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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.

Police dock six land grabbers for assault, malicious damage

Police have arraigned six suspected land grabbers before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court, Igbosere, for allegedly dispatching hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons to a parcel of land at Anthony area.

Rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer in the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had consensual sexual intercourse with the teenager.

Motorboy appears in court for alleged N200,000 battery theft

A 22-year-old motor boy, Sulaimon Muhammed, on Friday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for stealing a truck battery valued N200,000.

Man in court over alleged N4.3 million theft from father

A 34-year-old businessman, Innocent Osanebi, on Thursday appeared in before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged N4.3 million theft from his father.

Court jails man for impersonating Customs officer

An Apapa Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 40-year-old man, Morgan Mohammed, for impersonating an officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and defrauding victims of N454,000.

Ikeja Electric reiterates commitment to safety of staff

Electricity Distribution Companies, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has reiterated the commitment of the company to the safety of its staff across its network area.
Lagos State High Court.

Béninoise househelp to hang for murdering employer’s mother

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced a Béninoise househelp, Christian Hounvenon Yavine, to death by hanging for the July 1, 2014 murder of a 78-year-old woman, Mariam Atinuke Abiola.

Sales assistant arraigned over alleged adulteration of alcoholic drinks

A sales assistant, Stanley Mikel, 28, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly selling adulterated alcoholic drinks to the public.
Lagos State High Court.

Two former NBA chairmen, treasurer arraigned for alleged N20 million fraud

Two former chairmen of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi; and a former treasurer of the branch, Mrs Aderinola Kappo were on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly defrauding the association of N20 million.

Bus driver jailed three years for stealing

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a commercial bus driver, Simon Monday, to three years imprisonment for stealing a bus valued at N750,000.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

Hotel manager arraigned for allegedly stealing employer’s money

A 45-year-old hotel manager, Ibrahim Ologun, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing his employer’s N5.9 million and some valuables.
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Two men docked over alleged theft of iron rods

The police on Monday arraigned two men before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged theft of iron rods, valued at N150,000.

Court jails Chinese woman for setting Lagos hotel ablaze

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, yesterday, convicted and sentenced a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, to two years’ imprisonment for setting ablaze a section of a hotel in the state.

Teacher remanded for defiling four under-aged school girls

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a school teacher, Benjamin Ogba, who allegedly defiled four school girls under the age of 12.

26 year old in court for allegedly stealing noodles, spaghetti

A painter, Michael Anifowoshe, 26, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing five cartons of noodles and five cartons of spaghetti.

Man in court for allegedly posting girlfriend’s pictures, calling her names on Facebook

A 40-year-old man, Ibrahim Arowolo, who allegedly posted his girlfriend’s pictures on Facebook without her consent and called her unprintable names, on Thursday appeared in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
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Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

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A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
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Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.