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South African musician jailed 15 years for raping relative

   South African musician, Sipho Ndlovu, known by his stage name Brickz, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping a 17-year-old relative in 2013. The victim who is now 21 said she wanted to end her life as a result of the trauma and became afraid of the musician. Timeslive reports that in a ruling by Magistrate ...

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Kanu’s co-defendants seek separate trial as Fani-Kayode asks Army to produce Kanu

The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, ordered Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Priest, Emmanu El-Shalom Oka BenMadu, and an accountant, Tochukwu Uchendu, to appear before it on November 20 to explain the whereabouts of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The court maintained the trio, who stood surety for the IPOB leader, ...

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Court Rejects AGF’s Request To Summon Misau

   The Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello has turned down a request by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister Of Justice, asking the court to issue a warrant summoning the Senator Representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau. The office of the AGF had on October 10, 2017, ...

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Boko Haram Trial: Why Some Cases Were Stalled – AGF

  Some high profile cases could not be heard at the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Kainji detention facility due to the absence of relevant witnesses in the cases before the trial judges. This was according to a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Attorney General of the Federation ...

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Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Dasuki’s Appeal Till January

Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of a former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki’s appeal to January 25, 2018. Colonel Dasuki is asking the Supreme Court to compel the Federal Government to obey the bail orders granted to him by the Federal High Court Abuja and obey ECOWAS CCJ Judgement that ordered his immediate release on bail. Dasuki has ...

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Osayomore, Ehanire : NBA threatens to withdraw legal services to kidnappers, robbers

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Benin branch, has threatened to withdraw her services to kidnap and robbery suspects in the state if the abductors of ace musician, Osayomore Joseph and the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo, in Benin, Mr. Andy Ehanire, do not release them immediately.   The NBA, in a communiqué by its Chairman, Ede Asenoguan, and Secretary, Osazuwa ...

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IGP Sues Saraki, Senate Committee Over Corruption Allegations

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has filed a suit against the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and the Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges. This comes amid allegations of corruption in the Nigeria Police Force made by the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau. Senator Misau had among others alleged that the Inspector-General ...

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