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Applicant in court for allegedly threatening to kill priest

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The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yemi Falana, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court  for allegedly threatening to kill a priest.

Dalana,39, is charged with criminal intimidation and threat to life.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Aug. 22, 2018 at about noon at Araromi Obo in Igbemo -Ekiti.

He said that the defendant threatened to kill Rev. Father, Theophilus Olaiya with a knife.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 86 (2) of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti 2012.

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

Defence Counsel, Mr Peter Oluwanisola, prayed the court to grant bail to his client in a liberal terms ,adding that he would not jump bail and always make himself available in court.

Chief Magistrate, Aderopo Adegboye , admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Sept. 18 for further hearing.

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Applicant docked for allegedly stealing friend’s camera worth N710, 000

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The police on Wednesday arraigned a 21-year-old applicant, Sunday Francis, in a Wuse  Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing  his friend’s Cannon 6D Mark2 camera worth N710, 000.


Francis, who resides in Block C6, Same Global Estate, Darkwo District, Abuja, is charged with two counts of house breaking and theft

The Prosecution Counsel, Peter Ejike, told the court that the complainant, Mr Wangel Kunsept of Block 21, Darka Street, Wuse Zone 1, Abuja, reported the matter at the Divisional Police Headquarters Wuse Zone 3, Abuja on May 13.

Ejike alleged that the defendant illegally gained entrance into the complainant’s house, broke his door and stole the camera and a pair of shoes worth N18, 000.

The prosecutor alleged that during investigation the defendant admitted to committing the crime.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 346 and 287 of the Penal Code

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Magistrate Linda Chidama admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N400, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Chidama ordered that the surety must be a civil servant on GL 10 or above and must reside within the court jurisdiction.

She adjourned the matter until July 2 for hearing.

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Applicant arraigned for allegedly stealing N556,810

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A 21-year-old applicant, Kelvin Enahoro, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing cash of N556,810.


Enahoro, whose address was not provided, is charged with shop-breaking and stealing to which he pleaded not guilty.

Prosecuting counsel, Insp. Christopher John, told the court that Enahoro committed the offences on March 9 at No. 39 Market Road, Camp Davies KaKa, Ayobo, Lagos State.

John said that Enahoro broke into the shop of Gold Edge Industrial Nigeria Limited and stole the money.

“Enahoro raided and stole the N556, 810 cash kept in the shop,” he said.

The prosecuting counsel said the defendant was caught by the security guard while trying to escape.

The offence contravened Sections 309 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Section 287 stipulates seven-year jail term for offenders, while Section 309 prescribes three years for shop-breaking.

Chief Magistrate, Mr P. E. Nwaka, admitted the suspect to N100,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.

The magistrate adjourned the case until April 21 for hearing.

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Disregard fake news on Atiku’s arraignment – EFCC

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arraigned former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.


“We wish to state categorically that nothing of such took place.

“The Commission also wishes to state that no statement or press release emanated from the spokesperson of the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, to that effect as claimed in the report.

“Nor was there any involvement of any sort from the Commission’s prosecutor, Joy Amahian, in the imaginary arraignment.

“The story remains the authors imagination of fake news.

“The Commission, therefore, urges the general public to disregard the fake news as handiwork of mischief makers,” the statement read in part.

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Applicant in court for allegedly snatching woman’s purse

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An applicant, Gbenga Olatunda, who allegedly grabbed and made off with a woman’s purse, appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja on Wednesday.

The police charged Olatunda, whose address was not given with unlawful association and public nuisance.

The prosecution counsel, Mr Stanley Nwaforaku, alleged that the defendant who stole the purse was arrested while hiding in a bush near the National Hospital, Abuja  by a surveillance team from Wuye Divisional Headquarters.

He alleged that the defendant belonged a gang of thieves who engage in snatching woman’s hadbags.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 306 and 183 of the Penal Code.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Judge, Mr Salihu Ibrahim, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N250,000 with one reasonable surety in like sum.

He adjourned the case until Nov. 25 for hearing.

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