• Court remands civil servant over robbery, kidnapping in Kogi

    Court remands civil servant over robbery, kidnapping in Kogi

    A 35-year-old Civil Servant, Mr Samson Manyude, has been remanded in prison on the orders of a Lokoja Senior Magistrate Court over alleged armed robbery and kidnap of 70-year-old, Edward Amidu.

    Senior Magistrate Clement Kekere gave the order in his ruling on arraignment of the accused yesterday in Lokoja.

    He said the offences which Manyude was arraigned for were grievous and not ordinarily bail able.

    According to prosecution led by Sgt Oladele David, the complainant, Isah Amusa of opposite Uraye Bus Stop, Egume, […]

  • Court remands ex-bank manager for N24m fraud

    Court remands ex-bank manager for N24m fraud

    Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the prison remand of a former Manager of the Oyingbo, Ebute Meta branch of Diamond Bank Plc, Chinedu Oguike, over an alleged fraud of N24m.

    The judge ordered Oguike’s prison remand shortly after he was arraigned on Tuesday by the police Special Fraud Unit.

    The three counts pressed against the defendant bordered on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretences and advanced fee fraud.

    The police, in the charge tendered in […]

  • Court remands 42-year-old man for stealing N5,000 yam flour

    Court remands 42-year-old man for stealing N5,000 yam flour

    An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan will on Tuesday sentence a 42-year-old man, Abdulahi Mumuni, after he pleaded guilty to stealing yam flour worth N5, 000.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mumuni was arraigned in the court on a one-count charge of theft.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Omilana Olufemi, told the court that the accused on Saturday at 8.30 a.m. stole the yam flour from a shop at Bodija Market in Ibadan.

    The property belonged to one Alhaja Rafatu Kareem.

    Olufemi […]