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Man docked for allegedly defiling two sisters

A 31-year-old man, Abayomi Oyedeji, was on Tuesday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly detaining and defiling two sisters, aged two and four.

Man in court for impregnating 10-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of N500,000 to a man, Kenneth Abuya, who allegedly impregnated his 10-year-old daughter.

Court docks man for allegedly defiling teenager

A 43-year-old man, Anthony Ibodhe, who allegedly detained and defiled a 12-year-old girl, was on Friday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Trio in court for allegedly burgling Alaba shops

Three men who allegedly burgled three shops at Alaba International Market and carted away goods worth N7.9 million were on Wednesday brought before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court.

Man charged with abandoning wife, new-born twins in hospital

A 45-year-old unemployed man, Godwin Onyelanesi, who allegedly abandoned his wife and new-born twins in a hospital, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.

Man allegedly transfers N100,00 to self from sleeping roommate’s phone

A 33-year-old man, Chima Njoku, who allegedly used his roommate’s phone to transfer N100,000 from the latter’s bank account into his own, on Thursday appeared in court.

Man allegedly swindles woman N100,000

An unemployed man, Uba Okeugo, who allegedly defrauded one Mrs Juliet Ezeola of N100, 000, claiming he would wash and turn it into U.S. dollars, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Phone thief sentenced to 12 months imprisonment

An Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a phone thief, Kelvin Yahaya, to 12 months imprisonment for stealing three phones belonging to students of Lagos State University.

Auto mechanic docked over alleged theft

A 32-year-old auto mechanic, Ibrahim Olalekan, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a car axle, valued at N 600,000.

Man stakes employer’s N3.5m on MMM, lands in court

A 24-year-old man, John Okonkwo, who allegedly stole his employer’s N3.5m and invested in the Mavrodi Mondial Movement scheme, on Thursday, appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court.

52-year-old man rapes his teenage daughter in Lagos

A 52-year-old man, Paul Akpederi, who pleaded guilty to raping his 16-year-old daughter, was, yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja.

Auto dealer charged with perversion of justice

A 48-year-old auto dealer, Semiu Abiodun, who failed to produce the person he stood surety for, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Driver arraigned in court for allegedly touching teenager’s breasts

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday granted N100,000 bail to a driver, Gabriel Ibitunde, who allegedly touched a minor’s breasts.

Power Uti docked for allegedly killing wife, granted bail

A popular wrestler, John Eke Uti, popularly known as Power Uti, was on Tuesday hauled up before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly killing his wife, Toyin.

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