How a security guard raped my 11-yr old daughter with N60—Victim’s father

As court remands guard in prison pending bail A Kano State Magistrate Court sitting at Audu Bako Secretariat has sent a 55-year-old security guard, Magaji Sule, to prison for allegedly raping an eleven-year old girl. Sule who resided in Panshekara Quarters in Kano metropolis alleged abused the girl on August 6, this year after luring her into his More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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NDLEA arraigns three Nigerians, a Ghanaian for engaging in marijuana biz

By Temitope Stephen Three Nigerians and a Ghanian national  were on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on a three-count charge of importing 3,525 kilogrammes of Marijuana (otherwise More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Police to Court: How three suspects exhumed corpse from the grave, cut off victim’s head, hands

Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a middle-aged man, one Suleiman Babatunde of Eleran compound in Oloje area of Ilorin, Kwara State, before a Magistrate Court for allegedly exhuming human corpse and dismembered More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Police arraign two for stealing N16m worth tomato paste

By Temitope Stephen The police have arraigned two middle-age men–Messrs Ogi Oleje Obadiah  and Adeyemi Abaekere, , before an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing Vitali More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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EFCC gets court order to confiscate 11 landed properties, others belonging to alleged fraudster

By Temitope Stephen A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has issued an order in favour of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to confiscate 13 landed properties, among others, belonging to a suspected More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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SURE-P: Court orders interim forfeiture of huge funds found in perm sec accounts, Onubuogo

By Temitope Stephen A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered interim forfeiture of N664m (N664,475,246.6) and another $137,680.11 recovered from a serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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We are ready to die if FG won’t release El-Zakzaky—Shi’ites

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Northern states on Wednesday took to the street in Kaduna to protest against the continued detention of their leader,  Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the Federal Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Why we reinstated Oye as APGA’s national chair—Appeal Court

By a unanimous verdict, a three member panel of the Enugu division of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday reinstated Victor Oye as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). It would be recalled More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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57-yr old headmaster in sex scandal with a 4-yr-old pupil, remanded in prison

A Katsina State Magistrate Court on Wednesday ordered the remand in prison custody of a primary school headmaster, Sule Yusuf, for allegedly engaging a four year old boy and pupil in his school in bouts of hot More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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NDLEA arraigns two brothers for aiding convicted South African drug baroness

   By Temitope Stephen Two brothers, Onowu Chucks Sunday and Onowu Isaac Chukwuka, also known as Ezekwesili, have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for aiding a convicted South African lady, Lorato More...