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Court remands man for ‘stabbing bartender to death’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Friday ordered that a 53-year-old man, Dennis Azuonye, who allegedly stabbed a bartender to death , be remanded in custodial centre, pending legal advice.

Court remands man for ‘defiling’ 14-year old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Ogudu, Lagos, on Monday, ordered that a 21-year-old man, Jonah Major, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Businessman docked for making noise at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly making noise in a police station.

Visa seeker jailed for presenting fake documents to US embassy

A 38-year-old visa applicant, Lukman Owolabi Ogunsuada, has been sentenced to jail for presenting forged letter of invitation to the officials at the United States Embassy in Lagos to secure B1 and B2 Visa categories knowing full well that the documents were not genuine.

Sales rep docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N822, 710

A 22-year-old sales representative, Chiamaka Ikpo, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing her employer’s N822, 710.

Woman risks 18-year jail term for allegedly defrauding job seeker

A 26-year-old woman, Chiduma Odiatu, is risking a 18 year jail term for allegedly defrauding a job seeker of N250,000 contrary to Sections 287 and 314 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

Woman in court over ‘theft of WAEC result’

Rose Okeke, 40, who allegedly stole the original copy of a candidate’s result from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) office appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Welder remanded over alleged attempted kidnap of Chinese

A 32-year-old welder, Peter Agwo, who allegedly attempted to kidnap a Chinese national, was on Monday remanded on the orders of a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Sexagenarian pleads guilty to stealing student’s laptop, phone

A 63-year-old tailor, Gbenga Oyeneye, on Monday, at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, pleaded guilty to stealing a student’s bag containing his laptop, phone and ATM card, all valued at N140,000.

Businessman in court over ‘N870, 000 fraud’

A 43-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N870,000 from a trader under false pretences.

Businessman remanded for allegedly sodomising 14-year old boy

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a 52-year-old businessman, Jude Duru, who allegedly sodomised a 14-year-old boy, be remanded in a Correctional Facility, pending legal advice.

Businessman in court for allegedly damaging billboard valued at N500,000

A 57-year-old businessman, Abubakar Abioro, who allegedly damaged a billboard valued at N500,000, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Three arraigned for stealing ‘N4 million worth cars’

Kazeem Hammed, Chukwuka Uzor and Kabiru Hammed, were on Monday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing two Toyota Corolla cars worth N4 million.

Police arraign man for N200,000 fraud

A 48-year-man, Johnson Gbaranbri, on Monday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly obtaining N200,000 by false pretence.

28-year old man docked for defrauding job seekers

A 28-year-old human resources personnel, Nelly Kalu, who allegedly defrauded five job seekers of N1.32 million on the pretext of securing jobs for them, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.

Woman docked for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence

A 53-year-old-woman, Blessing Madubuko, on Thursday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence.

Civil servant in court for beating up creditor

A civil servant, Aremu Balogun, who allegedly beat up his creditor, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Estate agent docked over alleged theft of N1.25 million house rent

A 39-year-old Estate Agent, Toluwa Jegede, who was alleged to have stolen N1.25 million from the woman he was managing her house, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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