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Lawyer, three others close defence over alleged sale of late woman’s property

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LAGOS – A legal practitioner, Kole Bello who is standing trial for allegedly selling a dead woman’s property with forged documents has closed his defence before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the State High Court, Ikeja. The Lagos State Government had arraigned the lawyer, Bello before the court alongside Chukwu Victor, Friday Palmer, and Osumah Terry sometimes in October 2017, on ...

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Man arraigned for allegedly stabbing neighbour with iron rod

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A Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday ordered that 41-year-old Ako be remanded in prison, for allegedly stabbing his neighbour with an iron rod. The Judge, Ibrahim Shekarau, ordered that the defendant is remanded in Keffi Prison, pending further order of the court. Ako, who resides at Criss Park, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, is charged with assault and causing ...

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Businesswoman jailed over alleged N3m property theft

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A 55-year old businesswoman, Grace Akindele has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing some quantity of iron rods, bags of cement, gravel, blocks and sand, all valued at N3 million belonging to one Shittu Fausat Oladeide and allegedly threatening her life. A Police source revealed that the arrest of the accused was ordered by ...

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Firm’s Ikoyi property C of O gets nullified by court

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The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division has nullified the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) given by the Federal Government to Sunnyvale Nigeria Limited in respect of a parcel of land situated at Plot 25, Block 6, Ikoyi Foreshore, Lagos. The appellate court, in a lead judgment by Justice Ugochukwu Ogakwu, on March 6, 2019, restrained Sunnyvale Nigeria Limited, its ...

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EFCC arraigns banker over alleged N81.7m theft

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, Monday, arraigned a banker, Oladimeji Balogun for allegedly stealing N81,720,000.00. But the name of the bank where Balogun was a member of staff was not disclosed. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade said in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja that the accused was arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of ...

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Police arraigns 2 over alleged damage of property, assault

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The police Thursday docked two persons in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged damage of property and assault. The defendants, Kehinde Fatai; 52 and Folashade Olamikan; 52, of no fixed addresses, were charged with assault, wilful damage of property and breach of public peace. ‎The prosecutor, Sgt. Adetutu Sanusi told the court that the defendants committed the ...

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28-year-old man docked for allegedly breaking into an office, stealing N1.6m

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Lagos – A 28-year-old unemployed man, Taiwo Ogunmodede, who allegedly broke into a real estate firm and stole N1.6 million, on Monday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos. Ogunmodede, whose address was not provided, is charged with two counts of burglary and stealing. The prosecutor, Sgt. Modupe Olaluwoye told the court that the defendant on Oct. 24, ...

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57-year-old man arraigned for property theft

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A 57-year-old man, Mr. Olusola Adeigbe, has been arraigned before an Ijede Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikorodu, Lagos State, for the alleged property theft worth N111,200. Adeigbe was arraigned on five counts bordering on felony, stealing and breach of public peace. The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against him. The police prosecutor, Inspector Aminu Isaac, said the ...

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Man arraigned over alleged N840,000 land fraud

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A 40-year-old man, Abdul Ibrahim, yesterday appeared in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged N840,000 land fraud. The defendant, who resides at Nyanya village, Abuja, is standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal breach of trust, cheating and criminal misappropriation. The prosecutor, Mahmud Lawal, told the court that a written petition by the complainant, Eucharia Ogedengbe, ...

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