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Gbagada residents accuse police of rights violation, demand N250m

Gbagada residents accuse police of rights violation, demand N250m

Oladimeji Ramon Some residents of Millenium Citi Centre Estate in Gbagada have filed a N250m fundamental rights enforcement suit against the police for their alleged unlawful arrest and detention. The residents, in the suit they filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, joined as defendants the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and some officers […] …

Man allegedly kills woman, throws body in river

Man allegedly kills woman, throws body in river

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of  29-year-old Ojo Yemi for allegedly killing a 65-year-old woman, Josephine Ajayi. The defendant, docked for murder, was alleged to have killed the woman and threw her body into the river. Yemi whose address was not provided, is being tried for murder. The prosecutor, Inspector […] …

Aspirant sues APC, Oshiomhole over huge nomination fees

Aspirant sues APC, Oshiomhole over huge nomination fees

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Chief Sunny Ofehe, has filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, asking for an order perpetually restraining the party from continuing with the sale of nomination and expression of interest forms […] …

I discovered my husband had two wives, six children after marriage, woman tells court

I discovered my husband had two wives, six children after marriage, woman tells court

A 28-year-old housewife and mother of one, Mautin Idowu, on Wednesday asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve her five-years marriage to her husband, Michael, to prevent her from committing suicide. The petitioner threatened to jump into a river in the coastal city if the court declined to grant her request due […] …

Student arraigned for allegedly attempting to sneak into Abuja Airport

Student arraigned for allegedly attempting to sneak into Abuja Airport

A student, Emnanuel Okoyata, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Kuje Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for allegedly attempting to sneak into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to commit an offence. Okoyata, 28, who resides at Bassa Village near the airport, was arraigned on a two-count of criminal trespass and attempting to steal. The Prosecutor, […] …

Three arraigned over alleged assault on four EKEDC staff

Three arraigned over alleged assault on four EKEDC staff

Three persons who allegedly beat up four staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company for disconnecting their electricity supply were on Thursday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The defendants: Karimo Aliu, 43, trader; Halimah Idowu, female, 24, shopkeeper; and Olabode Akinjokun, 42, trader, were arraigned before Magistrate Mrs M.O. Tanimola on a three-count of conspiracy, […] …

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