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Suspected kidnap kingpin Evans weeps in court, alleges maltreatment

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans), on Monday broke down in tears at an Igbosere High Court in Lagos, claiming maltreatment at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Apapa, Lagos.

Emmanuel Amuneke’s father passes on 86

Pa Amuneke died Wednesday afternoon in Festac Town, Lagos after a protracted illness at the age of 86, his first son Emmanuel said.

Kidnap kingpin Evans’ arraignment stalled again

The trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans and three others on fresh kidnapping charges was stalled on Thursday at an Ikeja High Court.

78-year old bathes son with acid, claims self-defence

A septuagenarian, Joseph Adetunji, is now facing charges of conspiracy and assault before an Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for spraying his son in the face with acid.

Why I attacked my son with acid – Man tells court

A septuagenarian, Joseph Adetunji, who allegedly bathed his son’s face with acid, on Friday appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Minister Lai Mohammed mourns ex Village Headmaster producer Tunde Oloyede

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the death of former “Village Headmaster” Producer, Chief Tunde Oloyede, as a big blow to the Creative Industry.

Musician in court over Christmas Day attack, theft

A 30-year-old musician, Peter Chinedu, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attacking a pedestrian and dispossessing him of his Samsung phone and money with a total value of N86, 000.

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in Festac

No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were, on Wednesday afternoon, burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State.

Police arrest four men over murder of businessman in Lagos

The Police in Lagos on Monday said they arrested four men over the alleged murder of a businessman, Mr Emmanuel Ubah (aka Onwa), in Festac Town.

Court faults Lagos in Evans’ murder, illegal firearms case

The planned arraignment of alleged notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, for the alleged murder of two persons was stalled on Friday, due to the failure of the prosecution to back the charge sheet with a valid proof of evidence.

Man docked over alleged N10m theft

A 32-year-old man, Benjamin Agbogu, who allegedly stole N10 million from a businessman, was, yesterday, arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.

56 countries to participate in Festac [email protected]

Fifty-six countries and nine states have indicated interest to participate in the one weeklong commemoration of FESTAC”[email protected] beginning on Nov.6 in Lagos.

3 suspects arrested N50m worth of pirated materials in Alaba

Three men suspected to be pirates of film and musical works were arrested at the popular Alaba Market in Lagos on Monday.

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