Man docked for unlawful possession of pump action gun

A middle age-man, Sofela Temidayo, has been arraigned before a Chief magistrate’s Court, sitting at Igbosere, Lagos, for unlawful possession of pump action gun. He was arraigned by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on a count charge of the offence. The defendant, according to the prosecutor, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, was arrested on May, 26, 2019, at about 19.10 hours, at Adekunle Street, Oshodi, with the said weapon. He was said to have committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 27(b)(I)…

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Court remands 2 suspects over murder of Oshodi NURTW chief, Mamora

An Igbosere Magistrate’s Court of Lagos State, has ordered the remand of two men, Ayuba Balogun and Evans Adamson, who were alleged to be involved in the killing of Late Olayinka Mamora, popularly called Mamok, pending when the Lagos State’s Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) will issue a legal advice on allegations of murder and illegal possession of firearms leveled against them by the police. The court presided over by Magistrate B. I. Bakare, gave the remand order while granting a remand application filed and argued before the court by…

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Visa scam: Travel Agent arraigned for defrauding 3 of N10.5m 

A travel agent, Joe Okereke, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded three person of the sum of N10.5 million. He was alleged to have defraud his victims of the said amount under the pretence of procuring Fiji Island visa for them. The three victims are: Jekwu Ezenwa,  Pope Ekenna Nworah and Kenneth Dibor. The defendant was arraigned by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation (ForceCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lgos, on seven counts charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretence and fraud. The offences according to the…

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Project manager arraigned for stealing N378m construction materials

A project manager with a construction company, Mr. Olowe Joseph Adeoye has been arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for alleged stealing of construction materials valued N378 million, from the construction site at Ilubirin House Project, Ikoyi, Lagos. The 42 years old project manager was arraigned before Magistrate K. K. Awoyinka, on charges of conspiracy and stealing, by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos. The project manager according to the Barrister Morufu Animashaun, the Legal Officer in the General Investigation Department…

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India citizen attempts suicide after arrest for alleged N116m fraud

An Indian citizen, Lokesh Parwani, was Thursday, arraigned before an Igboosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, for attempted suicide and alleged fraud of N116 million. The the Indian national, who is a personal manager at a company, was brought before the court by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (Force CIID), Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy, fraud and attempted suicide. He was alleged to have on July 19, 2019, at Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, conspired with other said to be at large to fraudulently…

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Property agent docked over Alleged N50m fraud

A property agent, Emmanuel Adeyemi Sodipo, was today, arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Igbosere, on a four count-charge of conspiracy, false presentation and N50 million fraud. The defendant was arraigned before the court presided over by Magistrate A. O. Alogba, by the men of Forces Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (Force CIID) Annex, Alagbon-Lagos. Arraigning defendant today, the prosecutor, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, told the court that the defendant and others now at large on February 18, 2016, falsely presented to the compliant of the alleged fraud that they…

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Court orders arrest of businessman over N44.864m fraud

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the arrest of a businessman, Chukwunonso Nwobi, over his failure to appear before the court to answer the criminal charges filed against him by the men of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (Force CIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos. Force CIID had charged the businessman alongside his company, Trade Block Energy Limited, situated at 10, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos, on a 17 count-charge of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretence, unlawful fund conversion, issuance of dud cheques, and fraud of N44.864 million. The…

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Investment agent arraigned over N15m fraud

CCourtAn investment agent, Odia Joseph Okobiemen, was on Friday, arraigned before an Igboosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a cooperative society, C&I Leasing Staff Cooperative Multi-purpose Society of the sum of N15 million, under the pretence of investing the money in an agricultural produce. The 43 years old agent was arraigned by men of Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on two counts charge bordering stealing and obtaining under false pretence. Arraigning the 43 year agent on Friday, the prosecutor, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, said…

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Animal skins dealer docked for defrauding Chinese N10m

A man who claimed to be a dealer in animal Skins, Ifeanyichukwu Philip, has been arraigned by the Police for allegedly defrauding a China national, Feng Zhao Zhu, of the sum of N10 million, under the pretence of supplying him donkey skins. The 49 year-old Ifeanyichukwu was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Afolashade Bokoku, on charges bordering on obtaining under false pretence, fraudulent conversion and stealing, by the men of General Investigation Department of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceIID), Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos. The police in the charge marked B/04/19, alleged…

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Four salesclerks remanded over alleged stealing of N726.7m

Four salesclerks were today, Wednesday January 9, ordered to be remanded in prisons custody by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for alleged stealing of N726, 724, 500 million, belonging to their boss, Mr. Emmanuel Ugo. The four salesclerks ordered to be remanded in prisons custody by the court presided over by Chief Magistrate O. O. Oshin (Mrs) are: Augustine Ezeakana Achakuba, 26, Nwohidi Chineye Lawson, 29, Amenchi Oluchukwu, 34, and Eze Stephen Arinze, 31. The Magistrate remanded the three salesclerks, after they had pleaded not guilty to four count…

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