Tag: magistrate

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Man, mistress land in jail for refusing to wear condom for sex

As hilarious as an altercation between two people because of one party’s refusal to wear a condom for sex might ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

8 charged to court for destroying BRT buses after hawker’s death in Maryland

8 people, including 4 teenagers have been arraigned by the Police before an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court in relation to the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 28, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Killers of Igbo trader remanded in prison

A Kano state magistrate court has turned down the request for bail made by the five suspects involved in the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Governor Ortom’s aide beats staff to coma

The Benue state Executive Secretary of the Teaching Service Board (TSB), James Pine, was arraigned before a Makurdi Magistrate Court ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2014

Security guard arraigned for stealing batteries from Etisalat mast

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 40-year-old security guard, Toyeeb Agbaje, has been arraigned before a Magistrate court, sitting in Tinubu, Lagos, for ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

Another Nigerian behaving badly in India, nabbed with large stash of ganja

by Damilola Jagun A Nigerian man has been arrested in Goa, India, for allegedly possessing marijuana worth Rs.55,000(N147,709). According to ...

November 28, 2013

Man jailed for insulting Gombe governor on Facebook

by Akintomiwa Agbaje An 18-year-old, Umar Abdullahi, has been put in prison for allegedly insulting Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo on Facebook. ...

November 21, 2013

#AnambraElection: Drama as INEC drags 183 fake observers to court over forgery and possession of arms

by Akan Ido 183 people accused of forging observer accreditation materials and possession of arms have been arraigned before in ...

November 18, 2013

Hard labour: Sex worker jailed in Lagos for re-appearing before court

  Ene Emmanuel, a commercial sex worker has been sentenced by a Lagos court to three months imprisonment  for re-appearing ...

November 7, 2013

What’s she doing with N4.3m?! Court arraigns 18-year-old girl for theft of jewellery

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Lagos State Magistrate court sitting in the Ikeja area of the state has had three persons ...

October 11, 2013

2 men to die by hanging for kidnapping and robbing a magistrate

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Two kidnappers in Delta State have received the highest punishment possible for their crime of kidnapping ...

September 23, 2013

Monster: Man, 32, arraigned for raping neighbour’s 8-year-old daughter

by Tutu Akinlabi A driver in Lagos State has been arraigned before a Magistrate’s court following allegations of rape. Muhammadu ...

September 4, 2013

End of the road: Herbalist, ‘okada’ rider arraigned for kidnapping in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo   The end of the road has come for two suspects in Lagos State as they have ...

August 24, 2013

2 brothers charged to court for stabbing friend to death in a fight

by ‘Jola Sotubo Trouble befell 32 year old Quadri Busari when he decided to go head to head with two ...

August 6, 2013

“Please ma, give me something”: Drama as 21-year-old accused asks magistrate for food

by Oge Okonkwo A mild drama ensured following an outburst of an arraigned suspect, 21-year-old Tunde Balogun, at a magistrate court sitting ...

January 26, 2013

Terrible: ‘Okada’ rider stabs peacemaker to death in Lagos

by Akan Ido A 23-year-old commercial motorcycle rider, Jigila Ibrahim, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly stabbing Talabi ...

January 11, 2013

Man docked for biting off journalist’s ear

The Ogun Police, yesterday, arraigned a 50-year-old man, Alao Akala before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court for allegedly biting off the left ...

November 22, 2012

Neighbourly Rage: Pregnant woman remanded in Kirikiri for biting off neighbour’s breast

by Akan Ido The Magistrate’s Court in Ejigbo, Lagos has remanded a pregnant woman, Funke Jamiu, in Kirikiri prison custody ...

September 22, 2012

“My husband’s mistress threatened to disfigure me if I did not leave my husband alone” – wife tells divorce court, also begs to remain in the marriage

by Akan Ido A woman, Nkechi Obi, this week, pleaded with an Oshodi Magistrate Court in Lagos not to dissolve ...

September 5, 2012

It’s the 8th commandment: Ilorin pastor jailed for stealing sheep

by Stanley Azuakola Oloruntoba Ibitoye has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment without the option of fine for stealing a ...

September 2, 2012

Tragic: Farmer kills son in failed ‘bullet-proof’ charm test

by Isi Esene Ornguga Ademngor, a 30-year-old farmer was on Wednesday arraigned before a Makurdi, Benue State Magistrate’s Court for ...

August 16, 2012

“My husband beats me for denying him pieces of meat,” woman tells court

by Isi Esene Mr. Saliu Busari of 9, Akewusola St., Agege, Lagos has been accused of displaying uncontrolled jealousy after 29 ...

August 14, 2012

Woman hires soldiers to abduct and beat her neighbours

by Akan Ido Sukurat Aminu of No. 23, Rashidi Akotun Street, Bariga, was on Tuesday arraigned for allegedly hiring the ...

August 11, 2012

My wife lied to me about her age – Man tells court (and she assaults him in public too)

by Hauwa Gambo A 43-year-old man called Uchenna Nwosu desperately wants an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end his ...

August 11, 2012

Alleged rapist set free by Lagos court

by Isi Esene A 32-year-old electrician who allegedly raped a 35-year-old spinster (name withheld) has been discharged by an Ojo ...

July 31, 2012

Drama in court: “My husband is lazy, separate us” – Wife; Husband – “I married her properly, she’s not going”

by Isi Esene “My husband is a lazy man; he does not want to work at all. When he gets ...

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