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Togolese cook jailed for life for killing boss

The Lagos State High Court on Tuesday sentenced a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani, to life imprisonment for the murder of his boss and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Ope Bademosi.

Man defiles neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday, ordered that a 33-year-old man, Sunday Nwokolo, who allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Man who allegedly kills Police Sergeant appears before Lagos court

A 23-year-old man, Emmanuel Olowu, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly gunning down a Police Sergeant.
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Alizee’s murder: Dutchman Nielsen’s trial continues July 3

The trial of Peter Neilsen, a Danish man accused of killing his Nigerian wife and daughter in April 2018, will continue in Lagos on 3 July.

Court remands four for defiling, impregnating 15 year-old girl

Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that four men be remanded in prison after they allegedly raped a 15- year-old girl leading to her conception, pending legal advice. The Magistrate, B.O Osunsanmi, ordered that Stephen...

Three remanded over alleged robbery in Badagry

Three persons was on Thursday were remanded in prison by a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly robbing a man of cash and valuables worth N839,000 in Badagry, a border town in Lagos State.

How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...

Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered that Idris Mohammed, who allegedly killed a man and burnt his corpse to be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
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Court remands man for defiling 10-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 43-year-old man, Chukwuma Smart, in prison for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter.

Court remands 50-year-old man for allegedly raping neighbour’s 14-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 50-year-old man, Sunday Salami, in prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 14-year-old daughter.

Court remands man for allegedly murdering mistress’s husband

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’s husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Three men appear in court for alleged theft

Three men, Deji Omotayo, Chidibere Ifanyi and Bolaji Usman, on Wednesday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of valuables belonging to three students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

51-year old in court for defiling 13-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a 51-year-old man, Ukapi Agwu, who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl, be remanded in prison.

Teacher remanded for defiling four under-aged school girls

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a school teacher, Benjamin Ogba, who allegedly defiled four school girls under the age of 12.

Man remanded for beating wife to death over sex

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded one 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a fight over sex.

Court remands herdsman for murdering two brothers

The Magistrate, Oluwabukola Oreoluwa, who did not take the plea of Usman, ordered that he be remanded at Oke-kura Prison Ilorin, pending legal advice from the office of the Kwara Director of Public Prosecutions.
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Court remands security man for allegedly defiling 11-year old schoolgirl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday ordered that a 26-year-old security man, Paul Oko, be remanded in prison for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old pupil of the school under his watch.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Court remands dismissed police inspector for 35 more days

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has extended tlll June 10, its remand order against a dismissed Police Inspector, Olalekan Ogunyemi, charged with murdering a football fan, Kolade Johnson.

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Sunday Adefonou Anani

Togolese cook jailed for life for killing boss

The Lagos State High Court on Tuesday sentenced a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani, to life imprisonment for the murder of his boss and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Ope Bademosi.
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Barcelona face Arsenal in friendly as Asisat Oshoala returns to former club

Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala will be wearing a smile after Arsenal confirmed a pre-season club friendly against Barcelona on Monday.

Court sentences pastor to seven years in prison for rape

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Tuesday sentenced a clergyman Pastor Basil Princewill, founder Mountain Mover Ministry International Nyanya, to seven years in prison for rape.

Police deploy personnel, dogs for railway security

The Police on Tuesday announced the deployment of personnel and trained dogs to complement existing security apparatus at railway stations across the country.

NCC advocates broadband development to drive industrial revolution

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for broadband development to drive 4th Industrial Revolution in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the country.