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Lagos mobile court sentences fake soldier to six weeks in jail for impersonation, assault

Lagos mobile court sentences fake soldier to six weeks in jail for impersonation, assault

A Lagos State Mobile Court over the weekend convicted and sentenced a fake soldier arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) for assault and impersonation to six weeks jail term.
India: 37 passengers killed as bus plunges into canal

India: 37 passengers killed as bus plunges into canal

At least 37 passengers were killed when a bus plunged into a canal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police told AFP as recovery efforts continued.
After 10 years wait, tenant's wife loses pregnancy to gunshots fired by landlord

After 10 years wait, tenant's wife loses pregnancy to gunshots fired by landlord

An aggrieved husband and Chairman of a motorcycle rider union, Olaoluwa-Daniel Yaya, is demanding for justice after his wife allegedly lost her pregnancy due to gunshots fired by their landlord, identified only as Mr Afuye.
Weekend Mayhem: Cult clashes claim lives, many injured in Oke-Odo

Weekend Mayhem: Cult clashes claim lives, many injured in Oke-Odo

Residents of Alakuko, Dalemo and Kola area of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area in Alimosho area of Lagos State have witnessed unrest for days, as the destruction of lives and property ruled.
Igando court dissolves 28-year-old marriage over wife’s plan to kill husband

Igando court dissolves 28-year-old marriage over wife’s plan to kill husband

A Customary Court sitting in Igando, Lagos State, has dissolved the 28-year-old marriage of a clergy, Paul Ekwe, on grounds that his wife, Chinwe was planning to kill him.
Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage on grounds of misunderstanding, beating

Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage on grounds of misunderstanding, beating

AN Igando Customary Court in Lagos State had dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between Shehu Isah and his wife, Amina, on grounds of misunderstanding and beating.
Lagos police hit criminal hideouts in Alimosho, Ikeja, others, arrest 27

Lagos police hit criminal hideouts in Alimosho, Ikeja, others, arrest 27

Sequel to the commitment of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu to continually take anti-crime fight to the dens of criminals and miscreants in the state, the Police Command has arrested 27 suspects in a planned raid of different black spots in the Lagos metropolis.
Two men sentenced to death for stealing motorcycle, armed robbery

Two men sentenced to death for stealing motorcycle, armed robbery

Two men who robbed a man, Wasiu Rasaki of his motorcycle at the Ile-Eja area of Ikotun while armed with a machete, have been sentenced to death by hanging at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja.
Boy, 16, arrested over alleged rape of 5-year-old girl in Ijegun

Boy, 16, arrested over alleged rape of 5-year-old girl in Ijegun

A 16-year old boy (name withheld), who allegedly raped his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter, has been arrested by operatives of the Isheri-Oshun Police Station in Lagos State.
Lagos court sentences man to 25 years imprisonment for defilement

Lagos court sentences man to 25 years imprisonment for defilement

THE Lagos State Sexual Offences Court, Ikeja, has sentenced one Nura Asumoge to 25 years imprisonment for the defilement of a 13-year-old minor, after he had pleaded guilty to the one-count charge during his arraignment by the State Government.