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Criminal Law of Lagos
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.
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.
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.
A 26-year-old unemployed man, Izuchukwu Bertram, was on Tuesday docked in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos, over alleged malicious damage.
A 23-year-old man, Emmanuel Olowu, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly gunning down a Police Sergeant.
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of one Kingsley Sunday, for allegedly defiled a teenage girl.
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.
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of Babcock University, wants the criminal suit filed against the defendants – Don-Chima George and Olusegun Razak, withdrawn.
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.
A 50-year-old medical scientist, Michael Adeh, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged N4.5million fraud.
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.
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.
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.
Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain’s collapse against Manchester United.
Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.
Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.
Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital, on Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court which had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), in the primary election held on October 1, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja restated Nigeria’s support for the people of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and her quest for self-determination and independence.
Texas Tech coach Wes Kittley believes that Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru can earn as much as N180m ($500K) a year as a professional athlete and expects the 22-year-old Delta state-born sprinter to join the professional ranks very soon.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother.
Borno State Government has announced its resolve to lead the process in monitoring and management of all interventions and activities of United Nations humanitarian bodies and non-governmental organisations in the state.