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The Police on Monday arraigned a 37-year-old man, Kabiru Mohammed, before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing motorcycle.   The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of stealing.   The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Sodiq Adeniyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 5...
Six labourers were on Monday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged conspiracy and theft of iron rods worth N1.7 million from a construction company. The defendants are; Abiodun Adewoye; 56, Wasiu Anigilaje; 25, Abass Tiamiyu; 34, Shina Qudus;44, Rasheed Raheem; 20 and Damilare Olaitan; 29. Adewoye,...
A 25-year-old businessman, Ekechi Alegwu, on Friday appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for alleged N655,000 fraud. Alegwu, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining under false pretenses. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, Insp Benedict Aigbokhan,  told the court that...
The Police, on Friday, arraigned two primary school teachers, Andrew Idiehue and Happiness Iyhoriobe, before a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly disturbing public peace. The defendants, Idiehue, 32, of Duste Alhaji Abuja and Iyhoriobe, 26, of Elite Stars as well as Brains Montessori School, Kubwa, Abuja, were charged...
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded four job applicants for  alleged possession of firearms and unlawful assembly. The defendants are Kazeem Yusuf, 28, Ismaila Ajanaku, 35; Abiodun Joseph, 21, and Taye Saliu, 28. Magistrate M.O. Daudu, who did not take their pleas, ordered that they should be remanded at the...
A teenager, Mustapha Abdullahi, on Friday appeared an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a cable worth N75,000 from a transformer. Abdullahi, 19, who resides at Igando area in Lagos, is facing trial on a count charge of stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Benedict Aigbokhan, told the court that the defendant committed the...
 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed of money laundering charge preferred against him. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, held that the prosecution had failed to prove the essential ingredients of the charge. According to Justice Ekwo, I find that the prosecution...
 The police in Osun on Friday arraigned one Olajire Segun, 29, who allegedly slept in front of a shop without a genuine reason. Segun appeared before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court on a charge of breach of peace. The prosecutor, ASP  Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence...
A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday, ordered that Badamasi Suleiman,18, be remanded  in a Correctional centre for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl. The defendant, who resides in Janguza Quarters,Tofa Local Government Area of Kano, is charged with defilement. Senior Magistrate Alkasim Nasib-Danfillo adjourned the matter until Jan.25, for...
A 29-year-old school bus driver, Desmond Mazeli, who allegedly sexually assaulted a seven-year-old boy was on Friday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, The police charged Mazeli, who resides at No 112 Itire, Surulere, Lagos, with sexual abuse of minor. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecution Counsel,...
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of two men – Joel Okoro, 25 and Emeka Chukweze, 22, charged with attempting to rob with a toy gun Magistrate Mrs. I.O. Raji, who did not take the defendants’ plea, ordered that they should be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre. She,...
A 26-year-old student, Rabiu Gimba, was on Friday docked in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of weed, suspected to be marijuana. The police charged Gimba, who lives in Ikorodu Lagos, with conspiracy and breach of peace. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecution Counsel, ASP...
The police in Lagos, on Friday arraigned a 33-year-old engineer, George Kastina, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly slapping a security man. Kastina, whose residential address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of assault and breach of peace. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Prosecutor,...
A filling station attendant,  Tiser Vitalis-Saater, was on  Friday docked in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing of N787, 300 belonging to his employer. The police charged the defendant whose address was not given with two counts of felony and theft. The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Zedekiah...
A 39-year-old businessman, Peter Ayeni, charged with obtaining N1 million under false pretence was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The defendant, who resides at Dopemu, Lagos State, appeared before Magistrate Mrs. O.A Dirisu, on a three- count charge of obtaining money under false pretense, stealing and issuing...
The National Industrial Court, on Friday dismissed a severance entitlement claim filed against Keystone Bank Limited by its ex-staff, Ogbeche Nnamdi, for lack of credible evidence and unmeritorious. Justice Sinmisola Adeniyi  delivering the judgment held that the claimant, Nnamdi failed to plead or establish his membership of the Association of Senior...
A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Jos, on Friday sentenced a trader, Yasir Adam, to one year imprisonment for stealing food and house hold items worth N 141, 000. The Chief Magistrate Joseph Chollom, sentenced Adam  after he pleaded guilty to the charge. Chollom  however gave the convict an option to...