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Company director docked for alleged theft of chemical

A Lagos-based company director, Peter Owojuyigbe, was on Friday arraigned at the Lagos Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for allegedly stealing chemicals worth N59.9 million.

Butcher docked over alleged threat to kill woman who underpriced meat

The police in Lagos on Thursday arraigned an 18-year-old butcher, Sanda-ciddi Sinole, who allegedly threatened to stab a woman with a dagger for underpricing meat.

Applicant remanded for ‘rape of nine-year old girl’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State has ordered that a 21-year-old applicant, Amos Victor, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl, be remanded in prison pending legal advice.

Teenager, eight others docked over ‘cultism’ in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arraigned a teenager and eight others who allegedly carried out cult activities and caused residents of Ogbomo community in Ajah, to flee their homes.

Man in court for allegedly stealing $10 beans

A 29-year-old man, Idris Adegboro, who allegedly broke into a trader’s shop and stole beans worth N3,750 on Tuesday appeared in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Man faces jail sentence for videotaping traffic warden on duty

Mr Israel Adejol, a resident of Lagos state, was on Monday docked in an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for videotaping a traffic warden while at his duty.

Driver, two technicians arraigned over alleged stealing of goods

A driver, Joseph Ndoka and two technicians, Rasheed Omoniyi and Saheed Salisu were on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of goods valued at N2.1 million.

Man in court for allegedly beating wife to stupor

A 33-year-old man, Banjo Babatunde, who allegedly beat up his wife to stupor, was, on Friday, arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a school Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, (47), to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler.

Cleric caught on camera raping five-year-old girl

A prosecution witness in a defilement case against a cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, on Thursday, narrated how he allegedly caught the defendant in the act with a hidden camera.

Woman docked for allegedly stealing TV sets

An 32-year-old unemployed woman, Eunice Samuel, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing television sets worth N947,000

Court remands man for ‘raping’ own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.

18-year-old remanded in Ikoyi prison over alleged murder of girlfriend

An 18-year-old internet fraud suspect, Victor Oji, has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison by an Ebute Meta Magistrate Court for allegedly murdering his girlfriend by burning her alive in Iba Town of Ojo, Lagos.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley hits US as court strikes out car theft charge

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.

Banker in court over alleged N230,000 theft

A 32-year-old banker, Ifeanyi Otuesieme, on Monday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N230,000 from his employer.

Two housewives in court for allegedly beating up neighbour

Two housewives, who allegedly beat up their 58-year-old neighbour, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man caught drinking communion wine pleads not guilty

An unemployed man, Faniyi Ajibola, 27, who allegedly stole two bottles of Holy Communion wine, soaps and sachet of salt worth N46,000 from a Church in Mushin, Lagos, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Musician docked over alleged membership of unlawful society, breach of peace

A 24-year-old musician, Chimaobi Elele, on Thursday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged membership of an unlawful society and breach of the peace.

Man in court over ‘N400,000 fraud’

A 55-year-old trader, Anderson Umeh, who allegedly defrauded a man, Mr Isiah Inaremien of N400,000 under false pretences of getting customs’ paper for his car, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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