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Court remands man for allegedly killing friend

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 40-year-old man, Jamiu Olanrewaju, for allegedly killing one Abey Sesu, his friend.

Court remands woman, four others over alleged cultism, attempted arson

A 33-year-old woman, Ogunseyitan Tunmi and four men are to cool their heels in prison for the next 42 days over alleged cultism and attempted arson, an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun ruled on Friday.

Court remands two in prison over alleged cable wire theft

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday, remanded Famobio Segun, 38 and Osuolale Jamiu, 28, in prison custody over alleged cable wire theft.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Man in court over alleged N1.8 million fraud

A 52-year-old man, Adesiyan Sikiru, was on Wednesday arraigned at an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife over alleged N1.8 million fraud.

Man remanded for allegedly raping daughter to death

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 57-year-old man, ‎Daramola Kehinde, in prison for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Two oil marketers, five firms to be arraigned over alleged $8.4m fraud

Two oil marketers, Yusuf Kwande and Osahon Asemota along with five companies will be arraigned today before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja over allegation of $8.4 million fraud.

Teenager remanded over alleged rape of 13-year-old girl

An Osun Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Wednesday, remanded a 19-year-old teenager, Alabi PrinceWill, in prison custody over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Man appears in court for alleged assault

A 44-year-old man, Segun Okunnubi, on Thursday, appeared before an Ota Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for alleged assault.

Man caught stealing brand new motorcycle at Bells University

A 23-year-old man, Jimoh Musibau, who allegedly stole an unregistered motorcycle at the Bells University, Ota in Ogun, is being tried at an Ota Magistrates’ Court.

Five remanded in prison for allegedly stealing yam tubers

Mrs Imoleayo Akinrodoye, the President of the Mapo Grade A Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, remanded five suspects facing trial for alleged theft of 120 tubers of yam.

Man jailed 17 years for kidnapping Delta journalist

A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba, the state capital, has sentenced the abductor of a Warri-based journalist, Chief Monday Whiskey, to 17 years in prison.

Man allegedly kills woman, throws body in river

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of 29-year-old Ojo Yemi for allegedly killing a 65-year-old woman, Josephine Ajayi.

Man arraigned for allegedly raping woman to death

A 28-year-old man, Kelvin Michael, who allegedly raped a woman to death, was on Friday arraigned in Ota, Ogun.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court grants bail to suspected members of Aiye confraternity

An Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday granted N200,000 bail to each of seven men charged with membership of Aiye confraternity.

Two men remanded in prison over FCC commissioner’s murder in Ekiti

Tajudeen Bello and Luck Solomon — who allegedly murdered Mr. Bunmi Ojo, Commissioner in the Federal Character Commission, were on Monday in Ado Ekiti remanded in prison on the orders of an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Alleged bag-snatcher nabbed at bus stop

A 22-year-old man, Tunji George, on Monday appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly snatching a Gucci bag containing valuables at a bus stop.

Court sentences seven to death for robbing, killing US-based businessman

An Ondo State High Court in Akure on Thursday sentenced seven men to death for armed robbery and killing of a US-based businessman, Banji Adafin.

Herdsman remanded in prison for allegedly killing mate

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the remand of a herdsman, Jaye Mohammadu, in Agodi Prisons for allegedly killing his mate over N2,000.

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