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Security guard docked for stabbing man

April 8, 2014 Administrator 0

A security guard, Obada Akhaigbe, 26, who allegedly stabbed a man with a broken bottle, has been docked before an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Akhaigbe, who resides at Shogunle, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of assault and stealing. The Prosecutor, Corporal Kehinde Olatunde, told the court that the accused committed the offences on March 15 at No. 2, Read More

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Man in court for burying girlfriend

April 8, 2014 Administrator 0

The Police in the FCT have arraigned one Joey Ikwen before an Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court in Karu, for allegedly burying his girlfriend, Theresa Benandart, without informing her family or the police. Ikwen was arraigned on a one-count charge of negligent conduct. The prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Peter Adams, said the deceased was living with the accused in Read More

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Police investigate man over friend’s death

April 8, 2014 Administrator 0

The Edo State Police Command has commenced investigation into the circumstances the death of a hunter, one Mohammed Siaka, at Igarra, in the Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state. Area Commander, Edo-North, Mr. Jinwan Dazong, told journalists at Auchi, that the Police investigation would determine whether the deceased was murdered by the Fulani herdsmen or his friend, Mr. Danjuma Read More

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Steward in trouble over employer’s death

April 8, 2014 Administrator 0

A 21-year-old steward, David Idah, has been brought before an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Isabo, for allegedly killing his employer, a 65-year -old magistrate, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Timeyin. The Prosecutor, Inspector Banji Sangotokun, told the court that Idah killed Mrs Timeyin using a machete. Sagotokun explained that Idah, who was said to have been sacked by the deceased over theft Read More

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Court remands 3 for conspiracy, theft

April 8, 2014 Administrator 0

A Senior Magistrate’s Court 1 sitting in Mararaba, has ordered that three men charged with criminal conspiracy and theft be remanded in Keffi prison. The accused are Shaibu Lawal, 23 and Monday Stephen, 33, both of Angwan Gwari, Mararaba, and Ikechukwu Asogwa of Aku Village, Mararaba. The prosecutor, Sergeant Aliyu Mohammed, told the court that the matter was reported by Read More

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NDLEA nabs man with heroin in anus

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a 34-year-old man who allegedly inserted two wraps of heroin into his anus to bring it into the country. This was contained in a statement by NDLEA’s of Head, Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, NDLEA, weekend in Lagos. It said the suspect was apprehended at the Murtala Muhammed International Read More

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Man in police net for giving false information

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

A 42-year-old man, Yomi Adeyomoye, has been arraigned before an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly giving false information to the police. The prosecutor, Corporal Adebayo Ayorinde, told the court that the accused raised a false alarm that led to the arrest and detention of one Mrs. Adebisi Adeyemi. According to him, the accused had on July 7, 2013, at Read More

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Man nabbed for vandalising PHCN transformer

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

A Grade 1 Area Court in Aso Pada, FCT has sentenced a driver, Abdullahi Umar, 20, of Nyanya, Abuja to 30 months in prison for stealing valuable parts from a transformer at Aso. The Presiding Judge, Mr. Albert Maga, said that Umar was guilty of the offence of theft but discharged him on the charge of criminal conspiracy. Maga, however, Read More

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Horror forest: Police arrest 8 in Oyo

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested eight people in connection with the discovery of a horror forest in Soka area of Ibadan. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Olabisi Clet-Ilobanafor, stated this when the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 11, Mr. Femi Omolaja, the visited the site. According to her, “We are working hard Read More

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Court remands 3 for armed robbery

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court remanded three men: Mohammed Umar, Ibrahim Garba and Usman Mohammodu, in prison custody over alleged armed robbery. The Magistrate, Mrs. Doyin Akosile, who gave the ruling, said the accused should be kept behind bars pending advice from State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The prosecutor, Inspector Bayo Ajiboye, told the court that the accused committed Read More

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Man seeks divorce over threat to life

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

A 48-year-old man, Oluyemi Adenekan, has urged the Agege Customary Court, Lagos to dissolve his 20-year-old marriage on the grounds of threat to life and his wife’s quarrelsome attitude. The petitioner told the court that his wife, Hannah, once left him for four years and returned after she had two kids for another man, claiming that he would not have Read More

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Okada rider docked for rape of minor

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

A 38- year- old tricycle rider (Keke Napep), Joseph Akpu, has appeared before a Federal High Court in Enugu for allegedly raping a 10- year-old girl. The accused, of Achara layout Enugu, is facing a one count charge of rape. Police Prosecutor, Mr. Moses Onyia, said that the victim’s mother, whose name he did not mention, arranged with the accused Read More

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Police nab butcher for assault

April 1, 2014 Administrator 0

The police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have arraigned a butcher, Gbenga Yemi, 38, in an Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court for assaulting a recharge card vendor. Yemi of Dape village, Abuja, is standing trial on a two-count charge of criminal force and assault before Senior Magistrate Abdullateef Abolaji. The prosecutor, Inspector Bitrus Audu, said the matter was reported at Read More

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Farmer remanded for armed robbery

March 25, 2014 Administrator 0

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court has remanded a farmer, James Iorhemen, 35, for alleged criminal conspiracy and armed robbery. The Magistrate, Mrs. Franca Yuwa, said that the accused would remain in prison pending the legal advice from the state Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). The Prosecutor, Mr. James Onwone, had told the court that, the case was reported by one Jessica Read More

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Ex-convict in court for theft

March 25, 2014 Administrator 0

An ex-convict, Taofeek Omobowale, 23, has been brought before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, over alleged theft of N600,000. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Iyabo Johnson, said the accused who is facing charges of stealing, committed the offence on March 14, 2014, at Shop 3,Wera Market, Ladega in Ikorodu. She told the court that Omobowale had served a two-year jail term Read More

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Court remands man for killing son

March 25, 2014 Administrator 0

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered that a 29-years-old man, Gbenga Omotosho, be remanded in prison for killing his own son, Segun. The police prosecutor, Corporal Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 8, 2014, at Area Two Beer Parlour, Adin Quarters, in Ilawe-Ekiti. She said that the accused unlawfully caused the death Read More

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Police nab 3 women for child theft

March 25, 2014 Administrator 0

The police in Ezeagu, Enugu state, have arrested three women, two of who hail from Awha Imezi and Oyofo both of Ezeagu LGA of the state, while the third is from Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo; for allegedly child theft. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amarizu, confirmed Read More

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Police nab 4 for kidnapping

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr. Adamu Ibrahim, has said that the command has arrested four suspected kidnappers in Aba, the commercial city of Abia. Ibrahim told journalists, weekend, in Umuahia, the state capital, that the suspects were arrested in a bush behind Okigwe Road Primary School, Aba on March 3, 2014. He said they were waiting for ransom Read More

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Car wash owner, 3 others docked for car theft

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

A commercial car-wash operator and three others charged with the theft of a car, valued at N3 million, have appeared before a Shomolu Magitrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, Emmanuel John, 21; Mohammed Ibrahim, 19; Dele Gomina, 34, Husseini Abdullahi, 30, and Ibrahim Sulieman, 38, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. They all denied the charges. Prosecutor, Read More

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Confab: Police assure of security

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone 7, AIG Suleman Abba has assured the delegates and officials to the National Conference which commenced yesterday in Abuja, adequate measures were in place for their safety. Abba who gave the assurance while speaking to journalists in Abuja, said he had visited the venue to monitor the security arrangements, Read More

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5 arraigned for assaulting, stealing from policemen

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

The police in Enugu state have charged five persons to an Enugu Magistrates’ Court with assault and theft. Those arraigned were Chizoba Godwin, 65, Nwogu Aloysius, 60, Chidubem Ekwe, 25, Chukwuemeka Enwerem, 31, and Chidiebere Onyia, 43. The accused persons from Enugu East Local Government Area were arrested for allegedly beating two police officers and stealing their property worth N41,000. Read More

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NSCDC nabs man for rape

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

The Jigawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 20-year-old man, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old boy in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. The Commander, Mr. Muhammad Gidado, disclosed yesterday this in an interview with journalists in Dutse. Gidado said that the suspect, who reportedly lured the boy into his room Read More

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Girl, 10, killed as police rescue kidnapped lawmaker

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

A 10-year-old girl was weekend killed in Bauchi as police in the state engaged suspected kidnappers of a member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly at Rimin Zayan, Toro Local Government. Blueprint gathered that though the kidnap victim, Malam Yusuf Nuhu, representing Jema constituency was eventually rescued, the 10-year old Hauwa’u Awalu, who was hit by a stray bullet Read More

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Man bags death sentence for armed robbery

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

A High Court setting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state has sentenced one Olanrewaju Owolabi to death by hanging for armed robbery. Justice Lekan Ogunmoye said the prosecution witness sufficiently identified the convict as one of the armed robbers that invaded the prosecution witness’ residence. He said that all the essential elements of the robbery were established and the prosecution also proved Read More

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Driver in trouble for reckless driving, manslaughter

March 18, 2014 Administrator 0

A driver of an articulated vehicle, Oluwaloseyi Ojoye, has been charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged reckless driving and killing of a 27-year-old man. Ojoye, 21, residing at Adatan, Abeokuta, is facing charges of reckless driving and manslaughter. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Philip Osijale, told the court that Ojoye committed the offences on March 11, 2014, on Read More