Court remands four minors for allegedly gang-raping schoolmate in Oyo

Popular Ibadan hotel shuts down, disengages staff

A Family Court in Iyaganku on Tuesday ordered that four students of Eleyele Secondary School, Eleyele, Ibadan in Oyo State be remanded for allegedly raping a female schoolmate who was mentally challenged. The police charged the defendants who are minors with conspiracy and unlawful sexual intercourse. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Sumbo Adetuyibi did not take … Read more

Court remands applicant for stealing 100 plastic chairs from church

Businesswoman docked for allegedly spreading beans in colleague’s shop

An Upper Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Friday, remanded an applicant, Shadrach Johnson, who pleaded guilty to stealing 100 pieces of plastic chairs. The police charged Johnson, who lives in Gidan Daya, Orozo, Abuja with criminal trespass and theft. The Judge, Malam Hassan Mohammed, deferred the sentence and adjourned the case until March 24 … Read more

Ilorin court remands CMD Kaiama General Hospital for alleged murder

court throws out forgery suit against Taraba APC guber candidate

The Labor Party has dissolved the party’s State Executive Council in Rivers State. The National Chairman of LP, Julius Abure said the decision followed alleged anti-party activities and corruption in the management of party’s funds in the state. Abure disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday (today), saying the dissolution is with immediate effect. He … Read more

Court remands Rivers Reps member two days to election

2023: Again, Appeal Court sacks Ebonyi LP guber candidate, Nkwagu, declares Eze as authentic candidate

A magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded the lawmaker representing Etche-Omuma Federal Constituency, Ephraim Nwuzi, at the Nigeria Correctional Center in PortHarcourt for 10 days. This follows a remand proceeding preferred against Nwuzi by the Rivers State Police Command. The Police had filed a remand warrant against him, accusing the All Progressives Congress, … Read more

Court remands suspected killers of Fatinoye’s in Ogun prison

Court remands suspected killers of Fatinoye's in Ogun prison

A Magistrate Court II sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has remanded the suspected killers of Mr and Mrs Kehinde Fatinoye and their son, Oreoluwa on New Year’s day. Chief Magistrate Esther Idowu on Wednesday ruled that the suspects be kept in prison for 60 days, pending legal advice from the Department of Public … Read more

Court remands man allegedly caught with female pants, charms in Ilorin

Court sentences man to death for using victim's intestines to cook

An Ilorin Magistrate Court has remanded one Olatunji Taiwo, who was allegedly caught with female pants and charms. Taiwo was allegedly caught with female pants and some charms during a police stop-and-search in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. Police report revealed that when Taiwo was searched, two female pants which he had worn were allegedly discovered … Read more

Court remands cleric for posting own obituary to evade payment of N3m debt

Court sentences vulcaniser to death for stealing N57,000

Ondo State Magistrate Court has remanded a 43-year-old clergyman, Paul Oyewole, for allegedly publishing his obituary on social media to evade the N3 million debt payment he owed one of his church members. Oyewole reportedly obtained the sum of N3m from Emmanuel Boyede, alleging that he would pay back the money within seven days. Police … Read more

Court remands 3 men for alleged possession of dangerous weapons

Court sentences vulcaniser to death for stealing N57,000

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Friday, ordered the remand of three men, Abba Aminu, 27, Hashimu Lawan, 29 and Abubakar Mukhtar, 25, in a correctional centre for allegedly being in possession of dangerous weapons. The police charged the suspects with criminal conspiracy, attempt to commit the offence: to wit robbery, and being in … Read more

Court remands Lokoja varsity staff for N4m fraud

Court sentences vulcaniser to death for stealing N57,000

A staff of the Federal University Lokoja, Kennedy Wilfred has been remanded in Kabba Custodian Centre till February 6th, 2022. The order to remand him was given by Chief Magistrate Court 3, Lokoja, presided over by Mohammed Yakubu, on Thursday. The accused, a 46-year-old staff of the ICT Unit of the Federal University Lokoja, arraigned … Read more

Court remands man over unlawful possession of firearm, armed robbery

Court remands man over unlawful possession of firearm, armed robbery

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 33-year-old man, Ajani Jamiu, at Agodi Correctional facility, for alleged unlawful possession of a firearm and armed robbery. The police arraigned Ajani on a two-count charge of armed robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, who … Read more

Adamawa court remands man caught with machetes

Adamawa court remands man caught with machetes

The Jimeta Area Court II in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, has remanded a suspected member of a notorious youth gang, Shila Boys, caught with machetes. The court ordered the remand of 22-year-old Abba Hassan in prison custody pending the next sitting. The suspected Shila Boys member, who is from Jambutu Rumde Kila, Army Barracks … Read more

Court remands 8 Sharia judges, 7 others for allegedly stealing N99m

Court sentences vulcaniser to death for stealing N57,000

A magistrate court in Kano State has ordered eight Sharia Court judges and seven Sharia Commission staff members to be remanded in prison custody over the allegation of diversion of N99 million belonging to orphans in the state. Magistrate Mustapha Sa’ad Datti gave the order on Thursday following charges of diverting N99 million instituted against … Read more

N500m theft: Magistrate remands 2 Shari’a court judges

N500m theft: Magistrate remands 2 Shari'a court judges

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered that two State Shari’a Court judges, 16 other financial registrars and a cashier be remanded in a correction centre for an alleged N500m theft. The police charged Saadatu Umar, Bashir Kurawa, Tijjani Abdullahi, Hussaina Imam, Shamsu Sani and Maryam Jibrin-Garba with five counts of criminal conspiracy, joint act, … Read more