Monday, September 20, 2021

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Man lands in Kirikiri for alleged possession of toy gun

An Ikeja magistrates court ordered a 27-year-old man, Basiru Usman, to be sent to Kirikiri Correctional Center for allegedly possessing a toy gun. Police charged Usman, whose address was not provided, with conspiracy and illegal possession of a firearm. Magistrate Folashade...

Floods: Kano evacuates 1,000 garbage trucks in 17 days

The Kano state government has evacuated more than 1,000 garbage trucks in 17 days as part of Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje's Mass Environmental Cleanup Campaign. State Environmental Commissioner Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso said, while noting Thursday's one million tree planting...

One dead as a policeman, soldiers repel bandit attacks in Zamfara

Tactical police officers, in collaboration with the other Zamfara state security agencies, have repelled a large number of armed bandits who invaded the town of Shinkafi by the hundreds with the intention of attacking innocent people in the area. The...

Ikoku Four: I was tortured with hammer, machetes by police officers: victim tells court

Ifeanyi Osuji, one of the victims of police torture that resulted in the death of an auto mechanic, Chima Ikwunado in Rivers State in 2019, told a higher court sitting in Port Harcourt how officers fired from the disbanded...

22-year-old man drowns in Ilorin dam

A 22-year-old man drowned in the Ilorin Agba dam on Tuesday. He was recovered dead by the state fire service rescue team, according to fire service spokesman Hassan Hakeem Adekunle in a statement in Ilorin on Tuesday. The deceased, identified as...

Two suspects arrested for alleged kidnapping and rape of minors in Akwa Ibom

Two alleged sex maniacs are in the custody of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for the alleged kidnapping and rape of two underage girls in the state. One of the suspects, Edidiong Ufe, also known as 'Isong Akpa', an...

Notorious armed robber arrested in Kano

The Kano State Police command says it arrested a notorious 26-year-old armed robber, Mahmud Ibrahim, who terrorizes the state and its surroundings. The command's spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, stated this in a statement issued to Newslodge. He said the suspect...

Two dead and 14 buses burned when a tanker fell into a ditch in Anambra

At least two people were reportedly killed in a tanker fire that occurred in Ogidi, near Onitsha, Anambra state, on Sunday night. Newslodge obtained from the sources that some 14 buses were also burned, while properties worth millions of naira...

NDLEA arrests 53-year-old woman with 100 heroin wrappers

The National Anti-Drug Agency (NDLEA), arrested a woman who was heading to Italy with 100 packages of heroin in the departure hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, (MMIA) Ikeja, Lagos. NDLEA's director of media and advocacy Femi Babafemi revealed...

Police investigate the mysterious death of a man, a son, a wife and a friend in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command is investigating the mysterious death of a businessman, his son, wife and a friend. A statement by Adekunle Ajisebutu, the public relations officer, described as false claims that they were killed by armed men. The spokesperson...

Fully loaded passenger bus sinks into well in Ebonyi

The tragedy occurred in Ebonyi state over the weekend when a minibus carrying eleven passengers sank in a mining shaft located in the Enyigba community in the Ikwo local government area of ​​the state. Newslodge learned that the bus, which...

One dies in a lone car accident in Osun

One person was reportedly killed in a lonely accident that occurred on the Ilesa-Ife highway on Saturday morning. The accident occurred about 5 kilometers from the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), base in Bolorunduro Ilesa, before the WOSEM Church, Ilesa. A...

Adamu Garba: Police fire officer for killing commercial motorcyclist in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has removed Sergeant Adamu Garba (F / NO.467549), the police officer responsible for the Saheed Olabomi shooting in Osogbo on Tuesday night, July 27, 2021. This was disclosed in a press release signed by the...

JSS1 student suspended for alleged indiscipline sues the Ekiti government and seeks damages N15m

After being suspended from school for alleged indiscipline and her parents' assault on teachers, a JSS1 student from Mary Immaculate High School, Ado Ekiti, Gift Agenoisa, has sued the Ekiti state government, claiming N15 million in damages. for violation...

Mob of angry youths allegedly murderer of a young farmer in Taraba

Business activities in Sabongida, in the town of Iware of the Ardo-Kola local government council of Taraba state, came to a halt on Thursday when angry youths were alleged to have killed the suspected killer of Mathies Michael. The suspect,...

Man sent to prison for allegedly desecrating 4 daughters

On Thursday, a 39-year-old cleaner, Sunday Julius, was detained by an Ikeja magistrate court at the Kirikiri Correctional Center for allegedly desecrating his four daughters. The police charged Julius, a resident of Iyana-Ipaja, with sexual assault. The main magistrate, Ms. OAAjibade,...

EFCC arrests son, mother and others for Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Lucky Ebhogie's foursome, Richman Kas Godwin, Israel Justin, and Precious Iwuji. They were picked up in the Sabo area of ​​Kaduna, after receiving intelligence information about their alleged involvement in an Internet-related...

Passenger survives when car crashes into ditch in Osun

A passenger has suffered serious injuries in a lone traffic accident along the Ikirun-Ila Odo highway in Osun state. The incident, according to Agnes Ogungbemi, a spokeswoman for the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), involved an ash-colored Toyota Camry car...

EFCC prosecutes internet fraud suspect N425m, accomplices on the run

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has prosecuted an alleged Internet scammer, Samuel Akunomah. Judge AT Mohammed of the Federal Superior Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is presiding over the case. Akunomah faces 45 charges bordering on internet fraud,...

Alleged sea pirates kidnap five people in Rivers state

The alleged maritime pirates terrorizing the Bonny-Port Harcourt sea lane have kidnapped five people from the waterways. Newslodge collected that the incident took place in the early morning of Tuesday, August 10, 2021. The suspected sea pirates are said to have...
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Insecurity: Police tell Okada passengers in Ogun to register before October 1

Commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada motorcyclists, have been told to register with the Ogun state government by October 1, 2021. State police public relations...

Thierry Henry ‘not surprised’ by Messi’s reaction to being replaced by Pochettino

Former Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has said he was not surprised by Lionel Messi's reaction after he was substituted during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 win...

Fake and biased news causing disunity in Nigeria – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that false and biased news are the main causes of disunity in...

NSCDC Kogi repudiates officer arrested for armed robbery, says ‘he’s a deserter’

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kogi State Command has opened up to the arrest of an alleged Corps officer in Kogi...
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Insecurity: Police tell Okada passengers in Ogun to register before October 1

Commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada motorcyclists, have been told to register with the Ogun state government by October 1, 2021. State police public relations...

Thierry Henry ‘not surprised’ by Messi’s reaction to being replaced by Pochettino

Former Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has said he was not surprised by Lionel Messi's reaction after he was substituted during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 win...

Fake and biased news causing disunity in Nigeria – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that false and biased news are the main causes of disunity in...

NSCDC Kogi repudiates officer arrested for armed robbery, says ‘he’s a deserter’

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kogi State Command has opened up to the arrest of an alleged Corps officer in Kogi...
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