A Ghanaian, who was charged with theft of motorcycle spare parts valued N550,000, on Monday urinated in court when a two-count of offence of conspiracy and stealing was read to him.
For stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a 31-year-old Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court. Ighodalo stole the phone from the pocket of Aregbesola on November 27, 2010, when the governor was being inaugurated at Government Technical College, Osogbo. Justice Oyejide Falola, who [...]
TELECOMMUNICATIONS regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, has ordered MTN Nigeria to collapse the rates for its on-net and off-net voice services, which it said has a 300 per cent differential with effect from tomorrow, May 1.
The resident of the former Inspector General of Police Hafiz Ringim has been attacked in Jigawa state.
According to sources at the Nigerian police, Mr. Ringim’s house has been attacked by suspected Boko Haram Sect members.
Police say there were no causalities.
Jigawa residents say that the gunmen targeted a nearby police station in the process also attacked the former Inspector General of House.
The Military Joint Task Force (JTF) has drawn the attention of Maiduguri residents and its environs to a new style of operation being adopted by the radical sect the Boko Haram.
A statement made available to newsmen on Sunday by the spokesman of the…
LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram was paid an equivalent of around $3.15 million by French and Cameroonian negotiators before freeing seven French hostages this month, a confidential Nigerian government report obtained by Reuters said. The memo does not say who paid the ransom for the family of seven, who were all released [...]
Justice Talba of the Federal High Court has been suspended for one year by the National Judicial Council (NJC) over his controversial judgement in the case of John Yakubu Yusuf who admitted to his involvement in the stealing of N30 billion police pension fund. The judge suspended Yusuf to six years in prisonment with an [...]
Nigeria anti-graft agency known as Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arrested officials of First Group, a real estate firm in Abuja.First Group isinvolved in the marketing and promotion of choice property in Dubai and other places especially within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).First Group was accused of non conforming with laid down [...]
At least two policemen and eight civilians were killed in an attack on a police station in Borno state, a stronghold of the Boko Haram Islamist group, local media reported on Tuesday. Reports state that the deadly attack was carried out by operatives of Islamist group,Boko Haram gunmen in Gwoza town on Monday night Gwoza [...]
Nigeria police has reacted to news of a parcel bomb that was addressed to the a minister, Professor Ngozi Okonjo Iweala. It looked like one of the mails that pass through the post office. It bore two stamps that lent it credence. But a second look, and curiosity was roused. Both the intended recipient and [...]