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Reps pass power sector reform bill through 2nd reading

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed through second reading a Bill for an Act to amend the Electric Power Sector Reform Act, No. 6, 2005 to prohibit theft of electricity, theft and destruction of electricity supply, infrastructure and prescribe appropriate penalties for violation and for related matters. The bill which was transmitted to the House for concurrence was sponsored ...

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Man arraigned for alleged theft of aluminum windows

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The police on Tuesday, arraigned a 39-year-old man, Daniel Olalekan in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing aluminium windows valued at N200,000. The Olalekan, whose address was not given is charged with theft. The prosecutor, ASP. Clement Okoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on May 3, at about 5:30 p.m. at Police Housing Estate, ...

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Teenager docked for allegedly stealing RCCG property

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Badagry – Bamidele Victor,18, was on Thursday docked at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing property of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). Victor, of no fixed address, is standing trial for stealing. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Ayodele Adeosun told the court that the defendant committed the offence at 8.40 a.m. on April 10, at ...

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Court sentences Labourer to 5 years in prison for stealing electric wire


An Upper Area Court 1 sitting in Kaswan Nama, Jos, on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old labourer, Etop Sunday to five years in prison for stealing electric wires and ceiling fan belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Judge, Lawal Suleiman, convicted Sunday after he pleaded to conspiracy, trespass, office breaking, mischief, and theft. READ ALSO: Bricklayer jailed ...

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EFCC arraigns banker over alleged N81.7m theft


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, Monday, arraigned a banker, Oladimeji Balogun for allegedly stealing N81,720,000.00. But the name of the bank where Balogun was a member of staff was not disclosed. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade said in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja that the accused was arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of ...

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Two arraigned over alleged N13m property theft


Two men Iyanu Ogunsanmi; 20, and Eze Izuchuckwu; 21, who allegedly conspired to steal property worth N13 million, on Tuesday appeared in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Ogunsanmi and Izuchuckwu were arraigned alongside Emeka Iheagwu, 29, who allegedly bought the stolen property. The defendants, whose addresses were not given, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, receiving stolen ...

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Man arraigned over alleged receipt of stolen property worth N54,000

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An 18-year-old man, Safullahi Hassan, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged receipt of stolen property worth N54,000. The defendant, a resident of Nyanya Pantaker, Nyanya, Abuja, is facing a charge of dishonestly receiving and purchasing stolen property, an offence he denied committing. The prosecutor, Mahmud Lawal, told the court that the defendant ...

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2 Policemen, 12 others arrested for alleged theft and vandalism of NRC property


The Nigerian Railway Police Command in Enugu has arrested 14 persons in connection with alleged vandalism and theft of property belonging to the Nigerian Railway Corporation. Mr. Henry Njoku, the Area Commander-in-charge of the Eastern District Police Area Command, confirmed the arrest to newsmen on Monday in Enugu. Njoku said that the suspects included two policemen, who were allegedly aiding ...

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