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How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.

My wife lures our daughter into prostitution – Man tells court

A 56-year-old businessman, Mr. Aijokwu Christopher, has implored an Alagbado Customary Court, Meiran, Lagos State, to end his 26-year-old marriage to his wife, Oluwakemi, alleging that she is stubborn, destructive and encourages their only daughter into prostitution.

Guard: How I stopped robber after machete wounds

A security guard, Kenny Peters, attached to a haulage company located in Ogun State, has disclosed how suspected robbers stormed the company where he works and attacked him with machetes.
Participants at the 2018 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria held on Saturday, Sept 15, 2018, in Lagos. (NAN-Photo)

Nigerian students for 2018 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand

Some Nigerian students are set to represent the country at the 2108 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand after coming out tops at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria held in Lagos.

Couple in court for allegedly assaulting school manager

A couple, Daniel Chukwudi, 39, and Blessing Simon, 29, who allegedly assaulted one Mr. Emmanuel Agbaje, the manager of Bridge International Academy, Meiran, in Lagos, appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Tenant allegedly beats landlady to pulp over quit notice

A 30-year-old artisan, Kabiru Tajudeen, who allegedly beat his landlady to a pulp for giving him a quit notice, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Wife beater remanded in prison for stabbing co-tenant for rescuing her from his brutality

A 34-year-old trader, Manga Bameye, was on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons after pleading guilty to stabbing his co-tenant who prevented him from further brutalising his (accused) wife, an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court ruled on Friday.

Man in court for theft of cell phone

The Police on Wednesday charged a Nigerian Legion staff, Itodo Eje, 35, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Techno Android cell phone, valued at N37, 000.

Sex-starved pastor abandons family, impregnates another woman

A 46-year-old pastor, Joshua Aranse, on Thursday told an Alagbado Customary Court in Lagos that he impregnated another woman and abandoned his matrimonial home for four years because of sex starvation.

Court remands father over alleged rape of own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 45-year-old father, Moses Udoh, to Kirikiri Prison over alleged rape of his own daughter.

Man in court for allegedly snatching N1m from bank customer

Police in Lagos on Monday arraigned an unemployed man, Festus Eboh, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly snatching N1.1million from an unsuspecting customer who was coming out of a bank.

Policeman robbed of AK47 rifle in Lagos

Three men, who allegedly robbed a policeman of his phone and AK 47, were on Tuesday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja chief magistrates’ court.

Artisan sells daughter, neighbour’s child to raise funds for burial

An artisan on Waidi Ogunseye Street, Meiran, Lagos State, Kingsley Oriaku, has owned up to selling one of his five children, a one-and-a-half-year-old girl, Chimamada Oriaku.

Herbalist arrested for allegedly selling 5-year-old for N60,000

The Lagos state police have arrested a 57-year-old herbalist, Tunde Ajibolorunsoro, aka professor, for allegedly abducting a five-year-old girl in the Meiran area of the state.

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Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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Stop grumbling over President Buhari’s certificate, prepare for 2023 – ARDI tells Igbo

The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), Chief Dennis Aghanya, has said that rather than focusing on the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Igbo should strategise ahead of the 2023 presidency.

Climate change: Stakeholders commend Nigeria’s efforts

Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.

Visiting family friend ‘drugs, rapes’ teenager

The police in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man Innocent Ifunayachi for allegedly drugging and raping a teenage daughter of his host.
Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.