• 52-year-old bus conductor docked over alleged raping of his landlady

    52-year-old bus conductor docked over alleged raping of his landlady

    A 52-year-old bus conductor, Segun Awogbemi, who allegedly raped his landlady, was on Thursday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    The accused, who lives in Saidatu Street, Oregun in Ikeja, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and rape.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the accused and others at large committed the offences on Oct. 9 at about 9:00 p.m. in his residence.

    Ayorinde told the court that the accused and his accomplices conspired and raped […]

  • Woman, 36, docked for alleged theft of N60,000

    Woman, 36, docked for alleged theft of N60,000

    Abosede Oloyede, a 36-year-old woman, was on Friday arraigned in Osogbo over alleged theft.

    Oloyede is facing a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft at an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court.

    The Prosecutor, SP Mireti Wilson, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Feb. 28, at about 12 p.m., at Omo West area, Osogbo.

    Wilson said the accused conspired with others now at large to steal the sum of N60,000 from one Mrs Omotosho under the pretext of assisting her to […]

  • Man, 22, docked for stealing phones in church, mosque

    Man, 22, docked for stealing phones in church, mosque

    A 22-year-old man, Abiodun Olarenwaju, was on Friday arraigned in an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly stealing four cell phones worth N72, 500 in some places of worship.

    The accused, whose address was not given, is facing a two-count charge of felony and stealing.

    He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.

    The prosecutor, Insp Kayode Emmanuel, told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 5.pm at Onikoko area of Abeokuta.

    Emmanuel said that the accused […]

  • Sales rep. docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N973,000

    Sales rep. docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N973,000

    A 25-year-old sales representative, who was arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stealing N973,000 from his employer, was on Wednesday granted N200,000 bail.

    Okunoye Adeola, who pleaded not guilty to a charge of stealing, resides at No. 6 Mosaku St., Abule Egba, Lagos.

    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, which gave the ruling, also asked the accused to produce two sureties as part of the bail conditions.

    According to Magistrate T.O Shomade, the sureties must be gainfully employed and should show evidence of two years’ tax […]

  • Three docked in Ekiti for alleged damage of Yinka Ayefele’s vehicle

    Three docked in Ekiti for alleged damage of Yinka Ayefele’s vehicle

    One Kolade Owolabi, 35, Tope Olorunfemi, 22 and Isiaka Yusuf, 20‎, and others at large were on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court over alleged malicious damage.

    The police prosecutor, Sgt. Bankole Olasunkanmi told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on Oct. 27, at about 7:30pm at Ewi’s palace in Ado-Ekiti.

    According to him, the accused persons conspired among themselves to unlawfully damage the windscreen of one popular musician, Yinka Ayefele during his visitation to Ewi’s palace […]

  • 41-year-old businessman docked for allegedly beating 2 policewomen

    41-year-old businessman docked for allegedly beating 2 policewomen

    According to reports, the Police on Monday arraigned a 41-year-old businessman, Olawunmi Oladele, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly fighting and beating two policewomen.

    Oladele, residing at Fagba area of Lagos, is being tried for breach of peace and assault.

    The Prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Oct. 12 at Iju in Agege, near Lagos.

    He alleged that the accused and one other person now at large, unlawfully assaulted two policewomen Insp. Patricia Okhide […]

  • Man, 32, docked for stabbing victim over beer in Lagos

    Man, 32, docked for stabbing victim over beer in Lagos

    A Lagos court has slammed a N300, 000 bail on an unemployed man, 32-year-old Debo Adisa, for allegedly stabbing a man with a broken bottle at a hotel for refusing to buy him a beer.

    Adisa was released on bail on Tuesday by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court after he pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him.

    The Magistrate, Mr A.A. Adesanya, who gave the ruling, said the accused should produce two sureties as part of the bail condition.

    Adisa, whose address […]

  • Woman, two others docked for stealing N4m drinks

    Woman, two others docked for stealing N4m drinks

    Three persons, including a 51-year-old female, were on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing drinks valued at N4 million.

    The accused, Adewale Akinremi, 39; Adebayo Akinfenwa, 32; and Anah Ushie (female), 51, were charged with conspiracy and stealing.

    The prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 17, 2016, at Apapa, Lagos.

    Ogu said that the accused conspired to steal Orijin Beer and Malta drinks valued at N4,184,483, property of […]

  • Nurse docked for drugging, raping 19-year-old patient

    Nurse docked for drugging, raping 19-year-old patient

    For allegedly drugging and raping a 19-year-old girl, a 27-year-old male nurse, Olugbenga Isaac, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ in Lagos State.

    Isaac, a resident of Ajah area of Lagos, is being tried for rape.

    The prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on September 15 at Onipanu, Lagos.

    Ogu said the accused unlawfully had sexual intercourse with the 19-year-old girl.

    Ogu said: “The accused had sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent.”

    He said […]

  • Unemployed man docked for stealing spaghetti

    Unemployed man docked for stealing spaghetti

    A 29-year-old unemployed man, Monday Suileman, who allegedly sneaked into a shopping plaza and stole three cartons of spaghetti, was on Thursday charged before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

    The accused, who resides at No. 2, Adewusi St., Ajara Dokoh area of Badagry, is facing a charge of stealing.

    Prosecutor Innocent Uko told the court that the accused committed the offence at Ajun Plaza in Gbaji area of Badagry, but did not state when the offence was committed.

    Uko said […]

  • Cook, 35, docked for withdrawing with employer’s ATM card

    Cook, 35, docked for withdrawing with employer’s ATM card

    A 35-year-old cook, Emeka Akpama, was on Tuesday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stealing the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card of his employer, who was away on Holy pilgrimage in Jedda.

    Akpama is facing a two-count charge bordering on theft at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the accused had on Sept. 1 at about 10.00a.m., stolen his employer’s Standard Chartered Bank ATM card at his residence in Lekki area of Lagos.

    “The cook stole the […]