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Two men in court for allegedly leading thugs to attack Katsina Speaker’s convoy

The accused, Shamsu Rabiu, 25 and Anas Abdullahi, 22, who are both residents of Gidan Mutum Daya, are facing charges of criminal conspiracy, criminal force, assault, mischief, inciting disturbance and disturbance of public peace.

Uber will no longer require sexual assault victims to sign confidentiality deals

Uber said on Tuesday sexual harassment or assault victims will have the option to settle claims with the ride-hailing service without a confidentiality provision that prevents them from speaking about the incidents.

NJC recommends sack of Justice Goji, investigates seven others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.

Woman allegedly slaps policeman who demanded N50 from motorcyclist

The Police on Monday arraigned a 27-year-old woman, Faith Michael, in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly slapping and intimidating a police officer.

Students convicted for detaining disgraced lecturer

A magistrate court sitting in Ekpoma, Esan West LGA in Edo State, has sentenced two graduates of Ambrose Alli University, sisters Judith Ivie Okosun and Juliet Obehi Okosun, to jail for unlawfully detaining and indecent assault on Dr Peter Otubu, a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronics.

Court remands two men for alleged rape of 14-year-old girl

Two persons were on Friday remanded in Ilesa prison custody by an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Two men in court over alleged gang rape of 20-year-old girl

Two men, Peter Ugbe, 32 and Hamed Alao, 25, who allegedly gang raped a 20-year-old girl inside a bush, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Anambra council chief beats up worker for raising the alarm over diversion of funds

The Chairman of Anambra East Local Government Area, Pius Ifeadi, has allegedly beaten up the Head of Local Government Administration of the area, Mr. Chike Obuekwe, for raising the alarm over diversion of the council’s funds.

Five Obafemi Awolowo University students arrested, remanded in prison

Five students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife were arrested by Osun State Police Command for protesting against the decision of the university management to evict some students from the hostels.

Court remands man in prison for allegedly raping, kidnapping 17-year-old

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Wednesday remanded one Seun Adeoti, 24, in prison custody for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old.

Barber stabs man over memory card

A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Nura Ahmed, to five months imprisonment for stabbing a man on the head with a knife.

145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

Lawyer lands in court for allegedly slapping police officer

A 40- year-old lawyer, Dayo Abudu, on Friday appeared in an Ijede Magistrates’ Court for allegedly slapping a policewoman who was on duty.

Mechanic in court for allegedly stabbing man with broken bottle

A 24-year-old auto mechanic, Mathew Adejumo, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for stabbing a man with a broken bottle.

Barber arraigned over alleged theft of mobile phone at knifepoint

The police on Monday arraigned a barber, Abiodun Adesina, 21, for allegedly cutting the hands of one Ben Benjamin with a knife and disposed him of his mobile phone.

Woman in court for allegedly stabbing police officer with broken bottle

A 57-year-old woman, Elizabeth Oyindo, who allegedly stabbed a police officer with a broken bottle was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court orders NSCDC, others to pay man N10m damages for assault, battery

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has directed the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and six others to pay the sum of N10 million to one Mr Frank Eko over the case of illegal arrest, detention, assault, battery, humiliation and brutalization.

Nigerian Army joins hunt for kidnapped Americans, Canadians

The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.

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