• Man, 32, docked for stabbing victim over beer in Lagos

    Man, 32, docked for stabbing victim over beer in Lagos

    A Lagos court has slammed a N300, 000 bail on an unemployed man, 32-year-old Debo Adisa, for allegedly stabbing a man with a broken bottle at a hotel for refusing to buy him a beer.

    Adisa was released on bail on Tuesday by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court after he pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him.

    The Magistrate, Mr A.A. Adesanya, who gave the ruling, said the accused should produce two sureties as part of the bail condition.

    Adisa, whose address […]

  • Man, 21, in prison for stabbing his in-law to death

    Man, 21, in prison for stabbing his in-law to death

    An Evboriaria Magistrates’ Court in Benin, Edo State on Thursday ordered remanded a 21-year-old man, Lucky Igbineyi, in prison for allegedly stabbing his his in-law to death.

    The Chief Magistrate, Caroline Oghuma, who ordered the remand, said that the case file should be duplicated and sent to the Directorate of Public Prosecution for legal advice.

    Oghuma remanded the accused at Oko Medium Security Prison, Benin, pending the advice of the DPP, and adjourned the case till November 18 for mention.

    Prosecutor Oluwaseun Olatoye […]

  • Woman jailed for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Ibadan

    Woman jailed for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Ibadan

    An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Monday ordered the remand of 35-year-old woman, Doris Kanung, in prison custody for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr Taiwo Oladiran, said that the court lack jurisdiction to try the matter. He said that the accused should be remanded at Agodi Prison pending the outcome of advice from the office of Director of Public Prosecution.

    The plea of the accused was not taken. Oladiran, however, adjourned the case till Sept. […]