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Trigger-happy guard charged with killing colleague

A security guard, Victor Ojiakor, who allegedly shot his colleague fatally, was on Friday remanded at Ikoyi Prisons on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Woman allegedly steals policeman’s phone at a car wash

A 46-year-old woman, Racheal Effetah, who allegedly stole a policeman’s phone valued at N45,000 at a car wash, was on Friday released on N50,000 bail on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man in court for allegedly stealing microphones, speakers in churches

An unemployed man, Peter Adeoye, 28, who allegedly stole microphones and speakers valued at N325, 000 from two churches, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

11-year-old maid remanded over death of five-year-old boy

An 11-year-old house help, who allegedly killed a five-year-old boy by stabbing and strangulation, on Friday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Bus conductor in court for allegedly assaulting two LASTMA official

A 24-year-old bus conductor, Yusuf Akeem, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting two officers of Lagos Traffic Management Authority.

Court remands hairstylist in Kirikiri prison for allegedly assaulting policeman

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old hair stylist, Comfort Ishukwu, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending when her bail conditions would be met.

Man in court for allegedly impersonating military officer

The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 41-year-old man, Femi Balogun, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly impersonating as a member of Nigerian Army.

Man docked over alleged rape of colleague at knife-point

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday docked a 21-year-old factory worker, Timothy Nwaokema, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over the allegedly rape of his co-worker at knife-point.

Man remanded in for allegedly defiling 4-yr-old daughter

An upholstery maker, Taiwo Opasina, 29, who is facing a three-count charge of incest, has been remanded in prison by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Two teenage boys charged with cultism, possessing lethal weapons

Two teenage boys, Femi Adebayo and Olumide Kehinde were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged membership of an unlawful society and possession of some lethal weapons.

Man remanded for allegedly defiling neighbour’s five-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday ordered the remand of 58-year-old man, Franklin Adeyanju, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter.

Trader in court over alleged N5.7 million theft

A 54-year-old trader, Malvis Izobo, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his colleague’s N5.7 million.

Man allegedly steals neighbour’s ATM cards, withdraws N2m

A 30-year-old man, Obinna Otigba, who allegedly stole his neighbour’s two ATM cards and withdrew N2m from her accounts, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

EFCC: Pastor Tony Rapu, others defrauded N23.3m with diesel scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on March 6, 2018, arraigned one Olawunmi Dilureni before Justice S.O. Solebo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on an eight-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and stealing to the tune of Twenty-three Million, Three Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira (N23, 320, 000. 00).


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