Man Arraigned for Stealing Bible, Phone from Church worth N2, 500
A 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, has been arraigned by the Nigerian police on Wednesday at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos.
Eniola Kareem, who is said to reside at No. 22, Ijesha St., Ayobo in Lagos, is charged with theft.
Meanwhile, the prosecution counsel, Samuel Mishozumu, had told the court that Kareem committed the offense on May 19.
Mishozumu also said the offender criminally entered the church at Amule Ayobo in Lagos and stole a Bible as well as a Nokia phone valued at N2, 500, which belongs to one Ms. Fatima Adeyibo.
He also told the court that Kareem was caught by members of the church who later handed him over to the police. Mishozumu, however, said the crime contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.
More so, PostNaija gathered that kareem Eniola, is liable to three years in prison if convicted. The young man, however, pleaded not guilty after the charge was read to him.
The Magistrate O.D. Njoku then admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N20, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
Njoku, later adjourned the case to July 16, for further hearing.
Man Jumps Into Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge Lagos
A man, 22, jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge yesterday. The man identified as Daibo Toju Davies resides at 17, Sosanya street, Gbagada.
A report said that he had engaged the services of an Uber taxi from a hospital before the occurrence. He allegedly stopped the Uber on the bridge pretending to be having a running stomach before plunging into the lagoon.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency public affairs officer, Nosa Okunbor said they are making efforts to rescue the man.
“He should be in his mid-twenties. He ordered a car-hailing service from Gbagada to the Island. He deceived the UBER driver that he had a running stomach after which he jumped into the lagoon.
“As I speak with you, the marine unit of the Lagos central zone has been searching for the victim since 11:30 am, but we have not found the body.”
Two luggage with his personal effects and affidavit were discovered on him.
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Police Van Picks Passengers In Lagos
Police van has allegedly been used for commercial purposes in Lagos. This is due to the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly known as Okada and Keke Napep in some parts of Lagos.
This is captured by a Twitter user @caren_diala who captured the moment Lagosian rushed to get a seating space in a police van.
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Policemen Arrest Colleagues For Obtaining Bribe In Lagos (VIDEO)
A video has surfaced online showing some policemen arrested by their colleagues for obtaining bribe.
Also, the officers are attached to the Nigeria Police Special Squad ‘Operation Puff Adder’. So, they stormed the spot in patrol their patrol van and arrested the officers collecting bribe at the Ijesha area of Lagos State.
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