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New IGP pledges to fight crime, insurgency

IGP Suleiman Abba

Nigeria’s new Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba resumed duties on Friday with promise to intensify the fight against crime and upgrade the standards of performance of the law enforcement agency nationally and internationally. At a brief hand over ceremony attended by Mohammed Abubakar, his predecessor in office, Abba assured Nigerians of his administration’s readiness […]

Woman accused of baby theft remanded in prison

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A Nigerian Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo state has ordered a petty trader to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing a 40-day-old baby. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olusola Adetujoye, ordered , Busurat Ademola, 45, to be remanded in Agodi Prison pending receipt of legal advice from the state Directorate of […]

Policeman arrested for stealing booze, meat

A South African police officer has been arrested for stealing meat and alcohol during a supermarket break-in last week, police said on Monday. The unidentified junior officer from the southern port city of Durban was nabbed on Saturday morning by his colleagues following a tip-off. According to a police statement, the break-in occurred on Friday […]

Nigerians Decry Attempt To Free Ibori

•James Ibori: Still in jail

Nigerians have condemned the planned attempt to free the former Delta State governor, James Ibori through prisoners’ transfer between the Nigerian government and the United Kingdom. Ibori is currently serving a jail term in the UK. The two countries have signed an agreement that would enable Nigerian prisoners in the UK come back to the […]

3 Men Gang-Rape Girl, 15

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Three youths have allegedly gang-raped a 15-year old girl in Ikorodu area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. Two of the youths have been arraigned at the Family Court, Ikeja in connection with the incident, while the third youth is on the run. The Office of Public Defender, OPD, is handling the case on behalf of the […]

4 Arraigned For Kidnapping

The police on Wednesday arraigned four men before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged kidnapping. The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Ebenezer Ewuola, told the court that the accused committed the offence on 10 October at Isan-Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area, southwest Nigeria. He said that the accused on the said date kidnapped and unlawfully detained Issac […]

British schoolboy robs bank with fake gun

A British schoolboy described as a “model pupil” on Tuesday admitted robbing a bank while carrying a fake gun. The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, held up a branch of Barclays bank in Liverpool, northwest England, on Friday and made off with £2,000 ($3,200, 2,400 euros), the city’s youth court heard. His […]

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