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Court remands three men for allegedly robbing woman at gunpoint

Three unemployed men were on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing a woman at gun point.

Man allegedly steals N80,000 phone, gets N200,000 bail

A 23-year-old unemployed man, James Adavo, charged with stealing a phone valued at N80,000, was on Thursday granted a N200,000 bail.

Doctor arraigned for allegedly slapping nurse

A 35-year-old medical doctor, Emmanuel Okolo, who allegedly slapped a nurse working in his hospital, was on Thursday brought before an Epe Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Man remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old boy

A 52- year-old trader, Emeka Nwobochi, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old boy was on Wednesday remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Man docked for stealing, escaping from police custody

A 22-year-old man, Gerald Ogwu, who allegedly escaped from police custody after he was arrested for stealing N75,000, was on Tuesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court admits herbalist to N500,000 bail over alleged N170,000 fraud

An Igbosere Magiatrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday admitted a 36-year-old herbalist, Ahmed Ifakunle, who allegedly swindled his customer to the tune of N170,000, to bail in the sum of N500, 000.

Mother, son in court for allegedly assaulting co-tenant with knife

A mother and her son, who allegedly used knife to inflict injures on co-tenant during a fight, were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State.

N15m theft: Judge revokes clerk’s bail over failure to attend proceedings

Justice Olusola Williams of an Ikeja High Court on Monday revoked the bail of Olufemi Oluyamoju, a clerk of Asset Management Group Ltd, charged with N15 million for failing to attend court proceedings.

Court slams N2.9 million bail on guard over N2.9 million theft

A 26-year-old security guard, Friday Okon, on Monday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s valuables worth N2.9 million.

Man in court for allegedly beating, stripping female colleague

A 32-year-old, Abraham Udo, who allegedly beat up a female co-worker, was on Friday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Medical doctor arraigned for alleged hacking, N28 million car theft

A 26-year-old medical doctor-turned hacker, Michael Williams, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State charged with stealing a Porsche car valued at N28 million.

Man stabs, robs Uber driver of Toyota Corolla car

A 24-year-old man, Lucky Friday, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing an Uber driver of his Toyota Corolla car valued at N1.4 million after stabbing him on the stomach.

Student allegedly robs man of N100,000 at gun-point

A 24-year-old student, Obinna Okponwa, has been remanded in Kirikiri Prison by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly robbing a man of N100,000.

Midwife gets N50,000 bail for selling newborn baby

A Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja has granted a quack midwife, Regina Ibeto, bail in the sum of N50,000 following her arraignment for selling a newly born baby.

Yoruba actress charged with N7 million property theft

An upcoming Yoruba actress and film maker, Yetunde Akilapa, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with break-in and stealing valuables worth N7 million.

OPC member jailed 25 years for manslaughter

An Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Thursday sentenced Jelili Falana, an Assistant Vigilante of the O’odua People’s Congress, Agege branch, to 25 years’ imprisonment for manslaughter.

Police arrest suspected cultist with ‘bottle of human blood’

A man, Emeka ThankGod, was on Thursday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society — Alora confratenity.

Man remanded for having incestuous relationship with daughter

An incestuous 60-year-old father, Amusat Ashiru, who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old daughter, was on Thursday in Lagos remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

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