*Court convicts couple for $120m fraud, adjourns for sentencing (Guardian)*Court strikes out case against five property company employees (Punch)

Court convicts couple for $120m fraud, adjourns for sentencing (Guardian) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja, yesterday, convicted husband and wife, Augustine Ezeama and Juliet Ezeama for  $120 million fraud. The judge convicted the couple, after founding…

*Court rules on Lagos monarch’s alleged fake kidnapping suit May 17 (Guardian)*ASUU strike: Students protest in Lagos, Benin, vow to block N’ Assembly, airports (Punch)

Court rules on Lagos monarch’s alleged fake kidnapping suit May 17 (Guardian) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja , yesterday,  fixed May 17, for judgment in a fake kidnapping suit involving the dethroned Monarch, Mutiu…

*Yoruba Nation: 14-year-old drink seller killed by stray bullet in Lagos (Punch)*#YorubaNationNow trends on Twitter as secessionists defy police (Guardian)

Yoruba Nation: 14-year-old drink seller killed by stray bullet in Lagos (Punch)  A yoghurt seller, identified simply as Jumoke, has been killed by bullets reportedly fired by a security operative dispersing Yoruba Nation agitators at Ojota, Lagos State. Our correspondent,…

Kidnapping: Police forced me to copy, sign statement, Evans’ co-defendant tells court

Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, one of the co-defendants of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike, alias Evans, yesterday told Justice Hakeem Oshodi of Lagos High Court, Ikeja, that police forced him to copy and sign a statement already written by the police. The…

*Man jailed 21 years for armed robbery (Punch)*Lagos tasks residents, others on plastics pollution reduction (Guardian)

Man jailed 21 years for armed robbery (Punch) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court has sentenced a convict, Shola Agboola to 21 years’ imprisonment for armed robbery. Agboola was arraigned on four counts bordering on armed robbery,…

*Lagos to promote students to next classes using continuous assessments (Guardian) *Court dismisses Evans’ co-defendants no case submission (Nation)

Lagos to promote students to next classes using continuous assessments (Guardian) Students in Lagos State Government-owned schools will be promoted to the next classes using continuous assessments. “(For) the reopening (of schools) we’re doing, we are working with the Federal…

*Court orders Lagos Public Defender to take over Evans’ case (Punch) *Lagos churches, mosques remain closed (Nation)

Court orders Lagos Public Defender to take over Evans’ case (Punch) Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme…

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