Mother caught on CCTV throwing her baby into dustbin

  A 15-year-old mother has been arrested by the Police after she was caught on CCTV throwing away her newborn baby into a dustbin. The young mother from China’s Shenzhen was captured getting into a lift with the tiny box and some other bags at the weekend. Southern Metropolis Daily reports that a cleaner who was said to have been picking out More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Wedding Date: Obasanjo’s wife begs court to stop son’s wedding

Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday filed a suit at an Ikeja High Court, seeking to stop the wedding of her son, Olujonwo Obasanjo, scheduled for May 11. Ex-President Obasanjo More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Guard jailed 14 years for raping 29-year-old virgin

A 32 year-old security guard, Kenechukwu Okonkwo was on Friday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for raping a 29-year-old virgin. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye while passing the sentence at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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My husband canes me daily, woman tells court

A 39-year-old petty trader, Yemisi Akinwunmi, on Friday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end her 20-year-old loveless marriage to free her from pangs of daily corporal punishment meted to her by More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Divorce Proceeding: I regret divorcing my former husband–Wife

Says her present husband has turned her to punch bag A 39-year old wife, Fadekemi Adeleye , on Monday confessed before a Customary Court sitting in Aiyedun-Ekiti, in Ikole Local Government Area that she regretted More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Court dissolves university lecturer’s marriage

A Plateau State High Court on Monday dissolved the marriage of a university lecturer, Evelyn Iyah, over her husband’s alleged cruelty and incessant violence. Ms. Iyah, on March 10, 2016 petitioned the court through More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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How dreaded native doctor died on top of a prostitute in Imo brothel

A popular native doctor in the South East, Mr Lambert Osigwe, has reportedly died on top of a commercial sex worker, identified as Onyinye Nwosu in Anara town, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Eyewitness More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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How four promising children drown in Abuja on Saturday

Galadimawa community, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, was on Saturday thrown into mourning mood after four children were found drowned in Danko River located in the settlement. The identities of the affected More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Sex Scandal: I regret sleeping with Pastor Johnson Suleiman – Stephanie Otobo

Less than 24 hours after she regained her freedom, Miss Stephanie Otobo, the controversial Canadian singer and alleged mistress of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman,  on Friday More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Man rapes 13-year-old boy in Kano

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Thursday remanded a 30-year-old labourer in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old boy. Chief Magistrate Fatima Adamu ruled that Muntari Aliyu should remain More...