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Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Kidnap kingpin Evans’ co-defendants lose bid to quash charges

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Friday dismissed the no-case submissions filed by co-defendants to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.

Court orders Lagos public defender to take over ‘kidnap kingpin’ Evans’ case

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans due to his inability to afford legal fees.

Evans: I estimated my victims’ financial worth from their looks

The Lagos State Government on Friday closed its case in the trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, and five others charged with conspiracy and kidnapping.
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Your confessional statements voluntary – Judge tells Evans’ co-defendants

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, has rejected the claim by two co-defendants of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, that a confessional statement was extracted from them was done under duress by the police.

Appeal Court dismisses three appeals filed by Evans

Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed three separate appeals filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, challenging the jurisdiction of the lower court trying him on charges bordering on kidnapping.

Court jails Chinese woman for setting Lagos hotel ablaze

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, yesterday, convicted and sentenced a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, to two years’ imprisonment for setting ablaze a section of a hotel in the state.

Court strikes out corruption suit against Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday struck out the corruption suit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

EFCC lays siege in court to arrest Justice Ajumogobia

A mild drama is brewing within the premises of Ikeja High Court, as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have laid seige in a bid to arrest a former Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia.

Court admits Evans confessional statement, dismiss torture claim

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday dismissed the claims of Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, that he was tortured by the men of the Police Inspector General’s Intelligence Response Team and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) after his arrest.

There’s no proof you were tortured – Judge tells Evans

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday told alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans that there was no proof that he was tortured by the police.

Justice Onnoghen: Judge resists NBA’s attempt to disrupt proceedings

Sherifat Solebo, a judge of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, on Wednesday objected to an attempt to disrupt proceedings in her courtroom by a task force of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch.

Judges sit in Ikeja as some lawyers flout NBA boycott directive

In spite of the court boycott directive by the Nigerian Bar Association, many judges at the Ikeja High Court Complex adjudicated over cases.

N5 million bribe: Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia slumps in court

Justice Ajumogobia, who did not betray any emotion on entering the court in the morning slumped in the court, a few minutes before the commencement of proceedings in the alleged graft suit preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at an Ikeja High Court.

Evans: Police hid me in toilet when Femi Falana came

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, that the Police hid him in a toilet when rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), came looking for him.

Kidnap kingpin Evans prayed for God’s forgiveness – Police tell court

A Lagos High Court at Igbosere yesterday heard that suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, prayed for God’s forgiveness after his arrest last year in his Magodo, Lagos mansion.

Court fixes date for hearing of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia’s no-case submission

An Ikeja High Court has fixed December 14 to hear the no-case submissions in the ongoing corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court, Lagos judge and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

Evans: How SARS officers tortured me, killed 30 others in their custody

Alleged kidnap mastermind, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, yesterday narrated how members of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), tortured him and killed 30 people in his presence while in their custody.

Evans: How I was tortured, made to witness 30 executions in Police custody

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Friday narrated how he was allegedly tortured by members of I-G’s Intelligence Response Team and the then Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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Catholic Bishops urge Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Sunday called for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding last week’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos.
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NMA: Soldiers force doctor to swim in muddy water for ‘violating curfew’

In enforcing the 48-hour curfew imposed by the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to stem the activities of hoodlums in the state, some soldiers on Saturday reportedly forced a medical doctor, Raphael Onyemekehia, to swim in a pool of muddy water along the Effurun-Warri Road in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.
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US: Mike Pence’s chief of staff contracts virus

US Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, a spokesman said, the latest in a list of figures connected to Donald Trump’s administration to do so.
Premier League side Manchester United have reportedly joined the growing list of clubs aiming to sign Spanish international Adama Traore.

Manchester United join race to sign Spanish international

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