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Man docked for ‘raping’ she-goat to death

A 22-year-old man, Sunday Ogaji, who allegedly raped a she-goat, on Friday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court.

Court docks two over motorcycle theft

The defendants, 41-year-old Ugochukwu Dickecha and 23-year-old Gift Anthony, whose addresses were not provided, are facing a two-count charge of stealing and conspiracy.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three remanded for raping 14-year-old in Ebonyi

Three teenagers; Onyekaba Chinedu, 19; Akpa Ifeanyichukwu, 18; and Chidera Okelekwe, 18, were on Tuesday remanded in prison for their alleged involvement in armed robbery and rape.

Man docked fo ‘slapping’ policeman in Osun

The police on Tuesday arraigned one Jamal Opeyemi, 21, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly slapping a policeman.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA: Bill on Boko Haram could lead to civil war

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Friday warned against the Rehabilitation, Deradicalisation and Reintegration bill sponsored by Senator Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East Senatorial District.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man docked for alleged damage to security wire

A resident of Benin, Chuks Moses, 25, on Monday appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly damaging electric security wire valued at N250,000.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man faces trial for allegedly beating policeman

A 43-year-old man, Akpotohwase Davidson, appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Benin, for allegedly beating up a policeman.

Edo court jails man three years for stealing two cows

A 31-year-old man, Adamu Gaji, was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison by an Oredo Chief Magistrates Court in Benin, for stealing two cow.
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Barber in court for allegedly inflicting machete cuts on woman

A 20-year-old barber, Nejo Oluwajuwonlo, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Okitipupa, Ondo State for allegedly inflicting serious machete cuts on woman.

Former Edo deputy governor’s brother docked for pulling down two buildings

Mr Joseph Odubu, 39, on Tuesday appeared before an Oredo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly pulling down two uncompleted buildings.

Court remands teenager for ‘raping’ 20-year old woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Oredo, Benin, on Thursday ordered that a teenager, Marcus Mekpagbe, who allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman, be remanded in Oko correctional centre.

Woman arraigned for beating rival, daughter

A 39-year-old woman, Bolaji Oluwayinka, was on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged assault and malicious damage.

Unemployed admits stealing 16 SIM cards, ATM cards

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded one unemployed Charles Eze in the Ikoyi Custodial Centre after he pleaded guilty to stealing 16 Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards and some Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards.

Court remands 25-year old man for certificate forgery

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old man, Oyeniyi Oluwasegun, for allegedly forging a certificate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife to perpetrate fraud.

Osun IRS worker arraigned for alleged theft

A worker with the Osun Internal Revenue Service (OIRS), Dare Ogunrinde, was on Wednesday arraigned at a Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo for alleged N665,712 theft.

Court arraigns 19-year old boy for fondling three-year-old girl

A magistrate’s court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital on Wednesday arraigned a 19-year-old boy, Tope Anisere, for allegedly fondling a three-year-old girl (name withheld).

Police arraign three herdsmen for allegedly destroying Ekiti rice farm

The police in Ekiti State have arraigned three herdsmen before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged unlawful destruction and malicious damage of a rice farm at a settlement in Okemesi Ekiti in the Ekiti West Council area of the state.

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