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Herbalist in court for allegedly cheating businessman of N12 million

A 42-year-old herbalist, Fidelis Osita, who allegedly cheated a businessman of N12 million on Thursday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos.

Two men docked over alleged obtaining of N2 million under disguise of selling land

Two men, Kazeem Ekundayo, Waliu Majiyagbe, who allegedly obtained the sum of N2million, under false pretext of selling land, were On Monday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Igbosere.

Teenager docked over alleged membership of secret society

The police in Lagos on Monday arraigned a teenager, Olakunle Kasali, who allegedly belonged to an unlawful society.

Conductor in court for allegedly stealing passenger’s ATM card, withdrawing N82,000

A 34-year-old conductor, Dolapo Pine, on Monday who allegedly stole a passenger’s ATM card and withdrew N82,000, on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos State.

Man ‘steals’ N250,000 gold chain at Lagos market

A 24-year-old man, Seidu Abdulahi, who allegedly stole a 3.9 gram gold chain worth N250,000, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Two men in court for allegedly raping 16-year-old girl

The police on Monday arraigned two men, John Ayika, 48, and Olatunji Olasesan, 52, in a Chief Magistrates Court in Surulere, Lagos for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

Auto mechanic arraigned in court for ‘truck theft’

A 46-year-old man, Ibrahim Okeshina, who allegedly stole a truck valued N3.5 million was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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 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.
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.

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.

Three docked for allegedly stealing car worth N2.6 million

Three security guards: Milacasupe Jackson, 28, Peter Alfons, 25, and Mustapha Usman, 27, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a car valued N2.6 million.

Trader docked over alleged N113,000 phone theft

A 40-year-old trader, James Isaac, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of two phones valued at N113,000.

Two docked for ’embezzling’ N4.9 million belonging to Lagos superstore

Two accountants with the Ogolonto-Ikorodu branch of Justrite Superstore were on Tuesday docked at an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly embezzling the company’s N4.9 million.

13-year-old boy ‘stabs’ teenager to death with broken bottle

A 13-year-old boy, who allegedly stabbed another teenager to death with a broken bottle, was, on Monday, remanded by an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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