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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 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.

Absence of defence counsel stalls gang-rape trial of five UNILAG students

The absence of defence counsel has stalled the trial of five students accused of gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student, at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.

Man docked over alleged rape of minor

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 27-year-old man, Sunusi Rabiu, charged with rape of a three-year-old girl.

Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

Court remands herdsman for attempted murder

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State has adjourned sine die, the case of a Fulani herdsman who attempted murdering a widow (Esther Ibem Nmecha) in the commercial city.
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Foxconn chief Terry Gou announces bid to run for president of Taiwan

Just days after announcing that he will be stepping down from his 45-year helm as Foxconn chief, Terry Gou has declared a bid to run for president of Taiwan

60-year-old widow remanded over alleged lover’s death

A chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 60-year-old widow, Priscilla Ikenga, over the death of her alleged lover.
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Togolese cook who allegedly killed boss arraigned

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, in prison custody over the alleged murder of his boss, Opeyemi Bademosi, the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd.

Three farmers remanded over alleged culpable homicide

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered that three farmers be remand in prison custody over alleged culpable homicide, pending legal advice from the Niger State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
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Lagos government to tender fresh evidence against Danish murder suspect

The Lagos State Government, will on May 10, tender a fresh DNA, the evidence against a Danish National Peter Nielsen accused of killing his wife, Zainab and daughter Petra.

Man remanded for fondling with girl’s breast

An Ogba Chief Magistrates Court on Tuesday ordered for the remand of a 39-year-old man, Fatai Oladapo, for allegedly fiddling with the breast of a teenage girl.

Two prophets remanded for allegedly forcing house help to swallow iron cross

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a prophet and prophetess, who allegedly forced a 16-year-old domestic staff to swallow an iron cross for “spiritual cleansing” be remanded in prisons.

Ex-policeman accused of killing teenager remanded in prison

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a former police sergeant, Emmanuel Mudi, accused of gunning down a teenager, be remanded in prison.

20-year-old man remanded for defiling minor

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 20-year-old man, Mustafa Bukar, in prison for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
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Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
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Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.