Category Judiciary

Civil servant in court over alleged N1m fraud

The police, on Thursday, arraigned a 41-year-old civil servant, Oruma Jacob, before a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a job seeker of N1 million. Jacob, a staff member of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, is standing trial…

Businessman docked alleged N500,00 land fraud

A 40-year-old businessman, Musa Hassan, on Thursday appeared before a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged land fraud involving half a million naira. Hassan, who resides at Ungwan Makama area of Kaduna State, is facing a two-count charge of breach…

Trader in court over alleged threat to life

A 25-year-old trader, Temidayo Oluwatoyin, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly threatening the life of a man. The police charged Oluwatoyin for breach of peace and threat to life under Sections 168 and 56 of…

Court remands man over alleged motorcycle theft

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Wednesday, remanded a 20-year-old Ismaila Tahiru, for allegedly stealing a Bajaj motorcycle. The Prosecutor, Insp Abdullahi Emmanuel, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Oct. 11, 2019 at about 10:04…

Herdsman remanded for attempted murder

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a cattle rearer, Muhammed Bello, who allegedly attempted to kill one Ibrahim Muhammed in Kwara. Magistrate Ibrahim Dasuki remanded the defendant in Oke-Kura Correctional Service Centre, Ilorin. He adjourned the matter till Jan.…

Police arraign man, 46, over alleged N190,000 theft

The Police, on Wednesday, arranged a 46-year-old man, Omotayo Sunday, before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged N190,000 theft. The defendant, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a count charge of stealing. The Prosecutor, Insp Bankole Olasunkanmi, told…