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Court remands 32-year-old farmer for ‘defiling minor’

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a 32-year-old farmer, Isah Ibrahim, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Prison inmate regains freedom 13 years after awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Centre, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Edo chief judge sets inmate free after spending 13 years awaiting trial

An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Court remands unemployed man over alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 28- year-old man, David Linus, at Kirikiri Correctional facility pending his trial over alleged armed robbery.

Court remands unemployed man for ‘robbery, murder’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, remanded Yusuf Folawiyo, (28) in Correctional Service, Kirikiri, for alleged robbery and killing.

Court remands man in Kirikiri for ‘rape’ of 15-year old girl

A 22-year-old factory worker, Johnson Alazi, was on Monday remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl (names withheld).

Court remands man over alleged murder of one-year old baby

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 24-year-old mentally challenged man, Ayobami Isiaka, who allegedly slammed a baby’s head on the floor and killed him, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Court remands two men in prison for ‘armed robbery’

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday remanded two men in the Kirikiri Prison for allegedly robbing a man of his tricycle at cutlass point.

Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling six-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Port Harcourt ‘serial killer’ pleads guilty to killing nine women

Gracious David West, an alleged serial killer in Port Harcourt, has pleaded guilty to killing nine women in different hotels.

Kogi guber: 45 parties endorse Governor Bello for second term

The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.

Man docked for defiling friend’s underage daughter, stealing

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, ordered the remand in Kirikiri of a 29-year-old man, Afeez Saka, charged with defiling a 10-year-old girl.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania: Money recovered from economic crimes to finance roads network – President Magufuli

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday said that money to be recovered from economic crimes would be used to build nationwide road networks.

Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.

Court denies ‘notorious land grabber’ bail

A Magistrate Court sitting in Sagamu, Ogun State, has denied granting bail to an alleged land grabber, Kamorudeen Lamina, otherwise known as Sir Kay Oluwo, who is standing trial for murder and armed robbery.

Court remands a man for defiling neighbour’s daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Monday remanded a 42-year-old man, Bola Isiaka, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter.

General TY Danjuma retires as May & Baker chairman, wife appointed

May & Baker Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the retirement of Theophilus Danjuma as a director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Woman lands in prison for attempting to kill mother-in-law

For allegedly attempting to kill her mother-in-law, an Ado Ekiti housewife, Adenike Olowookere, is now cooling her heels in prison custody.

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