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18-year-old remanded in Ikoyi prison over alleged murder of girlfriend

An 18-year-old internet fraud suspect, Victor Oji, has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison by an Ebute Meta Magistrate Court for allegedly murdering his girlfriend by burning her alive in Iba Town of Ojo, Lagos.

Five inmates electrocuted to death in Ikoyi prison

Five inmates have been electrocuted to death in the Ikoyi prison.
A dismissed police inspector, Ogunyemi Olalekan, was on Tuesday at an Ikeja High Court remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons after his arraignment for the alleged murder of Kolade Johnson, a 35-year-old man at a viewing centre in Lagos.

Court remands dismissed cop at Ikoyi prison for ‘murder’

A dismissed police inspector, Ogunyemi Olalekan, was on Tuesday at an Ikeja High Court remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons after his arraignment for the alleged murder of Kolade Johnson, a 35-year-old man at a viewing centre in Lagos.

Ikoyi prison rot: Minister commends undercover investigation

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has commended one of Nigeria’s foremost investigative journalists, Fisayo Soyombo and the publisher of The Cable Newspaper, Simon Kolawole, for their undercover investigation at the Ikoyi Correction Center.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Controller General sets up panel to investigate Ikoyi prison over undercover report

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Court remands four SARS operatives for ‘murder’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Thursday ordered that four men of the Special Armed Response Squad (SARS) who allegedly killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba Axis, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court grants former INEC chief N1 billion bail

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Friday granted bail to a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, in the sum of N1 billion, with two sureties in like sum.

Domestic servant charged with killing employer, mother

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on Wednesday remanded a 22-year-old domestic servant, Joseph Ogbu, who allegedly killed his employer and her mother, two days after he was employed.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.

Man who allegedly kills Police Sergeant appears before Lagos court

A 23-year-old man, Emmanuel Olowu, has been remanded at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos for allegedly gunning down a Police Sergeant.

Man arraigned for allegedly raping 15-year-old girl in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of one Kingsley Sunday, for allegedly defiled a teenage girl.

Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered that Idris Mohammed, who allegedly killed a man and burnt his corpse to be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
Lagos State High Court.

Malaysian remanded in prison for alleged €250 million fraud

A Special Offences Court in Lagos has remanded a Malaysian immigrant, Tan Richard, at the Ikoyi Prisons for an alleged €250 million fraud.

Police arrest ex-convicts for allegedly robbing lady

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos have arrested three robbery suspects in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly dispossessing a 25-year-old of her valuables.

Man remanded for beating wife to death over sex

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded one 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a fight over sex.
“Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department, Panti has arraigned dismissed Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan in Ebute Meta Magistrate Court and remanded in prison custody,” Lagos State police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement

Kolade Johnson: Court remands dismissed police inspector for 35 more days

An Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has extended tlll June 10, its remand order against a dismissed Police Inspector, Olalekan Ogunyemi, charged with murdering a football fan, Kolade Johnson.

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