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Court remands man over alleged rape, impersonation

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old man in prison over alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Sexagenarian docked for allegedly deceiving widow with promise of marriage

A sexagenarian, Charles Chikwe, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos charged with duping a woman of N150, 000 and valuables worth N627, 000 on the pretext of marrying her.

Civil servant in court for beating up creditor

A civil servant, Aremu Balogun, who allegedly beat up his creditor, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Mechanic docked over ‘N50, 000 fraud’

An auto mechanic, Friday Udeh, was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his client of N50,000.
Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo’s son tells court

Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.

Estate agent docked over alleged theft of N1.25 million house rent

A 39-year-old Estate Agent, Toluwa Jegede, who was alleged to have stolen N1.25 million from the woman he was managing her house, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court remands woman for ‘hitting daughter with hammer’

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered that a 32-year-old woman, who allegedly hit her 11-year-old daughter with a hammer on the forehead, should be remanded in prison custody pending legal advice.

Bus conductor in court for beating policeman

A bus conductor, Qudri Mustapha, who allegedly punched a policeman in the mouth on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Yahoo-Yahoo training school principal remanded in Ikoyi prison

An Ikeja court on Thursday remanded Chinedu Franklin the principal of a Yahoo-Yahoo training school. He is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over alleged $20,000 fraud.

Church treasurer in court for allegedly swindling pastor of N.85 million

A treasurer in the Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Friday Robbinson, who allegedly swindled a Senior Pastor of N850,000, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Hotel supervisor steals employers N.15 million

A 49-year-old hotel supervisor, Dotun Akingbade, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of N154,000 belonging to his employer.

Gospel musician in court for allegedly stealing 45,000 litres of petrol

A 36-year-old gospel musician, Ajibola Oyetunde, who allegedly stole his employer’s 45,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) valued at N8 million, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
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Security guard remanded for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 32-year-old security guard, Dennis Nba, in prison for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Two prophets remanded for allegedly forcing house help to swallow iron cross

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a prophet and prophetess, who allegedly forced a 16-year-old domestic staff to swallow an iron cross for “spiritual cleansing” be remanded in prisons.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Three lawyers arraigned for allegedly assaulting EFCC detective

Three lawyers who allegedly assaulted an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detective were arraigned at an Ikeja magistrates’ court on Monday.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Applicant docked for stealing native attires

A 20-year-old applicant, Mustapha Umar, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing native attires worth N242, 500.

Tricycle rider in court for snatching handbag

A 23-year-old tricycle rider, Felix Joseph, who allegedly snatched a handbag from a woman was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court remands factory worker for defiling three year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a factory worker, Emmanuel Friday, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
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Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

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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.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’