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  •  Commercial motorcyclist in court over alleged burglary stealing
    Commercial motorcyclist in court over alleged burglary, stealing
     Commercial motorcyclist in court over alleged burglary stealing
    Commercial motorcyclist in court over alleged burglary, stealing
    General news4 days ago

    Commercial motorcyclist in court over alleged burglary, stealing

    A 30-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Favour Ikuolere, was on Friday arraigned in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged burglary and stealing of valuables worth N120, 000. The defendant, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge bordering on felony, burglary and stealing.

    The prosecutor, ASP Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the court that the defendant on July 21, around 10:30 p.

    m. burgled the house of one Mr Gbemiro Ajakaye at the outskirt of Okitipupa, along Okitipupa-Irele road in Okitipupa Magisterial district to commit felony.

    He added that the defendant stole valuables like LG Video Recorder, Kchibo Transistor Radio and Infinix Android Phone, totaling N120,000, property of Ajakaye.

    Orogbemi added that the offences were contrary to sections 412, 516 and 390 (9), Criminal Code, Cap. 37, Vol.1, Laws of Ondo State, 2006. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr Chris Ojuola granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 and a surety in like sum.

    He added that the surety who must be residing within the court’s jurisdiction, must also present evidence of two year tax payment made to the state government.

    He adjourned the case until Aug.17 for further hearing.


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  •  Herder docked over alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition
    Herder docked over alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition
     Herder docked over alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition
    Herder docked over alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition
    General news6 days ago

    Herder docked over alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition

    A 19-year-old herder, Umaru Mohammed, was on Wednesday arraigned in Magistrates’ Court, Iyaganku, Ibadan, for alleged unlawful possession of 16 rounds of live ammunition.

    The Police charged Umaru of undisclosed address on one-count of alleged unlawful possession of live ammunition.

    The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Oluyemi Eyiaromi, told the court that Umaru on July 13, at about 9:00a.

    m. in Ojoo area of Ibadan, had in his possession, 16 rounds of live ammunition unlawfully.

    Eyiaromi alleged that the defendant could not give satisfactory account of the ammunition and had intent to use it to commit felony within Ojoo area.

    He said the offence contravened Section 417 (d) of the Laws of Oyo State, 2000. The defendant however pleaded not guilty to the charge.

    The Magistrate, Mrs T.

    B.

    Oyekanmi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

    Oyekanmi adjourned the matter until Sept. 8, for hearing.


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  •  Woman in court for allegedly obtaining N295 000 on false pretences
    Woman in court for allegedly obtaining N295,000 on false pretences
     Woman in court for allegedly obtaining N295 000 on false pretences
    Woman in court for allegedly obtaining N295,000 on false pretences
    General news6 days ago

    Woman in court for allegedly obtaining N295,000 on false pretences

    A 46-year-old woman, Kafayat Idowu, was on Wednesday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N295,000 from two people on false pretences that she would supply them rice.  

    The defendant who is a cleaner and resides at 14, Kokumo St., Papa Ashafa Agege in Lagos State, is being tried for obtaining by false pretences.  

    The prosecutor, ASP Racheal Williams, told the court that the offence was committed on July 22 at Agege, Lagos.  

    Williams said that the defendant obtained N295,000 from Mrs Yemisi Adejumo and Mrs Noyimat Gbadebo on false pretences that she was going to supply them 12 bags of rice.  

    The prosecutor said that the defendant stopped taking the complainants’ phone calls and all efforts to see her failed.  

    The offence according to the prosecutor contravenes Section 314 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.   The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.  

    The chief magistrate, Mr A.

    J.

    Odueke, granted the defendant N100, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.  

    Odueke adjourned the case until Aug. 31 for mention.   


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  •  Trader daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord
    Trader, daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord
     Trader daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord
    Trader, daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord
    General news6 days ago

    Trader, daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord

    A 54 year-old trader, Kike Adefeyinti and her daughter, Oke Adefeyinti, 29, were on Wednesday arraigned in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State for allegedly beating up their landlord.

    The defendants of No 58, Market Road, Okitipupa, are facing a three-count charge bordering on breach of peace, assault and felony.

    The Police Prosecutor, ASP Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the court that the defendants and another accomplice, now at large on July 16, at about 11:00 a.

    m. at No. 58, Market Road, Okitipupa Magisterial District conspired to commit breach of peace.

    Orogbemi alleged that the defendants assaulted and beat up their landlord, Mr Samson Olakaye, for preventing them from displaying their wares in front of his house.

    He told the court that the defendants also allegedly threatened the complainant for daring to stop them from displaying their wares, which action constituted breach of peace, assault and felony.

    Orogbemi also alleged that the complainant sustained various degrees of injuries during the fracas which action contravened Sections 234, 351 and 516 of the Criminal Code, Cap.37, Vol. 1, Law of Ondo State, 2006. The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

    The Magistrate, Mr Chris Ojuola, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N40,000 each and one surety each in like sums.

    He held that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should show evidences of two years tax payment to the state government.

    Ojuola then adjourned the case until Aug. 16 for further hearing.


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  •  2 men in court for allegedly stealing iPhone
    2 men in court for allegedly stealing iPhone
     2 men in court for allegedly stealing iPhone
    2 men in court for allegedly stealing iPhone
    General news6 days ago

    2 men in court for allegedly stealing iPhone

    Two men, Sunday Johnas,  22 and Ifesinachi Nujibo, 29 on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing and damaging an iPhone valued,N205,000.   The defendants reside at 16, Adebayo St., Sango, Ogun and Irepodun St. Alagbado, Lagos State.  

    They are charged for conspiracy, stealing and causing damage.  

    The Prosecutor, ASP.

    Rachael Williams told the court that the offences were committed on July 25 at Owodunni St. Alagbado, Lagos state.

    Williams said that the complainant, Mr Emmanuel Agbasiere, misplaced his iphone max, valued, N205, 000.   The Prosecutor said that the complainant was called by the defendants to come and pick his phone.  

    Williams said that the defendants collected N20, 000 from the complainant before giving him his phone.  

    The prosecutor said that when the complainant picked up his phone, he discovered that it was badly damaged.  

    The offences according to the prosecutor contravened Sections 287, 339 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.   The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.  

    The Chief Magistrate, Mr A.

    J Odueke granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100, 000 each with two sureties in like sum.  

    Odueke adjourned the case until Aug. 31 for mention. 

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  •  Truck driver trader docked for allegedly stealing Indomie noodle worth N11 2m
    Truck driver, trader docked for allegedly stealing Indomie noodle worth N11.2m
     Truck driver trader docked for allegedly stealing Indomie noodle worth N11 2m
    Truck driver, trader docked for allegedly stealing Indomie noodle worth N11.2m
    General news7 days ago

    Truck driver, trader docked for allegedly stealing Indomie noodle worth N11.2m

    A truck driver, Christian Ezeiloaku, 34 and Abiodun Ibrahim, 36, were on Tuesday docked in a Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a truck load of Indomie noodles worth N11.2 million.

    The defendants whose residential addresses were not provided, are charged with three counts of charge of conspiracy, stealing and receiving stolen property.

    They pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against them by the police.

    The prosecutor, ASP Francis Igbinosa, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on June 21, at Multipro company in Eric Moore, Surulere, Lagos.

    He said Ezeiloaku, who worked as a driver in the company, conspired with others at large and stole a truck load of Indomie worth N11.2 million, belonging to Multipro company.

    He said that Ibrahim received the stolen item with the knowledge that it was stolen.

    He said the offence contravenes the provisions of sections 280(1), 328 (1) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.Counsel to the defendants, Mrs Ijeoma Okeke, urged the court to grant bail to the defendants on liberal terms.

    The Magistrate, Mr O.

    A.

    Komolafe, granted the defendant’s bail in the sum of N1 million each with two sureties each in like sum.

    He ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and one of the sureties must be a blood relative to the defendant.

    He also ordered that the sureties must show evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.

    Komolafe adjourned the case until Aug 30 for mention.


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  •  4 drivers in court over alleged theft of N40million worth of diesel
    4 drivers in court over alleged theft of N40million worth of diesel
     4 drivers in court over alleged theft of N40million worth of diesel
    4 drivers in court over alleged theft of N40million worth of diesel
    General news7 days ago

    4 drivers in court over alleged theft of N40million worth of diesel

    Four drivers, who allegedly stole N40 million worth of diesel, were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

    The defendants, Ibrahim Umaru, 32; Sunday Ojo, 33; Idowu Falade, 35 and Ibrahim Bala, 46, all employees of A & A Global Leasing Services Ltd, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and diversion of product The Prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offences were committed between May 25 and June 30 at A & A Global Leasing Services Limited, Engineering Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.

    Akeem said that the drivers loaded liters of diesel to be delivered at different fuel stations, but they diverted some on the way.

    The prosecutor also said that after the defendants had siphoned some litres of fuel from their petroleum tankers, they added some unknown substance to the stock in their cargoes.

    The offences, the prosecutor said, contravened Sections 160, 287 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.

    O Osunsanmi, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N2million each with two sureties in like sum.

    Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Sept. 27 for mention.


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  •  Woman docked for allegedly stealing 99 iPhones
    Woman docked for allegedly stealing 99 iPhones
     Woman docked for allegedly stealing 99 iPhones
    Woman docked for allegedly stealing 99 iPhones
    General news1 week ago

    Woman docked for allegedly stealing 99 iPhones

    A 60- year-old woman, Adenike Okunbanjo, was on Monday docked in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 99 pieces of iPhones worth N14.85 million.

    The defendant, a businesswoman who resides at 1, Alade St., Temidire, Ibafo, Ogun State, is charged with conspiracy and theft.

    The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Raji Akeem, told the court that the offence was committed on Jan. 16, 2017 at Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

    Akeem said that the iPhones worth N14. 85 million, were shipped to Lagos from the U.

    S. by Mr Bolaji Ogunsanya to be delivered to someone named “Mr Azeez” in Lagos.

    The prosecutor said that the consignment arrived in Lagos but got missing at the airport and all efforts to locate it failed.

    Akeem said that the complainant furnished the police with the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) of all the phones.

    The prosecutor also said that one of the IMEI of the phone was traced to the defendant and she was tracked and arrested.

    Akeem also said that on searching her house, four of the iPhones were found.

    The offence, he said, contravenes the provisions of sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.

    O Osunsanmi, granted the defendant to bail of N2 million with two sureties in like sum.

    Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Sept. 28 for mention.


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  •  Receptionist waiter docked for allegedly stealing employer s N7 3m
    Receptionist, waiter docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N7.3m
     Receptionist waiter docked for allegedly stealing employer s N7 3m
    Receptionist, waiter docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N7.3m
    General news1 week ago

    Receptionist, waiter docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N7.3m

    A receptionist, Joy Usher, (a woman) 28 and a waiter,  James Omolediho, were on Monday docked in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N7. 3million, belonging to their employer.

    Usher and Omolediho who live in , Lekki, Lagos are charged with conspiracy, forgery and theft. 

    The Prosecution Counsel , ASP Raji Akeem, told the court that the offence was committed between January to May 2022 at Eastgate Hotel Ajah, Lagos.

    Akeem said that the defendants used the hotel POS to defraud the company of N7. 325million. 

    The prosecutor said that when the hotel account was audited,it was discovered that the value of the POS received was bigger than the received money in the account.

    He also said that it was also discovered that the POS machine had been tampered with. 

    Akeem said that the defendants also forged copies of POS payment receipts of the hotel.

    The offence, he said, contravenes the provisions of sections 287, 365 and 412 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015. The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

    The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B.

    O Osunsanmi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000 each with two sureties in likesum.

    Osunsanmi adjourned the case until Sept. 27 for mention.


    NewsSourceCredit: NAN

  •  Police arrest officer allegedly engaging in extortion in viral video
    Police arrest officer allegedly engaging in extortion in viral video
     Police arrest officer allegedly engaging in extortion in viral video
    Police arrest officer allegedly engaging in extortion in viral video
    Defence/Security2 weeks ago

    Police arrest officer allegedly engaging in extortion in viral video

    The Police Command in Edo has arrested a constable, Victor Osabuohign, caught allegedly engaging in an extortion conversation with a road user in a circulated video on the social media.

    ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, the command`s Deputy Public Relations Officer, announced this in a statement in Benin on Friday.

    Osabuohign was seen in a viral video on Twitter negotiating with a road user identified as Arc. Bolu. Iwegbu said the officer has been arrested, detained and currently undergoing investigation.

    He said that the command has set up an ad-hoc committee headed by ACP James Chu, head of operations at the command.

    Iwegbu said the command’s Provost Marshal, CSP Avanrenren Godwin, is the deputy chairman of the committee.

    The spokesperson said that there were other operatives who had earlier been arrested for alleged official corruption and undergoing investigation.

    She said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Abutu Yaro, has urged members of the public to come up with reports against erring officers of the command.


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