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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Woman in court for alleged cruelty to nine-year old househelp

A 60-year-old woman, Olushola Adebanjo, who allegedly used a hot pressing iron to burn her nine-year-old househelp, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Auto mechanic arraigned in court for ‘truck theft’

A 46-year-old man, Ibrahim Okeshina, who allegedly stole a truck valued N3.5 million was on Monday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Businessman docked for making noise at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly making noise in a police station.

Butcher docked over alleged threat to kill woman who underpriced meat

The police in Lagos on Thursday arraigned an 18-year-old butcher, Sanda-ciddi Sinole, who allegedly threatened to stab a woman with a dagger for underpricing meat.

Man in court for allegedly beating wife to stupor

A 33-year-old man, Banjo Babatunde, who allegedly beat up his wife to stupor, was, on Friday, arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court remands man for ‘raping’ own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter.

Travel agent docked over ‘N1.2 million Canadian visa fraud’

A forty-two-year-old travel agent, Adeyemi Aladetoyinbo, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N1.2 million in the guise of securing a Canadian visa for his client.

Two housewives in court for allegedly beating up neighbour

Two housewives, who allegedly beat up their 58-year-old neighbour, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man caught drinking communion wine pleads not guilty

An unemployed man, Faniyi Ajibola, 27, who allegedly stole two bottles of Holy Communion wine, soaps and sachet of salt worth N46,000 from a Church in Mushin, Lagos, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man in court over ‘N400,000 fraud’

A 55-year-old trader, Anderson Umeh, who allegedly defrauded a man, Mr Isiah Inaremien of N400,000 under false pretences of getting customs’ paper for his car, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

NURTW official arraigned for ‘stabbing’ neighbour

Olanrewaju Oladejo, 40, who allegedly stabbed his neighbour over a missing phone, was on Monday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Sales rep docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N822, 710

A 22-year-old sales representative, Chiamaka Ikpo, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing her employer’s N822, 710.

31-year-old man docked over alleged N1.55 million car fraud

A 31-year-old businessman, Kingsley Elendu, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding one Mr Joshua Ibileru of N1.55 million on the pretext of selling a car to him.

How security guard scammed lover of over N1 million

Sunday Adole, a security guard, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing his lover’s ATM card and withdrawing N1.09 million from the account.

Two men docked for allegedly stealing bakery equipment

Two men, Abayomi Okanlawon, 51, and Ibrahim Tasiu, 24, were on Thursday docked before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing bakery equipment worth N11.2 million.
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.

Applicant remanded for ‘robbing with toy gun’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 27-year-old job applicant, Jacob Odili, in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly robbing a man of N70,000 cell phone, with a toy gun.

18-year-old man charged with unlawful possession of dangerous weapons

An 18-year-old man, Sodiq Shehu, who was allegedly caught with a locally-made pistol and a cutlass at night was charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Court sentences unemployed without fine option for beating up mother

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced one 26-year-old unemployed Victor Phillip to two months’ imprisonment without an option of fine for beating up his mother and other family members.

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Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.