Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Court Suspends Scheduled Debate Between Kabara, Other Islamic Clerics in Kano

A Chief Magistrate Court in Kano has ordered the state government to suspend the shecduled debate between a controversial Islamic cleric in the state,...

Archbishop of Canterbury Condemns Nigerian Primate’s Attack on Homosexuality

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has described as "unacceptable" the language used by the Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria, the Most Reverend...

Alleged Harassment: Court Orders Substituted Service on Ohakim

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday ordered substituted service of court summons on former Imo Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim. Ohakim and Chinedu Okpareke were...

Former Federal High Court Chief Judge Kafarati Dies at 67

A former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, has died at the age of 67. Kafarati died of cardiac arrest on...

N3.1bn Money Laundering: Court Adjourn Gabriel Suswam’s Trial till March

Justice A.R Mohammed of the  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the money laundering trial of a former Governor of Benue State,...

Akeredolu Orders Probe of Ondo Chief Judge

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has directed the Attorney General of Ondo State and Commissioner for Justice, Charles Titiloye, to investigate an allegation made...

Court Remands Man for Allegedly Plotting to Abduct Wife

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a man,  Usman Abdulkareem, who allegedly conspired with a herbalist and friend to abduct his wife,be...

Court Orders CBN to Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters’ Accounts

 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of the 20 #EndSARS promoters. Justice...

Justice Binta Nyako Tests Positive for COVID-19

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, has tested positive for COVID-19. A competent source in the court told the News Agency...

Ex-convicts to Die by Hanging for Armed Robbery in Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court, Tuesday, sentenced two ex-convicts to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery. At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare...

47-year-old Man in Court for Illegally Distributing NIN Form

A 47-year-old man, Ibrahim Issa, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for unlawfully distributing the National Identification Number (NIN) forms to...

Court Orders End to Bobi Wine’s House Arrest

Uganda's High Court has ordered security agents to end the house arrest of presidential election runner-up, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine. Wine...

Malami Denies Collecting Bribe for NDDC Sole Administrator’s appointment –Aide

 The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has denied the allegation that he collected gratification  from the Minister...

Court Grants Sowore Bail

A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Monday, admitted  Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters and leader of #RevolutionNow movement, bail to...

CJN to Swear in FCT Acting Chief Judge

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will on Wednesday swear-in Justice Salisu Garba as the acting Chief Judge of the...

Court Discharges Atiku’s Son-in-law over Money Laundering Issues

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has  discharged a two-count charge of laundering of about $140,000 against  Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law to former Vice President,...

Court Reinstates 32 out of 100 Sacked Ekiti Varsity Workers

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has reinstated 32 out of over 900 workers sacked by the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti...

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...

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