• 50-year-old woman arraigned for fraud in Lagos

    50-year-old woman arraigned for fraud in Lagos

    A woman, Editha Alimario, 50, who allegedly defrauded her friend of 4,500 dollars, has been brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Island.

    Alimario, who is faced a three count of conspiracy, fraud and theft, of Friday pleaded not guilty.

    According to the prosecutor, Insp. Nurudeen Thomas, the accused committed the offences between March 11 and May 30 at Cooper Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

    He said that the accused defrauded her friend, one Abisola Kola-Daisi, of 4,500USD, which is equivalent to N1.8million, under […]

  • FUNAAB VC, others arraigned over alleged N800m fraud

    FUNAAB VC, others arraigned over alleged N800m fraud

    According to reports, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, as well as the school’s Pro-Chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, have been arraigned in court on an 18-count charge of financial misappropriation.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arraigned the two officials, alongside the bursar of FUNAAB, Moses Ilesanmi.

    The three suspects, who were driven to the court by EFCC operatives in a Nissan Urvan bus, entered the dock at High Court 6 in Abeokuta, Ogun […]

  • Toyin Aimakhu’s Ex-lover, Seun Egbegbe arraigned for stealing nine iPhones

    Toyin Aimakhu’s Ex-lover, Seun Egbegbe arraigned for stealing nine iPhones

    Controversial filmmaker Seun Egbegbe has been remanded in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons, Lagos on the order of the court.

    Seun Egbegbe was on Thursday remanded in prison custody by a Lagos State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly stealing nine iPhones.

    Egbegbe pleaded not guilty to a count of stealing brought against him by the Lagos State Police Command.

    Magistrate Aje Afunwa granted the accused bail in the sum of N1m with two sureties in like sum, but directed that Egbegbe be kept […]

  • Man, 40, arraigned for raping 8-year-old girl

    Man, 40, arraigned for raping 8-year-old girl

    A 40-year-old man, Pius Oshai, was on Tuesday arraigned at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.

    Oshai, who resides at No. 624, Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of defilement.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the accused committed the offence at No. 624, Ikota Housing Estate, Lekki, Lagos, at about 2pm on October 11.

    She said the accused lured the girl to his apartment while her […]

  • Supreme Court judge arraigned for money laundering

    Supreme Court judge arraigned for money laundering

    According to reports, the Federal Government on Monday arraigned a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on charges of money laundering and others bordering on breaches relating to obtaining of passports.

    The justice of the apex court, who was charged following the raid on his house and some other judges by operatives of the Department of State Service, pleaded not guilty to all the 16 counts read to him on Monday.

    It was alleged in the 16 counts that Ngwuta […]

  • Man, 47, arraigned for beating up father’s tenant

    Man, 47, arraigned for beating up father’s tenant

    For allegedly beating up his father’ s tenant, Abayomi Shorungbe, 47, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    The accused, who works at the Ikeja airport and resides at 8, Ejire Lane, Orile-Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is being tried for conspiracy and assault.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offences were committed on Oct. 24 at the accused’s residence.

    Ogu said the complainant, one Mr Adewale Adejoro, is one of the tenants of […]

  • Man arraigned for allegedly defiling friend’s 10-year-old daughter

    Man arraigned for allegedly defiling friend’s 10-year-old daughter

    For allegedly defiling his friend’s 10-year-old daughter, Godwin Itta was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

    Itta, a factory worker who resides at Balogun Street, Orile Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Rafael Donny, told the court that Itta committed the offence on Oct. 22 at Jibowu Street, Orile Agege during a visit to his friend’s house.

    “The victim, a 10-year-old girl, was the only person the accused met at home.

    “The accused […]

  • Man arraigned in court for allegedly detaining housemaid for sexual exploit

    Man arraigned in court for allegedly detaining housemaid for sexual exploit

    The police on Friday arraigned a middle-aged man, Dominic Abutu, in a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for unlawfully detaining a 20-year-old girl for sexual purpose.

    Abutu of Karimo, Abuja, was arraigned on a two-count charge of unlawful detention and rape, which he pleaded not guilty.

    The Prosecutor, John Simon, said that the matter was reported by Jennifer Buba at the Wuse Police Station on Oct. 20.

    Simon said that the complainant received a call from her niece stating that […]

  • Lagos housewives arraigned for bathing hairdresser’s face, breasts with hot water

    Lagos housewives arraigned for bathing hairdresser’s face, breasts with hot water

    Two housewives, who allegedly poured hot water on a hairdresser, Taiwo Aturamu, have appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

    The accused Awawu Raimi, 40, and Temitayo Raimi, 42 both of 9, Jones Street, Ipaja, a Lagos suburb, are standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and grievous harm.

    The prosecutor, Sergeant Michael Unah, told the court that the accused committed the offences on October 17 at Igbogila in Ipaja.

    Unah said the duo battered the complainant (the hairdresser) by pouring hot water […]

  • S*x worker who sold daughter for N60,000 arraigned in court

    S*x worker who sold daughter for N60,000 arraigned in court

    A commercial sex worker identified as Grace Onome, who allegedly sold her 2-year-old child for N60, 000 in Lagos State, has been arraigned in court.

    It was gathered that Onome was arrested in the Badagry area of the state alongside four accomplices, who allegedly aided the sale of the girl.

    Onome, who worked as a commercial sex worker in the Mobil area of Badagry, allegedly sold her daughter, Zainab, on September 30 to another sex worker, simply identified as Endurance, for the […]

  • Corruption: S’Court Justices in DSS custody, to be arraigned on Monday

    Corruption: S’Court Justices in DSS custody, to be arraigned on Monday

    Supreme Court Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and John Okoro arrested at their official residences in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday are in the custody the Department of State Service (DSS).

    It is gathered that the two men will be arraigned on alleged corruption charges on Monday in Abuja.

    Media aide to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Ahuraka Isah, confirmed the arrest of Justices Nwgwuta and Okoro.

    He however said the reasons for the arrest were still not known to him.

    He clarified […]