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An electrician, David Ezekiel on Friday appeared in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged criminal breach of trust and cheating. The police charged Ezekiel, who resides in Barnawa Kaduna, with theft, criminal breach of trust and cheating. The Prosecutor, Chidi Leo, told the court that the complainant, Daniel Nelson reported...
Three teenage boys on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly gang raping a 15-year-old girl. The defendants, Pelumi Osho, 17; Oluwafemi Shobayo, 17, and Victor Elijah, 17, who all live in Akowonjo, Lagos State, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape to which they...
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Friday ordered that a 35-year-old waiter, Tola Adeniji, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl. The police charged Adeniji, who resides in Orile- agege, Lagos State, with defilement Magistrate Folashade Oshikoya, who did not take the plea of Adeniji, ordered that...
A High Court in Lokoja has sentenced one Muritala Dare to death by hanging. He was convicted of stabbing his colleague to death with a broken bottle. Justice Josiah Majebi, who presided over the case at High Court 2, Lokoja, found the accused guilty after considering his involvement in an incident...
A Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Thursday remanded a 21-year-old hotel worker, Ismail Idris, who pleaded guilty to stealing from a guest and his employer. Chief Magistrate M. I. Dan-Oni ordered that the defendant be remanded in Ikoyi Correctional Centre pending his sentence. Dan-Oni adjourned the case until Jan. 14,...
A 22-year-old man, Chibuike Okorie, on Thursday, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a phone valued at N56,000 and  N1 million cash. Okorie, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, ASP. Bisi Ogunleye,...
Three men, Adio Ademola, Shoroye Olumide and Muiz Opeyemi, on Thursday appeared before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 224 cartons of powdered milk worth N2.6 million. Ademola, 37; Olumide, 41 and Opeyemi, 27, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. They, however, pleaded not guilty to the...
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of an FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday issued an absconder warrant against a convict, Isaiah Amos. Amos was convicted on Jan. 6, for armed robbery alongside Ismail Afolabi. The police had earlier arraigned Umar Alkali, Isah Mohammed and Yahaya Hassan alongside Amos and Afolabi. They were all docked...
A 33-year-old man, Femi Ogunleye, on Thursday appeared before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun charged with stealing a Honda motorcycle valued at N100,000.   Ogunleye, whose address was not provided, is facing trial over alleged stealing and breach of the peace, but pleaded not guilty to the charges.   The Prosecutor, ASP...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Thursday preferred a one-count charge of drug trafficking against a 51-year-old trader, Surajo Mohammed. The defendant is accused of being in illegal possession of substances restricted by law. The charge is signed by the prosecutor, Mr. Jeremiah Aernan. He alleged that the defendant committed...
Two men were on Thursday docked in a Magistrates’ Court in for allegedly stealing 100 area council leaflets worth N350,000. The police charged Emmanuel Yamson, 34, and Alele Ojehomon, a farmer, with criminal conspiracy, trespass and theft. The Prosecution Counsel, Abdullahi Tanko told the court that the complainant, Abubakar Abbas of...
A 47-year-old businessman, Usman Yunusa, who allegedly failed to produce a suspect he stood in as surety, was on Thursday docked before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Yunusa, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and perversion of justice. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor,...
A Grade I Area Court, Kubwa, on Thursday issued a bench warrant authorizing the arrest of a 35-year-old businesswoman, Priscilla Lampang and her 25-year-old daughter, Elizabeth. The judge, Muhammad Adamu, issued the warrant following an oral application made by the prosecution counsel, Babajide Olanipekun who noted that the defendants were...
A 31-year-old man, Victor Keve, was on Thursday docked in a Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly giving false information to the police. The police charged Keve, who resides in Gwako, Gwagwalada with criminal force assault and giving false information to the police. The Prosecution Counsel, Abudulahi Tanko, told the...
A Jos Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Thursday sentenced a carpenter, Pozo Samuel, and a panel beater, Peter Adung, to six months imprisonment for stealing a goat worth N30,000. The presiding Judges, Ghazali Adam and Hyacenth Dolnanan,, sentenced Samuel and Adung after they pleaded guilty to the...
A Jos Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Thursday dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Adaka Yunana and his wife, Helen, after she eloped with her lover. A pane of Judges, Ghazali Adam and Hyacenth Dolnanan, in granting the request made by Yunana , said, all efforts to...
A  Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old man, Sikiru Kamin, in prison following his plea of guilt to stealing. Kamin, whose address was not provided, is facing a count charge of stealing property valued at N80,000. The Magistrate, Mr. Patrick Adekomaiya, adjourned the case until Feb.2, for...