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Lawyer accused of killing husband remanded in Kirikiri prison

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

FRSC, Red Cross collaborate to save lives on Ebonyi roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is currently collaborating with the Nigerian Red Cross Society in Ebonyi to save lives on the state’s roads.

Armed Forces wade into herdsmen-farmers conflict in Anambra

The Anambra State Chairman of Cattle Menace Committee and Director of Department of State Services Mr Yusfu Ishiaku has charged communities, farmers and Fulani herdsmen to desist from taking any action capable of stoking conflict in the state.

Man risks life jail for allegedly pouring acid on fiancée

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.

Seven killed in Guatemala prison riot

Prisoners in Guatemala fought each with guns and knives in a riot that left seven dead and 25 wounded, officials said late Thursday.

Nigerian prisons should be for reformation – Governor Okowa

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated for Nigerian Prisons to be for correction and reformation of inmates rather than places for punishment and stigmatization.

Man remanded for hacking grandmother to death

A 24-year-old man, Christian Musendiku, who allegedly killed his 80-year-old grandmother, was on Monday arraigned in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Seven inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fight

A South Carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.

Couple remanded in prison over alleged forgery of First Bank cheque

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a cohabiting couple, Patrick Nana, 35, and Ifeoma Alexander, 39, who allegedly forged a First Bank cheque with an intent to withdraw a sum of N98, 000.

Brazil court rejects ex-President Lula da Silva’s bid to avoid prison

Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been denied a habeas corpus request from the country's Supreme Court, a ruling that will almost certainly see him soon jailed on corruption charges.

Envoy: 195 Nigerians in Moroccan prisons

Amb. Baba Garba says there are 195 Nigerians in prisons in Morocco for drug related crimes, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ohanaeze: Federal government only builds prisons in Igboland

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, lamented that the only notable presence of the Federal Government in Igbo land was prisons.

Prisons operatives attack, torture Edo traffic officials

The Edo State Command of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Friday confirmed that some yet to be identified operatives of the Command attacked and tortured officials​ of the State Public Works Guard, over the alleged arrest of a prison warder for a traffic offence.

INEC inaugurates security committee on 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has inaugurated a 13-member security sub-committee for the 2019 general elections in Ebonyi.

Benue court denies six Fulani herdsmen bail

A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court, on Monday, denied granting bail application to six Fulani herdsmen who were arrested over the New Year attack in Guma and Logo local government areas of Benue State.

Two remanded for allegedly stealing policeman’s gun

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded two men, Kazeem Adewoye and Olayinka Aderibigbe, for allegedly stealing the service pistol of a policeman.

68-year-old man arraigned for allegedly producing adulterated fan milk

A 68-year-old man, John Ekeh, who allegedly produced adulterated fan milk under the brand name, Fandago drinks, is to cool his heels in prison pending the fulfillment of his bail conditions.

Why many Nigerians are in Chinese prisons – envoy

Mr Wale Oloko, the Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, on Monday said that many Nigerians were in various Prisons in Guangdong Province for overstaying their visas.

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