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Man docked fo ‘slapping’ policeman in Osun

The police on Tuesday arraigned one Jamal Opeyemi, 21, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly slapping a policeman.
An Algerian prosecutor is seeking a year's prison sentence for Fodil Boumala, a leading figure in the country's protest movement, an advocacy group said Monday.

Algeria court seeks prison sentence for protest leader

An Algerian prosecutor is seeking a year's prison sentence for Fodil Boumala, a leading figure in the country's protest movement, an advocacy group said Monday.

Farmer arraigned over alleged N4 million land fraud

Usman, who resides at NDC Ungwan Kaji Kaduna, is facing a two-count charge bordering on fraud and stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty
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Court remands three over alleged N166 million fraud

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man faces trial for allegedly beating policeman

A 43-year-old man, Akpotohwase Davidson, appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Benin, for allegedly beating up a policeman.

Edo court jails man three years for stealing two cows

A 31-year-old man, Adamu Gaji, was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison by an Oredo Chief Magistrates Court in Benin, for stealing two cow.
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Rape trial: Harvey Weinstein treated women like ‘ants’ – prosecutor

Prosecutors on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of abusing his power as a Hollywood mogul to prey on women, as his high-profile #MeToo rape trial draws to a close.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.

Commercial driver sentenced to death by hanging for killing carpenter over N3000 debt

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands caterer for punching baker to death

A High Court in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday ordered that a 28-year-old caterer, Imoleayo Robinson, who allegedly punched a baker to death during a fight, be remanded in a correctional centre.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Unemployed charged with trafficking 350g of cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has charged 37 years old man, Adeniran Bolarinwa, before a Federal High Court Lagos, for allegedly trading in 350g of Cannabis.

Auto mechanic arraigned in court for ‘truck theft’

A 46-year-old man, Ibrahim Okeshina, who allegedly stole a truck valued N3.5 million was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign man for ‘fraud’

The police, on Monday, arraigned a man, Ilesanmi Moses, 47, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged fraud.

Surety dragged to court as debtor flees

A 32-year-old surety, Ibrahim Olaniyi, who failed to produce a suspect, Abdulsalam Suleiman, in Area H Police Command, Ogudu, Lagos was, on Friday, brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court.

Man to die by hanging for killing Uber driver

Obinna was standing trial alongside one Mister Everly Nnerun for allegedly conspiring to kill the Uber driver identified as Edwin Ali on December 26th, 2016 along the Abuja airport road.

Zimbabwe MP goes on trial for trying to overthrow government

A leading Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a lawyers' group said on Monday, the latest in a series of cases to target government critics.

Woman arraigned for beating rival, daughter

A 39-year-old woman, Bolaji Oluwayinka, was on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged assault and malicious damage.
Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.

Nicki Minaj’s brother sentenced to life in prison for rape

Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.
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Policeman remanded over ‘murder of housewife’

The Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ebute Meta, yesterday remanded a former policeman, Joseph Oriyomi, in Ikoyi Correctional Centre over alleged murder of a housewife.

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.