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I accidentally bit off my wife’s nose while angry – Man tells court

A man has told the court that he accidentally bit off the tip of his wife’s nose in a fit of anger, maintaining that the bodily injury he inflicted on her was unintentional.

NSCDC records 1,204 criminal, civil cases in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) recorded 1,204 cases comprising 321 criminal and 883 civil matters in 2017.

Former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday.

2018: Governor Obiano pardons 71 convicted prisoners

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has granted varying levels of pardon to no fewer than 71 convicted prisoners in the prisons in the state.

Christmas: Governor Ikpeazu pardons 9 prisoners

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has granted pardon to nine inmates serving various jail terms at the Enugu, Aba, Umuahia and Kirikiri prisons.

Crystal Palace’s Jason Puncheon charged with assault and possession of a weapon

Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon has been charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon following an incident in the early hours of Sunday morning.

NSCDC arrests 138 suspects in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested 138 suspects for allegedly committing various offences in the state within the last one month.

Two white South Africans who forced black man into coffin jailed

Two white South Africans who forced a black man into a coffin have been given harsh sentences, with the judge saying they showed no remorse for the racist crime which shocked South Africa.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein asked me for a naked massage – Lupita Nyong’o

American film producer, Harvey Weinstein, has been facing series of sexual assault accusations by Hollywood actresses for the past two weeks.

Academy considers expelling disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was due to hold an emergency session Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations.

O.J. Simpson to be released from prison

Disgraced American football star O.J. Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, is expected to be released from prison as early as Monday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery.

Applicant in court for assaulting policeman

A 40-year-old applicant, Olufemi Salau, who allegedly beat up a policeman, was on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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