Metro & Crime

Court lifts injunction on Ile Arugbo, awards penalties against Asa investment

The Kwara State High Court has lifted the interim injunction restraining the state government from constructing anything on the civil service clinic land (alias Ile Arugbo) following repeated failure of counsel to the claimant Asa Investment Limited to appear before the court to fully prosecute its case. The Asa Investment Limited, which is purportedly owned […]

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Court seals Empire Energy filling station, recovers land confiscated by Okorocha

An Owerri High Court on Thursday sealed Empire Energy Mega Station in Owerri, following the judgment delivered by Justice Ngozi Bernardine Ukoha in favour of the Managing Director, New Chidicon Medical Centres, Prof. Phillip Njemanze. Njemanze, in a suit number HOW/919/2012, challenged what he called “unwarranted, unlawful and provocative confiscation of his hard earned personal […]

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#RevolutionNow: Security forces clash with protesters

40 arrested in Abuja Agba Jalingo, others held in Lagos Demonstrators demand change of leadership RevolutionNow organisers yesterday staged protests in Abuja, Lagos, Osogbo and other major cities to ask for good governance and change leadership in the country. But the protests led to clashes with security agents. In Abuja, about 40 people were arrested […]

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Ebonyi bullion van robbery suspects not our personnel –Army

The Nigerian Army yesterday in Enugu denied involvement of its personnel in last week’s botched but fatal bullion van heist where four policemen were killed at Ezzamgbo junction in Ebonyi State. The Army said the purported ‘soldiers’ allegedly arrested for bullion van robbery operation were not her personnel, but long dismissed soldiers. Deputy Director, Army […]

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Ondo shuts schools for flouting COVID-19 protocols

Two secondary schools in Ondo State have been closed down over non-compliance with the COVID-19 protocols. The schools, caught by the monitoring officials of the state government, were alleged to have flagrantly disregarded the stipulated guidelines as regards the resumption of SS3 students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The two schools, sealed by officials from the […]

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Police arrest 45 for various offences in Borno

The Police Command in Borno said it arrested 45 criminal suspects for various offences including terrorism, armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state. DSP Edet Okon, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri. Okon said that 10 suspected armed robbers, seven cattle rustlers, five […]

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Lalong flags off distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons in Plateau

Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum Barr. Simon Lalong on Wednesday flagged-off the official distribution of palliatives donated to the most vulnerable persons in the state. New Telegraph learnt that the palliatives were donated by the Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID). Lalong, while flagging off the distribution, said his administration […]