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My father-in-law shares bed with me, husband – Woman tells court

A 22-year-old housewife, Rashidat Adewuyi, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her father-in-law slept on the same bed with her and her husband whenever he visited them.

Husband accuses wife of extra-marital affair with younger brother

A 20-year-old loveless marriage between Bukola and her husband, Jimoh Olajire, was on Friday dissolved on the orders of an Ibadan Customary Court, citing wife’s battering.

Lagos residents donate vehicles to police

Residents of Ikeja GRA in Lagos on Thursday donated two Toyota Hilux vehicles to the police for effective patrol of the area.

Five remanded in prison for allegedly trafficking two girls to Libya

Five persons, including two women, have been remanded in prison custody by an Oredo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly trafficking one Everlin Oghagbon and Mary Osarobo with a view to using them for prostitution abroad.

Kidnapped police divisional chief, four others rescued

A divisional police officer who was kidnapped in Niger State earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has confirmed.

Retired civil servant arrested for raping 15-year old daughter for three years

A 52-year-old retired civil servant, Paul Akpederi, is cooling his heels in a Lagos police cell after eating the forbidden fruit.

Kidnap kingpin Evans pleads not guilty to kidnapping charges

The Lagos State Government on Thursday re-arraigned alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, and five others before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja.

Fifty-year-old rapes three-year-old to death in Katsina

A 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbour to death.

Deaf, dumb man disguises as beggar to steal in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a deaf and dumb man, Emeka Uche, for allegedly pretending to be a beggar to steal valuables in firms in the Opebi, Ikeja area of the state.

Gunman kills CAC pastor in Ondo

An unknown gunman has reportedly killed a Christ Apostolic Church pastor, Oluwarotimi Akinroyeje, at the mission house located at Ago Gbooro area of Ore in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Police arrest four over kidnap of Britons in Delta

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British nationals in Delta state, police said on Thursday.

Court remands two men for allegedly stabbing woman to death

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered the remand of two men; Nduka Okafor and James Aikhionbare in prison custody for allegedly stabbing a woman to death.

26-year old man gets 9-year jail term for possession of hard drugs

A Federal High Court, sitting in Jos, on Thursday, sentenced a 26-year-old man, Awos Arin, to nine years imprisonment for unlawful possession of hard drugs.

Automobile, technicians seek support of Lagos govt

The Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association (NATA), on Thursday appealed to the Lagos government to allocate land for its members to build workshops across the state.

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Fifty-year-old rapes three-year-old to death in Katsina

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