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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Absence of EFCC witness stalls ‘N49.6 million fraud’ trial of Lagos prophet

The trial of a Lagos-based prophet, Cletus Ilongwo, charged with N49.6 million fraud in an Ikeja Special Offences Court was on Monday stalled following the absence of an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness.

Pipeline explosion hits Lagos community

The explosion occurred near Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.

How female lawyer gruesomely killed her husband in Lagos – Police tell court

A prosecution witness on Wednesday gave graphic detail of last year’s gruesome killing of Lagos lawyer, Symphorosa Otike-Odibi, by her lawyer wife, Udeme, before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos.

Lawyer accused of murdering husband inflicted injury on self – witness

A witness, Dr Booyemi Oyeneyin, in the trial of a 48-year-old female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, charged with stabbing her husband (Symphorosa) to death, says he suspects that the wounds on the defendant (Udeme) were self-inflicted.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Prophet remanded in prison for defrauding church members of N54.5 million

Justice Sherifat Solebo has ordered the remand of a prophet and Founder of Power of the Holy Ghost Evangelical Ministry, Prophet Cletus Ilongwo, for allegedly defrauding church members of N54.5 million.

Female lawyer accused of killing her husband remanded at Kirikiri

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday remanded a 48-year-old female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, at Kirikiri prison for killing her 52-year-old husband, Symphorosa Otike-Odibi, and also chopping off his penis.

Lagos government decries increase in rate of domestic violence, fatalities

The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, has expressed dismay at the increasing number of cases of domestic violence leading to fatalities in the State.

Official: Lagos lawyer ‘who stabbed her husband to death’ to be tried soon

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, has said that Udeme Odibi who allegedly stabbed her husband to death and severed his genital in Lekki, Lagos, would soon be tried at a State High Court for murder.

Lawyer accused of killing husband remanded in Kirikiri prison

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

Police investigate alleged wife’s killing of husband

The Police Command in Lagos is investigating the case of a 47-year-old woman, Mrs Udeme Odibi, who allegedly killed her 50-year-old husband, Mr Otike Odibi, by ripping his intestine and genitals with a knife at Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo.

Fashion designer hits husband’s head with pestle

A 28-year-old fashion designer, Rita Ogbuenyi, who allegedly hit her husband with a pestle on the head, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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