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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Woman in court for alleged cruelty to nine-year old househelp

A 60-year-old woman, Olushola Adebanjo, who allegedly used a hot pressing iron to burn her nine-year-old househelp, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Alla Ilyina, 32, is currently in her flat in the city of St Petersburg, refusing to open the door to police.

Russian woman who fled coronavirus quarantine ordered to return

A Russian court ordered an undiagnosed local woman to return to coronavirus quarantine on Monday after she fled days earlier, from what she described as dismal conditions.

Fake blind beggar arrested with two fronts

A woman, Mrs. Ngozi Dike, aged 37 years, who used two pretend to be blind and used two underaged girls to beg alms have been arrested by the police in Anambra State.
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.

Confessions of kidnap gang who raped victims

A suspected armed robbery and kidnap gang, who specialised in raping female victims and kidnapping of rich lawyers as well reverend fathers who keep church money in Enugu, Imo and Abia states, has been smashed by the operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media.

Actress Maryam Booth threatens to sue ex-lover over nude video

Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media.

Man kills, buries wife in kitchen

A 30-year-old man, identified as Monday Uwem, has reportedly killed his 26-year-old wife, Blessing Menaboo, at Akpama, a satellite fishing settlement of Opu Okumbiri, Akassa in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
A pregnant young woman of about twenty-two years of age, whose identity as at the time of this report is yet unknown, has gone insane in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

Pregnant woman goes insane in Imo

A pregnant young woman of about twenty-two years of age, whose identity as at the time of this report is yet unknown, has gone insane in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Woman killed, others escape as fire razes house in Ile-Ife

The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Woman arraigned for ‘staging own kidnap’

A 26-year old woman, Queen Atagher, who al­legedly faked her kidnap, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Abute Meta, Lagos.

My husband loves alcohol more than his children – woman tells court

A middle-aged woman, Mrs Adigun Aina, on Wednesday prayed for the dissolution of her marriage to Mr Adigun Oluwaseun, in a Grade “C” Customary Court, sitting in Iseyin, over her husband’s alleged addiction to alcohol.

Woman sets self ablaze in Kano

The woman, identified as Rabi, was said to be unhappy with her husband, Malam Badamasi, for marrying an additional wife.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.
The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Burna Boy loses as Angelique Kidjo wins fourth Grammy — full list of winners

Nigerian superstar Afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, on Monday, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category.
In its effort to curtail the spread of a deadly new virus, Coronavirus, the Chinese government has expanded travel restrictions for two more cities, Huanggang, Ezhou after the Wuhan city was put in lockdown.

Countries with confirmed cases of coronavirus

A SARS-like virus has claimed 26 lives since emerging on December 31 in a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Butcher docked over alleged threat to kill woman who underpriced meat

The police in Lagos on Thursday arraigned an 18-year-old butcher, Sanda-ciddi Sinole, who allegedly threatened to stab a woman with a dagger for underpricing meat.

Kidnapped woman, seven-month-old baby rescued in Katsina

A joint operation by the police, military and repentant bandits in the early hours of Wednesday, rescued a 30-year-old woman, Fidausi Yusuf, and her seven-months-old baby, Amin Yusuf, from the captivity of suspected kidnappers at Gwarjo forest in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Man kills pregnant wife, throws corpse from five-storey building

A pregnant woman was at the weekend allegedly killed by her husband in Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra state.
A 23-year-old teacher, Omolola Ajayi, said to have been trafficked to Lebanon, has been rescued by the Nigerian government after her video calling for help went viral on social media.

Nigerian woman trafficked to Lebanon arrives in Abuja

Omolola Ajayi, the 23-year-old Nigerian woman recently suspected to have been trafficked to Lebanon has arrived in Abuja and handed over to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Friday.

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