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Lagos Trader Rapes Neighbour’s Daughter Inside Toilet

A 27-year-old trader, Lucky Bassey, has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping his neighbour’s daughter, Ruth (pseudonym) in the Bariga area of Lagos State. Both the suspect and the victim live in the same house on Akilo Street where the incident happened. PUNCH Metro learnt that the 12-year-old victim was using the toilet […]

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Uganda toddler abuse maid jailed for four years

Uganda toddler abuse maid jailed for four years – A Ugandan maid was jailed for four years Monday for abusing a toddler in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video of the assault was made public. The 22-year-old maid, Jolly Tumuhiirwe, originally pleaded guilty last week to torture, but later the charge […]

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High-flying CEO quits after daughter writes list of 22 milestones he missed

The head of a $2 trillion investment fund has revealed he quit his job after his 10-year-old daughter wrote him a note listing 22 special moments in her life he had missed. California-based Mohamed El-Erian shocked the financial world when he announced his resignation as chief executive of PIMCO in January 2014. Mr El-Erian, who […]

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Judge Blasts Lawyers For Stalling Cynthia Osokogu’s Murder Trial

Justice Olabisi Akinlade, the Judge presiding over the trial of suspected killers of Cynthia Osokogu who was murdered by her facebook friends, has accused the defense lawyers for deliberately stalling the trial. The Judge said that the actions of the defence lawyers, Miss Mosunmola Oladapo and Mr Michael Ajayi in not filing their written addresses […]

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Laws Of Marriage In Nigeria

By Kehinde Nathaniel Adegbite Nigeria is as pluralistic in her legal systems as she is in ethnic make ups. There are basically three systems of law in Nigeria i.e the English law, Customary law and Islamic law (also known as Sharia law). Each of these laws has its system of marriage, though they have their […]

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