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Rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer in the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had consensual sexual intercourse with the teenager.
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Counsel to Evan’s co-accused tells court client’s surgery failed

Counsel to Linus Opara, the third defendant in the trial of a suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, wants the medical director of Kirikiri Maximum Security Prisons to issue a medical report on Opara’s health.

Evans’ co-defendant undergoes failed surgery in prison custody

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that Linus Okpara, one of the men on trial alongside suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, had allegedly undergone a failed surgery.

Kidnap kingpin Evans engages new lawyer

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on trial for several cases of kidnapping, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos asking him to get a new counsel.

Court orders Evans to get legal representative by May 17

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a counsel by May 17.

Lawyer’s absence stalls Evans’ trial

For the second time in 30 days, the trial of suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, failed to go on at a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday, following the absence of a defence counsel.

Prosecutor’s absence stalls defence of ex-UNILAG lecturer charged with rape

The absence of Lagos State counsel has stalled the trial of Dr. Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer of the University of Lagos accused of raping an 18-year-old admission seeker (name withheld).

How neighbour raped, impregnated my 12 year old daughter – Woman tells court

A 33-year-old woman, identified as Mrs Ijeoma, yesterday narrated how a businessman and neighbor, Nwanne Nwaora, raped and impregnated her 12-year-old daughter (name withheld).

Rape: Ex-UNILAG lecturer to open defence September 17

Dr Afeez Baruwa, a former part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, is set to commence his defence on Sept. 17 against a charge of rape of an 18-year-old admission seeker.

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