Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Friday April 9, 2021 convicted and sentenced 11 internet fraudsters to various prison terms, for fraud....
A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Monday dissolved the 21-year-old marriage between a businesswoman, Adewumi Pius and her husband, Emmanuel, over infidelity and irreconcilable issues. NAN reports that Emmanuel...
A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from inviting, harassing and threatening to arrest or detain a constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, for criticising its former Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The court, in a judgment that was delivered on Friday by Justice Inyang Ekwo, held that serial … Continue reading Alleged Harassment: Court Stops EFCC From Arresting Ozekhome Over Magu Criticism Read Full Story
*Witness reveals she bought N54.9m Abuja home in her daughter’s name By Fortune Eromosele The trial of a former Director of Police Pension Officer, Atiku Abubakar Kigo, Veronica Oyegbula and four others continued before Justice Hussien Baba Yusuf of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja, weekend, as prosecution witness, Mustapha Sani Gadanya, a former staff
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A 39-year-old man, Terence Okafor, who allegedly damaged a vehicle belonging to one Mr Osagie Obyuwana, on Friday appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Okafor, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge bordering on unlawful damage and threat to life. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The
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An 80-year-old retired lecturer, Prof. Muritala Haroon, today returned to the Customary Court sitting in Mapo, complaining that his wife, Read More
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By Soni Daniel Justice Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, convicted a lecturer of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdullahi Opashola and twin-brothers – Taiye and Kehinde Adebayo over offences bordering on personation and internet fraud. Opashola and the twins were prosecuted by the Ilorin
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A teacher, Mrs Farida Muhammad, on Thursday approached a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State seeking a divorce. Muhammad who resides within Kaduna metropolis said this was because she could not establish whether her husband, Ahmad, is still alive or dead. ”He has been on admission in the hospital receiving treatment. He was
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A Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced a trader, Mutari Bala, to six months imprisonment, for stealing a gas cylinder. Bala, of Orange Market Mararba, Nasarawa State, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and theft and begged for leniency. The Judge, Gambo Garba, however, gave the convict an option to pay a fine of
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The planned arraignment of a former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim has been stalled at the Federal High Court in Abuja. This was a result of a notice to the court during the proceedings on Thursday that the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) was now in charge of the case. A lawyer … Continue reading AGF Takes Over Alleged Threat To Life Case Involving Ohakim Read Full Story
An 80 year-old retired lecturer, Prof. Muritala Haroon, on Thursday told a Customary Court sitting in Mapo, that his wife, Afsat, still denies him sex. At the resumed hearing in the suit, Haroon said:”my wife did not abide by the advice given to her by this court to allow peace to reign by agreeing to perform
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An Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan on Wednesday, ordered a man, Jimoh Falola, to wash public toilets for 30 days for being rude to the court. In his ruling, the...
By Udeme Akpan THE Federal Government, Shell, and Eni, have reacted as Milan court, Italy, acquits Shell, Eni, and their officials of alleged corruption over the sale of Nigeria’s Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245. The companies were accused of corruption in the 2011 purchase of the $1.3 billion OPL 245, but in
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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed March 24 for the former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, to open his defence in an alleged ₦338.8 million money laundering trial. Justice Mohammed Liman set the date on Wednesday after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) closed … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji To Open Defence March 24 Read Full Story
An Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan on Wednesday, ordered a man, Jimoh Falola, to wash public toilets for 30 days for being rude to the court. In his ruling, the President of the court, Chief Henry Agbaje held that Falola had no regards for constituted authority from the way he insulted the court while the
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A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital on Tuesday, fixed April 26 as the date for the hearing of the suit pertaining to the forceful hijacking of the remains of the late monarch of the Alaye Aba of Aba, Aiyepe Ijebu in Odogbolu local government area of the state by members of the Incorporated Osugbo Secret Society.
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A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim has been discharged and acquitted by an Abuja High Court on a 3-count criminal charge preferred against him by the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed. The acquittal followed a notice of discontinuance filed by the police in relation to the matter. The notice of discontinuance … Continue reading Alleged False Information: Court Discharges, Acquits Ex-Imo Governor Ohakim Read Full Story
The suit seeking the removal of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu from office has suffered a setback due to an irregular service of originating processes on the Nigerian Police Council who is listed as the fourth defendant in the matter. At the resumed sitting, the plaintiff’s counsel, Ugochukwu Ezekiel informed the court that … Continue reading Suit Seeking IGP’s Removal Suffers Setback Read Full Story
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to appear before it on March 30 over the failure of the commission to register the Africa Youth Democratic Party. Ruling on an exparte motion brought before the court by members of the party led by Samuel Olalekan and seven … Continue reading Court Orders INEC To Appear Before It On March 30 Read Full Story
A Wuse Zone Six Magistrates’ Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced a 44-year-old businessman, Mahmud Suleiman, to six months imprisonment for threatening his business partner’s life. The Magistrate, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim, however, gave Suleiman an option of N30, 000 fine. Ibrahim handed down the sentence after Sulieman pleaded guilty to the crime and prayed
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An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 33-year-old choreography teacher for defiling a minor at Oyarifa in Accra. According to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the suspect, Felix Nyonate, a labourer who...
A Shari’a Court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State on Monday ordered that an unemployed man, Abdullahi Umar, should provide temporary shelter for his aged father, Umar Mai-tsire. The judge, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta gave the order after Mai-tsire told the court he had nowhere to live after he left his former wife’s house. Mai-tsire prayed the
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A 29-year-old laboratory technician, Eiyonoria Godwin, on Monday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly issuing a forged COVID-19 test result. The police charged Godwin with two counts of cheating and forgery. The prosecution counsel, Dabo Yakubu, told the court that the defendant collected N25,000 from Mr Eric Ogona of no.
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The National Industrial Court, sitting in Owerri, has issued an interim injunction, restraining the national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) from removing its Abia Chairman, Chief Uchenna Obigwe. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obigwe had approached the court, urging it to invalidate his removal from office by the national leadership
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