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Driver ‘rapes’ landlord’s 16-year-old daughter

A Kaduna magistrates’ court on Friday remanded a driver, Amos Luka, 33, for allegedly raping his landlord’s 16-year-old daughter.

Father sues man for abduction, marrying daughter without consent

A middle-aged man, Abdulkareem Kashif, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly abducting a 21-year-old lady and marrying her without her parents’ consent.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN kicks against social media, hate speech bills

The Christian Association of Nigeria has kicked against the proposed social media and hate speech bills, describing them as ploys to gag Nigerians.
Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.

Senator condemns anti-social media, hate speech bills in ‘strongest terms’

Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.

Couple bag jail term for selling own two-month-old son

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000.

Court remands 40-year old man for sodomising neighbour’s 14-year old son

A Magistrates’ Court in Gombe on Wednesday ordered that 40-year- old man, Kabiru Abdullahi, who pleaded guilty to sodomising his neighbour’s 14-year-old son, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending sentencing.

Printer in court for allegedly stealing nine laptops worth N1.5 million

A printer, Hakeem Okeowo, on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly stealing nine laptops, worth N1, 5 million.

Father docked over alleged cruelty to his baby

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Woman remanded for abandoning five-day old baby

A woman, Sadiya Usman, who pleaded guilty to abandoning a five-day-old baby in a bush in Kabusa, Abuja, has been remanded in a correctional centre, pending sentencing by a Grade 1 Area Court on Friday.

Publisher arraigned for N4 million fraud

The Prosecutor, ASP Ejike Peters, told the court that the complainant, Stanislaus Ntekop, in April gave the defendant N4 million to use as down payment for a N6.4 million contract for the supply of books to the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Applicant in court for obstructing police from arresting offender

The police on Tuesday arraigned an applicant, Abdullahi Useni, in a Grade I Area Court, Mpape, Abuja for allegedly obstructing law enforcement officer from discharging his duties.

Court remands commercial motorcyclist over ‘attempted rape’ of passenger

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 20-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Salihu Saidu, who allegedly robbed and attempted to rape his passenger.

Maid in court for allegedly stealing employer’s N108, 000

A 23-year-old maid, Precious Chukwuani, on Friday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for allegedly stealing her employer’s N108, 000 .

Court sentences security guard to six months imprisonment for stealing iron railings

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced a 27-year-old security guard, Joshua Tanko, to six months in prison for stealing 20 pieces of iron railings worth N220, 000.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor considers death penalty for kidnappers

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed the state Ministry of Justice to review the Penal Code to enforce death penalty on any person found guilty of kidnapping in the state.

27-year old man remanded for beating up tricycle rider

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that a 27-year-old man Kelechi Friday, who allegedly beat up a tricycle rider during an argument over cab fare, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail.

Applicant remanded for being in possession of 13 ‘stolen phones’

A Karu Grade I Area Court on Monday ordered that a 33-year-old applicant, Adeleke Senn, who was caught with 13 allegedly stolen phone, be remanded in Keffi correctional facility, pending bail application.

Woman in court for ‘sending’ snake to neighbour’s room

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old businesswoman, Sadiya Abdullahi in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly “sending” a snake to her neighbour’s room to harm his family.

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.