Two women remanded for pouring hot water on 10-yr-old house help

Two women have been remanded in the Correctional Centre, Onitsha, Anambra State, for allegedly battering a 10-year old girl, Chidimma Nworie in Ndiowu town in Orumba North Local Government Area of the state. The suspect, Nneka Ayaene (34) and Chinenye Okoh (22) reportedly poured hot water all over the body of the victim said to be their house help following... Continue Reading →

Man arraigned for recording bank customers

The Police has arraigned Oluwasuyi Olakunle, 28, for allegedly recording customers in a banking hall in Ado-Ekiti. The defendant was taken to an Ekiti Magistrate Court on Wednesday. Oriyomi Akinwale, the prosecutor, said Olakunle committed the act on December 29, 2020, about 3.00 pm at a bank in Ado-Ekiti. The police inspector noted that the... Continue Reading →

Herdsman allegedly hacks colleague to death in Kwara

An Ilorin Magistrate Court on Tuesday, remanded a Fulani herdsman, Manu Usman, who allegedly stabbed his colleague, Akilesho Attah, to death at Gwanara area of Kwara State The defendant was arraigned on a charge of culpable homicide contrary to section 221 of the Penal Code. Magistrate Abdulraheem Bello, upon refusal to take the plea of... Continue Reading →

Dismissed Police officer allegedly defiles 12-year-old in Ilorin

An Ilorin Magistrate Court has remanded a dismissed police officer, Folorunsho Monday, who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl. The prosecutor, Mr Adisa Adigun, alleged that the defendant sexually molested the girl on two occasions. Adigun said the case was transferred from Divisional Police Headquarters, Ijagbo, to the state Criminal Investigation Department, on Dec. 2. He... Continue Reading →

Court Sentences Nigerian Lawmaker To Prison Over Perjury

A magistrate court in Wuse, Zone 6, Abuja, has sentenced a member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela, to one month imprisonment for perjury. Mela, who represents Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency, was, however, given an option of fine. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress and Vice Chairman of the House Committee on... Continue Reading →

Attempted Murder: Osun Students Granted Bail

Five secondary school pupils in Osun State arrested and arraigned by the police last week have been granted bail by an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court. The students, Abdulateef Surajudeen, 18, Musibau Quadri, 20, Tunde Sikiru, 20, Azeez Ibrahim, 18, and Jelili Adegoke, 16, were arraigned for conspiracy, attempted murder, belonging to an unlawful society, and malicious... Continue Reading →

Court Convicts House Of Representatives Member For Lying Under Oath

A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela, has been found guilty by a magistrate court in Abuja for lying under oath while giving information to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable him contest the 2019 election. The Federal Capital Territory Police had accused Mela, who represents Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency in Gombe State... Continue Reading →

Farmer remanded for allegedly defiling 8-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Benue State on Wednesday ordered that a 29-year-old farmer, Terzungwe Aende, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin told the court that the case was reported at the ‘B’ Division Gboko by the complainant, Ushahemba Aasegh of Mkovur Ipav Gboko... Continue Reading →

Job scam: EFCC nabs alleged suspect in Benue

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Makurdi Zonal Office, has arrested one Patience Simon Robert, an impostor who, while posing as an officer of the EFCC, allegedly defrauded many people with propositions of employment in the EFCC and Nigeria Customs Service, NCS. Patience was arrested following a complaint by a victim whom he collected... Continue Reading →

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