Category: Legal

Mobile Court Prosecutes 19 Sanitation Offenders in Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

A mobile court, handling environmental-related cases, on Saturday prosecuted 19 persons suspected to have violated environmental sanitation laws in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The Prosecutor, Mr ... Read More

Kogi judiciary set to automate filing of court processes

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

Acting Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Henry Olusiyi said on Friday that the state Judiciary was working towards automating the filing of court processes to ... Read More

Magistrate orders driver to sweep court premises for stealing

Abdul Jimoh- September 9, 2020

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered a  35-year-old driver, Ahmed Danladi, to sweep the court premises for two days for ... Read More

Court remands 2 over armed robbery, attempted murder

Suleiman Idris- August 26, 2020

    Obafemi Owode (Ogun), Aug. 26, 2020 (NAN) An Obafemi Owode Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday remanded two men– Feranmi Ajimosun, 33, and ... Read More

Edo Assembly saga: Court stops Police, others from arresting former speaker

Suleiman Idris- August 25, 2020

An Edo High Court in Benin has restrained the Police, the Department of State Security (DSS) and other security agencies from arresting former Speaker Edo ... Read More

Supreme Court reserves judgement in the appeal against Kogi governor

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

The Supreme Court has adjourned judgment to 31st August in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP challenging the election of Governor Yahaya ... Read More

Court dissolves 14-yr-old marriage over wife’s attempt to poison husband

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

A Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved the 14-year-old marriage between one Dauda Saliman and his estranged wife, Amina over her ... Read More

Buhari Congratulates New NBA President, Olumide Akpata

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Olumide Akpata on his election as the President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The president, in a statement issued by ... Read More

Olumide Akpata emerges NBA President, pledges transformational leadership

inno.korie- July 31, 2020

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBl) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA. Akpata ... Read More

NAPTIP Secures over 500 Convictions, Rescues over 18,000 Victims

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of over 500 traffickers and rescued over 18,000 victims acrocc ... Read More

Court adjourns National Theater concession suit until Oct. 29

inno.korie- July 24, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned until October 29, the continuation of hearing in a suit by a company, Topwideapeas Ltd., challenging ... Read More

Court adjourns suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack until July 20

inno.korie- July 15, 2020

The Federal High Court Abuja, has adjourned until July 20, a suit filed by Reform and Advancement Party (RAP) and its 2019  governorship candidate, Mr Okere ... Read More

NAPTIP vows to go after traffickers of Arowolo

Suleiman Idris- July 12, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has vowed to go after the traffickers who planned the trafficking of Temitope-Olamide Arowolo to ... Read More

NHRC calls for media action on Human Rights protection

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday called for media action to tackle allegations of human rights abuses in Nigeria. Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive ... Read More

Court Affirms INEC’s De-registration of 32 political Parties

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the applications filed by the 32 deregistered political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice ... Read More

Kalu Resumes Duty at The Senate Chamber

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia-APC), on Tuesday resumed duty at the senate by attending plenary after his release from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. Kalu, who ... Read More

President Buhari Nominates Dongban-Mensem as President Court of Appeal

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Acting President, Court of Appeal to the Senate for ... Read More

Court fixes June 3 to hear substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

inno.korie- May 29, 2020

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has again adjourned until fixed June 3 to hear a suit filed by 31 political parties against the Independent National ... Read More

NJC recommends appointment of Heads of Courts, Judicial officers

inno.korie- April 26, 2020

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended a total of 70 candidates to their respective state Governors for appointment as Heads of Court and as ... Read More

ECOWAS Judges Seek More Women Inclusion in Nation Building

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

The Community Court of Justice Women’s Forum for ECOWAS on Saturday in Abuja sought for more women inclusion in Nation building for the betterment of ... Read More