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Police officer’s wife jailed two years for abusing nine-year-old maid

Mrs Precious Joseph, the wife of a police officer, will spend two years in jail for violently abusing Miss Agatha Emmanuel, her 9 years old housemaid, a Magistrate Court in Delta State, has rule.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

10 docked over ‘illegal possession of firearm, dangerous weapons’

The defendants are Kolade Akinwaju, 25; Uche Okerekere, 29; Musemiu Abdulahi, 28; Abuduhakeem Shehu, 22, Victor Ebube, 29 and Musa Hahiru, 18. Others are Nasiru Mallam, 21; Falade Timothy, 27; Danliman Ibrahim, 25; and Mubarak Usman, 23.

Court remands man after pleading guilty to stealing car, pending sentencing

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, ordered that one Adeoye Olayemi, 38, who pleaded guilty to stealing a car, be remanded in the Gwagwalada police Area Command custody, pending sentencing.

Man in court for allegedly stealing three cell phones

A 20-year-old man, Kelvin Sashak, on Tuesday appeared in a Life Camp Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing three cell phones worth N180,000 and other items.

Court remands ‘spiritualist’ for ‘obtaining’ N2 million from woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Geagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday ordered that a 43-year-old man, Friday George be remanded in police custody for allegedly cheating and fraudulently obtaining N2 million from a woman.

Businessman docked over ‘N3.9 million fraud’

A businessman, Mustapha Umar, on Tuesday appeared in a Life Camp Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a man of N3. 9 million.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Court dismisses assault suit against Senator Elisha Abbo

A magistrate court in Zuba, Abuja, has dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the Adamawa senator, Elisha Abbo.

Businessman docked over $2,500 ‘fraud’

A businessman, Victor Edoh, on Wednesday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a man of 2,500 dollars.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Photographer docked for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million

The police on Wednesday arraigned a photographer, Ayodeji Festus, 28, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing cell phone

A Wuse Zone six Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ibrahim Abdulkareem, to two months in prison for stealing a mobile phone.

Fake lawyer bags three-years in imprisonment

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Isabo, Ogun, on Thursday sentenced a 47-year-old man, Omotola Ayokanmi, to three years imprisonment for impersonation.

Man in court for publicly smoking marijuana

A 29-year-old man, Adewole Adeyeni, on Monday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for publicly smoking marijuana.

Court remands teenager over ‘reckless driving, manslaughter’

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday, ordered that a 17-year-old driver, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a pedestrian, be remanded in a correctional facility.
Two Consultant Psychiatrists of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, have appeared before an Enugu Magistrates’ Court on four count charge bordering on fraud, forgery and stealing from their late colleague.

Two consultant psychiatrists docked for alleged theft of late colleague’s money

Two Consultant Psychiatrists of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, have appeared before an Enugu Magistrates’ Court on four count charge bordering on fraud, forgery and stealing from their late colleague.

Teenager docked over alleged sexual molestation of six-year-old girl

A Kwara State Family Court, on Friday, docked 17-year-old boy, Taofeek Yunus, over alleged sexual molestation of a six-year-old girl at Alore area of Ilorin.

Man remanded over alleged armed robbery, rape in Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 20-year-old man, Kehinde Oke, in a correctional centre for allegedly robbing one Prof. Micheal Ige of his valuables in his residence.

Court remands man for allegedly raping, impregnating 19-year-old physically challenged girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Friday ordered that a 44-year-old man, Oluwagbenga Ogunjobi, who allegedly raped and impregnated a 19-year-old physically challenged girl, be remanded in a correctional centre.

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LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

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