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Suspect: I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times

A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.

Woman in court for cheating another of N150,000

The police on Monday arraigned a 25-year-old woman, Jennifer Samuel in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court for allegedly cheating one Queen Augustine of N150,000 to procure UAE visa.

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.

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.

Offa bank robbery: Kwara not involved in suspects’ arraignment

Kwara state government has said that it was not involved in arraignment of five of the suspected Offa bank armed bandits in Ilorin last week Tuesday.

Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Men remanded for allegedly raping minor, woman

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Gombe on Thursday ordered the remand of two men for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl and a 25-year-old woman suspected to have a mental illness.

Court remands two herdsmen accused of killing man over handset

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded two herdsmen, Shehu Abubakar and Abdulkareem Maikudi, for allegedly killing their colleague, Musa Kareem, following a misunderstanding on a cell phone.

Man impregnates 15-year-old daughter

The police in Gombe on Tuesday charged 50-year-old Samaila Zakari at a magistrates’ court with raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.

Senator Dino Melaye granted bail, re-arrested by police

The police on Wednesday arraigned Senator Dino Melaye before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja amid heavy presence of police officers.

Court remands Senator Melaye’s brother, others in Kuje prison for alleged obstruction

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Mpape, Abuja, has remanded a brother of the embattled Senator Dino Melaye, Mr. Samuel Melaye, and three others in Kuje Prison, Abuja.

Herdsman remanded for alleged culpable homicide

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a herdsman, Ashiru Mati, for allegedly hacking one Karimu Alabi to death.

Why court released alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda on bail

An Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, on Wednesday, granted bail to Maryam Sanda who was remanded in prison custody for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyamin Bello, son of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to death.

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Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

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