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Court remands two businessmen over unlawful possession of firearms

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two businessmen, Olanrewaju Jimoh and Rotimi Bolade, in prison custody over unlawful possession of firearms.

Police arraign censor board boss for stealing generator

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), who police accused of stealing a generator set, has appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja.

Woman arraigned for allegedly embezzling N1.2 million sales proceeds

A 20-year-old woman, Precious Obidima, who allegedly embezzled N1.2million sales proceeds belonging to her employer, on Wednesday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): CEO, LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao and Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mr. Hyginus Omeje.

Akinwumi Ambode reads riot act to traffic offenders, orders strict enforcement

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode orders Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and all relevant security agencies to henceforth strictly enforce the provisions of the state traffic laws to bring about sanity on the roads

Court jails banker for hacking into employer’s account, stealing N1.57 million

A Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced a cashier, Ameh Samson, to five months in prison for hacking into his employer’s First bank current account and transferring N1.57 million to his account.

Cashier jailed 5-month for stealing employer’s N1.57 million

A Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced a cashier, Ameh Samson, to five months in prison for hacking into his employer’s First bank current account and transferring N1.57 million to his account.

Bricklayer allegedly steals generator from church

The police on Friday arraigned a 45-year-old bricklayer, Kasali Abesinde, in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing a generator from a church in Ibadan.

Minors, six adults arrested over cultism

The police in Benue State on Friday charged two minors and six adults with criminal conspiracy, belonging to unlawful society and attempt to commit culpable homicide in a Makurdi Upper Area Court.
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Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
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Driver bags seven months in jail over theft of N96, 500 wigs

A Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced a driver, Shedrack Paul, to seven months in prison for cheating a trader of hair wigs valued at N96, 500.

Butchery owner in court for allegedly stealing 20 cows

A 31-year-old butchery business owner, Mobolaji Olayinka, who allegedly stealing 20 cows valued at N2 million, on Wednesday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court.

Court refuses oral bail request for pastor allegedly involved in N14 million fraud

An Osun State Magistrates’ Court in Ile Ife, presided over by Muhibah Olatunji has rejected the oral bail application of a clergy, Rev. Isaac Agboola, who allegedly defrauded a community leader of the sum of N14m.
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Police arraign pastor who allegedly defrauded members of N1. 5 million monthly contribution

Michael Udom, a 52-year-old pastor at Pinnacle of Praise Church, Lagos, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his church members of N1.5 million on the pretext of coordinating a monthly contribution.

Man in court for allegedly defrauding former lover of N5 million

For allegedly defrauding his estranged lover of N5 million on the pretext of investing it in a business, a 35-year-old estate agent, Gbeminiyi Babajide, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Man stabbed to death after visiting lover in Katsina

A 40-year-old man, Abdulrahman Sani, has been stabbed to death in Daura, Katsina State.

Witness: How Emmanuel Nwude forged document to acquire, transfer forfeited property

The ongoing trial of Emmanuel Nwude and two others for alleged forgery continued on Friday before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, with a prosecution witness, Idi Musa, revealing how the defendants forged a Power of Attorney to transfer a forfeited property to one Mankris Ventures Limited.

Police arraign two men for allegedly stealing cellphone from mosque

The police has arraigned two men, Tijani Rasheed, 29, and Tosin Oluwafemi, 30, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone from a mosque

Four sales reps face N15 million theft charge

Four sales representatives on Friday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of N15 million from their employer’s interior decoration store

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2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

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FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.

Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.