Osun court remands man for ‘killing his police-officer wife’

March 16, 2018 Lateef Dada. Osogbo 0

An Osun state Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, yesterday, remanded a 41-year-old man, Abiodun Akeem Oladebo in prison, for allegedly killing his police-officer wife, Opeyemi Ojo. He was alleged to have committed the crime on February 25, 2018 about 5pm in Osogbo. The accused was said to have allegedly hit his wife’s head on the wall, thus Read More

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Osun court remands 7 robbery suspects

February 27, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

Osogbo The Chief Magistrate, Osogbo, the Osun state capital, yesterday remanded seven persons who were suspected to be armed robbers. The accused persons are: Olorunnisomo Gbenga (21), Dada Ayomide (20), Yisa Mufutau (23), Adeoti Saheed (22), Rasheed Suleman (20), Kehinde Olanrewaju (27), and Badmus Kayode (21). The Prosecutor, Mr. Mustapha Tajudeen, told the court that the accused persons committed the Read More

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Court remands 2 persons over alleged armed robbery

February 13, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

Osogbo An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded two persons in Ilesa Prison over alleged armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms. The defendants, Bayo Ajisafe, 27, and Wale Makinde, 29, are facing a three-count charge bothering on robbery and conspiracy, but their pleas were not taken as they had no legal representation. The Prosecutor, Inspector Joshua Oladoye, had told Read More

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Osun court remands 3 for robbery, possession of charms

February 13, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

Osogbo Osun state Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, yesterday, remanded three persons in Ilesa prison custody for alleged armed robbery. The accused persons, Bayo Ajisafe, 27, Wale Makinde, 29, and Olatoke Taiwo, 32, are facing a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, theft, unlawful possession of fire arms, armed robbery and attempt killing. The Prosecutor, Mr. Joshua Oladoye, Read More

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‘Inadequate judges, infrastructure hinder justice’

January 10, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Former Dean, Faculty of Law, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. A. B. Ahmed has placed the delay in the administration of criminal justice in the country on the door steps of inadequate judges and general poor infrastructure. Ahmed stated this yesterday in Abuja during the last phase of capacity building training the trainer workshop organised for the Read More

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An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for seven people over the beheadings in Libya of 21

November 27, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Christians, all but one from Egypt, and for belonging to the Islamic State group, a judicial official said Sunday. In February 2015, Libya posted a video on the internet of the beheadings on a Libyan beach, sparking international condemnation and Egyptian air strikes against jihadist targets in the neighbouring country. Saturday’s court ruling came a day after an attack on Read More

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