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    Sex toy shop assault: Court dismisses suit against Elisha Abbo

Sex toy shop assault: Court dismisses suit against Elisha Abbo

A magistrate's court in Zuba, federal capital territory (FCT), has dismissed a suit instituted against Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, by the police. Abbo was arraigned on a one-count charge by the police for allegedly assaulting Osimibibra Warmate, a woman, at sex toy shop in Abuja. Despite a video evidence of the incident, Abdullahi Ilelah, the magistrate, upheld the no-case submission [...]

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    EXTRA: Lawyers take cover as suspect coughs repeatedly in court

EXTRA: Lawyers take cover as suspect coughs repeatedly in court

A suspect, on Tuesday, caused mild drama during proceedings at an Osun state magistrate court in Osogbo, the capital. The suspect, identified as Ige, was said to have coughed while his two-count charge of assault was being read. Persistent cough is one of the known symptoms of COVID-19. The prosecuting lawyers, who sat close to the suspect, quickly moved away from him and [...]

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    DSS ‘bows to pressure’, arraigns journalist detained since 2016

DSS ‘bows to pressure’, arraigns journalist detained since 2016

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned Jones Abiri, a journalist who has been in its custody since 2016, at a magistrate court in Abuja. Abiri, publisher of the Weekly Source, a newspaper based in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, was picked up by agents of the DSS on the allegation that he is the leader of joint revolutionary council of the Joint [...]

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    Kebbi govt wants pilgrims to be good ambassadors of Nigeria

Kebbi govt wants pilgrims to be good ambassadors of Nigeria

The Kebbi State government has advised its citizens intending to visit Saudi Arabia for the holy pilgrimage to be good ambassadors of the country. The government stated this while disclosing that it had secured accommodation for 4,151 citizens of the state who would be observing the 2014 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Abdullahi Shema, chairman of the Kebbi State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, explained [...]

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    Merciful judge pardons teenager initially jailed for disrespect

Merciful judge pardons teenager initially jailed for disrespect

Mr.Olusola Aluko, presiding judge of a Magistrates’ court in Osogbo, Osun State, has pardoned 19-year-old, Olusola Tunde, who was confined to three months imprisonment for disrespecting a magistrate. Aluko said the remorseful countenance of the convict earned him the pardon. However, he gave Tunde an option of N2,500 fine. The prosecutor, Insp Isiaka Ajadi, had earlier told the court that the convict committed [...]

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