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Court remands four SARS operatives for ‘murder’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Thursday ordered that four men of the Special Armed Response Squad (SARS) who allegedly killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba Axis, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

21-year old woman dumps day-old baby in gutter

A 21-year-old woman, Oluwaseun Samuel, has been remanded in prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate’s Court for killing her day old baby boy by dumping him in a gutter.

Security guard docked for allegedly defiling minor

A 33-year-old security guard, Suleiman Mohammed, on Wednesday appeared in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.

Architect docked over alleged fraud, forgery

A 52-year-old architect, Akpo Gbefa, was on Wednesday brought before an Ajegunle-Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding his client of N1 million through forged building documents.

Kwara monarch docked for alleged threat to life, trespass

The Kwara state police command on Tuesday arraigned a second class monarch from Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero local government area, Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula for alleged trespass to land and threat to life.

Court remands woman for ‘hitting daughter with hammer’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered that a 32-year-old woman, who allegedly hit her 11-year-old daughter with a hammer on the forehead, should be remanded in prison custody pending legal advice.

Court remands man for defiling 11-year-old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered that a 36-year-old man, who allegedly defiled an eleven-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Two brothers docked over forgery, N1.3 million theft

Two brothers, Olanrewaju Afuwape and Kolawole Afuwape, have been charged before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, over alleged forgery and stealing of N1.3 million realised from house rent.

No order to deny #RevolutionNow protesters bail – Lagos judiciary

The Chief Registrar of the Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Taiwo Olatokun, Wednesday denied a news report that she instructed Magistrates to deny bail to #RevolutionNow protesters.

Teenager docked for allegedly raping 3-year-old girl

A 16-year-old boy, Christopher Samuel, on Tuesday, appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for allegedly raping a 3-year-old girl.

Clearing agent arraigned for alleged N2.7 million fraud

Clearing and forwarding agent, Akinbola Adebola, was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N2.7 million under false pretences to procure a Toyota Camry saloon car for a man.

Fake lawyer docked for impersonation

A 42-year-old man, Charles Nwadiani, who allegedly claimed to be a lawyer, was on Monday docked before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign two men, minor for ‘stealing’ N2.7 million from church

The police on Monday arraigned two men and a minor in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N2.7million from a church offering box.

Man defiles six-year-old primary school girl in Ekiti

A Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Thursday ordered that a labourer, Ishau Gruma, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old primary school girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Three remanded over armed robbery

The court prosecutor, Inspector Umar Tahir, told the court that Abdullahi Musa (Biggi), of Kwanar Jaba quarters, Umar Yahuza of Hotoro quarters, Nuhu Abdullahi of Zangon Dakata quarters all in Kano metropolis armed with guns and knives, criminally conspired and went to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) staff’s quarters.

Police arraign man for allegedly receiving stolen phones

A 31-year-old man, Sunday Ibe, was on Tuesday, arraigned in Lagos for allegedly receiving N6.8 million worth of stolen phones at Computer Village in Ikeja.

Court remands applicant for allegedly defiling 8-year old girl

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Friday, ordered that a 24-year-old applicant, Lateef Ola-Osebikan, who allegedly defiled an eight-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Man docked for raping 13-year-old girl

A 28-year-old man, Moses Okechukwu, on Friday appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.

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