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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.

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.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court remands labourer for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 45- year-old labourer, Chigozie Akwudiba, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s daughter, be remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service in Kirikiri, pending legal advice.

Court remands 32-year-old farmer for ‘defiling minor’

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a 32-year-old farmer, Isah Ibrahim, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.

Court remands unemployed man over alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 28- year-old man, David Linus, at Kirikiri Correctional facility pending his trial over alleged armed robbery.

Police arraign 44-year-old man for allegedly assaulting an octogenarian

A 44-year-old man Eghosa Osagie, who allegedly assaulted an 86-year-old woman, on Wednesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Oredo, Benin.

Court orders microfinance bank to pay N500,000 for refusing customer loan

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Zuba, Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday ordered a microfinance bank to pay N500,000 as “exemplary damages” over its failure to grant a loan facility to Ceco CC Investment after it had met all requirements.

Court remands unemployed man for ‘robbery, murder’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, remanded Yusuf Folawiyo, (28) in Correctional Service, Kirikiri, for alleged robbery and killing.

Man docked for allegedly stealing yams

A 35-year-old man Sunday Williams was on Monday brought before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing tubers of yam, valued at N20,000.

35-year old man in court for stealing yams

A 35-year-old man, Sunday Williams, was on Monday arraigned at Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court, for allegedly stealing tubers of yam worth N20,000.

Court docks mechanic for duping his customer

A 46-year-old auto mechanic, Odebunmi Adebayo, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding his customer of N250,000.

Court remands man for ‘armed robbery’

A Gombe Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 40-year-old man, Muhammad Hamisu, in a correctional custody over alleged armed robbery.

Police arraign two sales representatives for allegedly stealing adult pampers worth N20 million

The police on Monday arraigned two sales representatives, Uche Ezeigbo, 24 and Chika Onwuka, 29, in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing adult pampers and mersilene tapes worth N20 million.

Court remands man for beating up wife’s four-year-old relative

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man, Babatunde Olatunji, who allegedly beat up his wife’s four-year-old relative, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail.

15-year old apprentice arraigned for ‘raping’ minor

The police on Friday arraigned a 15-year-old boy who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign two men over alleged Canadian visa fraud

The police on Friday arraigned two men who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N4.8 million in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two unemployed men remanded in Kirikiri over alleged robbery

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Thursday ordered two unemployed men to be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Services for alleged stealing a Toyota Corolla valued N2 million at gunpoint.

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Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

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