70-YR OLD WOMAN, DAUGHTER DOCKED OVER 200MIL NAIRA FRAUD

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Lagos—A septuagenarian, Shakin Oworu, who allegedly forged and defrauded Universal Hair Care Ltd. of N200 million to acquire personal property, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos. Oworu, 70, alongside his daughter, Bukola Opara née Oworu, Nasiru Ismaila and others still at large, was docked before Chief Magistrate Folashade Botoku. Oworu is standing […]

OFFICE ASSISTANT STEALS BOSS’ 12,000 DOLLARS

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…Gives girlfriend N700,000′ An office assistant, Ifeanyi Anyanwu, Wednesday admitted to an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, that he stole his employer’s $12,000, from which he gave his girlfriend N700,000. Anyanwu, 28, an employee of a financial services firm, was arraigned before Mr. B. A. Sonuga on a count of stealing. Prosecuting Corporal Friday Mameh said the defendant […]

COURT FIXES ABUJA PROPHET GRAHAM JACOBS’ FORGERY AND IMPERSONATION TRIAL FOR 10TH OCTOBER

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The trial of Abuja based, self- proclaimed prophet, Graham Jacobs for forgery and impersonation could not continue as scheduled yesterday because a new prosecutor appeared for the case. Abujareporters gathered that given the sensitive nature of the case, and the need for diligent prosecution, the Police decided to send in one of its best and […]

HOUSEMAID BAGS 13 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR STEALING EMPLOYER’S 5,000 DOLLARS

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 Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A  28-year-old housemaid, Anna Payaro, has been sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment by a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Igbosere for burglary and theft of her employer’s $5,000. Payaro was found guilty of five counts bordering on conspiracy, burglary, entering and stealing. The convict was first arraigned on June 6, 2016, and later […]

CAR HIRE OPERATOR STEALS CAR, CHARGED TO COURT

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A 51-year-old car hire operator, Samuel Tom, on Monday was arraigned before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Igbosere for stealing a car valued at N6m. Tom, who lives on Alhaji Abass Street, Ogudu, Lagos, was arraigned before Mr. B. A. Sonuga on two counts bordering on conspiracy and stealing, which he pleaded not guilty […]

BARMAN, FRIEND JAILED 25 YEARS FOR STABBING MAN TO DEATH WITH BROKEN BOTTLE

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Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Justice Kudirat Jose of a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, on Tuesday sentenced a barman, Marvelous Chibueze, and his friend, David Oladimeji, to 25 years’ imprisonment for killing one Peter Madueke. It was learnt that Madueke was stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck. The incident was said to have happened on […]

POLICE ARRESTS SUSPECTED MASTERMIND AND KILLER OF GUS WINNER, HECTOR JOBARTEH

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  The Lagos state police command, after weeks of intensive manhunt, has arrested one Ismaila  Adeyemi ‘m’ aged 49yrs, the suspected mastermind and killer of Hector Jobateh  (the 2006 winner of Gulder Ultimate search) who was traced and shot dead at his residence at New Oko-Oba in Agege area of Lagos State. The suspect who […]

AFTER WASTING MORE THAN 150 LIVES, THIS SERIAL KILLER CAUGHT IN KOGI BEGS FOR FORGIVENESS

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From NGOZI UWUJARE Just as Osama bin Laden was eventually neutralized by American special forces in Pakistan, after a manhunt that lasted for more than a decade, the police in Kogi State have also ended the long reign of terror unleashed on the of Ihima community in the state by a notorious serial killer, who […]

12-YR OLD MONEY LAUNDERING CASE- DARIYE’S COUNSEL GRANTED ADJOURNMENT AGAIN

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 A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gudu, on Monday adjourned the trial of former Governor Joshua Dariye of Plateau State until October 10 at the instance of the defence. Dariye is facing a 21-count bordering on money laundering and diversion of ecological fund to the tune of N1.162bn. Dariye’s new counsel, former Attorney General […]

SEE THE 5 SUSPECTED KILLERS OF GUILDER ULTIMATE SEARCH WINNER HECTOR JOBARTEH AS UBER DRIVER DESCRIBES HOW HE WAS MURDERED

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Police have paraded five suspected killers of a former winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Hector Jobarteh. The suspects – William Igana, Valentine Igana, Abdul-Rasheed Jimoh, Francis Madu, Usman Adeyemi – were alleged to have been involved in the death of the 38-year-old at his house on Olufowora Close, New Oko-Oba, Agege. PUNCH Metro had […]