nation to the era of do-or-die politics. IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, in a statement yesterday 29

December 9, 2018 4:01 PM 2019: Imo Speaker, Acho Ihim emerges Uche Nwosu’s running mate, vows to defeat Uzodinma, Araraume, others

Acho Ihim, the Speaker of Imo state of House of Assembly, has been picked as the deputy governorship candidate of Action Alliance, AA, in the state. The speaker will deputized the AA governorship candidate and Governor Rochas Okorocha’s in-law, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu. Recall that Nwosu alongside 18 members of Imo House of Assembly denounced their membership 29

December 8, 2018 5:54 PM Shehu Sani reacts as Nuhu Ribadu bags international award on anti-corruption

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has congratulated the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, for his Global Anti-Corruption award. Ribadu bagged the outstanding award on anti-corruption campaign, which was administered by Doha, Qatar-based think tank, Rule of Law and Anti-corruption 27

December 8, 2018 6:24 AM Buhari approves NYSC, Law school for National Open University graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School. Presidential Assistant on National Assembly 29

December 6, 2018 7:20 PM BREAKING: Imo Speaker, 18 lawmakers dump APC, PDP; join Okorocha’s in-law in AA

Nineteen out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly have joined the Action Alliance, AA, denouncing their memberships of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party respectively. The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, announced this while during plenary on Thursday evening. Reading the defection notice 24

December 5, 2018 1:21 PM How Buhari can prove he’s not ‘Jubril’ from Sudan – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has disclosed how President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, can proved he was not cloned. There had been insinuations that Buhari was replaced with one Jubril from Sudan. Responding to the claim, Buhari, while in Poland, said that he is real and not cloned. However, CUPP has now said Buhari 27