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Two men docked for allegedly stealing cell phones

Two men appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday for allegedly stealing two cell phones valued at N30, 000 at a church in the town.

Court orders Olisa Metuh’s trial in absentia

The federal high court, Abuja, has ordered that the ongoing trial of former national publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, will be conducted in his absence.

Man gets 15 years in prison for stealing iPad

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a driver, Abdul Rashid Zuberu to 15 years in prison with hard labour for stealing an iPad worth GH¢350.00 at knifepoint.

Court orders remand of businessman over alleged rape of 12-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 28-year-old businessman, Ifeanyi Okonkwo, in Prison, over alleged defiling of 12-year-old girl.

Court remands banker in prison over alleged N2.9 million fraud

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 32-year-old banker, Oyeyemi Mashood, in prison for allegedly defrauding customers of N2,972,000.

Palestine asks ICC to investigate alleged Israeli human rights crimes

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Tuesday submitted a request asking the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged human rights violations linked to Israeli settlement policies

Man docked for allegedly assaulting wife

A 47-year-old unemployed man, Olakunle Adebayo, was on Monday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly flogging his wife with a belt.

Kwara House of Representatives caucus accuse police of misleading Nigerians

The Kwara State caucus of the House of Representatives has accused the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of misleading Nigerians and playing politics with the recent controversy surrounding arrested crime suspects in Kwara.

Woman sentenced to three years for attempting to poison herself, children

A court in Germany on Thursday sentenced a woman to three years in prison for attempting to poison herself and her two daughters when she became despondent about her life in 2017.

Court adjourns Senator Melaye’s case indefinitely

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday adjourned the trial of Kogi State Senator, Dino Melaye, indefinitely, on the basis of his medical condition.

Surety in trouble as suspects disappear without traces

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 58-year-old man, Inusa Mohammed, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for his inability to produce suspects he stood surety for on December 13, 2017.

Corruption: Attorney General takes over prosecution of five National Theatre directors

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed June 13 for the arraignment of five directors of the National Theatre for allegedly receiving N500,000 each from a government contractor.

Court jails minor, four teenagers for six months over theft

An Upper Area Court 3 sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos on Monday sentenced a minor and four teenagers to be remanded for six months in a Juvenile home for criminal conspiracy, store breaking and theft.

Father, son in court for allegedly stealing N2.4 million

A 61-year-old father, Femi Adelegan, and his son, Daniel Adelegan, were on Thursday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N2.4 million belonging to their employer.

Security guard in court for allegedly beating up a woman

The Police on Wednesday arraigned a 37-year-old security guard, John-Paul Ashaka, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly beating up a woman.

23-year-old man jailed for stealing mattress

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced a 23-year old man, Emmanuel Chukwu, to four months imprisonment for stealing a mattress.

Driver allegedly kills seven-month-old baby in Lagos

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a commercial motor driver, Nwagu Nsude, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly driving recklessly and causing the death of a seven-month-old baby.

Security guard remanded for allegedly killing police officer

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a security guard, Ayomide Ibitayo, in prison for allegedly causing the death of a policeman and injuring two pedestrians through reckless driving.

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