Man in court over alleged housebreaking, theft

August 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 31-year-old man, Olaoluwa Oni, was on Wednesday, arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged housebreaking and stealing. Oni, whose address was not given, is standing trial on a two-count charge of housebreaking and stealing. The police prosecutor, Insp Sodiq Adeniyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offences sometimes in July at about 10:00 a.m., at Alafia Read More

Eniola Badmus: TikTok user lands in jail

August 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A TikTok user who is identified as Nwakaego Okoye, has landed in jail. She was sentenced to three years imprisonment for cyberstalking Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus. At the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos gave the ruling on Wednesday, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, convicted Nwakaego after she pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of cyberstalking. In a consideration that followed the Read More

Breaking: Again, Court sends skit maker to prison

July 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nigerian Skit maker, Maruf Abdullahi, popularly known as ” Trinity”, has been remanded in the Agodi correction centre for allegedly sexually exploiting a 10-year-old girl. A Family Court in lyaganku, Ibadan on Tuesday ordered that skit maker be remanded. The Magistrate, Mrs P. O. Adetuyibi ordered Abdullahi, 31, Isiaka Ahmed, 40, and his wife Rofiat Ahmed, 29, parents of Read More

Breaking: Court grants Abba Kyari bail

July 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

After spending 18 months In Kuje prison, the Federal High Court Thursday granted bail to the former head of Rapid Response Team (IRT) of the Inspector General of Police, DCP Abba Kyari. Kyari was taken into custody in February 2022 alongside some members of his team. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) alleged that they tampered with drug exhibits. Read More

Farmer arraigned for allegedly defrauding friend N550,000

July 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A farmer, Festus Williams, 40, was on Wednesday arraigned in Kaduna for allegedly defrauding his friend of N550,000. Williams, who lives at Ungwan Maigero, Kaduna, is charged with criminal breach of trust and fraud. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges before a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court. The prosecutor, Insp Chidi Leo, told the court that the complainant, Read More

Man jailed 3 months for stealing chickens

July 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

An Area Court in Jos on Wednesday sentenced John Shedrack, 26, to three months imprisonment for stealing 100 chickens valued at N300,000. The judge, Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced the convict after he pleaded guilty to the offence and begged the court for leniency. The judge gave the convict an option of N 20,000 fine or three months imprisonment and asked the Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as court receives Chicago, NYSC certificates in PDP’s case against Tinubu

June 23, 2023 Editor 0

The Presidential Election Petitions Court (PEPC) has accepted certified copies of academic and work records belonging to President Bola Tinubu, which were submitted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and its 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The records before the court revealed that Tinubu registered different names with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The documents, presented on Friday, include Read More

Keren: Court adjourns judgement in Premier Academy’s suit against FCCPC probe of rape allegation

June 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has fixed Monday 26th of June 2023 to deliver its judgement in the suit filed by Premiere Academy, Lugbe, seeking to stop the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) from investigating the circumstances, which led to the rape and death of 14 year old Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akpagher. Keren who was a boarding student Read More

Court hits Keyamo with fine over frivolous suit against Atiku

June 6, 2023 NAN 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, awarded a N10 million fine against Mr Festus Keyamo, the immediate-past Minister of State for Labour and Employment for filing a frivolous suit against Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate in the Feb. 25 election. Justice James Omotosho, in a ruling, awarded a N5 million fine each in favour Read More

[Breaking] Adegoke’s death: Another accomplice sent to jail

May 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barely 24 hours after sentencing the proprietor of Odudua University, Ramon Adedoyin, to death by hanging, court has also sentenced receptionist on duty at Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Osun State, on the day a former student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke, arrived at the facility, Adedeji Adesola, to two years imprisonment. Her jailed term was made known in Read More

Breaking: Court strikes out another suit against Tinubu

May 26, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant an interim injunction to halt the scheduled swearing-in of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria on May 29, 2023. Justice James Omotosho delivered the ruling on Friday, stating that the court lacked the jurisdiction to grant the request made in an ex-parte application by three citizens Read More

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Unlawful dismissal: Appeal Court reserves judgment in Dauda, NIA’s suits

May 1, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in a matter involving the former acting Director, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Mohammed Dauda, and NIA. In the suit marked: CA/A/1037/2018, NIA is the appellant, while Ambassador Mohammed Dauda is the respondent. Recall that the National Industrial Court had earlier ordered the immediate reinstatement of the dismissed former Read More

Nnamdi Kanu’s case adjourned

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court on Thursday April 27, 2023 adjourned the case of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The apex court adjourned the hearing of the case till May. A tweet by the IPOB leader’s Special Counsel, Aloy Ejimakor said, “Sadly, the Supreme Court has adjourned the #MNK appeal hearing to next month.” The self-determination Read More

Breaking: Court sends Agba Jalingo to prison for ‘defaming’ Ayade’s sister inlaw

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital has remanded a Journalist, Citizen Agba Jalingo at the medium security custodial center in Kuje for allegedly defaming Elizabeth Frank Ayade, wife of the younger brother of Governor Ben Ayade, in a published article. Jalingo is also accused of having committed an offense punishable by Section 24 (1)b of the Cybercrimes Read More

Drug case: Again, Abba Kyari loses in court

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

The application requesting to strike out charges against the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has been dismissed by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday. The presiding judge, Justice Emeka Nwite dismissed the application on the ground that the court has the exclusive right and power to hear drug-related cases as stipulated in the Constitution of Read More

Breaking: Supreme court replaces Shekarau as Senator-elect

March 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court on Friday replaced former governor of Kano, Ibrahim Shekarau, as the Senator-elect for Kano Central Senatorial District under the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP). The court affirmed Rufai Hanga as the candidate of the NNPP in the February 25, 2023 National Assembly election. Delivering Judgment in an appeal brought before it by the Independent Read More