Tag: Court

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

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