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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign woman in court for alleged N415,000 fraud

The police, on Friday, arraigned a 37-year-old woman, Folake Aderoyin in court for alleged N415,000 fraud.

Man bags 12 months jail term for stealing in Osun

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, sentenced a 21-year-old man, Lekan Usman to 12 months imprisonment for stealing mobile phones and other valuables.

Lagos bishop, two others docked for violating lockdown order

The General Overseer, Resurrection Praise Ministries for Africa, Bishop Samson Benjamin, was on Wednesday charged with violating the Presidential Lockdown Order before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands nine ‘cultists’ in Lagos

Magistrate Yetunde Ekogbulu of a Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba has ordered the remand at the Kirikiri Medium Correctional Centre of nine suspected cultists operating in Ikorodu pending the conclusion of the police investigation.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: How chef who ‘murdered’ lawyer in Lagos hotel was caught

A Police Inspector, John Babalola, on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Special Offences Court how a lodger, Joshua Usulor, who allegedly murdered a lawyer at the Citiheights Hotel, Opebi, Lagos, was caught by authorities.

Man docked for alleged N175,000 property theft

A 58-year-old man, Chukwuma Okonkwo, on Thursday appeared before an Asaba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N175, 000 from a house.

Herbalist in court for allegedly cheating businessman of N12 million

A 42-year-old herbalist, Fidelis Osita, who allegedly cheated a businessman of N12 million on Thursday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos.

Pastor bags two-year jail term for N2.1 million visa scam

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a pastor, Micheal Njoteah, to two years in correctional centre over N2.1 million visa scam.

Two men docked over alleged obtaining of N2 million under disguise of selling land

Two men, Kazeem Ekundayo, Waliu Majiyagbe, who allegedly obtained the sum of N2million, under false pretext of selling land, were On Monday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Igbosere.

Teenager docked over alleged membership of secret society

The police in Lagos on Monday arraigned a teenager, Olakunle Kasali, who allegedly belonged to an unlawful society.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraign couple over ‘N555.820 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned Oladeji Henry and his wife, Omotayo, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, over an alleged N555.820 million fraud.

Conductor in court for allegedly stealing passenger’s ATM card, withdrawing N82,000

A 34-year-old conductor, Dolapo Pine, on Monday who allegedly stole a passenger’s ATM card and withdrew N82,000, on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos State.

Man ‘steals’ N250,000 gold chain at Lagos market

A 24-year-old man, Seidu Abdulahi, who allegedly stole a 3.9 gram gold chain worth N250,000, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Woman in court for alleged cruelty to nine-year old househelp

A 60-year-old woman, Olushola Adebanjo, who allegedly used a hot pressing iron to burn her nine-year-old househelp, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
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Two men in court for allegedly raping 16-year-old girl

The police on Monday arraigned two men, John Ayika, 48, and Olatunji Olasesan, 52, in a Chief Magistrates Court in Surulere, Lagos for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

Teenager in court for ‘beating friend unconscious’

An 18-year-old man, Segun Adejoju, on Monday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates Court, for allegedly beating his friend unconscious.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns man for €3.8 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, arraigned one Yushua Mohammed Ahmed before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of €3,808,870.00 (Three Million, Eight Hundred and Eight Thousand, Eight Hundred and Seventy Euro).

Auto mechanic arraigned in court for ‘truck theft’

A 46-year-old man, Ibrahim Okeshina, who allegedly stole a truck valued N3.5 million was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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