Police recovers toddler who was sold for N350,000

Kidnapped 4 year old girl The girl who was allegedly stolen in Enugu State, by her mother’s younger sister and her boyfriend, and sold to one Florence Nwokocha for N350,000, has been recovered by police operatives in Abia State. The Enugu State Police Command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said report of the missing girl was made…

Unemployed thief bags N50,000 bail

The gavel of justice An unemployed man, Chukwukere Akachukwu, who allegedly broke into an apartment and stole N108,000, was on Friday in Lagos granted N50,000 bail. An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court directed the accused to provide two sureties in like sum who must be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to Lagos State Government….

Christmas: Lagos crashes rice price, fixes N13,000 for a bag

Bags of rice The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it was ready to roll out Lake Rice on December 15 to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50 kg towards the Yuletide celebrations. The sale will come as succour for millions of Lagosians who like their counterparts in most parts of the country have had to…

Woman faces N131,000 fraud charge

court-of-law A 23- year-old woman, Ayo Olaniyi, who allegedly obtained N131,000 from one Ayo Johnbull under false pretences, on Wednesday appeared before an Apapa Magistrate’s’ Court, Lagos. Olaniyi, a resident of Apapa Area of Lagos, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretences. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Kokoye,…

Labourer remanded for stealing handbags worth N100,000

court-of-law A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a 20-year-old labourer, Umoru Idrisa, in prison for stealing a sack containing handbags valued at N100, 000. Idrisa who is facing a charge of theft pleaded guilty. The prosecutor, Insp Richard Odigie, told the court that the accused had on Nov. 30 at about 3:30p.m.,…

Trader steals company’s N860,000 goods

court-of-law A 39-year-old trader, Onyedika Okezie, who allegedly obtained diapers and sanitary pads worth N860, 000 from a company — Power Hero Nigeria Ltd — under false pretences, is facing trial at a Lagos court. The accused, whose lives in Keffi in Nasarawa State, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining goods under false pretences…

Trader in court for stealing N15,000 phone

The gavel of justice The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (PHCDA) on Thursday said it had inoculated over 90,000 children against poliomyelitis in Kafinhausa Local Government Area of Jigawa. Alhaji Abdullahi Sarawa, the Immunization Officer in the area, stated this while reviewing report of the exercise in Kafinhausa. Sarawa said that the children were administered…

Woman arraigned for stealing N420,000

court-of-law court A 24-year-old saleswoman, Anabel Akuneziri, on Monday appeared before an Apapa Senior Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly converting N420,000 belonging to her employer to her own personal use. Akuneziri is charged with stealing. The prosecutor, Sgt. Kokoye Olusegun, said that the accused committed the offence at Abia Plaza BBA Market, Trade Fair…

Court Orders Woman To Pay N10, 000 To Ex-Husband

The gavel of justice A Gudu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday dissolved a 17-year-old marriage between Hajara Ibrahim and Ibrahim Tanko, and ordered her to pay N10,000 to her ex-husband to free herself. The judge, Mallam Isah Imam, said Tanko who claimed he was still in love with Hajara was granted enough time…

Principal Arraigned for misappropriating N600,000

magistrate-court The police on Thursday arraigned, Samuel Patrick, a school principal, in a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for defrauding the school of N600,000. Patrick the principal of Lukas International School, Jikwoyi , Abuja, is facing a two-count charge of misappropriation and cheating. The Prosecutor, John Simon, told the court that Yunusa Joseph…