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Man gets death sentence for robbery


Justice Lekan Ogunmoye of an Ado-Ekiti High Court has sentenced one Alonge Ajayi to death by hanging after he was found guilty of armed robbery. The judge, while pronouncing the judgement, said the prosecution proved the case against the convict, aged 22,  beyond the reasonable doubt. The convict was convicted …

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Obedience to Christ, solution to Nigeria’s problems. says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the solution to the myriads of problems confronting Nigeria was obedience to the teachings of Jesus Christ. Fayose, in a Christmas goodwill message by his Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, noted that Jesus’ teachings centered around loving one’s neighbour …

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Man gets death sentence for armed robbery


A man, James Ofem, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a high court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The convict was arrested by men of the Ondo State Police Command in 2017 for armed robbery and was said to be part of the robbery gang terrorising …

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IGP to FSARS: Detain suspect beyond 48 hours, risk dismissal


The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has told the Federal Special Anti Robbery Square across the country to respect people’s rights or risk being sanctioned. Idris who said membership of FSARS was voluntary asked those who felt they could not cope with the reforms in the unit to opt …

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Offa bank robberies: Court summons IGP


An Ilorin High Court yesterday summoned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it on Wednesday next week to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, Personal Assistant to Kwara state Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, arrested over the April 5, 2018 armed robbery in Offa. This is …

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