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Pregnant woman allegedly defrauds microfinance bank of N5 million

A pregnant woman, Yemisi Adekoya, on Thursday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly defrauding ASIEA Microfinance Bank of N5 million.

UTME: Three docked for double registration

The police in Ibadan on Thursday arraigned three persons in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for alleged double registration in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.
Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, sentenced a business man, Ugwu Ejike Frank to two years in prison for issuance of dud cheque.

Businessman bags two years jail term over dud cheque

Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, sentenced a business man, Ugwu Ejike Frank to two years in prison for issuance of dud cheque.

Military court martial dismisses NAF officer over rape in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Military Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State on Tuesday dismissed Flt.-Lt. Martins Owerem, of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), for raping a 14-year old displaced girl.

Court remands judiciary staff for allegedly disrespecting court order in Osun

An Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, Osun, ordered that a 36-year-old Osun judiciary staff member, Adekunle Adewole, be remanded in prison for allegedly disrespecting court order.
Ayodele Fayose

Lagos court admits extra-judicial statement of dead man in ex-Governor Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra-judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of Ekiti State former Governor, Ayodele Fayose, facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.

Police arraign security guard for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice

Police on Monday, had arraigned a 46-year-old security guard, Isiaka Gbadamosi, in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice, vegetable oil, seasoning and salt.

Wole Olanipekun: Why CCT vowed not to comply with orders

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has barred the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from proceeding with hearing in the false assets declaration filed against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Walter Onnoghen.

Man docked over alleged N630,000 fraud

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Monday, docked one Gbenga Amusan, 50, over alleged N630,000 fraud.

Sex-for-marks: Court sentences OAU lecturer to two years in prison

A Federal High Court in Osun on Monday sentenced a former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Richard Akindele, to two years in prison for demanding sex for marks from a student, Monica Osagie.

Court orders reinstatement of 170 Kogi workers

The National Industrial Court on Friday in Abuja ordered the reinstatement of 170 workers of Kogi State Government.

Police arraign two men for allegedly stealing cellphone from mosque

The police has arraigned two men, Tijani Rasheed, 29, and Tosin Oluwafemi, 30, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone from a mosque

Housewife arraigned for reckless driving, knocking down man

A 45-year-old housewife, Adedeji Adebukola, who allegedly drove a car recklessly and knocked down a 50-year-old man, was on Friday charged in an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife.

Air Marshal Amosu’s trial for money laundering continues today

The trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.) and two others will resume in Lagos today at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi.

Court remands two in prison over alleged cable wire theft

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday, remanded Famobio Segun, 38 and Osuolale Jamiu, 28, in prison custody over alleged cable wire theft.

Man remanded over alleged N1.3 million fraud

An Osun Magistrates’ Court in Ile-Ife on Friday remanded a 30-year old man, Olafare Muhyideen, in prison custody for alleged N1.3 million fraud.

Teenager remanded over alleged rape of 13-year-old girl

An Osun Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Wednesday, remanded a 19-year-old teenager, Alabi PrinceWill, in prison custody over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

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