Herbalist docked for allegedly assaulting pastor

A 53-year -old herbalist, Sunday Chukwueloka appeared at an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court, Apapa, Lagos, on Friday, for allegedly assaulting and abusing a pastor. The defendant, a resident of Emmanuel Close, Shonibare Estate, was docked on a two-count charge of assault and threat to life. The Prosecutor, Sgt.Kolade Tedunjaye, said that the defendant and the complainant, Mr Emmanuel Nwokolo, were landlords in the same area but their compounds were separated by a plot of land. “The herbalist claimed that the owner of the land had given it to him, and the…

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Court sentences herbalist to 18 months in prison for car batteries

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 37-year-old herbalist, Salisu Garba, to 18 months in prison four car batteries, two driving shaft, a jack and a wheel spanner, all valued at N100, 000. The police charged Garba with stealing. The Judge, Lawal Suleiman, sentenced the Garba after he pleaded guilty and begged the court for leniency Suleiman , however, gave the convict an option to pay a fine of N8, 000. The judge also ordered the convict to pay N3, 000 as…

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Herbalist docked for allegedly defrauding man of 4.5m

A Herbalist, Olaifa Ajayi, 34, who police accused of allegedly swindling one Olufemi Olusoga, of N4.5million to offer special prayer for“ restoration of glory”, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court. Ajayi, who lives in Abiola Estate, Jakande Lagos is charged with three counts of conspiracy, fraud and theft. The prosecutor, Sgt. Hafsat Ajibode told the court that the accused committed the offence on Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at No. 50d Ogombo Road, Sangotedo Lagos. She said that the accused, a herbalist with intent to defraud, obtained…

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Herbalist docked for alleged cheating

A 35-year-old herbalist, Jimoh Tunde, was on Wednesday docked at a Magistrates’ Court in Minna for alleged cheating. Jimoh is standing trial on a charge of cheating, contrary to Section 322 of the Penal Code. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Moses Emberga, told the court that one Timothy Amos of Tunga in Minna reported the matter at a police station on June 29. Emberga quoted the complainant as alleging that sometime in 2017, Tunde deceitfully collected N400, 000 from him under the pretext that he would introduce him to a certain business.…

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My wife is having affair with herbalist, mechanic tells court

A 50-year-old mechanic, Gafau Shogaolu, on Thursday begged an Iyana-Ipaja Customary Court, to dissolve his 25-year-old marriage to his wife, Maria, for alleged adulterous and fetish lifestyle. Gafau, of No. 13, Sijuade St., Abesan, Ipaja, Lagos, told the court that his wife once left him for another man and came back 15 years after, pleading for a second chance. “My wife had a child for me before she left for another man, and came back 15 years after, begging me to take her back, which I did. “I married another…

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Rituals: I pay N10,000 for virgins’ underwear – Herbalist

A herbalist, identified simply as Ogbuegbunu, has disclosed that he used to buy virgins’ underwear for N10,000 to make rituals. Ogbuegbunu was arrested by vigilantes and youths of Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State at the weekend. The suspect was allegedly sent packing from his former location at Enugwu-ukwu town, a town before Abagana. It was learnt that Ogbuegbunu is a native of Aguluizigbo in Anaocha Local Government Area of the state. According to a witness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, trouble started when the boy…

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Herbalist, others held for selling fake $400,000

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a herbalist and two others for allegedly selling fake $400,000 for N20,000. The herbalist, Rabiu Abubakar (36), Sadiq Ibrahim (30) and Hussaini Hassan were arrested in Minna, Niger State, for circulating fake dollars and naira notes. The state NSCDC Commandant, Mr. Philip Ayuba, said Abubakar and Ibrahim were arrested for circulating fake $400,000. He said: “Abubakar asked his victim to provide N20, 00 which he would eventually double and change to dollars. The victim provided the N20,000 which…

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