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Security guard in court for allegedly stealing businessman’s international passports

A 44-year-old security guard, Sebastian Onofua, who allegedly stole two international passports with German permanent residency permit belonging to a businessman, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Applicant arraigned for allegedly stealing phone in airport mosque

The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yusuf Babaringin, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing a cell phone from a Mosque in the Departure Hall of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.

Court remands four for defiling, impregnating 15 year-old girl

Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that four men be remanded in prison after they allegedly raped a 15- year-old girl leading to her conception, pending legal advice. The Magistrate, B.O Osunsanmi, ordered that Stephen...

How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...

Surety arraigned for failing to produce suspect

Police have arraigned a 34-year-old man, Dare David, in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, after allegedly failing to produce a suspect he stood surety for, in a breach of peace case.

Police arraign seven men for allegedly attacking policemen, burning four cars

The police on Thursday arraigned seven men in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly attacking policemen on duty and burning four vehicles worth N3.7 million.

Court remands four suspects in Ilorin prison over alleged murder

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Mechanic docked for damaging BMW

A 37-year-old mechanic, Idowu Yekini, who allegedly damaged a BMW belonging to a businessman, on Thursday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ court in Lagos.

Scientist in court over alleged N4.5 million fraud

A 50-year-old medical scientist, Michael Adeh, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged N4.5million fraud.

Hairdresser docked for pouring hot beans on neighbour

A 40-year-old hairdresser, Oladunni Ayeni, who allegedly poured boiling beans water on a co-tenant, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.

Police arraign father, son for ‘beating’ Ikeja Electric worker

A man identified as Okiki Akintola, 50, and his son Mohammed, 22, have been arraigned before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court for alleged assault on an employee of Ikeja Electric (IE).

Court sentences two farmers to 14 years in prison for cattle rustling

Delivering judgment, Magistrate Hauwa Yusuf, sentenced Abdullahi Abubakar and Musa Shehu, after they pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy, grievous hurt and cattle rustling.

Motorboy appears in court for alleged N200,000 battery theft

A 22-year-old motor boy, Sulaimon Muhammed, on Friday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for stealing a truck battery valued N200,000.

Court jails man for impersonating Customs officer

An Apapa Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 40-year-old man, Morgan Mohammed, for impersonating an officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and defrauding victims of N454,000.

Sales assistant arraigned over alleged adulteration of alcoholic drinks

A sales assistant, Stanley Mikel, 28, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly selling adulterated alcoholic drinks to the public.

Man beats teenager to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of one Femi Aderounmu in prison for allegedly beating a teenager to death.

Court remands painter for ‘raping’ girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday ordered that a painter, Zubairu Apaila, be remanded in prison, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.

140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

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Two storey building collapses in Warri

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