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Man bags 6 months for smoking Indian hemp

By Lateef Dada Osogbo Magistrate Olusola Aluko of an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court II, yesterday, sentenced a 41-year-old man, Waidi Adelabu, to six months in prison for smoking Indianhemp in public. Adelabu was convicted for displaying and smoking wraps of Indian ...

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DJ in court for theft, gets bail

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja A Disc Jockey (DJ), Ade Abbas, of Waru village, Abuja, was yesterday arraigned in a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a turntable valued at N680,000. Th e defendant, who is facing a count ...

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Bizman stabs colleague with broken bottle

By Tope Musowo Lagos A 29-year-old businessman, Chukwubuke Nweyeofor, who allegedly stabbed one Maduabuchi Nwogu with a broken bottle, was on Monday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused are facing a two-count charge of breach of ...

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… Nab fake policeman

A fake police officer who is said to have been terrorising unsuspecting members of the public in Surulere area of Lagos state has been arrested by the police in Lagos state. Confirming the arrest of the fake police, who is ...

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Cleric docked for allegedly stealing N350,000

By Rotimi Ojomoyelan Ado-Ekiti A pastor, Ajayi Pius, 45, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Omolola Akosile of an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court, Ekiti, for allegedly stealing N350,000. Th e prosecutor, Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the accused committed the off ...

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Cult leader nabbed, remanded in prison

By Tope Musowo Lagos A wanted leader of a cult group reportedly responsible for terrorizing residents of terrorizing Shomolu and its environs, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun popularly called Small Jpron, was yesterday charged before an Ebutte Metta Magistrate Court in Lagos. ...

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3 robbery suspects shot dead in Kogi

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja The Kogi state Police Command has confirmed the killing of three-armed robbery suspects during an operation along Agbede -Oshokoso-Kabba road. Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP William Aya, told journalists that the suspected armed ...

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EFCC docks money lender over N25m dud cheque

By Raphael Ede Enugu Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday arraigned one Marcel Amadi before Justice Dugbo Oghoghorie of the Federal High Court Enugu, on a three-count charge bordering on illegal operation of financial services and issuance of dud ...

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Driver bags 7 years for rape

Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti A 45-year-old commercial driver, Lawrence Adedapo, was yesterday sentenced to seven years in prison by an Ado Ekiti High Court, for raping an 80-year-old women, Madam Grace Asaolu. Justice Dele Omotoso who hinged his judgment on the ...

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SECURITY TIPS:

Sexual abuse of minors: Parents should guard against entrusting their children to strangers, including relatives, especially those of the opposite sex with the child. Guide at swimming pools: Hotels with swimming pools should always have guides on duty to guide ...

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2 charged for raping girl, 13

By Tope Musowo Lagos Two men, Odinaka Nwananwa and Arinze Ozoemena, who allegedly gang-raped a 13-year-old girl, were yesterday arraigned before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, Nwananwa, 24, and Ozoemena, 22, whose addresses were not provided, are ...

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Islamic cleric jailed for 3 month

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, yesterday sentenced an Islamic cleric, Osupa Adini, to three months in prison for stealing and assault. Adini, 49, who was arraigned on February 22, 2010, ...

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…Dock man for theft, evading arrest

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja The police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arraigned 33-year-old, Kallamu Yahaya, before a Wuse Zone 11 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing an iPhone valued at N105,000 and escaping from police custody after ...

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Woman seeks divorce over husband’s assault

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin An Ibadan housewife, Sherifat Asimiyu, has approached an Ibadan Customary Court sitting in Agodi to dissolve her 10-year-old marriage with Mr. Saheed Asimiyu over her husband’s physical and psychological assaults. Sherifat told the court that ...

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Mob lynch man for killing wife

By Raphael Ede Enugu A 42-year-old man, Francis Okonkwo Uzo, has been lynched by an angry mob for allegedly killing his wife, Mrs. Ozoemena Uzo, at Nchatancha Emene in Enugu East council area of Enugu The deceased was said to ...

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