Tag Archives: Law

Three Sokoto Top Officials Arrested For Allegedly Impregnating A 14-Year-Old Girl

The Director of Finance, Sokoto State Urban and Regional Planning Board, Ahmed Yahaya and two other staff of the Board have been charge for allegedly impregnating a 14-year-old girl, Daily Trust reports. NAPTIP’s Press Officer, Mr Adekoye Vincent said the trio allegedly took turns to have carnal knowledge of the girl, a sachet water hawker who…

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Jussie Smollett Reportedly Pleads Not Guilty To New Criminal Charges

Jussie Smollett returned to court Monday morning in Chicago to enter not guilty pleas to new felony charges accusing him of lying to Chicago police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year. The actor appeared at the Cook County courthouse with his family members and lawyer Tina Glandian, who entered…

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My Government Has Weakened Boko Haram, They’re Frustrated – President Buhari

According to multiple online reports, President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out by the insurgents in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area north of Adamawa State on Friday February 21. In a statement released on Sunday February 23 by Buhari’s…

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Man Asks For Deliverance After Confessing To Raping Six Underage Boys In Anambra

The Anambra Police Command on Sunday said it had arrested a man, Emmanuel Bassey, for sexually assaulting six teenage boys, The Punch reports. The police claimed that the man lured and forcefully defiled the underage children. The suspect, it was alleged, molested his victims in different parts of the state. According to the newspaper, the…

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UNILAG Ex-Lecturer Bags 21 Years Jail Time For Raping Admission Seeker

Justice was metted out yesterday to a former ad-hoc lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akin Baruwa, who received jail time of 21-years for raping an 18-year old female admission seeker, the Guardian reports. Ruling on the case, Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja described the convict’s actions as heinous and that his incarceration…

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