$6.3m fraud: Six Nigerians placed on FBI most-wanted list

Six Nigerians have been placed on the most-wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for alleged Internet fraud that cost Americans $6.3m in losses. This was disclosed on the website of the FBI as well as a statement signed by the United States treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin. The six Nigerians – Richard Uzuh, Micheal […]

Alleged land trespass: Court stops Enugu lawmaker

A serving lawmaker in Enugu State, Mr. Emeka Madau has been restrained by a High Court presided over by Justice E. N. Alukwu from further trespassing or selling a portion of land in dispute. The land in question is located at the Artisan Market, Asata, within the Enugu Capital City. Madu, who is representing Igboeze […]

Rapists in Nigeria should get death sentence – FIDA

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has advocated death sentence as a punishment for rapists in Nigeria. Chairperson of the Plateau chapter, Mrs. Mary Izam, said this in a chat with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos. Izam stated that death sentence would help to stem the tide of rape in […]

Osun students demand death penalty for rapists

National Association of Osun State Students, the umbrella body for tertiary institution students from the state has demanded death as punishment for any proven case of rape in the state. Addressing newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday, the president of the group, Ayowale Salahudeen, said stricter sanction for rape must be adopted to serve as a […]

Girl hospitalised after rape in Osun as court remands suspect

Students take protest to Ooni, police over incessant rape in Osun A 27-year-old man, Niyi Oluwafemi, has been remanded in police custody by an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court in Osun State for allegedly raping and assaulting a 17-year-old girl. According to the police prosecutor, ASP John Idoko, the victim, one Abiodun, has been hospitalised since May […]

Security man admits raping 9-year-old in Abuja

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Monday, ordered that a security man, Gideon Sunday who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl be remanded in police custody. Sunday was arraigned on a one-count charge of abuse of a minor. The Judge, Sani Umar granted the application made by the prosecuting counsel, Akaso Sunday not to […]