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Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos has adjourned the alleged car theft case of a popularly Nigerian Act, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, till February 27.

Court adjourns Iyanya’s ‘car theft’ case till February 27

Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos has adjourned the alleged car theft case of a popularly Nigerian Act, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk till February 27.
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Absence of defence counsel stalls trial of Danish man accused of killing Nigerian wife,...

The ongoing trial of a Danish, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife, Zainab and daughter, Petra, before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos was stalled due to the absence of his lead counsel, Mr Olasupo Shasore (SAN) on health ground.

Lagos socialite charged with perjury

The police have brought a Lagos socialite, Otunba Olusegun Ashogbon (also known Titilayo Oladimeji), before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged perjury.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed 12 years for killing girlfriend with cutlass

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 46-year-old man, Tunde Omisakin, to 12 years imprisonment for causing the death of his girlfriend, Tina Toroso.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two brothers allegedly behead boy for sale at N200K

Two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji and Ayodeji Obadimeji, were, on Thursday, remanded in prison by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly beheading a teenage boy.

Tax evasion: Prosecutor to file notice of discontinuance in Austin Okocha’s case

A Lagos State Prosecutor, Mrs Y. A. Pitan, said a former Super Eagles’ Captain, Augustine Okocha, accused of income tax evasion since 2017, had finally settled with the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS).
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How my father was killed by police sergeant – Son tells court

A prosecution witness, Afeez Bello, on Monday narrated how his father was killed by stray bullet, allegedly fired by a policeman, Emmanuel Uyanweke,
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Lagos court hears how three truck conductors ‘beat man to death’

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos, on Monday heard how three truck conductors tied up one Nse-Obong Idodo with a rope and beat him to death for allegedly stealing a phone.
Lagos State High Court.

Man jailed 15 years for conspiring with armed robber

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a man, Tijani Idris, to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring with an armed robber.

SCOAN: Collapsed building in good condition without deflections – witness

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere was yesterday told by a witness, Architect Dayo Olatunbosun Fabiyi that the building belonging to the Synagogue Church Of All National (SCOAN) was in general good conditions with no deflections before it collapsed.

Witness tells testifies on condition of Synagogue church before collapse

An Igbosere High Court heard on Thursday in Lagos that the Synagogue Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN) building was in perfect condition before the deadly collapse of the building that killed 116 people in 2014.
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Lagos CJ Opeyemi Oke bows out of office Thursday

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, will on Thursday retire from service, four days before attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age.

Tax evasion: Court renews Jay Jay Okocha’s arrest warrant

A Lagos State prosecutor, Y. A. Pitan, has told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos that former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has not liquidated the alleged tax debt he owed the state.
Lagos State High Court.

Béninoise househelp to hang for murdering employer’s mother

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced a Béninoise househelp, Christian Hounvenon Yavine, to death by hanging for the July 1, 2014 murder of a 78-year-old woman, Mariam Atinuke Abiola.
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Counsel to Evan’s co-accused tells court client’s surgery failed

Counsel to Linus Opara, the third defendant in the trial of a suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, wants the medical director of Kirikiri Maximum Security Prisons to issue a medical report on Opara’s health.

Evans’ co-defendant undergoes failed surgery in prison custody

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that Linus Okpara, one of the men on trial alongside suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, had allegedly undergone a failed surgery.

Kidnap kingpin Evans engages new lawyer

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on trial for several cases of kidnapping, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos asking him to get a new counsel.
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Togolese cook who allegedly killed boss arraigned

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a Togolese cook, Sunday Anani, in prison custody over the alleged murder of his boss, Opeyemi Bademosi, the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd.

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Eid-el-Fitr: CAN lauds Muslims over compliance with coronavirus directives

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, has commended Muslims in the state for complying with government directives on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amidst COVID-19.
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