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Customs impounds rice, poultry products worth N20m

Customs impounds rice, poultry products worth N20m

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Thursday that it has impounded rice, cooking oil and poultry products valued at N20.4 million. The Command’s Acting…

Bomb blast kills five, injures 12 in Bauchi

Bomb blast kills five, injures 12 in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Five people were confirmed dead on Thursday while 12 others sustained injuries following a bomb blast that occurred at a motor park at Azare…

Landlord docked for throwing out tenant’s luggage

Landlord docked for throwing out tenant’s luggage

A landlord, Goddy Obi, who allegedly forcefully ejected a tenant from his house, on Thursday, appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Obi, who is the landlord of No.…

Driver charged with pouring fuel on policemen

Driver charged with pouring fuel on policemen

A driver, Tola Omoleke, on Thursday appeared before an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos charged with assaulting policemen by pouring fuel on them with intent to set them ablaze. Thirty-one-year-old…

NSCDC arrests two for stealing cable at Jigawa Airport

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa on Thursday said it had arrested two suspects for allegedly stealing an armour cable at Dutse International Airport. The NSCDC…

Shopkeeper charged with stealing employer’s N600, 000

A shopkeeper, Afusat Yusuf, who allegedly stole her employer’s N600, 000, was on Thursday arraigned in an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for theft. Yusuf, 18, resides at No. 13,…

Abba orders audit of police armoury

Abba orders audit of police armoury

By Emmanuel Udom (Lagos) and Hazzan Zagi (Abuja) The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba on Wednesday ordered police commands across the country to begin a through check and audit of…

Strange girl found wandering in LUTH

Strange girl found wandering in LUTH

By Yinka Shokunbi  /  Group Life Editor   A strange teenager, who simply identified herself as Bradin from Badagry in Lagos State, has been found wandering within the premises of…

NCS shoots one to death in Oyo

NCS shoots one to death in Oyo

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   Personnel of the Osun/Oyo Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) were alleged to have shot one man to death in Saki town in…

Lagos residents grumble over bad roads

 By Emmanuel Udom  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Residents of Abule Egba in Lagos are not happy with the authorities of Agbado/ Oke- Odo local government council. The residents are complaining…

Couple cheats death, as car plunges into river in Abuja

By Nedum Noble  / Special Correspondent, Abuja   Tragedy was averted on Wednesday in Kubwa, a satellite town in FCT, as a man with his wife narrowly escaped death after their…

Human trafficker jailed 30 years

By Blessing Adewole  / Special Correspondent Abuja   The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP), has secured the conviction of a human trafficker,…

Police arrest killers of Obadina, Newswatch Editor

Police arrest killers of  Obadina, Newswatch Editor

By Andrew Utulu  Correspondent, Lagos    The police in Lagos have arrested four armed robbery suspects who allegedly killed the Deputy Editor of Daily Newswatch newspapers, Toyin Obadina, early this…

Court sentences businessman to three weeks imprisonment

Court sentences businessman to three weeks imprisonment

The Senior Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old businessman, Ahmed Abubakar, to three weeks imprisonment for joint act and attempt to commit an offence of…

Man rapes 16-month-old baby in Bauchi

Man rapes 16-month-old baby in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-month-old baby. The suspected rapist, Annas Adamu, a resident of…

Kidnapper arrested in Lagos

Kidnapper arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday announced the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, Aminat Akanni, rescuing a seven-year-old boy from her. The Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of…

Man, 31, charged with sexual assault in Osun

Thirty-two-year-old Gbenga Odunayo, was on Monday charged before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun over alleged indecent assault of a 21-year-old woman. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing…

Man docked for N800, 000 fraud in FCT

Man docked for N800, 000 fraud in FCT

A man, Audu Ibrahim, was on Monday brought before a Gudu Upper Area Court in the FCT for allegedly defrauding a man of N800,000. Ibrahim, who lives at Alieta, Airport…

Two car robbers jailed 56 years

Two car robbers jailed 56 years

By Felix Igbekoyi  , Asaba   AN ASABA High Court presided over by Justice Cletus Emifoniye, on Monday, sentenced a carpenter and a bus driver, James Emmanuel and Isioma Egwu…

Police arraign man for breach of trust, cheating

Police arraign man for breach  of trust, cheating

The police on Monday arraigned a man, Elisha Tanko , at a Grade 1 Area Court, Kado, Abuja, for defrauding   seven job applicants of  N790,000 and promised to help…

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