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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.

Man who allegedly kills Police Sergeant appears before Lagos court

A 23-year-old man, Emmanuel Olowu, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly gunning down a Police Sergeant.

Man arraigned for allegedly raping 15-year-old girl in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of one Kingsley Sunday, for allegedly defiled a teenage girl.

Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered that Idris Mohammed, who allegedly killed a man and burnt his corpse to be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
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Malaysian remanded in prison for alleged €250 million fraud

A Special Offences Court in Lagos has remanded a Malaysian immigrant, Tan Richard, at the Ikoyi Prisons for an alleged €250 million fraud.

Police arrest ex-convicts for allegedly robbing lady

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos have arrested three robbery suspects in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly dispossessing a 25-year-old of her valuables.

Man remanded for beating wife to death over sex

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded one 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a fight over sex.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Court remands dismissed police inspector for 35 more days

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has extended tlll June 10, its remand order against a dismissed Police Inspector, Olalekan Ogunyemi, charged with murdering a football fan, Kolade Johnson.

Ex-policeman accused of killing teenager remanded in prison

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a former police sergeant, Emmanuel Mudi, accused of gunning down a teenager, be remanded in prison.

BDC agent lands in prison over alleged $3,300 theft

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested a 50-year old Bureau De Change agent operating at Bristol area of Martins Street, Oseni Saddam, for allegedly stealing the sum of $3,300 equivalent to N1,152,000 belonging to his business partner, Yakubu Idris.

RCCG builds hospital, renovates chapel at Kirikiri prison

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide has dedicated Kirikiri Maximum Reference Hospital and a renovated Liberty Chapel for the inmates of Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos.
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Five suspects remanded in prison for allegedly beating man to death

Members of a five-man gang who allegedly beat one Ibrahim Yusuf, 40, to death were on Friday remanded at the Ikoyi Prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo charges Nigerians to emulate Frederick Fasehun’s commitment to national unity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday charged Nigerians to follow the example of Frederick Fasehun, the late founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC).

Police arrest, remand journalist over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, working with Talk Village International, has been arrested and remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State for allegedly spotting a hairstyle some policemen felt made him look like a cultist.

Cook pleads guilty to defiling 13-year-old girl

A 35-year-old cook, Pius Ochang, who is standing trial before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday pleaded guilty to allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl.

Court remands security guard for allegedly beating colleague to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered a security guard, Usman Abdulkareem, to be remanded at the Ikoyi Prison for allegedly killing his colleague.

Reverend father arraigned in court for alleged forgery

The Reverend Father in charge of New Jerusalem Cathedral of Praise Church, Imoku area of Epe, Lagos, Rev. Emmanuel Disu, 65, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly forging the Deed of Assignment belonging to the Adefuye Family.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Reps: Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce us to become Speaker

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Obaship: Governor Abiodun inaugurates chieftaincy review committee

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Death toll in multiple Borno blasts rises to 31

No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.