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Court adjourns 3 robbery suspects trial to March 2022
Court adjourns 3 robbery suspects trial to March 2022

Justice Yetunde Adesanya has adjourned the trial of three robbery suspects to March next year. However; all three suspects, identified as Dickson Sylvester, Taiwo Moses and Bolaji Isah, pleaded not guilty to the charges against them. Sylvester is alleged to have broken into the house of one John Williams at Ogombo in Ajah in March this year.…

Sanwo-Olu sets up committee to study EndSARS Panel report
Sanwo-Olu sets up committee to study EndSARS Panel report

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has set up a four-man committee to study the report of the EndSARS Panel and draw up a whitepaper for implementation of the recommendations. The Committee is headed by the State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo. Other members are the Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, the Special Adviser…

Police find decomposing corpse of kidnapped ex-army officer
Police find decomposing corpse of kidnapped ex-army officer

The police in Rivers State have exhumed the corpse of a retired Army captain who was kidnapped, killed and buried in a shallow grave in Igbo-Etche, near Port Harcourt. The victim, Geofrey Zwallamark, was abducted from his residence in Agbonchia, Eleme Local Government Area of the state in September 2021 by a four-man gang who shot him…

Illegible statements stall Chidinma’s trial
Illegible statements stall Chidinma’s trial

The trial of Chidinma Ojukwu, a three hundred-level Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, accused of murdering Super TV’s Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, was stalled today at the Lagos State High Court, sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square Annex. Ojukwu, her co-accused, Adebayo Quadri and one Chioma Egbuchu pleaded not guilty to the nine-count…

4 months after deadly shooting at Oriade LCDA APC meeting: family accuses police of detaining wrong suspect
4 months after deadly shooting at Oriade LCDA APC meeting: family accuses police of detaining wrong suspect

The police in Lagos are facing criticism over the arrest of one Shakiru Owolabi Yusuf in connection with a deadly shooting at a meeting of APC leaders in Oriade Local Council Development Area in July this year. Yusuf is being detained by the AIG Special Enquiry Bureau, under the Force Criminal Investigation Department, Alagbon, for alleged murder…

Gunmen kill 2 police officers in Rivers State
Gunmen kill 2 police officers in Rivers State

Gunmen have shot dead two policemen in Rivers State. The officers were killed at a checkpoint on Okija Street in Mile 2 Diobu, a densely populated area of Port Harcourt, the state capital. The Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers State, Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the attack to newsmen, saying that the hoodlums also went away with an…

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