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Nigeria not ripe for state police – IGP

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has said that “Nigeria does not yet have the political maturity for state police.” Instead, the country should improve funding for the agency under the current arrangement, Idris said this ...

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Guard nabbed for 10,000 litres petrol ‘theft’

By Tope Musowo Lagos A 38-year-old security guard, Lucky Uhunmunamure, was yesterday arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing 10,000 litres of petrol worth N1.4 million belonging to his employer. on He is facing a two-count charge ...

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2 men docked for sexually assaulting boy

By Tope Musowo Lagos Two men, were yesterday, brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s’ Court for allegedly sexual assaulting a neighbour’s son.Th e accused, Saheedu Yahaya, 20, a factory worker and Rabiu Muhamed, 46, a fashion designer; are facing a ...

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Man nabbed for stealing N2m

Tope Musowo Lagos A 26-year-old man, Frank Godwill, was yesterday charged before an Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun, for allegedly stealing N2 million entrusted in his care. Godwill, who resides in Iyana-Ilogbo, is facing a onecount charge of stealing. The ...

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Tension in UNIOSUN as another declared missing

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Th ere was tension in Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo main campus, yesterday when another 400-level student of Microbiology Department, identifi ed as Oluwafemi Oluwatimilehin Shonibare, was declared missing. Th e latest incident was coming barely ...

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Court remands ex-banker, hubby

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City A Benin High Court, presided over by Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele, has remanded former manager of the United Bank for Africa, Mrs. Florence Onome Odior, her husband, Sunday Odior and two others in prison custody for ...

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Man docked for N.2m ‘fraud’

By Lateef Dada Osogbo A 35-year-old man, Multabi Raimi, was yesterday arraigned in an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court over alleged fraud of N200,000. Raimi is facing a five-count charge of conspiracy, fraud, assault and unlawful possession. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Rasaki Lamidi, ...

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6 in court for N4.9m theft

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court has granted bail of N900,000 each to six accused persons for allegedly stealing two laptops, jewellery and other valuables worth N4.9 million. The accused persons: Timothy Imole, 26; Gabriel Hupevi, 22; Abiodun Aworonsu, 20; Jesuyan Wheto, ...

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ICPC arraigns 2 civil servants for forgery

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned two civil servants, Shitu Afeez and Babatunde Oluyemi Bamgbade, for allegedly attempting to secure a United Kingdom travel visa using forged documents, before Justice H.O. ...

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Visa racketeer bags 6-year-jail term

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured a 6-year jail term for a visa racketeer, Mr. Victor Charles Ndubueze. A press statement by the commission’s spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, yesterday in Abuja, ...

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FRSC impounds 60 vehicles in Anambra

By Okey Chris Awka As part of the command’s eff ort to sanitise roads in Anambra state, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said it offi cial impounded 60 vehicles during a two-day special patrol, last week. FRSC Sector Commander, ...

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