Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Lekki Garden boss to face trial for theft

By News Express on 04/02/2017

Views: 1,575

Lekki Garden Estate Limited boss, Mr Richard Nyong, his company Lekki Garden Estate Limited and two others will face theft trial before a Federal High court in Lagos on 14 March.

The adjournment by the presiding Judge Idris Mohammed was necessitated by the absence of the accused persons when the matter was mentioned today.

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU), of the Nigeria Police Force, sometime last year filed a three count criminal charge of conspiracy and stealing against the Managing Director of Lekki Garden Estate Limited, Mr. Richard Nyong, his company Lekki Garden Estate Limited and two others before a Federal High Court in Lagos south west Nigeria.

The charge has Mrs. Amida Christiana and Mrs. Blessing Essien, as other accused persons.

In the charge, Mr. Nyong and his accomplices were alleged to have on or about April 22, 2014, at Lekki Garden Estate Limited, located at Plot 1, Lekki Garden Estate road, Olokonla district, conspired among themselves to steal one HP Mini laptop 320GB, and seven pairs of ladies shoes, which are valued at N184, 500, 00.

The accused persons were also alleged to have stolen the cash sum of N550,300.00, and a cheque slip worth N502,000,00.

Special Fraud Unit through its prosecutor, Ezema Susan, a Superintendent of Police, further stated that the accused persons, without court order or any lawful excuse, dispossessed one Eneh Excellence Nora, of a Hyundi Accent saloon car, number LSU 552 BR,an official car allocated to the said Eneh Excellence Nora, a former staff of Lekki Gardens limited.

The said offences alleged to have been committed by the accused persons are contrary to sections 516, 383 and 388, and punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Act Cap C38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

The charge stated thus: “That you Mr. Richard Nyong of Lekki Garden Estate Limited, Mrs. Amida Christiana and Mrs. Blessing Essien, being Director and staff of Lekki Garden Estate Limited, and others at large, on or about April 19, 2014, at the Lekki Garden Estate Limited, Plot 1, Lekki Garden Estate road, Olokonla district, within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court, with intent to commit felony, did steal the following items (a) 1 HP Mini Laptop 320GB valued N49, 500.00. (b) 7 pairs of ladies shoes valued N135, 000,00 (c) physical cash totaled N550, 300,00, (d) a cheque slip of N502, 000,00, property of Eneh Excellence Nora, and you thereby committed an offence contrary to section 383 of the Criminal Code Act Cap 38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, and punishable under section 390(9) of the same Act.”

When the matter was mentioned on 12 December, 2016, none of the accused persons were present in court.

Justice Idris Mohammed while adjourning till today ordered that hearing notices should be issued to the accused persons. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 04/02/2017 05:44:08 AM





You may also like...
PDP youth group accuses Secondus of plotting to...

20 million children need immediate aid, UNICEF says...

NGO set to battle sex-for-grades scourge in tertiary...

9 firms bid to build new refineries in...

SERAP sues CCB over claim on privacy of...

Fayose accuses Fayemi of diversion of N853m and...

Okowa urges effective implementation of National Health Act...

Barclays Bank begins divestment from Africa

VON DG lauds SGF, insists Buhari’s re-election shortest...

Workers celebrate May Day on empty stomachs as...

Breaking News: Jonathan, Ghanaian President arrive Ogidi for...

Governing councils of federal universities not dissolved —Presidency...


Latest News Police shortlist candidates for recruitment Boko Haram kills 29 in fresh Borno onslaught Troops eliminate dozens of terrorists, recover weapons Imo: Okorocha, wife carted away 67 vehicles, ADC 5, Task Force alleges JAMB withdraws UTME results of 4 candidates Akpabio parading fake results, INEC tells Akwa Ibom tribunal Niger Delta leaders urge adequate funding of Amnesty Programme, hail Dokubo No going back on August 1 clampdown on number plates violation — FRSC World Bank giving $4bn grants to states ― NGF boss 24 bandits killed in Kaduna, Kano, Niger states 2019 Elections: Tribunal adjourns hearing of Atiku, PDP’s petition to July 1 Actionaid to spend N900m in Kogi, Nasarawa


Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (498,969 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (427,491 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (367,870 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (313,586 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (278,372 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (245,087 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (235,655 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (217,695 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (215,581 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (205,895 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (185,788 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (184,854 views)


NNPC 2019 National Science Quiz Competition

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (94) Business & Economy (4,328) Business Verdict (75) Columnists (1,056) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (209) Entertainment (627) Features (767) Global Business Monitor (384) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,628) Interview (184) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (162) Maggie's Blog (314) News (47,847) Opinion (1,268) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,073) Religion (1,033) Sports (2,053) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update






APO Group Partner




GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera