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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 32-year-old, Abraham Udo, who allegedly beat up a female co-worker, was on Friday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man, Emeka ThankGod, was on Thursday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society — Alora confratenity.
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.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.
Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
President Barack Obama’s former national security adviser, Susan Rice, on Sunday called President Trump’s lengthy one-on-one meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin a “historic mistake.”
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has flayed publications that it has suspended the issuance of National Identification Cards successful enrolees.
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Ekiti State Government has challenged the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to begin his probe of the Ayodele Fayose led government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in.