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Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have been sentenced by the Chief Magistrate of Court 1 in Ogba, Lagos State, Yewande Aje-Afunwa, for flouting the Coronavirus Disease restriction order of the State.

Lockdown: Funke Akindele, husband sentenced to community service

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.
Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s lockdown in some parts of the state capital following outbreak of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus lockdown: Over 100 arrested, arraigned in Rivers

Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s lockdown in some parts of the state capital following outbreak of Coronavirus.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Kaduna court grants two Islamic clerics, 8 others N1 million bail

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail in the sum of N1 million each to the clerics and their followers for allegedly violating the ongoing curfew in the state when they conducted congregational prayers on Friday.
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Lagos orders eateries to only serve food in takeaway packages

Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, took more restrictive measures to break the cycle of transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands nine ‘cultists’ in Lagos

Magistrate Yetunde Ekogbulu of a Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba has ordered the remand at the Kirikiri Medium Correctional Centre of nine suspected cultists operating in Ikorodu pending the conclusion of the police investigation.

Kaduna judiciary limits sitting to 10 persons per court

The Kaduna State Judiciary, on Monday says only 10 persons would be allowed in court rooms in any ongoing session in both high and magistrate courts across the state.

Two security guards in court for ‘abandoning duty posts’

Two security guards, Haruna Moses, and Abdulhamid Lawal, on Thursday, appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly abandoning their duty posts.

Herdsman remanded for ‘kidnapping’ 15 year-old boy

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a herdsman, Muhammodu Muhammodu, at Oke-Kura correctional centre, Ilorin for allegedly kidnapping a 15 year-old boy, Solihu Mohammed, for N1 million ransom.

Osun court sentences deaf-mute for stealing

A Magistrates’ court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Tuesday, sentenced a deaf-mute, Muraina Sodiq, 22, to six months imprisonment for stealing .
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Eight arraigned for robbery in Lagos

Eight men were on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society and robbing people with dangerous weapons.

Court remands OPC members in Osun for alleged torture

A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Monday ordered the remand of three members of Oodua People Congress, OPC, for alleged torture .
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Doctor remanded for selling day-old baby in Enugu

The Enugu State Magistrate Court has remanded a medical doctor, Dr Benedict Akpudachie, of the Moonlight Medical Clinic, Enugu, in a custodial centre for buying and selling one-day old baby for N1m.

Man docked for ‘raping’ she-goat to death

A 22-year-old man, Sunday Ogaji, who allegedly raped a she-goat, on Friday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court.

Man docked for alleged N175,000 property theft

A 58-year-old man, Chukwuma Okonkwo, on Thursday appeared before an Asaba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N175, 000 from a house.

Pastor bags two-year jail term for N2.1 million visa scam

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a pastor, Micheal Njoteah, to two years in correctional centre over N2.1 million visa scam.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Woman slaps police inspector

A 30-year old lady, Ayomide Olatunji, did the unthinkable at a Police Station in Lagos by slapping a female Police Inspector, Modupe Francis, while on duty and dared the consequences in the presence of other Police officers.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Driver remanded for ‘defiling’ eight-year-old

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a 52-year-old driver, Kayode Amupitan, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.

US Embassy arrests Nigerian for identity fraud

Officials of the United States Consulate General’s Office in Lagos have nabbed a 45-year-old American-based Nigerian, Stephen Ezenduka at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for alleged identity fraud.

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