Man bags six years imprisonment for stabbing MWUN leader


An Apapa Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kirikiri, Lagos, on Friday sentenced a 40-year-old man, Lucky Osaikwe to six years and six months imprisonment with hard labour for stabling a leader of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Olu Agbabiaka.

Magistrate, G.L Hotepo sentenced Osaikwe to imprisonment after finding him guilty on a three-count charge. 

On the first count charge of unlawfully causing grievous bodily harm to Agbabiaka by stab on the side of the neck with a knife, Osakwe was sentenced to five years imprisonment with hard labour, while on the second charge of falsely representing himself as a dockworker at ENL Terminal, he bagged nine months imprisonment. 

Osaka also bagged six months jail on the third count of unlawfully entering into Apapa Port Quays without Nigerian Ports Authority pass. 

Osaikwe was first arraigned on February 15, 2016.

The prosecutor, Alexander Esebamen had told the court that the accused committed the offences on December 9, 2015 at about 10:30pm at the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa.