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August, 2019

  • 1 August

    Trader Arraigned For Allegedly Beating, Stripping Neighbour

    Ex-convict Sentenced To Five Years Imprisonment For Theft

    The Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday, arraigned a 30-year-old trader, Ruth Godfrey, for allegedly beating up and stripping her neighbour during a fight. The police, who arraigned Godfrey, charged her with three counts of assault, inciting disturbance, criminal force and criminal intimidation. Inspector Ahmed Ali, the prosecution …

July, 2019

  • 1 July

    Ex-convict Sentenced To Five Years Imprisonment For Theft

    Ex-convict Sentenced To Five Years Imprisonment For Theft

    A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Monday, sentenced Danjuma Mohammed, a 23-year-old ex-convict, to five years in prison for stealing wrist watch, face cap, sandals and some clothes. Hauwa Yusuf, the Magistrate, in her ruling, found Mohammed guilty on two counts of criminal conspiracy and theft. The offences are contrary to …

October, 2018

  • 5 October

    Man Jailed For Pouring Hot Tea On Neighbour

    A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has sentenced one Monday Simon, 30, to a two-week imprisonment with three days’ labour for pouring hot tea on his neighbour. The Chief Magistrate, Nasiru Mu’azu, sentenced the convict when he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of causing hurt to his victim, Abubakar …

August, 2018

  • 26 August

    Heavy Rain Destroys Properties In Minna

    The torrential downpour in Gbeganu area of Minna, Niger State has wreaked on the community, as flood swept houses, rendering several people homeless and helpless. The heavy downpour, which has been on since last Wednesday, has destroyed about three houses in the area and rendered many houses inaccessible. The residents …

July, 2018

  • 9 July

    Fire Guts NNPC Depot In Minna

    Fire gutted a section of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Pogo village, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger on Sunday with fire service officials still trying to put out the fire. The Niger Police Command on Sunday had deployed armed personnel to prevent people from scooping petroleum products …

June, 2018

  • 4 June

    Prison Officer, Motorcyclist Die In Minna Jailbreak

    The Niger Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service has confirmed the death of its officer and a motorcyclist in the Sunday jail break at the Minna  Medium Security Prison. The command’s Spokesman, Rabiu Shuaibu, made the confirmation in a statement on Monday. “On Sunday, June 3, 2018, at 8:00p.m., there …

May, 2018

  • 25 May

    Receptionist Bags Jail For Stealing Employer’s Phone


    A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 22-year-old receptionist, Mustapha Husseini, to six months in prison for stealing his employer’s cell phone. Husseini was docked on one-count charge of theft, contrary to Section 288 of the Penal Code. The Prosecutor, Insp. Muazu Abdullahi, told the court that the complainant, …

January, 2018

  • 22 January

    Mechanic Steals Police Officer’s Car

    The police from Maitumbi Division in Minna, Niger state have arrested a mechanic, Joshua Simeon, for allegedly stealing a Toyota Carina 2 with registration number AP 270 ZAR, belonging to Surajo Garba, a police officer.  Simeon was said to have made away with the car while Garba was deeply asleep. …

November, 2017

  • 22 November

    Man Bags Four Years Jail For Raping Teenager


    A Minna Chief Magistrates Court Grade 1, has sentenced a 30-year-old Isah Mohammed to four years imprisonment for raping a 14-year-old girl. The accused, who resides in Kutigi, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger, pleaded guilty to the charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with the girl. The Chief Magistrate, Hassan …

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