An Ilorin Magistrates' Court on Thursday ordered that a 35-year-old labourer, Abdulahi Mohammed, be remanded in prison for allegedly being in possession of 15 pieces of explosive materials.
The Magistrate, Mrs Silifat Sambo, ordered that the accused be remanded in Okekura prison, Ilorin following request from the Prosecuting Police Officer, Mr Isaac Yakub, Sambo, thereafter, adjourned the case to Feb 27, for mention.
Earlier, Yakub had told the court that the police needed more time to conduct further investigations.
He also prayed the court to keep the accused in prison until the case had been determined.
According to him, the accused was arraigned a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of explosive materials.