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Paedophiles will face “coercive chemical castration” under the the new system.

Child rapists to be castrated in new law

The legislation will potentially apply annually to thousands of men aged between 18 and 65 found guilty of raping or sexually abusing minors.
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Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.

37 suspected militants jailed in Mozambique

Thirty-seven people in Mozambique have been sentenced for involvement in recent militants attacks in the country’s North, a court official said on Friday.

PDP: Presidency’s jittery reaction to INEC official interview vindicates us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Presidency’s jittery reaction to the media interview granted by a top official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), confirming the existence of a central election results transmission server in the commission, further exposes its nerviness, as the guilty is always afraid.

Four teenagers plead guilty to stealing phones

Four teenagers on Thursday pleaded guilty before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court to a charge of stealing phones, valued at N250, 000.
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Adam Johnson released from prison after serving three years

Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.
Ousted Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, wearing a blue cap, is escorted out of the Tokyo Detention House following his release on bail in Tokyo on Wednesday. - AFP-JIJI

Nissan ex-chief Carlos Ghosn out of Tokyo jail

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn left his Tokyo detention centre on Wednesday after more than 100 days in custody, following a surprise court decision granting him bail of one billion yen ($9 million).

Cleric seeks ‘China treatment’ for corrupt officials

Prophet Julius Babatunde Kumoluyi, the General Overseer of the Word Bible Church, has advocated capital punishment for corrupt officials saying it was the only way to end the menace of graft in the country .

Man allegedly swindles another of N4.1 million in mineral deposit scam

An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 38-year-old man, Lawal Temitope, be remanded in Federal Prison for allegedly swindling a businessman of N4.1 million, being money to mine diatomite, a mineral deposit.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 2

Witness: How three aircraft were used to move N1.2 billion to Ekiti for Ayodele...

Damola Otuyena, head of cash and transit services of Diamond Bank, says N1.2 billion was moved to Ekiti for Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of the state, using three aircraft.

Judge sentences two police officers to death for murder

The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force.

Surety fails to produce suspect, becomes accused

A 37-year-old man, Matthew Uduaka, who allegedly aided the escape of a suspect, Nancy Uduaka, was on Wednesday, docked by the Police at a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Court orders internet fraudster to pay N100.000 fine for defrauding American lady

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has ordered an internet fraudster (aka yahoo yahoo boy), Abraham Sunday to pay the sum of N100,000 or risk spending one year in jail.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 1, 2009, Taoufiq Bouachrine,the then director of Morroccan daily Akhbar al-Youm, gestures as he exits the court at the end of a hearing in Casablanca. A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to the journalist accused of sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.STR / AFP

Dissident Moroccan publisher jailed on sexual assault charges

A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to a newspaper publisher charged with sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.
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APC ratifies expulsion of Sokoto zonal vice chairman

The Sokoto-North Local Government Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Friday ratified the expulsion of the National Zonal Vice Chairman of the party in charge of the Northwest, Inuwa Abdulkadir.

Technician in court over alleged theft of bank laptops, accessories

The police on Friday docked a 38-year-old computer technician, Olusesan Orebajo in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of bank’s laptops and accessories valued at N4.8 million.

Court sentence police officer to die by hanging for extrajudicial killing

A Bayelsa state High Court VII sitting in Yenagoa on Friday sentenced Cpl. Vincent Olama to death by hanging for extrajudicial killing.

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.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.