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Three arraigned over alleged assault on four EKEDC staff

Three arraigned over alleged assault on four EKEDC staff

Three persons who allegedly beat up four staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company for disconnecting their electricity supply were on Thursday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The defendants: Karimo Aliu, 43, trader; Halimah Idowu, female, 24, shopkeeper; and Olabode Akinjokun, 42, trader, were arraigned before Magistrate Mrs M.O. Tanimola on a three-count of conspiracy, […] …

US company to pay damages for dumping cancer-causing chemicals in Taiwan

US company to pay damages for dumping cancer-causing chemicals in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a U.S. electronic company to pay 500 million dollars in damages to 486 workers and families for  dumping cancer-causing chemical solvents at factory sites in Taiwan. In October 2017, the Taiwan High Court ruled that U.S. electronics firm RCA and its successor companies must pay 718.4 million Taiwan dollars […] …

Teacher in court for allegedly defrauding students of N151,000 WASCE fees

Teacher in court for allegedly defrauding students of N151,000 WASCE fees

A teacher, Olakunle Oladeji, 33, who allegedly defrauded four students of their West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) fees totaling N151, 000, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos . The accused, who resides at No. 38, Ewupe Road, Sango Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a five-count bordering on stealing […] …

My husband deceived me into marrying him, woman tells court

My husband deceived me into marrying him, woman tells court

The President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State,  Mr Suleiman Apanpan, on Thursday dissolved an eight-year-old marriage between  Aminat Olaniyi and Kassim Olaniyi over deception. Apanpan held that the marriage was laid on a  deceitful foundation and it was bound to crash with time. He, however,  advised lovers to make sincerity the watchword […] …

Police arraign caretaker for alleged conversion of rents to personal use

Police arraign caretaker for alleged conversion of rents to personal use

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned Gbenga Akomolafe, 55, a caretaker, before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilupeju-Ekiti for allegedly collecting N935,000 house rents without remitting same to the owner, Abbey Olamilekan. The prosecutor, Sergeant Adeniyi Famodimu, told the court that the accused person, on or before January 2018, rented out a  block of 14 hostel rooms […] …

Three teenagers in court over alleged cultism

Three teenagers in court over alleged cultism

Three teenagers- Miracle Eze, 14; Onyebuchi Orji, 19 and David Adebayo,17-, caught belonging to secret societies, were on Wednesday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused are facing a two-count of conspiracy and belonging to unlawful societies. In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya, granted each of the accused bail of […] …

IKEDC employee in court for stealing company ‘s N1.5m

IKEDC employee in court for stealing company ‘s N1.5m

Samuel Akachukwu, a 46-year-old employee of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, has appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with stealing his employer’s N1.5 million. The accused, who resides at 10, Adegbite St., Obawole, Iju in Agege, a Lagos suburb, is being tried for stealing. Police Inspector Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was […] …

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