Falana-led Coalition Calls For Monthly Inspection Of Police Stations, Detention Facilities by Judges

The Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 And Beyond, a coalition of over 80 civil society organisations and organised labour, has advocated for monthly inspection of police stations and detention facilities by judges and chief magistrates. The group in a statement by its Chairman, Femi Falana, said that Section 34 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act,... Continue Reading →

Ohakim Arraigned over False Information, Granted N10m Bail

A former Governor of Imo State, Mr. Ikedi Ohakim, was yesterday arraigned before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on a three-count charge bordering on criminal defamation filed against him by the Inspector-General of Police. According to the police, in May 2019, Ohakim allegedly “gave false information against one Chinyere Amuchienwa that she threatened... Continue Reading →

30-year-old allegedly defiles neighbour’s 5-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, arraigned a 30-year-old farmer, Ishak Aminu, for allegedly raping his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter. The police charged Aminu, a resident of Durumi Village Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, with defilement. Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Insp. Chidi Leo, said that Aminu committed the offence on Oct. 28 in... Continue Reading →

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