Sunday, February 25, 2018

Court Fixes April 17 for Judgement on Ondo APC Chairmanship Tussle

The Federal High Court sitting in Akure,the Ondo State capital will on April 17,2018 deliver judgement on a suit challenging the emergence of Mr Ade Adetimehin as the Acting Chairm...

Fani-Kayode Ill, Counsel Tells Court

Mr Norrison Quakers (SAN), counsel to former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that his client was ill and unable to be in court ...

Housewife Loses 22-Years Marriage over Wearing of Trousers

A 42-year-old housewife, Fatimot Abiola, on Wednesday in Lagos lost her 22 -year-old marriage to her husband, Rasheed, for wearing trousers against her husband’s wish. Delivering ...

Retirement: Court Sets March 15 to Hear Gen. Sani’s applications against Army

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has slated March 15 for the hearing of two applications challenging the alleged illegal retirement of Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sani from the Nige...

Court Grants DSS’ prayer to Detain 400 Boko Haram Suspects for 90 Days

 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain 400 Boko Haram suspects for another 90 days at the Kainji detention camp. ...

Appeal Court Affirms Sacking of Ondo Monarch

An Appeal Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has affirmed the sacking of the traditional ruler of Igbindo community in Ondo West Local Government Area of the state, Ob...

Falana Wants FG to Release Cameroonian Separatists

Lagos lawyer and human rights advocate, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the Federal Government to immediately release the seven Cameroonian separatists who were arrested by the De...

Murder: Ekiti Monarch, 5 Others Remanded in Prison

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Obasoyin Ganiyu, 50, and five other persons be remanded in prison over alleged conspirac...

Water vendor remanded for killing girlfriend

Ibrahim Useni who allegedly slit the throat of his girlfriend, Jenifer Odiase, was on Wednesday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The presiding Mag...

Court Dissolves Marriage over Wife’s penchant for Twisting Husband’s testicles

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Tuesday dissolved the five-year-old marriage between Mr Chukwuma Onwumere and his wife, Obianuju, following the respondent’s threat to t...

S/Court Bars Parties, Media from Accessing Full Text of Judgments

The Supreme Court on Friday activated its constitutional powers to hold on to full text of judgments it had delivered until seven days. Justice Dattijo Mohammed, leading two other...

Metuh Gets Another Chance to Serve Jonathan with Subpoena

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has said it had power to set aside the subpoena inviting former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify on behalf of a former spokesman of th...

Chimaroke Nnamani Wanted over N4.5b Money Laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of a former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, over alleged launderin...

Abuja Woman Accused of Mariticide Remanded in Prison

A High Court in Abuja, Friday, remanded Mrs. Maryam Bilyaminu in Suleja Prison for alleged mariticide. Maryam allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, son of former PDP Natio...

Maina’s reinstatement Letter didn’t emanate from my office – AGF

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said the letter directing the reinstatement of former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Force, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, ...

Govts. must obey court orders, judgments to guarantee independence of Judiciary – Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has said that the independence of the judiciary can only be sustained and guaranteed when there is no interference by the othe...

Former Niger Gov., Aliyu, Docked for Money Laundering

Former Niger  governor Babangida Aliyu was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charge of money laundering. The ex governor was arraigned alongside a...

Tarfa (SAN) Enters no Case Submission over Bribery Allegation

A legal practitioner, Jelili Owonikoko, on Thursday made a no case submission in a case of attempted bribery filed against Rickey Tarfa (SAN) by the Economic and Financial Crimes C...

I Need to Consult Records over Metuh’s case – Dasuki

Retired Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), said on Wednesday he needed to consult relevant documents to enable him to recall any transaction with f...

N500m Fraud: Court Rejects Allison-Madueke’s application for Trial in Nigeria

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday refused an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, seeking to be joined in a N500 milli...

Man Caught Stealing Phone in Hospital by CCTV Gets N50,000 Bail

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos granted N50,000 bail to a 20-year-old man, Aaron Michael, caught  stealing a cell phone valued at N45,000 in a hospital by the Closed-Circuit T...

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of N1.96bn Linked to Ontario Oil

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N1.96 billion allegedly belonging to an oil company, Ontario Oil and Gas, over alleged fraudulent sale of refine...

Alleged Evan’s accomplice Sues Police, Demands N100m Damages

A suspected accomplice of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, Emeka Arinze, on Monday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to order his immediate release ...

N2.6bn fraud: “you have a case to answer” court tells Akpobolokemi, others

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Monday, overruled a no case submission by former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akp...

Alleged N1.5bn Fraud: Court Grants Edo APC Woman Leader, 4 Others N1m Bail Each

Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Friday granted Mrs Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and four others N1 million bail each. ...

Security Man, 31, Jailed 4 Years for Raping Minor

A Jos Upper Area Court has sentenced a 31–year-old security man, Joseph Vongjen, to four years in prison, for raping a 13-year-old girl. The judge, Yahaya Mohammed, sentenced Vong...

N81.7m Corruption Charge: Court Dismisses Justice Nganjiwa’s application

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa’s application seeking to stay proceedings in his trial over alleged corru...

Lawyers Know Corrupt Judges in Nigeria- Falana

A Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana on Thursday urged members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to expose corrupt judges within the system in order to reposition the nation's ju...

Charly-Boy Sues Police, Demands N500m Damages from for Alleged Rights Violation

Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly-Boy or Area-Fada, on Wednesday filed a suit at the FCT High Court, Maitama, against the Commissioner of Police in FCT for alleged violation...

Alleged N265m Election Bribe: Court Commences Trial-Within-Trial of INEC Official

A prosecution witness, Mr Tosin Owobo, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court Lagos, that Christian Nwosu, an INEC official accused of receiving N30 million bribe, was never induce...

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