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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.

Lagos government okays murder trial of Dane

The Lagos State Government says it has obtained forensic evidence establishing a prima facie case against a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, who was accused of killing his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and their three-year-old daughter, Petra.

Court remands Senator Nwaoboshi in Ikoyi prison

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, has remanded Peter Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Delta North, in Ikoyi prison.

Lagos records 138 domestic violence cases against men in 10 months

The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Response Team on Thursday said it received 138 cases of domestic violence against men from May 2017 to March 2018.

Court remands man for alleged murder of neighbour

An Ikeja High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a suspect, Adebayo Ahmed, in prison for allegedly stabbing his neighbour, Samuel Owawu, to death during a fight.

Police: Evidence shows Danish husband killed Alizee, daughter

Peter Nielsen, husband of deceased singer, Alizee, has been remanded in prison in connection with the murder of his wife and four-year-old daughter.

Court remands Danish for alleged murder of wife, daughter

Mr. Peter Nielsen, the Danish man who allegedly murdered his Nigerian wife, Zainab Alizee and her three-year-old daughter, Petra, on April 5, 2018, at their residence in Banana Island, Ikoyi Lagos, was yesterday remanded at the Ikoyi prison by the court.

US Embassy nabs fake Glo staff, accomplice with fake documents

Officials of the United States Consulate General Office in Victoria Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, have apprehended a 27-year old man, Henry Amaralaegbu, who claimed to be a staff of Globacom Telecommunication Ltd for forging documents to obtain a visa.

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Central bank chief defends planned restriction of forex for milk importation

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NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

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