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OSUN: THREE PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP MONARCH

A 35-year-old man, Wasiu Tijani, and two others were on Monday dragged before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly beating up a monarch in his palace, Punch Newspaper reports. Tijani, alongside 35-year-old Tairu Akangbe and 30-year-old Samad Mutairu were said to have stormed the palace of …

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EXPERTS TO YOUTHS: AVOID NEGATIVE ADDICTIONS

Experts have stressed the need for the Nigerian youths to replace negative addictions with positive attributes in a bid to better their lots by becoming responsible and accountable adults, Punch Newspaper reports. The experts spoke at the 2021 Shining Stars Initiative International Summit with the theme, ‘Addictions: The ways out.’ …

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KADUNA: MAN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY DEFILING 9-YEAR-OLD GIRL

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court, on Thursday, ordered that a 32-year-old man, Francis Godwin, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl, be remanded in correctional centre pending legal advice, News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The defendant who resides at Constitution Road, Kaduna is charged with defilement. The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, …

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DELTA: 67-YEAR-OLD GRANDMA ARRESTED FOR GUNRUNNING

Police in Delta State have arrested a grandmother and a butcher reportedly linked to a gunrunning syndicate, Police Commissioner Ari Mohammed said at the weekend in Asaba, the state capital, The Nation Newspaper reports. He said his men arrested Garuba Sani, a butcher at Oghara Cattle Market for illegal possession …

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LAGOS: FAKE SOLDIER JAILED FOR SIX WEEKS

A Mobile Court has sentenced a fake soldier arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) for assault and impersonation to six weeks imprisonment, The Nation Newspaper reports. Chairman of the Taskforce, Shola Jejeloye, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), said the convicted fake …

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FCT: MAN ARRESTED FOR DEFILING 7- YEAR-OLD GIRL

An FCT High Court in Kubwa on Thursday ordered that a 21-year-old labourer, Meshal Amos, who allegedly defiled a seven-year-old girl be remanded in a correction centre, pending hearing in bail application, News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The police charged Amos with defilement. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty …

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