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Two men docked over alleged assault of Ikeja Disco workers over disconnection

Two men, who allegedly assaulted a worker of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) for disconnecting their electricity supply, was on Thursday docked before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Teenager in court over ‘cultism’

A teenager, Shakiru Odebiyi, 19, allegedly caught belonging to a secret society, was on Wednesday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign man for allegedly receiving stolen phones

A 31-year-old man, Sunday Ibe, was on Tuesday, arraigned in Lagos for allegedly receiving N6.8 million worth of stolen phones at Computer Village in Ikeja.

Court remands applicant for allegedly defiling 8-year old girl

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Friday, ordered that a 24-year-old applicant, Lateef Ola-Osebikan, who allegedly defiled an eight-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.

Court remands driver for allegedly defiling six-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 35-year-old driver, Dominic Ukeme, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in prison pending legal advice..

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing sex worker to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a man, Bidemi Mojuba, who allegedly stabbed a sex worker to death with a knife, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Court remands bricklayer for ‘raping’ wife’s 14-year-old sister

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 38-year-old bricklayer, Kehinde David, who allegedly raped his wife’s 14-year-old sister, be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, pending legal advice.

24-year old comedian in court over alleged rape

A 24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a woman.

Trader arraigned for stealing bags of beans

A 32-year-old trader, Egbe Njideka, charged with stealing 100 bags of beans valued at N2.76 million was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Man bags 48 months imprisonment for stealing N326, 000 through bank app

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a driver, Adeyemi Adeshina, to 48 months imprisonment for stealing N326, 000 from a colleague’s mobile banking application.

Land developer faces N11.3 million accommodation fraud charge

A 43-year-old land developer, Kolawole Ayinde, who allegedly defrauded 46 accommodation seekers of N11.3 million, on Friday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Teenager charged with defiling four-year old

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Friday granted bail in the sum of N200,000 to a teenager (name withheld), who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s four-year-old daughter.

Security man in court for allegedly raping daughter, three minors

A 65-year-old security guard, Yisa Showunmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling four teenagers including his daughter.

Pastor remanded for allegedly defiling, impregnating 15 year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand in Kirikiri Prisons of a 36-year-old pastor, Pope Paul, who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 15-year-old girl.

65-year old man remanded for allegedly raping 14-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday remanded a 65-year-old security guard, Alilu Abubakar, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

Man in court for assault

A 36-year-old man, Kolade Adeleke, who allegedly head butted one Akachi Edeani, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
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How my father was killed by police sergeant – Son tells court

A prosecution witness, Afeez Bello, on Monday narrated how his father was killed by stray bullet, allegedly fired by a policeman, Emmanuel Uyanweke,

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