Tag Archives: Court

Bricklayer remanded for defiling wife’s 14-year-old sister

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 38-year-old bricklayer, Kehinde David, who allegedly defiled his wife’s 14-year-old sister, be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, pending legal advice. According to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) Magistrate B.O Osunsanmi, who did not take the plea of the defendant, ordered the police …

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Court upholds suit seeking Sowore’s suspension as AAC chairman

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday upheld a suit seeking to stop the suspended National Chairman, African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Omoyele Sowore, from parading himself as the party’s national chairman. The court, presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, gave the judgment on Friday in Abuja. The court also …

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Man in court for allegedly raping 17- year-old girl

A 45-year-old man, Emmanuel Toviho, on Friday, appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl. Toviho, whose address is not provided, is facing a two-count charge of rape and sexual assault, to which he pleaded not guilty. According to the News Agency …

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Court remands father, son for stealing palm fruit in Osun

A magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun state capital, Friday remanded a 54-year-old man, Oluwatoyin Oladipupo, alongside his son, Oyeku Oladipupo (30), for allegedly stealing palm fruits valued at N250,000. They were both charged on a two-count charge of damaging and stealing of palm fruits belonging to one Rafiu …

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Man in court over alleged N55.4m theft

A 35-year-old clearing agent, Dozie Okoli, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over an alleged N55.4 million theft. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Okoli, whose address was not given in court, is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining …

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Court remands man in prison for raping daughter

A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday, ordered the detention of a man, Basiru Adeyanju in prison custody for allegedly raping his 17- year old daughter. Adeyanju, who lives at No 30, Irona Quarters, Ado Ekiti, the state capital, allegedly defiled her daughter on September 10, 2017. The …

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Atiku vs Buhari: I was forced to sign presidential result in favour of APC – Witness tells court

Mohammed Tata, a witness for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the Presidential Election Tribunal has alleged that he was forced to sign a copy of the result of the February 2019 presidential election. He also told the court that he was threatened with sack from the N-Power scheme where …

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Man tells court how police sergeant killed his father

A prosecution witness, Afeez Bello, on Monday narrated how his father was killed by stray bullet, allegedly fired by a policeman, Emmanuel Uyanweke, Uyanweke, a sergeant, is standing trial for killing a pedestrian with an AK47 rifle. The policeman was arraigned by the Lagos State Government on Feb. 14 last …

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