The accused is facing a charge of stealing.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Maria Dauda, told the court that the accused committed the offence on January 3, at Oyingbo Ultra-Modern Market in Ebute Meta.
Dauda said that the accused stole two cartons of crayfish valued at N160,000 belonging to one Bright Chimezie.
The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Thomas pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The magistrate, Mrs O. O. A. Fowowe-Erusiafe, granted the accused N50,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to 14th February 2017.