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Couple dragged to court for ‘possession’ of Indian hemp

The Police on Friday arraigned husband and wife, Asaolu Sheu (65) and Asaolu Jemilat (45), before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged possession of Indian hemp.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Court sentences man to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old vagrant, Abass Adeniyi to four months imprisonment for causing obstruction.

FCMB ex-staff jailed for N2 million theft

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Felix David Diete to four years imprisonment, for stealing N2 million from customers of First City Monument Bank (FCMB).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Eight arraigned in Ekiti over attack on police stations

Eight persons were on Friday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged attacks on police stations and stealing during the recent #EndSARS protests.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man docked for ‘stealing’ chicken breeders

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday brought a 48-year-old security man, Peter Sanbe, before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing chicken breeders.
Parents of 11-year-old, Don-Davies Archibong, JSS1 student of Deeper Life High School, Idoro Uyo, have demanded the sum of one hundred million naira compensation for the inhuman torture their son was allegedly subjected to in the school.

Police arraign Deeper Life School head teacher, six others for felony

The police in Akwa Ibom State have arraigned the suspended Head Teacher of Deeper Life High School, Uyo, Mrs. Ndidi Solomon and six others for their roles in the alleged sexual abuse and mistreatment of an 11-year-old pupil.

Man in court for ‘tampering’ with prepaid meter

A 35-year-old man, Femi Adesaji, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, for allegedly tampering with a prepaid meter belonging to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Man docked for ‘videoing’ customers in banking hall

Mr. Akinwale alleged that the defendant conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by using his handset to photograph and video customers in the banking hall.

Two Oyo officials in court for allegedly selling coronavirus palliatives

The Police, on Tuesday, arraigned two officials of Oyo State government before an Iwo-Road Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing and selling 40 bags of sugar from the state’s COVID-19 palliatives.

Man in court for allegedly refusing to pay beer bill

A 20-year-old man, Adeya Sesan, on Tuesday, appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly ordering beverage and beer worth N109,950 and refusing to pay.

Osun court remands ‘prophet’ for defrauding businessman of N1.1 million

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday ordered that a 32-year-old fake prophet, Olajide Omolere, who allegedly obtained N1.1 million from a woman to solve her ”spiritual problems”, be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dock Islamic teacher for alleged assault on students

The police in Ekiti on Monday arraigned a 40-year-old Arabic teacher, Yusuf Ismaila, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting his students.
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Man sentenced to three years imprisonment for impersonation

An Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Tuesday, sentenced a 38-year-old man, Olaniyi Oni, to three years in a correctional centre for impersonating in a matrimonial suit.

EFCC records 11 convictions in one day

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, has secured eleven convictions in Oyo and Osun State respectively.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign 30-year-old man over alleged attempted stealing

The police in Osun, on Monday, arraigned a 30-year-old man, Olawale Dauda, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court over alleged attempted stealing.

Vietnamese flight attendant faces jail for spreading coronavirus

Police in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a criminal investigation into a flight attendant for national carrier Vietnam Airlines, who breached COVID-19 quarantine protocols and infected at least three others.

Three men arraigned for ‘theft of 48 phones’

Three men, Victor Arowolo, 30, Joseph Dada, 23, and Taiwo Omoloye, 43, were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged burglary and stealing at Olorunsogo area of Ado-Ekiti.

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