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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.

Court remands man for ‘stabbing bartender to death’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Friday ordered that a 53-year-old man, Dennis Azuonye, who allegedly stabbed a bartender to death , be remanded in custodial centre, pending legal advice.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Falsehood: Senator Melaye files no-case-submission

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged an FCT High Court to strike out all charges filed against him, over allegation of providing false information to the police.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Man docked for alleged damage to security wire

A resident of Benin, Chuks Moses, 25, on Monday appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly damaging electric security wire valued at N250,000.

Teenager in court for ‘beating friend unconscious’

An 18-year-old man, Segun Adejoju, on Monday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates Court, for allegedly beating his friend unconscious.
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Barber in court for allegedly inflicting machete cuts on woman

A 20-year-old barber, Nejo Oluwajuwonlo, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Okitipupa, Ondo State for allegedly inflicting serious machete cuts on woman.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Court remands five suspects arraigned over Abuja failed bank robbery

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the remand of five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commercial bank in Abuja.

N700 million fraud: Judge threatens to send Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Paul Orbih, two others to...

Justice M.G. Umar, of the Federal High Court Benin, on Friday, threatened to revoke the bail granted to Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, State Chairman of the PDP, Dan Orbih, and three others, if they delayed trial.

Court remands man for ‘defiling’ 14-year old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Ogudu, Lagos, on Monday, ordered that a 21-year-old man, Jonah Major, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos has adjourned the alleged car theft case of a popularly Nigerian Act, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, till February 27.

Court adjourns Iyanya’s ‘car theft’ case till February 27

Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos has adjourned the alleged car theft case of a popularly Nigerian Act, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk till February 27.

Court remands teenager for ‘raping’ 20-year old woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Oredo, Benin, on Thursday ordered that a teenager, Marcus Mekpagbe, who allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman, be remanded in Oko correctional centre.

Court orders man to clean church for days over stolen generator

A Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old laborer, Jerry Ihotu, to clean a church for 30 days for being in possession of a stolen generator and wheelbarrow.

Evil spirit pushed me into stealing plasma television – convict tells court

A 20-year-old man, Okanlawon Feranmi, who was sentenced to six months imprisonment for stealing a plasma television, told a Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, that the evil spirit pushed him into crime.

Unemployed man docked for ‘attempting to steal car’

A 39-year-old unemployed man, Segun Awoleye, who allegedly attempted to steal a car on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Court sentences artisan to six months imprisonment for stealing phones

A Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a welder, Tasiu Adamu, to six months imprisonment for stealing four cell phones worth N30,000.

Court remands ex-policeman for allegedly shooting housewife

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, on Monday, ordered that a former policeman, Joseph Oriyomi, 37, who allegedly shot a housewife while dispersing youths during a communal clash between Ilaje and Ajah, in Lagos, be remanded in a correctional facility.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.

Okada rider arraigned for ‘stealing’ banana

The Prosecution Counsel, M.M. Austin, told the court that on Jan. 11, Isah, 26, trespassed into a banana plantation belonging to one Emmanuel Tanko and stole banana worth N1.8 million.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.