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21-year old woman dumps day-old baby in gutter

A 21-year-old woman, Oluwaseun Samuel, has been remanded in prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate’s Court for killing her day old baby boy by dumping him in a gutter.

Two men arraigned for slashing friend with machete

The police on Thursday arraigned two middle-aged men in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly slashing their friend on the head with a machete in Osi-Ekiti in Ekiti.

#RevolutionNow: Four persons arraigned by police In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned four protesters before a Magistrate Court sitting in Abeokuta, who were arrested in connection with “#revolutionnow” protest.

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45-year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Man docked for allegedly raping his teenage daughter

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45- year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.

Man in trouble for biting woman’s breast

A 22-year-old man, Precious Michael, who allegedly bit a woman on her breast on Wednesday, appeared at a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta State.

Man bites woman’s breast during fight

A 22-year-old man, Precious Michael, who allegedly bit a woman on her breast, on Wednesday, appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta state.

Two remanded for illegal possession of 10 she-goats

Two men, Kayode Bashiru, 58, and Olawale Najeem, 25, yesterday appeared before a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo for illegal possession of 10 she-goats.

Police arraign three cult suspects

The police in Ogun State on Monday arraigned three suspected cult members at an Ota Magistrates’ Court.

Ogun police arraign three ‘cultists’

The police in Ogun on Monday brought three suspected secret cult members before an Ota Magistrates’ Court.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Court remands man in prison custody over ‘car theft’

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Hammed Ajala, 37, in prison custody over alleged car theft.

Court remands man for raping 14-year-old niece

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 26-year-old man, Abibu Babatunde, who allegedly raped his 14-year-old niece be remanded in prison.

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 26-year-old man, Abibu Babatunde, who allegedly raped his 14-year-old niece be remanded in prison.

Court remands three ‘cultists’ over assault occasioning harm

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded three alleged cultists: Awotide Oluwasegun, 38; Olamide Adesina, 25 and Rahmani Adeyemi, 40; over alleged assault occasioning harm.

Driver gets N500,000 bail over theft of two truck tyres

An Abeokuta Magistrates Court on Friday granted N500,000 bail to a 23-year-old driver, Lukeman Muhammed, who allegedly stole two truck tyres from his employer, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).

Man remanded in prison over alleged visa fraud

A Modakeke Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Friday remanded one Solaja Wasiu, 40, in prison custody over alleged Canadian visa fraud.

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