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Man in court over alleged attempt to kill father

A 33-year-old applicant, Mohammed Mohammed, was on Friday remanded in prison by a Minna Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly attempting to kill his father.

NPC commissioner nominee remanded in prison for alleged N182m fraud

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has remanded Dr. Saadu Alanamu in prison custody for alleged fraud to the tune of N182m and abuse of bail condition.

Two Kirikiri prisoners enroll for doctorate studies

Two inmates of Kirikiri Prison in Lagos have defied the psychological drawback associated with incarceration by enrolling for doctorate degrees at the National Open University (NOUN).

Man remanded for stabbing neighbour to death for resisting homosexual advances

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a suspect, Adebayo Ahmed, in prison for allegedly stabbing his neighbour, Samuel Owawu, to death during a fight.

Court remands man for alleged murder of neighbour

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a suspect, Adebayo Ahmed, in prison for allegedly stabbing his neighbour, Samuel Owawu, to death during a fight.

Landlord, son allegedly suffocate tenant to death

An elderly man, Augustine Anumudu; and his son, Okey, were on Monday brought before an Ebuta-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly suffocating a tenant to death.

Court remands widower for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

A Daura Road Chief Magistrates’ Court, Kaduna, on Monday remanded a 34-year-old widower, Patrick Ben, in prison for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

Police: Evidence shows Danish husband killed Alizee, daughter

Peter Nielsen, husband of deceased singer, Alizee, has been remanded in prison in connection with the murder of his wife and four-year-old daughter.

Court remands Danish for alleged murder of wife, daughter

Mr. Peter Nielsen, the Danish man who allegedly murdered his Nigerian wife, Zainab Alizee and her three-year-old daughter, Petra, on April 5, 2018, at their residence in Banana Island, Ikoyi Lagos, was yesterday remanded at the Ikoyi prison by the court.

Seven men remanded in prison for murder

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Wednesday remanded seven men in Agodi Prison over alleged murder of one man known as Ojo.

Herdsman: I’ve made over N100m from kidnapping

The Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a notorious kidnapper, Muritala Umaru, who confessed to have made over N100 million from kidnapping.

Man remanded for flogging six-year old boy to death

A 40-year-old man, Babangida Salisu, has been remanded in Katsina prison for allegedly flogging a six-year-old boy to death.

Man bags two months prison term for headbutting ex-premier

A Magistrates’ court on Monday sentenced an Australian man who headbutted former prime minister Tony Abbott to at least two months in prison, local media reported.

Brazil’s Lula spends first day in prison, already hoping to get out

Brazil's leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva served the first day of a 12-year prison sentence for corruption Sunday, but was already hoping for a way out through the courts this week, threatening to extend the drama ahead of presidential elections.

Brazil’s Lula da Silva says innocent but ready to surrender

Brazil’s former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Saturday he had been falsely accused of corruption but was ready to surrender for arrest.

Brazil’s Lula negotiates ahead of arrest

Brazil's election frontrunner and controversial leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was negotiating the terms of his arrest for corruption Saturday while remaining holed up with crowds of fervent supporters near Sao Paulo.

Woman acquitted after 20 years on death row

A Pakistani woman infamously put on death row for killing her family in 1998 has been acquitted and walked free after 20 years in prison, her lawyer said Friday.

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula da Silva

A Brazilian judge has issued an arrest warrant for Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva, giving the once wildly popular ex-president until 5pm local time (20:00 GMT) on Friday to turn himself in.

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