Tag: Court

Adamawa Records 774 SGBV Cases, Convicts 297

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2021

Adamawa recorded 774 cases of sexual and gender violence between 2020 and the first half of 2021. Two-hundred-and-ninety-seven of the perpetrators have so far been ... Read More

Court threatens to issue arrest warrant on ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2021

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, if she failed to appear ... Read More

Court fixes Sept. 20 for judgment in Kalu’s suit seeking to stop retrial

Abdul Jimoh- July 2, 2021

Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed Sept. 20 for judgment in the suit by former Abia governor, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu challenging his retrial by ... Read More

Court Jails Woman Two Years For Stealing

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2021

Justice H.I.O. Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Blessing Adunun to two years imprisonment for ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Three FIRS Directors, Six Other Officers for N4.5bn Fraud

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, March 11, 2021 arraigned Peter Hena, Former Coordinating Director of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and ... Read More

Court Disqualifies Lawyer as Defence Witness

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2021

The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday, February 25, 2021 following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke ... Read More

The Arraignment of Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu Stalled

Tanimu- February 2, 2021

The prosecution of the former governor of Abia State and chief whip of the senate Orji Kalu has been stalled at the federal high Abuja. ... Read More

INEC declares APC winner of Imo North senatorial by-election without candidate

Abdul Jimoh- December 6, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Dec. 5, Okigwe senatorial by-election. Announcing the result, the ... Read More

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