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Barely three weeks after the commissioning of a Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Lagos, yesterday delivered its first judgement by sentencing a 58-year-old tailor, Cobina Iziejen, to 60 years imprisonment for defiling a 12-year-old girl (name withheld).
A 23-year old model, identified as (Complainant A) on Friday narrated how she was lured via social media, kidnapped and gang-raped by three men in Lagos.
The presiding judge of a Lagos special and sexual offences court, Justice Sybil Nwaka, on Thursday found a 58-year-old man, Obinna Izegbe, guilty of the defilement of a twelve-year-old primary school pupil.
A video of a two year old pupil of Chrisland School, Lekki, Lagos portraying her alleged serial defilement by the school’s supervisor was played yesterday at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.
The prosecution for Lagos State on Thursday at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, stalled the trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, 47, the Chrisland School supervisor charged with raping a two-year-old pupil.
Five men on Tuesday appeared before the newly inaugurated Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, for allegedly using social media to lure, kidnap and rape two women in Lagos.
A Lagos State Prosecution witness, Marius Agwu, in the ongoing trial of the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Ltd, Richard Nyong, over alleged collapse of six-storey building, on Monday said the collapsed building had no approval.
Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials said Thursday, as the country struggles to contain the world’s largest reported outbreak of the disease.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) on Thursday set up a 3-man committee to look into the crisis rocking the Kaduna state chapter of the party.
European stock markets slid on Thursday after Federal Reserve minutes fanned expectations that US interest rates would rise further and faster than previously thought.
The Federal Road Safety Corps in Jigawa says it has engaged 137 persons as post-crash volunteers during road traffic crashes in the state.
The European Union, EU, has reacted to the abduction of school-girls in a secondary school in Yobe by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
The Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), Mr. Segun Agbaje, has said the introduction of electronic tax payment system will help reduce corruption in tax payment system, just as he urged other states to embrace the initiative.
The Presidency on Wednesday said the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has finally been granted approval by the National Universities Commission.
Noble laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has been described as the architect of a disciplined, firm and committed Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
An activist and public affairs commentator in Adamawa State, Alhaji Suleiman Baba-Jada, has urged Nigerians to render more support to the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption and other challenges facing the nation.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, said it would organise a sensitisation campaign against the use of prohibited substances by youths in the territory.