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Two Docked For Stealing Musical Instruments In Lagos




Two men, David Ubong, 35,  and Moruf Ajadi, 30, on Friday appeared before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing and receiving musical instruments valued N307, 000.

The defendants, who have no fixed address, were docked on a three-count charge of stealing, damage to property and receiving stolen property.

They, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Insp Courage Ekhueorohan, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on May 20, at 11.00 a.m. at Fitt Hotel, Ijaye Street, Itire, Surulere, Lagos.

Ekhueorohan said that the first defendant, Ubong, stole two sound mixers worth N157,000 and one sound amplifier valued N150,000.

He said that the property belonged to one  Feyisayo Adeniyi.

The prosecutor said that the second defendant, Ajadi, dishonestly received one of the stolen musical instruments.

He said that Ubong also wilfully damaged an amplifier HC 7000, worth N280,000, property of Adeniyi.

Ekhueorohan said that the offences contravened Sections 287 (6), 328 and 350 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mrs Sadiq Bello, granted the first defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties.

Bello admitted Ajadi to bail in the sum of N50,000  with two sureties each in like sum.

She adjourned the case until July 21 for substantive trial. (NAN)

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Sanwo-Olu Approves 20 Percent Increase In Salaries For Civil Servants




Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved a 20 per cent increase in salaries for civil servants in the state.

In a circular seen by IfakoIjaiyeNews, signed by  Hakeem Muri Okunola, Head of Service and dated March 20, the increase took effect from January 1, 2023.

In the circular, the state government said the arrears from January till date will be paid along with the March salary.


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Lagos Auto Dealer Arraigned For Killing Wife




A popular Lagos auto dealer, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, alias (IVD) was on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court for the alleged involuntary manslaughter of his wife,  Abimbola.

Lagos State Government arraigned IVD on one count of involuntary manslaughter.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The State Counsel, Mrs Adeshola Bello had informed the court that the defendant was for arraignment, adding that there was a mixed up in the date the alleged offence was committed.

The offence, she said, contravened Section 222 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

“We have on record Oct.10, 2022, but the actual date of the incident was Oct.12

“We pray for the indulgence of the court to make amendment on the date,” she said.

The defence counsel, Mr Victor Ogunde, SAN, sought bail for the defendant, following his arraignment.

Ogunde added that the suit against the defendant was with a different number.

Justice Modupe Nicole-Clay questioned the defence for bringing a bail application despite the defendant being on bail since March 1.

Nicole-Clay thereafter adjourned until March 30 for the commencement of trial.

Abimbola was said to have died as a result of the fire incident that occurred in the couple’s home on  Oct.12, 2022.

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Truck Crushes Okada Rider, Passenger To Death



A commercial motorcyclist and his passenger, on Wednesday, lost their lives after colliding with a truck at Bible College area on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr Ahmed Umar, confirmed the accident on Wednesday in Ota, Ogun.

Umar said that the accident, which happened at about 9.10 a.m., involved four people, a vehicle and a Bajaj motorcycle.

He said that the motorcycle, with no registration number, drove against traffic and collided with a Daf truck, marked: KTG 941 YG, leading to the death of the Okada rider and the passenger, while two others were unhurt.

“The corpses of the dead had been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ifo,” he said.

The sector commander blamed the accident on excessive speeding and route violation.

He advised motorists and okada riders to desist from excessive speeding to avoid unnecessary loss of life.

Umar also cautioned them to refrain from driving against traffic to prevent mishaps on the highway.

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