Tag: Court

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

Oshiomhole Appeals Suspension Order, Seeks Stay of judgment

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the ... Read More

”I made a terrible mistake marrying my husband” – Woman tells court.

Abdul Jimoh- February 28, 2020

A mother of two,  Ariyike Adeyemi, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that she made a terrible mistake marrying her  husband, Adekunle. In her ... Read More

‘I don’t love my husband of 26 years anymore, I want a divorce’ – Woman tells court

Abdul Jimoh- February 27, 2020

A housewife, Sherifat Olokoba, on Thursday asked an Area Court in Ilorin to dissolve her 26-year-old marriage to husband, Saadu on grounds that she no ... Read More

Prophet in court for allegedly sodomising teenage boys

Abdul Jimoh- February 25, 2020

A prophet of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Seyi Adelana, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly ... Read More

Maid, dispatch rider docked for allegedly stealing employer’s jewellery

Abdul Jimoh- February 24, 2020

A maid, Sainan Abam, 21, and a dispatch rider, Destiny Akachukwu, 28, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court  for allegedly stealing employer’s jewellery, ... Read More

Court dissolves 1-year-old marriage over lack of love

Abdul Jimoh- February 20, 2020

A Grade 1 Area Court in Kubwa, on Thursday dissolved a one-year-old marriage between Halima Sa’idu and her husband Haruna Abdullahi over lack of love. ... Read More

Zuberu, 25 in Kirikiri for Rapping 13 Years Old Girl

Tanimu- February 6, 2020

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old man, Zuberu Kamilu, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly defiling  a 13-year-old girl. The Chief ... Read More

Applicant admits stealing 16 SIM cards

Abdul Jimoh- January 24, 2020

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded one unemployed Charles Eze in the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, after he pleaded guilty to stealing 16 Subscriber Identification ... Read More

Court Sentences Convicted Fugitive Oil Thief to 10 Years in Jail

Abdul Jimoh- January 22, 2020

An oil thief, Abednego Ogede, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and convicted in absentia by Justice Rilwan Aikawa of ... Read More

Court remands 37-year-old father for allegedly raping own daughter

Abdul Jimoh- January 15, 2020

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter. The Chief ... Read More

ECOWAS Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s $800m suit against Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 13, 2019

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a suit brought by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, alleging torture, ... Read More

Why we’re investigating Sowore-DSS incident – Malami

Abdul Jimoh- December 12, 2019

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, has disclosed that the Federal Government has commenced an investigation into the ... Read More

72-year-old man loses marriage for the starving wife of sex

Abdul Jimoh- December 10, 2019

A 72-year-old retiree, Mr Funsho Amos, has lost his marriage for starving his wife of sex for three years. An Igando Customary Court, in Lagos, ... Read More

Lawyer Arraign for N200m Scam

Tanimu- November 12, 2019

The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a lawyer, Nwabufo Richard Obienu and his company, Forric Nigeria Limited before ... Read More

Extrajudicial killings: Army to investigate personnel

Abdul Jimoh- November 4, 2019

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extrajudicial killings and torture ... Read More

Nigeria’s Democracy is Maturing – Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- October 8, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that ‘Nigeria democracy is maturing,’ citing the peaceful and orderly conduct of 2019 general elections and the resort ... Read More

Comedian in Court Over Alleged Rape

Henry Solomon- July 16, 2019

A 24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a woman. However, when the case was ... Read More

Court Dismisses Suit Seeking to Stop Confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJN

Henry Solomon- July 12, 2019

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria ... Read More