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Court remands 30-year old man for defiling 8-year old

Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 30-year-old labourer, Abubakar Danlami, who allegedly defiled an eight-year-girl, be remanded in a correctional facility pending legal advice.

Police arraign two persons over alleged assault in Osun

Two persons, Amope Adewale and Dauda Sodiq, on Thursday appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo over alleged assault on Ms Adebisi Folashade.

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.

Security guard tortured to death for ‘stealing jewellery’

A security guard at a residence on Gabriel Okoyi Street, Ikate-Lekki, Springbay Estate, Lagos State, Bitrus Peter, has died from injuries he reportedly sustained in the hands of two naval ratings.

Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.

Two suspected internet fraudsters docked for allegedly stealing ring worth $9,000

Two suspected internet fraudsters, Ayoola Kamil, 36, and Rukayat Bakare, 22, were on Friday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of a ring worth $9,000 and iPhone which value has yet to be ascertained.

Court sentences three students to one year in prison each for attempting to steal

An Upper Area Court I, Kaswan Nama, Jos, on Friday sentenced three students to one year in prison each for attempting to steal a “roller bakery” machine valued at N700,000.

Absence of defence counsel stalls gang-rape trial of five UNILAG students

The absence of defence counsel has stalled the trial of five students accused of gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student, at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.

Guard charged with theft of late brother’s property

A 48-year-old security guard, Jelili Oliyide, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of his late brother’s property worth N8.7 million.

Divorcee drags ex-husband to court, says she may be pregnant

A divorcee, Aisha Lawal, on Thursday, dragged her husband before a Sharia Court II siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, saying she may pregnant.

Woman drags neighbour to court for alleged assault

A mother of two, Firdausi Aminu, on Monday, dragged one Asiya Abubakar, her neighbour to a Sharia Court I, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna for assault and threat to kill her.

BDC agent lands in prison over alleged $3,300 theft

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested a 50-year old Bureau De Change agent operating at Bristol area of Martins Street, Oseni Saddam, for allegedly stealing the sum of $3,300 equivalent to N1,152,000 belonging to his business partner, Yakubu Idris.

Businessman in court over alleged damage of building materials

A 54-year-old businessman, Tunde Fisayo, who allegedly broke into a neighbour’s property and destroyed his building materials, was on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Justice Onnoghen: Federal government has no powers to try me at Code of Conduct...

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, challenged the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, to try him over his alleged failure to declare his assets.

Court jails man three months for stealing 650 blocks

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced a 31-year-old artisan, Bulus Luka, to three months imprisonment for stealing 650 building blocks.

Woman allegedly stabs brother-in-law with broken bottle

A 33-year-old woman, Chioma Iwu, who police accused of stabbing her brother-in-law with a broken bottle on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court Lagos.

Man entertains friends with N12,000 drinks, flees without paying

A man has been caught as he attempted to flee after he and his friends consumed some drinks he refused to pay for.

Auto mechanic steals N39, 000 phone, gets N100, 000 bail

An 18-year-old auto mechanic, Michael Martins, who allegedly sneaked into a restaurant and stole a phone valued at N39,000, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

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