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A 44-year-old man, Emeka Ukpai, has appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing plasma television set and assorted drinks from a Lagos hotel valued at N325,000. Ukpai, a trader, is charged on one count of stealing. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, Asp. Simeon Uche,...
Justice Oyindamola Ogala of an Ikeja High Court on Wednesday told a couple, Fortune and Stephen Nwankwo, that they had a case to answer over the death of their housemaid, Ms. Joy Adole. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogala told the Nwankwos to open their defence while...
A 45-year-old man, Azeez Tajudeen, was  on Tuesday charged before a Federal High Court in Lagos, with Heroin trafficking. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) filed the one-count charge against Tajudeen. The prosecutor, Mr. Jeremiah Aernan said that the defendant committed the alleged offence on Oct. 23, and was arrested...
A 46-year-old clearing agent, Oluwaseun Adebero, on Tuesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a lady of N1.4 million on the pretext of clearing a truck from Apapa port for her. The defendant, who resides at Ogudu, Ojota, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining money...
A 28-year-old auto mechanic, Sheriff Mudashiru, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his customer’s silencer catalyst worth N370,000. Mudashiru, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with stealing and obtaining money under false pretenses. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.   According to the Police...
A Yaba Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, remanded a 29-year-old teacher, Jones Shola, at a  custodial centre on Tuesday over alleged murder of a man at a bar. Shola is facing a one-count charge of murder, but his plea was not taken when he was docked on Tuesday. Presiding magistrate, Mrs. F.O. Sasanya,...
A Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, has sentenced a 39- year-old welder, Kingsley Onwo to six months in prison for breach of contract and cheating. A panel of two Magistrates, Ghazali Adam and Hyacinth Dolnaan, on Tuesday sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to the...
A Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos,  on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old cleaner, Moses Azenbe to two years in a correctional centre for stealing an armor cable.   A panel of two Magistrates, Ghazali Adam and Hyacinth Dolnaan, sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty.   The panel however gave...
A 51-year-old businessman, Adetube Sanyaolu, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for alleged N2.1 million fraud. Adetube, who resides at Ikorodu area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining money under false presences and stealing. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, ASP Bisi Ogunleye, told...
 A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano on Friday ordered two teenagers, who pleaded guilty to stealing an Infinix Hot 10 phone worth N65,000, be remanded in a Correctional Centre. Salim Ibrahim, 19, and Faruk Tijjani,17, residents of Sheka Sabuwar Gandu Quarters, Kano, were charged with criminal conspiracy and theft. The judge,...
Three men were on Friday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly abducting and having sexual intercourse with a 28-year-old lady. The defendants are: Sholanke Juwon, 35-year-old welder, Gbolahan Olawale, 37-year-old phone engineer and Gorioye Simoyan, 35-year-old hotel assistant, all residing in Igando, Lagos. They are facing a...
Five unemployed men were on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with breach of the peace and stabbing two persons with a broken bottle. The defendants, whose addresses were not provided, are Enoch Emmanuel, 20, Seyi Lawal, 19, Seun Olatoyinbo, 20, Ramon Lawal, 31 and Emmanuel Enijor, 18. The...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday charged a 31-year-old man, Afeez Amusat, before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Amusat  is charged on four counts of unlawful deal in Cocaine, Molly, Metaphetamine and Cannabis. The charge is pending before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke. The defendant will be arraigned on...
A 37-year-old woman, Tosin Fadoju, on Tuesday appeared before a Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State, for allegedly stealing N1,501,500. Fadoju, whose address was not provided, was charged with stealing. She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Okonofua Christian, told the court that the defendant committed the offence...
Messrs Sulaiman Adisa, 38 and Yusuf Dauda, 18, were on Monday arraigned in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for alleged threat to kill one Sulaiman Aliu. The defendants, whose addresses were unknown, are facing a two-count charge of threat to life and a breach of the peace. The Prosecutor, ASP Ikem...
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, granted a N10 million bail to a 43-year-old businessman, Afamefuna Udensi, charged with alleged importation of fake Tramadol. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defendant is being prosecuted by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control...
For allegedly stealing 11 prepaid meters at  Ojo area of Lagos State, a 38-year-old man, Alexander Ndive, has appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court. The defendant is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and causing a breach of peace. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor,...