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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 .

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 .

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

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.

Two men docked over alleged obtaining of N2 million under disguise of selling land

Two men, Kazeem Ekundayo, Waliu Majiyagbe, who allegedly obtained the sum of N2million, under false pretext of selling land, were On Monday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Igbosere.

Teenager docked over alleged membership of secret society

The police in Lagos on Monday arraigned a teenager, Olakunle Kasali, who allegedly belonged to an unlawful society.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Court okays process to begin Oluwo’s assault trial

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Friday granted an ex parte motion filed by the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dirkrullahi Akinropo, seeking an order compelling the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear for trial over an alleged assault against him.

NIMC chief arraigned for ‘raping’ two-year-old in his office

The Imo State Director, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Ikenna Unegbu, has been arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Owerri, the State capital, for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl in his office.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Two men docked for allegedly beating up police officer

Two men appeared in Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, on Friday for allegedly beating up a police officer while performing his lawful duty.
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 two school teachers over ‘rape’ in Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded two secondary school teachers, Olaofe Ayodele and Gbenga Ajibola charged with rape in correctional centre, pending legal advice.

Agent dragged to court over ‘N2 million land fraud’

A 37-year-old agent, Ogungbenle Adewale, on Tuesday appeared in Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun State over alleged land fraud.

Arrest warrant issued for South African opposition leader Julius Malema

A bench warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Julius Malema, a fiery leader of one of South Africa’s main opposition parties, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

Conductor in court for allegedly stealing passenger’s ATM card, withdrawing N82,000

A 34-year-old conductor, Dolapo Pine, on Monday who allegedly stole a passenger’s ATM card and withdrew N82,000, on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos State.

Farmer arraigned over alleged N4 million land fraud

Usman, who resides at NDC Ungwan Kaji Kaduna, is facing a two-count charge bordering on fraud and stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty
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Court remands three over alleged N166 million fraud

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.

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