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A 36-year-old teacher, Lilian Ahaneku, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inserting three pencils in the private parts of her six-year-old pupil.
The accused, Shamsu Rabiu, 25 and Anas Abdullahi, 22, who are both residents of Gidan Mutum Daya, are facing charges of criminal conspiracy, criminal force, assault, mischief, inciting disturbance and disturbance of public peace.
Seven persons including two women were on Wednesday brought before a Minna Magistrates’ Court charged with defrauding LAPO Microfinance Bank of N5.2 million.
Isiaka Olaleye and Olaide Olaleye — were on Thursday in Lagos hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a couple over house rent.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 50-year-old man, Ojo Olakunle, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly disrupting the Ekiti APC governorship primary.
An Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Friday, remanded a police officer, Micheal Eriarebhe, in prison custody for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old suspect, while in police custody.
A 56-year-old man, Abraham Benjamin, who allegedly attempted to rape a 110-year-old woman in her home, was on Thursday in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti capital, remanded in prison over alleged attempted rape.
A 33-year-old lover, Lukman Madotti, who allegedly poured acid on his fiancée, Toyin Muyiba, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrates’ Court for attempted murder.
A 43-year-old transporter, Samuel Obiliko, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court after he allegedly issued a dud cheque when asked to repay a loan of N200,000 he collected from a company.
Son of former governor of old Oyo State, Dr Victor Olunloyo, Akinkunle Olunloyo, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a financial institution to the tune of N40 million.
A 55-year-old man, Mukaila Kosebinu, who allegedly forged title documents of his late father and also impersonated him, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
A trader, Kingsley Osarogiagbon and a businesswoman, Tina Edosa, were on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with N5.5 million theft and forgery of a death certificate.
A 40-year-old cook, Grace Uzo, was yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing her Indian employer’s 6,000 dollars, 300 Euros.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded five persons in prison for allegedly kidnapping Alhaji Hassan Wahab of Chikanda in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara.
A businesswoman, Joy Ikechukwu, who allegedly assaulted her landlord’s son, was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a 75-year-old dry cleaner, Abdullahi Umar, for allegedly raping two minors and fingering another.
A 40-year-marine captain, Blessing Erewa, who allegedly attacked his 18-year-old son with a red-hot pressing iron, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson Monday met with his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai at the Government House, Kaduna.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.
Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt.
The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.
The Convener of the Red Card Movement and onetime Education Minister, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Nigerians deserve the right to enjoy quality leadership and good governance.
UN deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq told reporters on Friday that a release ceremony was the third this year, bringing the total number of children released so far this year to 806.
The National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr Biobebelemoye Josiah, has alerted the public on purported efforts by Nigerian doctors to frustrate ongoing talks to end the four-week-old strike embarked upon by the union.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), and four others in a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, on a 25-count amended charge.
Two lava flows "reached the ocean along the southeast Puna coast overnight," on Hawaii's Big Island, the US Geological Survey, which monitors volcanoes and earthquakes worldwide, said in a statement Sunday.
Vladimir Putin has opened a bridge that will serve as Russia’s only road link to Crimea, demonstrating Moscow’s control over the annexed peninsula and easing its residents’ isolation.