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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.

Suspect: I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times

A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.

Businessman to sweep court premises for constituting public nuisance

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kaswan Nama, Jos, on Friday ordered a 25-year-old businessman, Shagari Adamu, to sweep the court premises for inhaling psychopathic substance in public.

Controversy trails Shari’ah court’s N7,000 fine on rapists

The decision of an upper Shari’ah court sitting in Tudun Wada, Zaria, to sentence three rapists to one year imprisonment with an option of N7,000 fine has generated controversy and anxiety in the ancient city.

Police arraign driver, accomplice over alleged ‘one chance’ robbery

The police on Wednesday arraigned a driver, Taiwo Ajayi and his friend Bola Ige, in a Wuse Zone Six Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing a passenger of her possessions.

Court remands farmer for killing wife in Niger

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Tuesday ordered that a 30-year-old farmer, Danjuma Bisalla, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing his wife.

Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

Man docked over alleged phones theft

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday docked one Ibrahim Abdullahi for allegedly stealing two Tecno phones.

Police arraign banker for allegedly stealing N15 million from customer’s account

The police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Mohammed Abubakar, in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over N15 million from a customers account.

Man sentenced to prison for cheating bride to be

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kaswan Nama in Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old carpenter, Salisu Sani to 18 months in prison for cheating a bride to be of N24,000.

Woman in court for cheating another of N150,000

The police on Monday arraigned a 25-year-old woman, Jennifer Samuel in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court for allegedly cheating one Queen Augustine of N150,000 to procure UAE visa.
Franco Mulakkal

Indian bishop charged with rape

Indian Police on Tuesday charged a Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, with repeatedly raping a nun in a convent, officials said.

Court sentences Ghanaian to five months in prison for stealing

A Karmo Grade I Area Court on Thursday sentenced a Ghanaian, Hillary Rogeis, to five months in prison for stealing three sacks of assorted reading books valued at N200,000.

Taxi driver in court for allegedly beating up Police

A 32-year-old taxi driver, Fred Johnson, who allegedly beat up an Assistant Commissioner of Police on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man in police custody over death of married lover

The Plateau Police Command has arrested a 42-year-old man, Gundumi Saya, over the death of his married lover, one Mrs. Hajara Markus, who died while spending the night with him.

Court remands security man for impregnating 15-year-old

A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a security man, David Osademe, who allegedly impregnated a 15-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending transfer of case to a higher court.

Court sentences three women to two weeks in prison for fighting in public

A Magistrates’ Court in Jos on Thursday sentenced three women to two weeks in prison each for fighting in public.

Police arraign farmer for allegedly stealing 150 cows, killing 50 others

The police on Wednesday arraigned a farmer, Sanda Bakura, in a Mgistrates’ Court in Minna for allegedly stealing 150 cows and slaughtering 50 others.

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