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Driver remanded for allegedly defiling 7-year-old girl

A driver, Adewale Showumi, who allegedly defiled a 7-year-old girl, was on Friday remanded at Ikoyi Prison by an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court discharges nine men accused of murdering Apapa PDP chairman

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday discharged nine men charged with the murder of the Apapa local government PDP chairman, Adeniyi Aborisade.

Court remands trader for allegedly defiling minor

A trader, Akinbami Kazeem, who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl, was, on Wednesday, remanded at Ikoyi Prison by an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Money laundering: PDP chieftain, INEC officials get bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has released on bail a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi, who was arraigned alongside two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission for alleged money laundering.

Three INEC officials remanded for money laundering

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday made an order for the remand of three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Ikoyi Prison.
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ICAN president urges federal government to sell idle assets

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has urged the Federal Government to sell off idle assets across the country to shore up government’s fund and accelerate the nation’s development.

N15m theft: Judge revokes clerk’s bail over failure to attend proceedings

Justice Olusola Williams of an Ikeja High Court on Monday revoked the bail of Olufemi Oluyamoju, a clerk of Asset Management Group Ltd, charged with N15 million for failing to attend court proceedings.

Court remands robbery suspect in Ikoyi prison

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate, Mr Alex Komolafe, on Monday remanded a 28-year-old suspected highway robber, Emmanuel Anthony, at the Ikoyi Prison.

Two suspected cultists remanded in prison for ‘stabbing’ man to death

Two suspected cultists — Samuel Stanley and Wisdom Peter — who allegedly stabbed a man to death with a knife, were on Monday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Applicant remanded in prison for impregnating 12-year-old girl

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Monday, ordered the remand at Ikoyi prison of an unemployed, John Owika, for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl.

Businesswoman loses N22 million wares to two workers

A businesswoman and importer who operates a shop at Balogun Street, Idumota, Lagos Island, Lagos, Onasanya Adetoun, has dragged her two workers before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly using spare keys to open her shop after closing hours to steal wares valued at N22m and escaped.

Two men remanded in prison for robbing trader N4.2m

Two armed robbery suspects, Abubakar Ahmad, 29, and Seidu Isaa, 22 have been remanded at Ikoyi Prison, Lagos pending the advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP, for allegedly robbing a trader, Mr Kenneth Obiese of N4.2 million.

Man arraigned for ‘hacking’ into Ecobank’s App

A 28-year-old suspected fraudster, James Nwagalezi, was yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account of Eco Bank Plc and unlawfully withdrawing the sum of N207 million.

Businessman sent to prison for duping partner $70,000

A 51-year old businessman, Chidiebere Onuoha, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates Court for allegedly obtaining $70,000 (N26,200,000) from his business partner, Austin Chukwudi with a promise to change the money to Naira equivalent for him, but instead converted the dolllars to his personal use.

Court remands three politicians in Lagos over alleged murder

A Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos State on Wednesday remanded three politicians in Ikoyi Prison over alleged murder.

Lawyer accused of killing husband remanded in Kirikiri prison

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of one Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly stabbing her husband to death.

Court adjourns trial of Danish man who allegedly killed Nigerian wife, daughter

The trial of a Danish man accused of killing his wife and three-year-old daughter in their upscale Lagos home was on Tuesday adjourned to next month, lawyers and court officials said.

N322 million fraud: Senator Peter Nwaoboshi gets bail

Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Ikoyi Prison.

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