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Court remands 40-year old man for sodomising neighbour’s 14-year old son

A Magistrates’ Court in Gombe on Wednesday ordered that 40-year- old man, Kabiru Abdullahi, who pleaded guilty to sodomising his neighbour’s 14-year-old son, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending sentencing.

Court remands man for ‘armed robbery’

A Gombe Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 40-year-old man, Muhammad Hamisu, in a correctional custody over alleged armed robbery.

Septuagenarian in court for raping, impregnating daughter

The Chief Magistrates Court 10 in Gombe, on Monday, remanded 72-year-old Ibrahim Yunusa in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating his biological daughter.

Court remands six Kaduna ‘Islamic Centre’s teachers’

Kaduna State Magistrate Court on Monday remanded in Kaduna convict Prison six teachers of the embattled Kaduna Islamic Centre where 300 persons in chains were recently rescued by police.

Man sentence 10 years imprisonment for theft of electricity cables

The Upper Area Court sitting at Kasuwan Nama in Jos has sentenced one Mr. Ahmed Usman to 10 years imprisonment for theft of electrical installations and vandalisation of equipment belonging to Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) Plc.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Man loses wife in gamble, asks friends to gang rape her

The incident took place in Jaunpur district and after the incident; the victim went to court when the police refused to take action on her complaint. Following a court order, an FIR has been registered in Jaffarabad police station in Jaunpur district.

Court refuses to stop FIRS, EFCC from arresting senior lawyer = for ‘tax evasion’

The Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to restrain the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Godwin Obla over alleged failure to pay tax.

Suspects linked to Ilorin violence remanded in custody

Five suspects arrested in connection with the recent attacks on the ‘Agbaaji,’ Ilorin family residence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have been remanded in prison custody following their arraignment before a Magistrate’s court in Ilorin.

Court remands two for allegedly killing friend over N3,000

Two persons, Aliyu Hassan, 28, and Abdullahi Hassan, 30, both of Sabon Gidan, via Jebba in Miro local government area of Kwara State who allegedly conspired and killed their friend over the sum of N3,000 have been remanded at the Federal Prison Yard, Ilorin.

Court remands student in prison for alleged rape of 12-year-old girl

A Gombe Chief Magistrates’ Court III, on Wednesday, remanded an 18-year-old student, Usman Shehum of Bypass quarters, Gombe, for alleged trespass and rape of a 12-year-old girl.

Court remands fashion designer for allegedly killing friend over N2,000

A fashion designer, Tunde Kareem, who allegedly stabbed his friend, to death over suspicion that the deceased stole his N2,000, has been remanded in prison custody in Ilorin, Kwara state.
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FEC approves new policy on public building maintenance, oil pipelines contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved a new policy towards maintaining public buildings in the country.

14 arraigned for allegedly trading in money

Two women, Mujibat Shuaibu and Zainab Akeyede both of Baboko New Market, Ilorin, Kwara State who allegedly conspired with 12 others and involved in alleged dealings in the buying and selling of Nigeria’s Naira and Coin have been arraigned before an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign censor board boss for stealing generator

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), who police accused of stealing a generator set, has appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja.

Facebook post: Court grants FRCN reporter bail

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, admitted Segun Onibiyo, a reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) to bail in the sum of N2 million.

Ochanya Ogbanje: Absence of presiding magistrate stalls court proceedings

Proceedings of the court involving a Polytechnic lecturer, Andrew Ogbuja, who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl under his guardianship could not hold, on Thursday, due to the absence of the presiding Magistrate, Isaac Ajim.
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Police file rape case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath

Indian police said on Wednesday that they had registered a rape case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath, a rare development in India’s burgeoning #MeToo movement, with very few accusations under investigation by the authorities.

Court remands fake lawyer in prison custody

An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.

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