Tuesday, January 19, 2021

My Husband Sleeps with Church Members, Pastor’s Wife Tells Court

“My husband is a womaniser, he sleeps with church members,’’ a 49-year-old evangelist, Chinwe Ekwe, told an Igando Customary Court on Monday in Lagos. Chinwe...

Money Laundering: Ex-Pension Boss, Maina, Collapses in Court

The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, collapsed in the dock at the Federal High Court in...

Court Summons Ondo Assembly Principal Officers over Contempt

A Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Wednesday, has summoned the state House of Assembly leaders over contempt. The...

Court of Appeal Upholds Death Sentence Passed on Maryam Sanda

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday upheld the death sentence passed on Maryam Sanda for murder of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. The High...

Bye-election: Appeal Court sacks Araraume as Imo North APC Candidate

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri in Imo has sacked Sen. Ifeanyi Araraume as candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the...

#EndSARS: High Court Strikes out SERAP’s Suit against Lai Mohammed,...

A Federal in Abuja ,on Friday, struck out the case filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Minister of Information...

Ndume Granted Bail

The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has been granted bail. Justice Okon Abang, Federal High Court, Abuja, said in his ruling that the court ...

Court Remands Ndume in Kuje Correction Center over Maina’s Absence

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded at the Kuje correction centre. Justice Okon Abang gave the order following...

Court Adjourns Trial of El-Zakzaky, Wife Until January 26

 A Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El–Zakzaky and...

Uber Driver Docked over Alleged Armed Robbery

The police, on Thursday arraigned a 38-year-old Uber driver, Yinka Makinde, before an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged armed robbery. The...

Court Of Appeal Quashes Suspension of Ondo Lawmakers

The Court of Appeal  on Wednesday dismissed the stay of execution suit filed by the Ondo State  House Of Assembly against the judgement of...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Against Bayelsa Governor, Deputy

Supreme Court has dismissed the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) and LM appeals against the Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence...

Group Tells Buhari to Disband Salami Panel, says Magu may not...

An anti-corruption group in Nigeria, the Human Environmental Development Agenda, has said it is unlikely that the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and...

#EndSARS: Court Orders Police Commissioner to Investigate Criminal Complaints Against Sam...

A Chief magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory to investigate 50 persons who promoted...

Legal Committee Confers SAN on 72 Lawyers , Highest Ever

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) has, at its 143rd meeting held on Friday. elevated 72 lawyers to the Senior Advocate cadre, the highest...

#EndSARS: International Criminal Court Begins Probe into Shooting

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has disclosed that it’s conducting a preliminary investigation into the recent #EndSARS protests in Nigeria, the British Broadcasting Corporation...

Court Remands 2 Men for Alleged 14.7m EurosCOVID-19 PPE Fraud

A Federal High Court on Monday ordered that two men be remanded in Kuje Correctional Centre for their involvement in a major multi-million Euro...

El-Rufai Dragged to Court Over Appointment of Bamalli as New Emir...

One of the contenders for the position of the 19th Emir of Zazzau, Bashir Aminu, has instituted a suit at a Kaduna State High...

Ondo 2020: Court Fixes Oct. 26 to Hear AAC Governorship Candidate’s...

A Federal High Court in Akure has fixed Oct. 10 to hear a suit of error in listing of name of the governorship candidate...

Bayelsa Guber: Appeal Court Upturns Tribunal Ruling, Uphold’s Diri’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the election of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri. The ruling upturned the decision of the state...

Court Reverses Suspension of Ondo Lawmakers

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, on Friday, dismissed the suspension of four members of the State House of...

Appeal Court Reverses INEC’s Deregistration of 22 Parties

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the  deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were...

Group Demands Cancellation of NBA Election, Alleges Fraud

Legal practitioners in the South West, under the aegis of Egbe Amofin, have called on the Body of Benchers to cancel the recent election...

NDDC Probe: Court Bars Police, Others from Arresting ex-NDDC MD, Joy...

Justice E. Thompson of the High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has restrained the Nigeria Police Force or any other law enforcement agency from...

Malami to Sue Sahara Reporters over Report on alleged N300m Mansion...

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has given a 7-day ultimatum to the publishers of Sahara Reporters to...

Impeachment Plan : Ondo Deputy Governor Drags Assembly To Court

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, on Monday dragged the State House of Assembly to court over his planned impeachment by...

COVID-19: Kano Courts to Reopen Monday

Kano State Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir, has directed all Magistrate Courts in the state to reopen for normal activities on Monday July 6. The...

1,864 Students Pass Bar Exams

The Council of Legal Education has reported  that about 1, 864 students of the Nigerian Law School have passed the Bar Final Examinations in January. This...

Court Divorces Couple Because Hubby’s Manhood’s too Big

Aisha Dannupawa, a housewife based in Zamfara State, has been granted a divorce by a local Sharia court after filing a suit against her...

BREAKING: Appeal Court Affirms Bello as Kogi Gov

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the election of Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello. The appellate also dismissed four appeals challenging his victory at...

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