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Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.

Man slashes neighbour with cutlass, sent to jail

A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone II, Abuja on Friday ordered that a 22-year-old shop attendant, Abdul Mohammed, who allegedly slashed his neigbour with a cutlass be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Businessman arraigned for allegedly receiving stolen property

A 40-year-old businessman, Hussaini Abubakar, on Wednesday appeared before a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly receiving stolen property.
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Police arraign ‘whistle-blower’ who accused central bank chief of N232 billion fraud

The police have arraigned a whistle-blower, George Uboh, for alleged defamation against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.

Court remands apprentice for allegedly attempting to steal car

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.

Court jails barber for stealing prepaid metres

A Grade I Area Court Karu, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a 21-year old man, Nura Suleiman, to 15 months in prison for stealing five Abuja Electricity Distribution Company prepaid metres from residents.
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Man jailed for attacking AEDC official with cutlass

A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Thursday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Abubakar Gambo, to 11 months in prison for cutting off the finger of an official of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) with a cutlass.

Taxi driver lands in trouble for ‘kidnapping’ 10 children

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 25-year-old taxi driver, Kenneth Edet, in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for allegedly kidnapping 10 children.

Court sentences pastor to seven years in prison for rape

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Tuesday sentenced a clergyman Pastor Basil Princewill, founder Mountain Mover Ministry International Nyanya, to seven years in prison for rape.

Driver in court for allegedly absconding with his employer’s car

A 29-year-old driver, Agbanuji Michael, who allegedly absconded with his employer’s car, on Tuesday appeared in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja.

Court sentences three friends to one month in prison each for stealing phone

A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone II, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced three friends to one month in prison each for stealing a Techno cell phone.

Housewife in court over theft of breast pads

A 27-year-old house wife, Stella Okeke, who allegedly stole breast pads and other beauty from a supermarket, on Wednesday appeared in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Applicant in court for stealing cell phone

The police on Wednesday arraigned an applicant in Mpape Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a Gionee cell phone, valued at N30, 000.

Man jailed for stealing planks of wood

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Friday Peter, to four months in prison for stealing four planks of wood.

Applicant docked for allegedly stabbing man with knife

The police on Monday docked a 25-year-old applicant, Lawal Isa, in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stabbing a man with knife.

Trader allegedly steals woman’s handbag

A 29-year-old trader, Musediq Alkasim, who allegedly stole a woman’s handbag worth N7,000, on Friday appeared in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court.

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.

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