• Lagos asks Supreme Court to uphold Al-Mustapha’s death sentence

    Lagos asks Supreme Court to uphold Al-Mustapha’s death sentence

    It was gathered that the Lagos State government has asked the Supreme Court to set aside the July 12, 2013 judgment of the Court of Appeal which discharged and acquitted Major Hamza Al-Mustapha of the the murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola.

    Kudirat was a wife of the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola.

    In place of the Appeal Court judgment, the Lagos State government urged the apex court to uphold and restore the […]

  • Bill seeks death sentence for kidnappers in Lagos

    Bill seeks death sentence for kidnappers in Lagos

    To tackle repeated cases of kidnapping in Lagos State, a private member bill sponsored by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, seeks death penalty for kidnappers.

    Titled ‘A bill for a Law to provide for the prohibition of the act of kidnapping and for other connected purposes,’ the proposed legislation went through public hearing in Lagos on Friday.

    The public hearing, which attracted stakeholders, took place at the Lateef Jakande Hall within the Assembly premises.

    It comes on […]

  • Babysitter Bags 16 Months Sentence For Having S*x With A Teenage Boy 70 Times

    Babysitter Bags 16 Months Sentence For Having S*x With A Teenage Boy 70 Times

    Deleah Poulton, a Welsh babysitter has been served a 16 months jail sentence for having sex with a 13 year old school boy 70 times. Deleah, who is only 19, was suppose to be taking care of the boy, instead she fell in love with him not minding the age gap.

    She often bought the 13 year old alcohol when his parents were out in other to lure him into penetrative and oral sex without using contraceptive, an act, which the […]

  • Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    According to reports, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, is advocating that the crime of rape should carry a life sentence, as what a rapist takes from his victim is invaluable compared to an armed robber that takes material things that can be replaced.

    He made this call at a symposium organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) as part of activities marking the domestic and sexual violence awareness month.

    Owoseni noted that poverty encourages […]

  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears & walks without prosthetic limbs in courtroom as he pleads for lighter sentence

    Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears & walks without prosthetic limbs in courtroom as he pleads for lighter sentence

    In today’s court hearing at Pretoria High Court, athlete Oscar Pistorius stunned everyone when he removed his prosthetic limbs and walked round the courtroom in a desperate emotional bid by him and his defense team to prove to the Judge that he didn’t intentionally murder ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

    The South African runner was asked to take off his artificial legs by his defence attorney Barry Roux who said it will be “embarrassing” for his client.

    The weeping […]