Tag: Court

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 ... Read More

Court sentences man to 18 months imprisonment for peddling hemp

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akeem Sanusi, to 18 months imprisonment for peddling 1.1kg of hemp. The National ... Read More

Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage over theft, abandonment

Abdul Jimoh- November 11, 2020

A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a trader, Basirat Rahmon and her estranged husband, a ”spiritual consultant”, Olaide, ... Read More

Court refuses to stop coronation of new Emir of Zazzau

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2020

A High Court sitting in Dogarawa Zaria, Kaduna State on Friday refused an application seeking to stop the coronation of Amb. Nuhu Bamalli, as the ... Read More

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

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

Osun monarch asks farmers to withdraw suit against FG on police college

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

Oba Wahab Oyedotun, the Orangun of Ila in Osun, has warned non-native farmers in the area whose land was used for the construction of Police ... 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

Man, 33, remanded for allegedly defiling 5-year-old girl

Abdul Jimoh- August 21, 2020

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a 33-year-old unemployed man, Riliwan Salim, in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl. ... Read More

Nullification of Guber poll: Gov. Diri to appeal Tribunal Judgment

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa, says he will appeal Monday’s ruling of the State Election Petition Tribunal that nullified his election as the Governor of ... Read More

FG reviews 2020 draft FCT court sentencing guidelines, practice direction

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

The Federal Government on Monday reviewed the 2020 Draft Federal Capital Territory Courts Sentencing Guideline and Practice Directions, geared towards the effective implementation of the ... Read More

Again, court cautions EFCC against breeching provisions of law in Adoke’s trial

Abdul Jimoh- August 11, 2020

 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the Administration of ... Read More

My husband compares me to a pig, divorce seeking woman tells court

Abdul Jimoh- July 29, 2020

A mother of three, Oluwayemisi Ajakaye, on Wednesday sought dissolution of her 12-year-old marriage to husband, Segun, at a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on ... 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

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