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Lagos Court remands man for allegedly defiling minor

INSIDEMAINLAND - An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Tuesday remanded a 20-year-old unemployed man, Oriyomi Sanni, who allegedly defiled an 11-year-old girl. Magistrate O.A Layinka, who did not take Sanni’s plea, ordered that he should be remanded in Kirikri Correctional Centre. Layinka, however, directed the police to send the case

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Lagos Court adjourns Baba Ijesha’s trial till August

INSIDEMAINLAND - The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has adjourned the child molestation case against Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, till August 11 and 12. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo adjourned the matter after actress Damilola Adekoya aka Princess was cross-examined by Baba Ijesa’s lawyers. Iyabo Ojo, Gbenga

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Court Admits Video Evidence Against Baba Ijesha

INSIDEMAINLAND - Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja on Monday admitted two videotapes evidence against embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James Omiyinka, popularly known as ‘Baba Ijesa. The evidence, which was tendered by the prosecution through comedienne, Damilola Adekoya, also known as Princess, allegedly contained clips

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Police Accuse 48 Yoruba Nation agitators of murder, unlawful assembly

INSIDEMAINLAND - A total of 48 persons, including two women, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for alleged unlawful protest and killing of a woman. The defendants, who allegedly committed the offences at 10 a.m. on July 3, at Ojota area of Lagos, are jointly facing

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Yiaga Africa Charges LASIEC to investigate electoral fraud during LG Polls

INSIDEMAINLAND - In the aftermath of Saturday's Lagos local council election, YIAGA Africa in its preliminary report has urged the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) to investigate electoral fraud and malpractice reports perpetrated by their officials and ensure disciplinary actions are duly taken. In a statement made available to INSIDEMAINLAND,

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