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Two men in court over ‘possession of stolen goats’

Two men Ojo Gbenga, 30, and Bamidele Ayo, 31, were on Tuesday arraigned in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged possession of stolen goats.

Lagos government prosecutes nine environmental offenders

The Lagos State Environment Sanitation Corp (LAGESC) on Thursday arraigned a total of nine persons arrested on Wednesday 27th November 2019 for violating the Environmental Law of the State before the Special Offences Court, (Environmental Unit) Samuel Ilori Court in Ogba.

Court remands nine jobless men for ‘gunpoint robberies’

The defendants are: Musa Akeem, 24; Abbey Macdonald, 25; Collins Ikechukwu, 23; Uche John, 31; Bolanle Olamide, 21; Benjamin Okafor, 33; Sylvester Anyebe, 23; Godwin Ani, 23, and Omo Mezie, 22.
Officials of the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) shut down one of the prominent supermarkets in Surulere, Lagos, Big Boss Supermarket.

Popular Lagos supermarket shut down over sale of expired products

Officials of the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) shut down one of the prominent supermarkets in Surulere, Lagos, Big Boss Supermarket.

Labourer docked for alleged theft from church

A 27-year-old labourer Tobi Kayode, on Thursday, appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a tricycle, valued at N650, 000 from a Church.

Female pastor arraigned for alleged theft of member’s four-month old baby

A 52-year-old old female pastor, Charity Okpara, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a four-month-old baby girl from her church member, Mrs blessing Okon.

Man docked for allegedly defiling 6-year old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 43-year-old man, Amarachi Chukwuneke, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly defiling his six-year-old daughter.

Police arraign 40-year-old for allegedly beating up wife

Ajibade, who resides on Fakeye Street, Alagbole in Akute area of Lagos State, is facing a two-count charge bordering on maltreatment.

Man allegedly beats up motorcyclist over woman

A 31-year-old porter, Dele Adejoh, who allegedly beat up a man and stole his motorcycle, was on Tuesday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Surety docked as suspects ‘jumps bail’

A 35-year-old surety, Enoch Perekemikunaham, on Tuesday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State, over alleged escape two defendants.

Couple bag jail term for selling own two-month-old son

A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000.

Sexagenarian pleads guilty to stealing student’s laptop, phone

A 63-year-old tailor, Gbenga Oyeneye, on Monday, at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, pleaded guilty to stealing a student’s bag containing his laptop, phone and ATM card, all valued at N140,000.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki swears-in Justice Edigin as new Edo chief judge

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in Hon. Justice Esther Edigin, as the 7th substantive Chief Judge of the state.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

APC chieftain petitions Edo chief judge

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Comrade Osahon Imaro, has petitioned the Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, over alleged impunity and indecent handling of his suit by Magistrate A.P Saike.

Businessman in court over ‘N870, 000 fraud’

A 43-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N870,000 from a trader under false pretences.

Teenager remanded for ‘stabbing another to death’

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Thursday ordered remand of a 17-year-old who allegedly stabbed another teenager to death.

Court remands 40-year old man for sodomising neighbour’s 14-year old son

A Magistrates’ Court in Gombe on Wednesday ordered that 40-year- old man, Kabiru Abdullahi, who pleaded guilty to sodomising his neighbour’s 14-year-old son, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending sentencing.

Businessman remanded for allegedly sodomising 14-year old boy

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a 52-year-old businessman, Jude Duru, who allegedly sodomised a 14-year-old boy, be remanded in a Correctional Facility, pending legal advice.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.