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Man bags three months community service for stealing phones

The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced Abdullahi after he pleaded guilty of the charge of stealing, and begged the court to have mercy on him, saying he would not steal again.

N544 million fraud: Court admits more exhibits against ex-SGF Babachir Lawal

The former SGF is answering to a 10-count charge the EFCC entered against him and however pleaded not guilty. The Prosecution alleged that the charge is bordering on diversion of funds, criminal conspiracy and official corruption before Justice Charles Agbaza, on November 30, 2020, following the demise of Justice Jude Okeke, the previous trial judge.

EFCC presents first witness against ex-SGF Babachir Lawal in ‘N544 million fraud’ trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened its case against Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), accused of N544 million fraud.

Trader in court for allegedly stealing colleague’s cell phone

A 45-year-old trader, Obiemeke Felix, who allegedly stole a cell phone worth N240,000 belonging to his colleague, on Thursday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court .

Court remands woman for ‘beating up’ ex-husband

A Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered that a 23-year old hairstylist, Gift Paul, who allegedly beat up her former husband be remanded in a correctional facility.

Six in court over ‘armed robbery’

The state Prosecution Counsel, Mr Adeola Ayinde, told the court that the defendants and others at large, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, robbed Funmilayo Agboade and Mutiat Gbolade of their cell phones and N92,000 cash.
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today January 11, 2021, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Mala Mallam Yawudi to three and a half years in prison.

Council accountant bags jail term for fraud in Maiduguri

The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today January 11, 2021, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Mala Mallam Yawudi to three and a half years in prison.

Mechanic in court allegedly ‘causing’ death of 4-year old girl

A 27-year-old mechanic, Friday Ogbu, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a four-year-old girl, on Thursday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT.

Man in court for ‘tampering’ with prepaid meter

A 35-year-old man, Femi Adesaji, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, for allegedly tampering with a prepaid meter belonging to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).

Mechanic in court for allegedly belonging to unlawful society

A 22-year-old mechanic, Damilola Popoola, on Wednesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ court in Yaba, Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society.

Laundryman in court for ‘stealing’ employer’s generator set

A 21-year-old laundryman, Andrew Dominic, on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, for allegedly stealing his employer’s generator set.

Man in court for allegedly refusing to pay beer bill

A 20-year-old man, Adeya Sesan, on Tuesday, appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly ordering beverage and beer worth N109,950 and refusing to pay.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

How Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer laundered $2 million through security guard – witness

Shuaibu Shehu, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the second prosecution witness at the ongoing trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has narrated how the defendant had received an instruction from Atiku to give the sum of $2m to one of his security guards.

Court grants Osun #EndSARS leader bail, seizes his international passport

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday admitted a leader of #EndSARS movement in the state, Emmanuel Adebisi, arrested by the Directorate of State Service, bail.

Three men jailed for stealing shirts in Abuja

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Ade Adeyanju told the court that the convicts, who live in Jikwoyi phase 3, Abuja, on Nov. 29 jointly conspired and broke into the complainant’s shop located in Jikwoyi, Abuja.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Pastor in court for ‘defrauding’ woman of N10 million

A 45-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Mayowa Abolaji, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N10 million, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

How Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer laundered $2 million – witness

The ongoing trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, continued on Monday, December 21, 2020, with the second prosecution witness, Shuaibu Shehu, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) telling Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, how the defendant received instruction from the former Vice President to give the sum of $2m to one of his (Atiku) security guards.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Fraud: Court rules Abdulrasheed Maina has case to answer

A federal court has foreclosed the right of Abdulrasheed Maina, the former Chairman of the Defunct Pension Reform Task Team, to present a no-case submission.

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