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100 Edo Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months

BENIN – No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in  the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Godwin Obaseki on Human trafficking and illegal migration, Mr Solomon Okoduwa. Okoduwa said this fact was disclosed  to him by ...

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Worshippers Capture Female Suicide Bomber in Mosque

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What would have otherwise been a devastating suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Gashua village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe state was successfully foiled on Sunday, by vigilant members of the community. A female Boko Haram suicide bomber had infiltrated the mosque, while members were about to commence a prayer session. However, she was detected when struggling ...

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Armed Bandits Abduct Housewives in Kaduna community

A week after the chief of Army staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai gave soldiers stationed in the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna state to flush out armed bandits that have been terrorizing and killing people in the area, three housewives have been forcefully abducted in Maganda village in the early hours of Saturday. Disclosing the new development to PRNigeria, a top ...

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Domestic violence: ECOWAS Court awards victim N50m damages 

For not giving her access to justice, the Economic Community of West African States Court of Justice has ordered Nigerian Government to pay a victim of domestic violence, Mary Sunday, the sum of N50 million as damages. Domestic violence was inflicted on her by her fiancé, Isaac Gbanwuan, in August 2012 in Lagos following a heated argument. Her fiancé, a ...

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Army neutralises 2 female bombers

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The Nigerian Army says it neutralised two female suicide bombers, who attempted to infiltrate troops in Kawuri, in Konduga Local Government Area on Friday. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday. Nwachukwu said that the suicide bombers had used the cover of darkness to stalk the military ...

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Suspects arrested over murder of 3 policemen in PH

The Police Command in Rivers has confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with the murder of three policemen at Mile 3 in Port Harcourt on May 10. The spokesman of the command, DSP. Nnamdi Omoni, told newsmen on Friday that investigation into the killing was, however, continuing. He did not disclose the exact number of suspects arrested. Omoni ...

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2 brothers in court for allegedly threatening elder sibling’s life

Two brothers, Okechukwu Abugu and Ifeanyi Abugu, have appeared in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly threatening the life of their elder brother, Ndubisi Abugu. The defendants appeared before the court on Friday, following a direct complaint of criminal intimidation and threat to life over a parcel of land, made by Ndubisi which they denied committing. ...

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Don’t interfere with investigation, Police warn Saraki

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The Nigeria Police Force says it is shocked at “the unbelievable claims, unverifiable allegations and unfounded accusations” being peddled by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, accusing the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, of plot and strategies against him to settle scores. According to Force spokesperson, Moshood Jimoh, “the Force therefore wishes to categorically state that, there is no ...

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Lagos Police to Doctors: Stop Rejecting Gunshot Victims

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday warned hospitals and doctors to henceforth desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such act constitutes a flagrant violation of an existing law. Reacting to a media report on the refusal of an hospital to treat a victim who was shot and wounded by armed robbers, the police said it must be noted that ...

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7 docked for allegedly defrauding microfinance bank of N5.2m

Seven persons including two women were on Wednesday brought before a Minna Magistrates’ Court charged with defrauding LAPO Microfinance Bank of N5.2 million. The accused are Ibrahim Abdulkareem, Taofeek Abdulkareem, Umar Alhassan, Karim Jimoh, Ramatu Abdul, Lateef Abiodun and Sherifat Ismaila. They are standing trial on five counts of criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, criminal misappropriation, cheating and criminal ...

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