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Two in court for allegedly snatching Naval officer’s handbag

The police in Lagos on Tuesday arraigned two men in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly snatching a Naval officer’s handbag.

Woman arraigned for biting off apprentice’s cheek

The police on Tuesday arraigned a businesswoman, Lovina Chukwuekezi, 34, in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos for allegedly biting off her apprentice’s cheek.

Absence of judge stalls trial of ‘kidnappers’

The magistrate court in Aba has adjourned the trial of the suspected kidnappers of a toddler, Chismidiri Obilor.

Court remands woman for slashing ‘rival’ with a razor blade

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 30-year-old woman, Idowu Akomolafe, who allegedly slashed a woman’s face who accused her of having an extra-marital affair, be remanded in a correctional facility.

Court remands 32-year-old farmer for ‘defiling minor’

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a 32-year-old farmer, Isah Ibrahim, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.

Court orders microfinance bank to pay N500,000 for refusing customer loan

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Zuba, Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday ordered a microfinance bank to pay N500,000 as “exemplary damages” over its failure to grant a loan facility to Ceco CC Investment after it had met all requirements.

Three arraigned for stealing ‘N4 million worth cars’

Kazeem Hammed, Chukwuka Uzor and Kabiru Hammed, were on Monday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing two Toyota Corolla cars worth N4 million.

Court remands man over alleged murder of one-year old baby

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 24-year-old mentally challenged man, Ayobami Isiaka, who allegedly slammed a baby’s head on the floor and killed him, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Teenager consumes 31 bottles of wine, refuses to pay

A 19-year-old man, Stanley Paul, who allegedly consumed 31 bottles of ”Andre Wine” with friends in a Lagos Hotel and refused to pay, on Friday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos government to auction 53 cars seized over traffic offences

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has concluded plans to auction 53 vehicles for violating traffic rules.

Court remands two men in prison for ‘armed robbery’

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday remanded two men in the Kirikiri Prison for allegedly robbing a man of his tricycle at cutlass point.

Police detain webmaster over published story

Police operatives have arrested a professional webmaster, Adebowale Adekoya, over an investigative news story published last year.

Trader in court for ‘stealing’ weave-on

A 27-year-old trader, Akachukwu Onyeoma, on Monday appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly stealing hair weave-on and relaxers worth N600,000.

Man arraigned in Lagos over alleged N1.6 million rice fraud

A 47-year-old man, Samuel Umechukwu, on Monday appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged stealing of N1.6 million meant for purchase of rice.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor restricts movement of articulated vehicles during daytime

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has signed an Executive Order restricting the movement of articulated vehicles across the state.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Motocylist remanded for raping lady in bush

A 32-year-old motorcylist, Aremu Oriyomi, has been remanded in the Federal Correctional Centre, Ilorin for allegedly having carnal knowledge of one Tawakalitu in Shao, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Court remands trader for ‘defiling 10-year old girl’

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered that a 29-year-old trader, Nura Salihu, who allegedly defiled a 10-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility.

Man remanded in Kirikiri for ‘throwing stones’ at police officers

A 30-year-old applicant, Sulaimon Agboola, who pleaded guilty to throwing stones and bottles at police officers on duty, has been remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional Facility, Apapa, Lagos.

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