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21-year old woman dumps day-old baby in gutter

A 21-year-old woman, Oluwaseun Samuel, has been remanded in prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate’s Court for killing her day old baby boy by dumping him in a gutter.

Court remands woman for beating daughter to death over N350

The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu’s attackers’ll face German laws – embassy

The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has said the attackers of Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, will be prosecuted under German laws, which stipulate fine or imprisonment of up to 10 years for physical assaults, depending on the gravity.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky: I live in a large house, well furnished — video

In a trending video, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky glamorized his detention experience since December 2015.

Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.

Rape: Court remands dismissed soldier pending legal advice

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old dismissed soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly taped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Court remands man for defiling 11-year-old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered that a 36-year-old man, who allegedly defiled an eleven-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
L-R: Tokunbo Talabi, Ogun State SSG; Pastor Idowu Iluyomade,Special Assistant to G. O on CSR; Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun;G. O RCCG, Pastor Adeboye; Wife of G. O, Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye at the commissioning of an ultramodern Intensive Care Unit, in Mowe, Ogun State.

Ogun jubilates as Pastor Adeboye unveils ICU centre at RCCG Headquarters

The commissioning which is part of the cardinal focus of the church’s Christian Social Responsibility (CSR) and in the fulfilment of its commitment “Help for the helpless, Hope for the hopeless, Food for the hungry, Strength for the weak” brings the total number of donated Ultra-Modern Intensive Care Units to 3 across the country.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Sallah: Zamfara governor pardons 145 inmates, including five on death row

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawallen, on Friday, granted amnesty to 150 inmates at the Gusau Maximum Security Prison.

Court remands teenager charged with armed robbery

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded in prison custody an unemployed 19-year-old man, Ibrahim Bala, charged with illegal possession of a pistol and attempted robbery.

Femi Falana: Kaduna government’s fresh conditions on Ibraheem El-Zakzaky height of provocative contempt

Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticised the Kaduna State government over the stringent conditions it issued with regards to the permission granted by the court to Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, to embark on a medical trip abroad.

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered that 45-year-old man, Durodola Kehinde, who allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor pardons 100 Fulani prison inmates

Governor of Zamfara State Bello Muhammad Mutawalle, on Tuesday, said he would grant amnesty to one hundred Fulani prison inmates as part of the ongoing peace process in the state.
Stella Nyanzi

Ugandan activist bares breasts in jailing protest

Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after she was found guilty of cyber harassment for a Facebook post that insulted the late mother of President Yoweri Museveni.
US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

A$AP Rocky: My security guard ‘begged’ accuser to leave

A$AP Rocky has given evidence at his assault trial in Sweden, telling the court he was followed by his accuser and that his security guard "begged" the man to leave.

Prisoners go on a hunger strike in Egypt

Amnesty International says 130 detainees in a notorious Egyptian prison have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks to protest what it calls “cruel and inhumane detention conditions.”

Three remanded over armed robbery

The court prosecutor, Inspector Umar Tahir, told the court that Abdullahi Musa (Biggi), of Kwanar Jaba quarters, Umar Yahuza of Hotoro quarters, Nuhu Abdullahi of Zangon Dakata quarters all in Kano metropolis armed with guns and knives, criminally conspired and went to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) staff’s quarters.
Emma Coronel Aispuro

El Chapo’s wife goes on vacation twoo-weeks after drug-lord husband jailed

Emma Aispuro Coronel, the wife famous Mexican drug lord, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s wife seems unbothered with the current state of her husband in US most secured prison as she went on vacation two weeks after El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

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Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.