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NCC suspends COSON operating license

The lingering crisis affecting the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has taken a new dimension as the Nigerian Copyright Commission has suspended its operating licence.

Nanny docked for burning baby’s buttocks

A 37-year-old Nanny, Fatimah Yakuba, who allegedly burnt an 8-year-old girl buttocks with stove, has been docked before the Lagos State Magistrate, Igbosere, Lagos State.

Police drag two to court for stealing N69.5 million cars

A police source alleged that the accused were arrested on the order of the Assistant Inspector General Of Police, AIG in charge of Maritime Police Command, Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos, Baba Alkali Usman following a petition by the Management of JSA Logistics Procurement Ltd.

Police arraign manager, others for alleged N250m fraud

Police in Lagos have arraigned the manager of a retail firm, Mind The Gap Company, Mrs. Oluwatosin Ogundana, before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Yaba for stealing recharge cards valued at N250 million.

Dismissed soldier docked over alleged impersonation

Chukwudi Afuka, a soldier who was dismissed for allegedly dressing in military camouflage, was on Friday arraigned in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Fake herbalist defrauds man of N190 million to cure diabetes

The Police Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos, has arraigned a man, Adeniyi Adewunmi, who allegedly obtaining N190 million from a businessman to cure his diabetes, asthma and spiritual attack.

Herbalist scams diabetes patient of N190m under guise of curing ailment

A self-acclaimed herbalist, Adeniyi Adewunmi, who allegedly obtained the sum of N190m from a businessman, under the guise of curing his diabetes, was on Monday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Businesswoman arraigned for allegedly defrauding ACP of N20m

A businesswoman, Omirafe Taiwo, who allegedly defrauded a retired Assistant Police Commissioner of N20 million, was on Thursday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court remands 74-yr old man in prison over alleged 22.6m fraud

A 74-year-old businessman, Emmanuel Evbota, who allegedly defrauded a paint manufacturing company of N22.6m, was on Wednesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Office assistant pleads guilty to $12,000 theft

An office assistant, Ifeanyi Anyanwu, who allegedly absconded with his employer’s $12,000 (N4.3 million) on Wednesday pleaded guilty in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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