Crime and Judiciary

Bishop drags wife to court for alleged church burglary

What could have led to the alleged involvement of the wife  of a Bishop of a Pentecostal church in Oka-Akoko, in the burglary of the church, remains a puzzle to the audience at an Akure High Court, where the woman has appeared with her accomplice. The cleric, Bishop Mathew Ibidun of Christ Overcomers Ministry, had… Continue reading Bishop drags wife to court for alleged church burglary

Crime and Judiciary

Woman collapses in court after getting death sentence

A 36-year-old woman, Stella Gilbert, on Tuesday collapsed in an Ikeja high court after she was sentenced to death for stabbing her neighbour, Mrs Stella Godwin, to death during a fight at their residence in Ajegunle, Lagos. Stella Gilbert being carried out of the court room The convict had stabbed the deceased on the chest… Continue reading Woman collapses in court after getting death sentence

Crime and Judiciary

WikiLeaks founder, Assange jailed 50 weeks for skipping bail

A Southwark Crown Court in London has sentenced Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail conditions. Wikileaks Founder, Asange Assange had jumped bail seven years ago and sought refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy, over fears of extradition to the United States. He was arraigned before the court on 11 April… Continue reading WikiLeaks founder, Assange jailed 50 weeks for skipping bail

Crime and Judiciary

Idoani robbery: Court remands 5 suspects

..one still at large A Chief Magistrate sitting in Akure, Victoria Bob-Manuel has ordered the remand of five suspects in police custody for alleged involvement in the Idoani Bank robbery attack that claimed seven lives early this month. According to the charge sheet, six suspects were arraigned on a seven count charge by the Ondo state… Continue reading Idoani robbery: Court remands 5 suspects

Crime and Judiciary

66-years-old woman jailed 5 years for trafficking heroine

Abuja Federal High Court Abuja The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 66 -year-old woman, Sikirat Adeyemi to five years in prison for exporting 1.340 kg of heroine. Adeyemi who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) had pleaded guilty to the offence. When the matter was called on Monday,… Continue reading 66-years-old woman jailed 5 years for trafficking heroine

Crime and Judiciary

I signed confessional statement under duress, Evans tells Court

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a counsel by May 17. Akintoye gave the order due to the absence of Evans’ counsel, Mr Chino Obiagwu, SAN, for the third time in a row which again stalled the continuation of… Continue reading I signed confessional statement under duress, Evans tells Court

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Teacher remanded for defiling 2 years old pupil

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikeja Lagos yesterday remanded a teacher, Afeez Balogun, 27, in prison following his arraignment for allegedly defiling a two year old pupil. The presiding Chief Magistrate P. E. Nwaka remanded the accused in Kirikiri Prison pending advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Police prosecutor, Christopher… Continue reading Teacher remanded for defiling 2 years old pupil