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Accused Husband Killer Remanded in Kirikiri Prison

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death. The accused, 48, who was arraigned on a charge of murder, was remanded in Kikiri prison. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that her plea was not taken by the court.

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Man Killed For Stealing Meat

  A supermarket owner and his employees have been arraigned in court for beating a man to death for stealing a portion of meat. According to iHarare, Tawanda Chivaya, 32, Clive Dizamuhupe, 33, Fidelis Mutandwa, 33, Chiona Nyakunuwa, 32, Cloete Soko, 21, Enough Rusere, 32, and Adolf Nyamayedenga, 28, were arraigned before Harare magistrate, Victoria Mashambe, for murder.

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50 Year Old Soldier Admits To Raping 9 Year Old Boy

 A German soldier suspected of sexually abusing a young boy who had been rented out for sex by his mother and her partner online has admitted to the charges against him, a judge said Wednesday. The 50-year-old Bundeswehr soldier, who has been suspended from his post, admitted during a private hearing that he sexually abused the boy twice, together with …

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Police Arrest Seven Kidnap Suspects In Edo

The police on Wednesday in Benin disclosed that its personnel had arrested seven members of a kidnap gang. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, announced this at a news conference on the command’s achievements in the fight against crime. Kokumo, who said the suspects were arrested on April 27, added that they were responsible for the kidnapping and …

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Nigerian Migrants Who Survived Deadly Sea Crossing Sue Italy For Returning Them To Libya

Seventeen Nigerian migrants who survived a deadly sea crossing last year have filed a lawsuit against Italy for violating their rights by supporting Libya’s efforts to return them to North Africa, their lawyers said on Tuesday. The plaintiffs, two of whom have returned to Nigeria, petitioned the European Court of Human Rights last week, Violeta Moreno-Lax, a legal advisor for …

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Lawyer Sues Oxford University Over Wrong Dictionary Definitions

A legal practitioner, Ogedi Ogu, has filed a N10m lawsuit against Oxford University Press, publisher of Oxford Dictionary, over an alleged wrongful definition of the words “mortgagee’’ and “mortgagor” in the dictionary. The first defendant in the suit filed before the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere is the University of Oxford while Oxford University Press was joined as the second defendant.

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