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Man arraigned for allegedly raping 15-year-old girl in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of one Kingsley Sunday, for allegedly defiled a teenage girl.
Lagos State High Court.

Gang-rape: Complainant seeks withdrawal of case against defendants

A 24-year-old woman (names withheld), allegedly drugged at a nightclub and gang-raped in an hotel in Lekki, Lagos, by two dropouts of Babcock University, wants the criminal suit filed against the defendants – Don-Chima George and Olusegun Razak, withdrawn.

Court remands four for defiling, impregnating 15 year-old girl

Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that four men be remanded in prison after they allegedly raped a 15- year-old girl leading to her conception, pending legal advice. The Magistrate, B.O Osunsanmi, ordered that Stephen...

Jobless man jailed two years for stealing phone

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Thursday sentenced to two years imprisonment, a homeless man, who was caught wearing a shirt and using a smartphone he stole from a firm’s security guards.

Three remanded over alleged robbery in Badagry

Three persons was on Thursday were remanded in prison by a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly robbing a man of cash and valuables worth N839,000 in Badagry, a border town in Lagos State.

How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...
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Danish husband’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.

Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered that Idris Mohammed, who allegedly killed a man and burnt his corpse to be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Men docked for allegedly stealing bags of rice from accident scene

Six men who allegedly stole 56 bags of rice from an accident scene, on Friday appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Scientist in court over alleged N4.5 million fraud

A 50-year-old medical scientist, Michael Adeh, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged N4.5million fraud.

N20.1 million fraud: Court grants ex-NBA officers bail

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday granted bail to three former executives of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), accused of defrauding the association of N20.1 million.

Unemployed man allegedly steals N68,700 to play online betting

A 24-year-old applicant, Samson Ojowuro, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing N68,700 to play Bet Naija game.
Lagos State High Court.

EFCC asks court not to grant ex-NBA chief bail

The EFCC’s prosecuting counsel, S. O Jaji, on Monday informed an Ikeja Special offences court that Ogunlana Adesina, a former president of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) should not be granted bail as he not only jumped administrative bail, but is also actively tampering with prosecution witnesses.

Police dock six land grabbers for assault, malicious damage

Police have arraigned six suspected land grabbers before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court, Igbosere, for allegedly dispatching hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons to a parcel of land at Anthony area.

Rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer in the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had consensual sexual intercourse with the teenager.

Man in court over alleged N4.3 million theft from father

A 34-year-old businessman, Innocent Osanebi, on Thursday appeared in before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged N4.3 million theft from his father.

Ikeja Electric reiterates commitment to safety of staff

Electricity Distribution Companies, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has reiterated the commitment of the company to the safety of its staff across its network area.

Sales assistant arraigned over alleged adulteration of alcoholic drinks

A sales assistant, Stanley Mikel, 28, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly selling adulterated alcoholic drinks to the public.

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