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    May 19, 2021 The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has added the details of 206 persons convicted of sexual offences between April 2020 and April 2021 to the Lagos State Sexual Offenders Register. The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) revealed this on Wednesday at the Lagos State Ministry of ...
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    May 15, 2021 The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has stalled any possibility of releasing Olanrewaju James, popularly known as, “Baba Ijesha” on bail. According to DPP, this is based on criminal charges he had to answer to. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the ...
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    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that two teachers, Samson Banjoko and Olajide Babatunde, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling a five-year-old. Magistrate M.O. Tanimola, gave the order, following a motion moved by the Prosecutor, ASP Victor Eruada, that the matter be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for ...
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    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a 40-year-old man, Folarin Rafiu, charged with alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl. Rafiu, who resides at Ojodu area of Lagos, is charged with indecent treatment of a child. The Magistrate, Mrs Ejiro Kubeinje, who did not take Rafiu, ordered the police to send the case ...
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    The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Friday informed an Ikeja High Court that a boat which capsized at the Kirikiri area of Lagos, which was responsible for the death of 12 persons, operated illegally. The Head of Operation of LASWA, Mr Ibrahim Famuyiwa made the revelation during the trial of the captain of the ...
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    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 42-year-old businessman, Godstine Okere, who allegedly defiled three minors, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre. Magistrate M.E. Kubeinje, who did not take the plea of Okere ordered that the file should be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice. Kubeinje adjourned ...
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    An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court  on Friday ordered the remand of seven teenagers, including 14-year-old, who allegedly belonged to a secret cult and illegally displayed dangerous weapons in public. The suspects were also charged with stealing phones. They are Ismail Ayantola, 18; Olayemi Quam, 19; Ridwan Saka, 17; Ayuba Ajao, 17; Opeyemi Ademola, 18, and ...
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    A 44-year-old man, Adeyanju Olaitan, was on Friday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged rape. Olaitan, whose address was not given, is facing a one count charge of rape. The Prosecutor, Insp. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometime in the month of December 2019 in Osi-Ekiti. ...
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    The Kaduna State Ministry of Justice has charged an alleged fake medical doctor, Saidu Ahmed Ya’u before the Chief Magistrate court for certificate forgery and impersonation. According to a statement issued by the Ministry, which was signed by the Attorney General of Kaduna State, Aisha Dikko, the accused has been remanded at the Kaduna Correctional ...
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    An Ikeja High Court on Thursday  sentenced  a former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos (Unilag), Akin Baruwa, to 21 years’ imprisonment  for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. Justice Josephine Oyefeso while sentencing Baruwa, described his action as heinous. Oyefeso held that the sentence should serve as a deterrent to others. “The offence committed ...