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Lagos sexual offences court records first conviction

A 58-year-old man, Obinna Iziejen, has pleaded guilty to three counts of defilement before a sexual offences court headed by Justice Sybil Nwaka of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court. Mr. Iziejen and two others, Raimi Jimoh and Kazeem Arowolo, were arraigned on February 12 for raping…

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Witness gives graphic details of how man allegedly raped two-year-old

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, a supervisor at Chrisland Schools, on Monday gave graphic details of how the suspect allegedly raped a two-year-11-month old pupil of the school. Olive Ogedengbe, a clinical psychologist with Friedlich Consulting, narrated the outcome of her psychological evaluation sessions with…

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Two-year-old rape victim draws object believed to be alleged abuser’s reproductive organ

The trial of a 47-year-old man accused of raping a two-year-old pupil of Chrisland School continued on Monday with the prosecution playing a video in court showing the victim attempting to explain the incident. Adegboyega Adenekan, a supervisor at Chrisland School, was arraigned on January 29 before Sybil Nwaka of…

App connecting doctors, plumbers, hairdressers, mechanics, to potential customers launches in Lagos

A service networking company, Workclick, has launched an app that connects artisans and other skilled workers to their potential customers in Lagos. At the official unveiling of the product on Saturday, Samuel Ajiboyede, the company's co-founder, said over 5,000 workers have signed up with the platform. He said the initiative…

How Lagos struggles to stay afloat ‘ocean of refuse’

Businesses have almost ground to a halt at a shoe market along the Okokomaiko corridor of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway and the traders blame it on the overpowering stench emanating from a nearby refuse heap. "The refuse is very disturbing, definitely, because for about two weeks, the LAWMA (Lagos State Waste…

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Customs officer paid N12 million into Ajumogobia’s account – Witness

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a federal judge, and Godwin Obla, a senior advocate of Nigeria, on Friday told an Ikeja Divison of the Lagos State High Court how an officer of the Nigerian Customs Service paid N12 million into Mrs. Ofili-Ajumogobia's bank account. Lawal…

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Innoson: Lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media

The planned arraignment of the chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, before a Lagos judge was stalled on Wednesday after the defence lawyer accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of wrongful service of court summons. U. Onwukwe, who represented Mr. Chukwuma, said only a successful service of the…