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Auto mechanic sneaks into workshop at night, steals N277,000 truck parts

An auto mechanic, Peace Patrick, was on Friday charged with stealing truck parts valued at N277,000 at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Laborer pleads guilty to theft

After pleading guilty to theft of N100, 000 from a man’s shop, 30-year-old labourer, Audu Ibrahim, is to cool his heels in a Lagos prison pending sentence.

Fake soldier arraigned in Lagos

A panel beater, Victor Nyaku, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for impersonation and assault.

Driver in court for stealing bus worth N800,000

A 45-year-old driver, Adekunle Ajayi, has appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a Volkswagen bus valued at N800,000.

Man docked for allegedly setting brother’s house ablaze

A 30-year-old man, Idowu Ogunseye, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly setting his brother’s house ablaze.

Undergraduate allegedly steals neighbour’s car, sells it for N120,000

A 21-year-old university student, Opemiposi Okunuga, who allegedly stole his neighbour’s car and resold it, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Landlord’s children allegedly beat up couple over unpaid rent

Isiaka Olaleye and Olaide Olaleye — were on Thursday in Lagos hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a couple over house rent.

Two sisters in court for allegedly beating, tearing policeman’s uniform

The police on Thursday arraigned two sisters, Favour Ajula and Oluchi Ajula in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court accused of assaulting police inspector by tearing his uniform and dragging his gun.

Woman in court for allegedly stabbing police officer with broken bottle

A 57-year-old woman, Elizabeth Oyindo, who allegedly stabbed a police officer with a broken bottle was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Man in court for allegedly assaulting policewoman

A 41-year-old man, Kazeem Balogun, who allegedly beat up a female inspector attempting to invite him for questioning, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Tenant arraigned over damage to rented house

A 46-year-old businessman, Reynolds Adeola, who allegedly damaged his landlord’s property, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Man on trial for death threat against wife over son’s paternity

A 47-year-old civil servant, Adeyemi Akande, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly threatening to kill his wife, Olanike, over their son’s paternity.

Estate agent in court for defrauding three accommodation seekers of N1 million

For allegedly defrauding three accommodation seekers of N1 million, a 26-year-old estate agent, Wasiu Mufutau, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Woman assaults Ikeja Electric workers over power disconnection

A 28-year-old trader, Kemi Shopade, who allegedly assaulted two Ikeja Electric workers that wanted to disconnect her electricity wire, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Bus conductor jailed for stealing Sallah rams

A 29-year-old bus conductor, Ibrahim Adeyemi, who stole eight rams during the last Sallah, is to spend the next six months in prison, an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court ruled on Wednesday.

Two MTN contractors charged with theft of company’s N3m batteries

For allegedly stealing batteries valued at N3m belonging to MTN, two men – Ikechukwu Nwobodo and Okechukwu Benjamin – were on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Four men arraigned for allegedly stealing N1.4m phones at computer village

Four men; Richard Ekpong, Albert Oguda, Abiodun Lawal and Idris Ibrahim, who allegedly broke into a shop at Computer Village, Ikeja, and stole phones worth N1.4million, were on Thursday hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court remands man who stabbed tea seller over N200

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday differed the sentencing of a man, Haruna Umar, until Sept. 11 after he pleaded guilty to stabbing a man over a cup of beverage worth N200.

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