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Elderly Amnesty volunteer on trial in France for helping migrants

A 73-year-old Amnesty International volunteer appeared in court in France on Wednesday charged with helping two underage Africans illegally enter the country, the latest case involving activists assisting migrants on the move through Europe.

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Court remands teenager over assault on police officer in Benue

An Upper Area Court in Makurdi on Wednesday ordered that Ushahemba Terkula, 18, who allegedly assaulted a Police Constable, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Onitsha

A hit-and-run driver on Wednesday, killed a woman who was crossing the expressway at Okpoko Junction Onitsha, on Onitsha-Awka Expressway.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Landlady in court over alleged breach of trust

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 50-year-old landlady, Olajumoke Azeez, 50, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, over alleged breach of trust.

CSO condemns ‘death sentence’ on musician by Sharia court in Kano

A Pro-Democracy and Human Rights Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians, on Wednesday, condemned alleged death sentence on a musician based in Kano, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, by an Upper Sharia Court setting in Kano, for allegedly blaspheming against Prophet Mohammed.

My wife frequently beats me – man tells court

An electronic trader, Gbade Olaniyi, on Wednesday petitioned an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolved his seven year-old marriage to wife, Olubunmi, because she frequently beats him.