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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.
Prophet, 60, rapes 10-year-old girl in church premises

Prophet, 60, rapes 10-year-old girl in church premises

The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended a 60-year-old cleric, Prophet Bishop Olu Richard, after he was allegedly caught having sex with his member’s 10-year-old daughter inside the church premises at Babatunde Street, Bank Bus Stop, Ijegun area of Lagos.
Police arrest suspected robbers at Ikola bridge, Ipaja

Police arrest suspected robbers at Ikola bridge, Ipaja

Police operatives attached to Meiran Division of the Command have arrested two suspected armed robbers at Ikola Ipaja Bridge, while on pin down point, on 27th January, 2021 at 11:20pm.
LASG dislodges vehicle owners, street traders causing traffic congestion

LASG dislodges vehicle owners, street traders causing traffic congestion

As part of efforts to ensure sanity within the Lagos Island Business District, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr Sola Giwa, on Thursday led officials to dislodge vehicle owners and street traders obstructing the free flow of traffic in the district.
NIN enrollment centres in Alimosho, steps to linking with SIM

NIN enrollment centres in Alimosho, steps to linking with SIM

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had earlier instructed Nigerian SIM cardholders to link their mobile number(s) to their unique National Identity Number (NIN).
Unemployed man arraigned for damaging truck worth N10m

Unemployed man arraigned for damaging truck worth N10m

A 31-year-old unemployed man, Gbenga Ajibola, has been charged to court for allegedly damaging a truck worth N10 million.