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July 26, 2017 6:33 PM Big brother is watching! Police arrest man, 35, for insulting president on Facebook

Police in Lusaka, Zambia have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly insulting President Edgar Lungu on Facebook, according to Lusaka Times. Edward Makayi, a student at DMI St Eugene University, is being held reportedly for making defamatory statements about President Lungu and other senior state officials. Police claim that Makayi made the statements 12

July 26, 2017 12:56 PM European Commission keeps door open to sanctions on Poland

WARSAW, Poland — The European Commission said Wednesday it is keeping the door open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence, despite the Polish president’s surprise decision to veto parts of a controversial legal overhaul. “In this past week in Poland some things have changed and some things have not,” Frans Timmermans 13

July 26, 2017 11:00 AM Nigeria's Buhari: dog owner cleared after court saga over name

Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari. Joachim Iroko, a market trader also known as Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, was arrested in 2016 accused of conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace. A judge in south-west Ogun state found the prosecution had failed to substantiate the charges 13

July 26, 2017 10:38 AM Marketer docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N558,000

A 34-year-old marketer, Paul Okoh, who allegedly stole his employer, Folasade Bamidele’s. N558, 000, was on Wednesday brought in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Okoh, a resident of Akute area of Ogun, is standing trial on a charge of stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Raji Akeem, told the court that the accused committed 15

July 26, 2017 10:15 AM Student docked for alleged attempted theft

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 21-year-old student, Izunna Ifeanyi, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos ,for allegedly attempting to steal from a building. The defendant who resides at No. 18, Mkoko St, Sabo- Yaba, is facing a two-count charge, bordering on attempt to steal. The prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, said that the complainant, one Ali Mohammed 15

July 26, 2017 8:29 AM Sex workers fight over hotel space, land in court

A 29-year-old sex worker, Beauty Tagbami, is facing trial at an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly cutting the face of her colleague with a razor blade. The accused, who resides at a hotel, appeared on a two-count charge of unlawful assault and assault causing bodily harm. The prosecutor, Insp. Cousin Adams told the Court that the accused 13

July 26, 2017 8:19 AM NAPTIP arrests Italian-based Nigerian lady over human trafficking

BENIN—THE authorities of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested a 47 year-old Italian based Nigerian lady, Mrs Lasiru Rossato Dolly, for her alleged involvement in human trafficking. The mother of one married to an Italian man was remanded yesterday by the Magistrate Court in Benin City headed by Chief 14

July 26, 2017 4:19 AM Those who deserted PDP can now return – Alkali

Professor Ahmed Rufai Alkali, a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was the Special Adviser on Political Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In this interview with DIRISU YAKUBU, the PDP chieftain spoke on the recent Supreme Court verdict on the party leadership tussle, ongoing reconciliation moves by the National 16

July 26, 2017 4:14 AM Court frees man that named dog Buhari

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Sango, yesterday, dismissed charges filed against the man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ in a community in Ogun state. Magistrate O. O. Adebo said the prosecutor failed to substantiate his case against Joachim Iroko and consequently struck out all charges preferred against him. Mr. Iroko’s lawyer was ecstatic, yesterday, praising 14

July 26, 2017 3:59 AM Three women gang-rape, detain pastor

Three women, identified as 21-year-old Sandra Ncube, Riamuhetsi Mlauzi, 23, and 25-year-old Mongiwe Mpofu have been arrested after they allegedly gang-raped and detained a pastor who had come to demand money he was being owed by one of them. The man is a pastor at a local church in Cowdray Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Ncube, Mlauzi and Mpofu, who reside 15