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Rapper NBA Youngboy released from prison after being given ‘significant conditions’ for illegal possession of firearm
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Rapper NBA Youngboy released from prison after being given ‘significant conditions’ for illegal possession of firearm

Rapper NBA YoungBoy has been released from jail, six months after his arrest for illegal possession of firearms. The rapper has been p, according to reports. The rapper was released in Louisiana on Friday, October 22 with “significant conditions” and placed under house arrest, following his arrest on charges of "illegal possession of firearms by a felon and possession of an unregistered weapon." The rapper was granted $1.5 million bail and placed under house arrest, among other strict conditions, as he awaits trial in his native Louisiana, his lawyer confirmed to Rolling Stone on Friday. The rapper will be under 24-hour house arrest in Utah, where he owns a home, according to Louisiana’s daily newspaper The Advocate. He also has to make an appearance before a judge in Los Ange...
Kogi govt set date to shut down all unregistered schools
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Kogi govt set date to shut down all unregistered schools

The Kogi State Government has vowed to shut down all unregistered schools in the state at the resumption of the 2021/2022 academic session. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Wemi Ojo Jones, who disclosed this on Thursday while fielding questions from newsmen, said allowing unregistered schools to operate in the state would amount to mortgaging the future of the children. Jones equally disclosed that schools that are having the required facilities and decent environment but are not registered would be given three years to register by the Ministry of Education, after which they will be shut down if the fail to meet the conditions give to them for registration. The Commissioner urged both the registered and unregistered schools to come to the Ministry to a...
Nigeria is the hub of Stolen Cars – Finance Minister, Ahmed Zainab
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Nigeria is the hub of Stolen Cars – Finance Minister, Ahmed Zainab

The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said that majority of vehicles imported into Nigeria were stolen. The Minister said this while delivering a keynote address at the zonal sensitisation seminar on the National Vehicle Registry (VREG) policy in Abuja on Thursday, August 12. Tribune quotes the Minister as saying ''The National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that between 2015 and 2019, Nigeria imported an average of 300,000 vehicles with an average of 48 per cent increase in import annually, while an additional 45 per cent of vehicles are smuggled into the country annually, thus evading duty payment of which 40 per cent of these vehicles are stolen. A case study also revealed that between October 2018 to September 2019 the country recorded ...
Kidnap Victims Explain how the Police have been Unable to track bandits even with SIM-NIN linkage
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Kidnap Victims Explain how the Police have been Unable to track bandits even with SIM-NIN linkage

Some kidnap victims have explained how the police have been unable to track bandits even with the SIM-NIN linkage. Residents of Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna states who spoke to Punch, said though they made the bandits’ telephone numbers available to security agents, nothing was done to apprehend the suspects. In  Zamfara State, a kidnap victim, Mallam Yusha'u Jangeme told the publication that the Nigerian Communications Commission directive for all telecommunications firms to deactivate unregistered or partly registered SIMs, and linkage of SIMs with the NIN which the government said is aimed at ensuring that all subscribers are traceable for security reasons, is of no use. Jangeme said security agents in his village did nothing to trace the telephone calls of the bandits who k...
Mum mauled to death by pack of pit bulls while visiting friends’ home
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Mum mauled to death by pack of pit bulls while visiting friends’ home

  A mum has been mauled to death by three pit bulls while visiting a home in Australia. Amanda Carmichael, 41, was brutally attacked by three cross-breed terriers as she met friends in Maryborough, Queensland, at about 9am on Tuesday, June 8. Fraser Coast mayor George Seymour said the dogs have been put down after officers seized them from a shed at the property and found them to be unregistered. Emergency services arrived at the home to find Ms Carmichael suffering critical injuries to her neck, chest and arm. They battled to save her life but she died at the scene while others present kept the dogs confined. Maryborough Acting Inspector Wade Lee said initial inquiries suggest that the death was "a very tragic accident". "There's no criminality involved; ...
Man allegedly Runs his Friend Over with a Car to avoid Paying 30k debt
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Man allegedly Runs his Friend Over with a Car to avoid Paying 30k debt

A young man has been accused of running his friend over with a car to avoid paying a debt of 30,000 Naira. Essien Akpoiko James, the son of Late Rev. OJ Essien of 32, Gibbs street, Uyo, allegedly ran Ephraim Edet Okon George over with a Lexus car on May 12, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. According to eyewitnesses who took to social media to call out the suspect, the victim was immediately rushed to Life Care hospital and the suspect was said to have sped off to the nearest police patrol team and complained that he was attacked by kidnappers. The police, according to report, was said to have followed him back to Gibbs street where he had knocked down his friend and fired several gun shots which scared the gathering crowd. Akpaniko was also allegedly escorted by the armed men t...
Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV
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Suspected Lagos Robbers, Kelechukwu and Godspower Busted with Stolen SUV

The Lagos State Police Command says its officers have arrested suspected armed robbers, Nnonyelu Kelechukwu, and Okongi Godspower, and recovered a stolen vehicle from them. A statement released by the command's spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, operatives attached to FESTAC Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), made the arrest on 29th April, 2021 at about 9am and recovered the vehicle. Adejobi said some community leaders in FESTAC  had informed the DPO that the suspects wanted to sell one unregistered Lexus 2004 SUV to one Anas at the rate of N1,000,000 and that they suspected that the vehicle must have been stolen. “The DPO and his team tracked down and arrested the suspects and the unregistered Lexus SUV was recovered to the station. The suspects have confessed tha...
Kano food poisoning: NAFDAC apprehends merchants of dangerous chemicals
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Kano food poisoning: NAFDAC apprehends merchants of dangerous chemicals

Suspected merchants of dangerous chemicals used in food and drinks supposedly to enhance taste, have been arrested by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The arrest was effected after the substance killed three people who consumed adulterated flavoured drinks in Kano. Director General of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye made the announcement in a statement issued by the NAFDAC resident media consultant, Olusayo Akintola. In the preliminary result of the agency’s investigation which was submitted to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State during her two-day visit to the state to assess the incident, Adeyeye pointed out that food contamination and poisoning could occur through consuming expired food or preparing food with poorly sourced water and putt...
SEC On Proliferation Of Unregistered Online Investment And Trading Platforms
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SEC On Proliferation Of Unregistered Online Investment And Trading Platforms

SEC NIGERIA Proliferation of Unregistered Online Investment and Trading Platforms Facilitating Access to Trading in Securities Listed in Foreign Markets 08/04/2021. The attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) has been drawn to the existence of several providers of online investment and trading platforms which purportedly facilitate direct access of the investing public in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to securities of foreign Companies listed on Securities Exchanges registered in other jurisdictions. These platforms also claim to be operating in partnership with Capital Market operators (CMOs) registered with the Commission. The Commission categorically states that by the provisions of Sections 67-70 of the Investments and Securities Act (ISA)...
Fake Insulin Tea for Diabetic Patients in Circulation – NAFDAC Raises Alarm
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Fake Insulin Tea for Diabetic Patients in Circulation – NAFDAC Raises Alarm

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has raised alarm on the circulation of fake ‘Insulin tea’ taken by Diabetic patients. In a statement released on Sunday, March 28 by the Director-General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, warned against buying or taking the fake tea because of its negative health implications. ''NAFDAC wishes to notify the public of the circulation of an unregistered and a fake product called insulin tea claimed to reduce blood sugar level and ‘delete’ sugar in the body. Please note that the NAFDAC number shown on the packaging of this product (Nafdac Reg. No. 01-8662) is fake; the insulin tea poses a danger to the health of the public. Members of the public are implored to contact the nearest NAFDAC office with an...
Man Wanted by Police Arrested with gun and Ammunition Outside US Vice president Kamala Harris’ home
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Man Wanted by Police Arrested with gun and Ammunition Outside US Vice president Kamala Harris’ home

A Texas man wanted by the police was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service on Wednesday afternoon, March 17,  outside U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris' official residence in Washington. Paul Murray, 31, of San Antonio, was stopped by Secret Service officers in the northwest section of Washington on Massachusetts Avenue, right outside the Naval Observatory, which contains Harris’ residence. After his arrest by D.C. police,  a rifle and ammunition were recovered from him. Authorities found the weapons in his car after he told them it was parked in a garage several miles away near the Washington Convention Center. A police report obtained by CNN shows officers allege Murray was in possession of an "AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and f...
Three killed after unknown gunmen opened fire at a crowd in Anambra (graphic)
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Three killed after unknown gunmen opened fire at a crowd in Anambra (graphic)

Three men have been shot dead after two unidentified gunmen stormed the Civic center Eke Nkpor in Idemili local government area of Anambra state and opened fire at persons gathered at the center today February 10. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed said at about 1.30pm today, the police received reports of an alleged shooting of one Izuchukwu Idemili 'm' aged 32 years of Nkpor, Chidi Oforma 'm' aged 31 years of Nkpor and Bongo Muoghalu 'm' aged 45years of Umouji. Haruna said the incident allegedly took place when two unknown boys drove a black unregistered Mercedes "V Boot" and opened fire at the crowd shortly after the inauguration of Nkpor Community tax force at the Civic Centre. ''Following the report, Police detectives attac...
Kaduna Government to go after 2,000 Unregistered Private Schools
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Kaduna Government to go after 2,000 Unregistered Private Schools

The Kaduna State Quality Assurance Authority says it will go after over 2,000 unregistered private primary and secondary schools operating illegally in the state. The Director-General of the authority, Hajiya Umma Ahmad, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Monday. Ahmad explained that only about 2,000 out of the over 4,000 private schools operating in the state have registered with the state government. According to her, some of the schools have been operating in the state for over 20 years without registration to avoid regulation and evade tax payment to the government. “As at middle 2019, only about 1,000 out of the over 4,000 private schools in the state have registered with the state government, until we started closing the illega...
Lagos Police Boss, Hakeem Odumosu Tells Owners Of Unregistered Vehicles To Register Their Vehicles
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Lagos Police Boss, Hakeem Odumosu Tells Owners Of Unregistered Vehicles To Register Their Vehicles

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday advised owners of unregistered vehicles plying the state roads to register them or risk arrest when caught. Saying the same warning goes to those whose plate numbers had been defaced, Odumosu also told escort vehicles to register their vehicles and get the right documents from the vehicles registry, saying defaulters would be penalised. The police boss warned escort vehicles without plate numbers and those illegally bearing plate numbers showing names, titles or positions to desist from such a practice, adding that the wrath of the law would be meted out on such offenders. He gave those who fall within the above-stated categories a seven- day ultimatum to comply with the provisions of the law or face enforcement. ...
IPPIS: Unregistered Lecturers May Forfeit December Salary
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IPPIS: Unregistered Lecturers May Forfeit December Salary

There were indications on Tuesday that any federal university lecturers that failed to register for the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System might forfeit their December salary. The PUNCH gathered that officials at the Accountant General of the Federation Office had arrived at some universities and begun the enrolment of workers in the institutions despite the opposition of the Academic Staff Union of Universities . At the University of Port Harcourt , a top official , who does not want his name mentioned, said the Federal Government officials , who would carry out the enrolment of lecturers and others , arrived at the institution on Monday and had since begun the exercise . The source told one of our correspondents that measures had been put in place to ensure that a...
Police Banned Unregistered Covered number Plates
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Police Banned Unregistered Covered number Plates

The Edo Police Command, on Friday announced the ban of the use of unregistered vehicles and covering of vehicles’ number plates in the state. DSP Chidi Nwabuzo, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, made the announcement in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. According to Nwabuzor, the command had observed with dismay that individuals were operating with unregistered vehicles, covered number plates, tinted glasses (factory fitted) without permit and defaced number plates. He also said that the situation presently constituted an impediment in checkmating crime and criminality in the state. He said that in view of this, the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Mohammed Danmallam...

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