Monday, April 19, 2021



Teacher in court for allegedly killing 3 policemen in Benue

A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Tuesday ordered that a teacher, Mernyi Christopher, who allegedly murdered three policemen, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

Man in court for sexually assaulting neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter

An Ogudu Magistrate’s Court on Friday ordered that a 25-year-old man, Yusuf Nasiru, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

China slams U.S. military plane flying over Taiwan

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Thursday slammed the flight by a U.S. military aircraft over Taiwan earlier this week, calling it an unlawful act and a serious provocation.

DPP sues INEC over deregistration of 74 political parties

The Democratic Peoples Party, DPP, one of the 74 political parties recently de-registered by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is already in court to challenge the commission.

Synagogue building collapse: Court fixes April 24 for adoption of final written addresses

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, fixed April 24 for the adoption of final written addresses in the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) collapsed building trial.

Farmer beats own 2-year-old son to death in Benue – Police

A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Thursday, ordered that a 22-year-old farmer, Aondona Angur, who allegedly killed his two-year-old son, be remanded in a Federal Correctional Centre, pending legal advice.

37-year-old man arrested for raping own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.

Fashion designer remanded in Lagos over alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 22-year-old fashion designer, Abdulazeez Owoyemi, who allegedly robbed two men of phones at gunpoint.

Ex-soldier, accomplice remanded in prison for killing Immigration officer

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday remanded a former soldier, Agaba Idibia, and his accomplice, Aikhomun Moses, in Agodi prison for allegedly causing the death of a Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Officer, Temitope Omisakin,.

Lagos pastors force house help to swallow iron cross for spiritual cleansing

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a prophet and prophetess, who allegedly forced a 16-year-old domestic staff to swallow an iron cross for “spiritual cleansing” be remanded in prisons.

Woman in court for killing lover’s son in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Magistrate’s Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded Chinenye Ndubuife, 20, who allegedly murdered her estranged lover’s two-year-old son.

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