Monday, August 10, 2020

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...

Wadume: No Plan to Shield 10 Soldiers from Prosecution – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said he had no intention of sparing the 10 soldiers named...

Court Denies Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume, Six Others Bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, denied the bail applications of kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume and six other...

Court Dismisses Suit against Obaseki over Alleged Certificate Forgery

Justice Anwuli Chiekere of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit filed against the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin...

Kogi Chief Judge Passes on

Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajanah, has died. Justice Ajanah is believed to have died of COVID-19 complications.  Details shortly. 

Plateau Court Orders APC to Hold NEC Meeting

A Plateau State High Court on Wednesday granted an interim injunction compelling the All Progressives Congress (APC) to hold the meeting today (Thursday). The court...

Edo Guber: Court Strikes Out Ogbeide-Ihama’s Suit against Governor Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Wednesday has struck out the suit filed by a gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic...

Edo2020: Court Grants 3hrs Stand Down for Out-of-Court Settlement over PDP...

The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has given a three-hour stand down for parties to embark on an out-of-court settlement in the suit...

Edo2020: Court Restrains Obaseki from Participating in PDP Primary 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from participating in the June 25 gubernatorial primary of...

Former High Court Judge Accused of Sexual Harassment

A former Australian High Court judge, Dyson Heydon, has been found by an independent inquiry released on Monday to have sexually harassed six young...

N700million Fraud: Court Adjourns Ize-Iyamu, Four Others’ Case

A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, on Thursday, June 18, 2020, adjourned the money laundering case instituted by the Economic and Financial...

Court Remands Broadcaster who Criticised Lai Mohammed 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the remand of a broadcaster,  Rotimi Jolayemi, who was arrested for criticising the Minister of Information...

Court Upholds Deregistration of 32 Political Parties

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday upheld the deregistration of 32 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission.  Justice Anwuli Chikere in...

35-Year Old Man Arraigned for Allegedly Raping Physically Challenged Girl

A man identified as Oluwafemi Kehinde was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ota Magistrate Court, in Ogun State, for an alleged sexual offence.  The 35-year...

Buhari Appoints Justice Dongban-Mensem as Court of Appeal President

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the nomination of Her Lordship, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Acting President, Court of Appeal to the Senate for confirmation as...

Magistrate Orders 2 Men to Clean Court Premises for One Month

A Life Camp Magistrate in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday sentenced two men to clear the bushes and clean up the premises for...

Court Jails 16 Internet Fraudsters

Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday, June 5, 2020, jailed sixteen internet fraudsters for criminal...

Court Declares Deregistration of 74 Political Parties Valid

The Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the power of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to deregister political parties which failed to comply...

NBA Assists Young Members with Cash Palliative in Bauchi

In an effort to ameliorate  the hardship facing its members especially during the lockdown period when offices and markets are not fully operational to...

Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Victory

The Kogi state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday, May 18, dismissed the petition filed by the Social Democratic Party and...

Over 52,000 out of 74,000 Inmates in Nigeria Correctional Facilities Await...

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammed, has disclosed that the inmates population at various custodial centres across the country presently stands at about...

Anambra South: Ifeanyi Uba Wins at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of Young Progressives Party (YPP) as duly elected to represent Anambra South Senatorial...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Voids Ex-Gov Kalu’s Conviction, Orders Fresh Trial

The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment. The...

Judge, Who Annulled Nigeria June 12, Election is Dead

Dahiru Saleh, the judge, who pronounced the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, is dead. The retired judge died in Bauchi state and...

Court Awards 1million Damages against FG for #RevolutionNow Protest Disruption

The Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N1m damages against the Federal Government over the police disruption of the #Revolution Now protest of...

Former JAMB Boss, Dibu Ojerinde, Forfeits Properties to FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of Gravity FM, Igboho and some other properties belonging to Ex-Registrar of...

Court Remands Suspected Killers of Afenifere Leader’s Daughter

Four suspected killers of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter of the Leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti have been remanded at Owo correctional centre by an...

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