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Man admits robbing with toy gun

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 21-year-old man, Samson Obinna, who allegedly used a toy gun to rob another man of a cell phone worth 40,o00.

Man arraigned for allegedly obtaining N10, 000 under false pretences

A 37-year-old man, Ikechukwu Arodike, was on Wednesday docked at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N10,,000 under false pretences.

Man docked for allegedly impersonating naval officer

A 60-year-old man, Martins Anyakoro, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly posing as a Naval officer.

Woman charged with hacking bank account, stealing N16 million

An Odogbolu, Ogun State-based businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, accused of hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million, was on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Man docked for alleged destruction of property worth N160, 000

A 26-year-old unemployed man, Izuchukwu Bertram, was on Tuesday docked in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos, over alleged malicious damage.

Man defiles neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday, ordered that a 33-year-old man, Sunday Nwokolo, who allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Man who allegedly kills Police Sergeant appears before Lagos court

A 23-year-old man, Emmanuel Olowu, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly gunning down a Police Sergeant.

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.

Applicant arraigned for allegedly stealing phone in airport mosque

The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yusuf Babaringin, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing a cell phone from a Mosque in the Departure Hall of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.
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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.

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,...

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.

22-year-old cobbler in court over alleged theft

For allegedly stealing an 8KVA Elemax generator valued at N550,000, a 22-year-old cobbler, Nurudeen Ibrahim, on Friday appeared before a Yaba 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.

Man dupes woman of 4,800 euros, forges divorce certificate

A 35-year-old man, Gbenga Owonifari, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining 4,800 euros (N1.93 million) from a Polish woman under the pretext of marrying her.
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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.

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