Atiku’s aide, Shaibu replies Ogala over Tinubu’s defeat in US court

October 2, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Phrank Shaibu, says that the independence of the judiciary in the United States of America led to President Bola Tinubu’s ultimate defeat at the Northern District of Illinois court. Shaibu said this while reacting to the order by Justice Nancy Maldonado for the Chicago State University to release all of Read More

Isese: At last, Kwara court grants popular traditionalist, Tal’Olohun bail

September 26, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

A Kwara state upper court sitting in Ilorin, Monday granted the popular traditionalist, Abdullazeez Adegbola Tal’Olohun bail. The presiding judge, Justice Sunday Adeniyi while delivering ruling on the ball application, moved by Tal’Olohun’s counsel, Barrister Ademola Banks, said he could proceed to meet his family if he can fulfil all the bail conditions. He ordered Tal’Olohun to provide two sureties Read More

The depleting Supreme Court Bench

September 25, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The disclosure last week of the depleting number of justices of the Supreme Court, which is negatively affecting their ability to deliver on their constitutional mandate as the court of last instance, is quite worrisome. This is as Justice Amina Adamu Augie formally bowed out of Nigeria’s apex court, with a call on the National Assembly to carry out a Read More

The 2023 election court rulings and the way forward

September 25, 2023 Garba Adamu Gwangwangwan 0

The legal system is an essential pillar of any ideal and just society desirous of ensuring fairness, equity, and justice for all. Nevertheless, there are instances when the outcome of a legal case may not align with the expectations of one of the parties involved in the litigation. When a lawsuit goes against us, it can be a disheartening experience. Read More

Imo: Court jails 4 for homosexualism

September 8, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

An Owerri Magistrate Court presided over by His Worship, Uche Stella Chukwu, Friday, sentenced a 37-year old man, Chibuzo Peter, to 14 years imprisonment for having unlawful carnal knowledge of three young men, Solomon Sunday, 18, Ezirim Chimezie 18, and Anthony Oparaugo, 19, on August 14, 2023, against the order of nature with their consents obtained by force, threat and Read More

Breaking: Court strikes out firearm charge against Emefiele

August 17, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out the firearm charges against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, on Thursday struck out the charge for want of diligent prosecution. This come after the withdrawal application made by the Director of Public Prosecution of the Ministry of Read More

Rights group defends Emefiele, saysex-CBN boss innocent of procurement Act breach

August 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A civil society organisation (CSO), African Center for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR), has said that the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was innocent of the fresh allegations of breach of Procurement Law and unfair advantages in award of contracts being levelled against him by the Federal Government. The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Read More

Housewife cries out as husband pushes for divorce

August 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A housewife, Aishat Abubakar, on Tuesday pleaded with a Sharia Court in Ilorin not to grant an application for divorce by her husband, Yusuf Abubakar. Aishat, accused of infidelity,  being grounds for Yusuf wanting the dissolution to their marriage, told the court she still loves her husband. In his application on Monday, Yusuf had told the court that he was Read More

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

Trinity Guy shares prison experience

August 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian skit maker, Trinity Guy, has opened up on his experience in prison days following his release. Blueprint had reported that that the Instagram prankster was charged to court and remanded in prison for some weeks over an inappropriate video with a minor. Following his release, Trinity Guy made his first post on his page after almost two months of Read More

Brothers lands in trouble ‘assault, threat to life’

August 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Two brothers – Steven Nwadike, and Felix Nwadike were docked in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged assault and threat to life. The Police charged the defendants, who reside at Mende, Maryland with four counts of conspiracy, assault, threat to life and breach of peace on Thursday. The defendants, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Prosecutor, 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

Emefiele’s release: Attention on Tinubu as court orders substituted service on DSS DG

August 2, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see if President Bola Tinubu-led administration will obey the rule of law, as Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, granted the suspended Cenntral Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, leave to serve the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Yusuf Magaji Bichi, the order of court admitting him to bail and Read More

From prosecution to persecution – The chilling details of James Ibori, UK court and judge with an axe to grind 

August 1, 2023 Erimeruke Okome 0

By Erimeruke Okome Eme But for the timely, professional intervention of his immigration lawyer, Mr Ian Macdonald QC, and the grace of two virtuous women, Her Ladyship Mrs Justice May and Her Ladyship Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb DBE, former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori would still be in a United Kingdom (UK) prison today, seven years after completing his Read More

2 prominent Nigerian Justices die same day

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Justice Chima Nweze of the Supreme Court and Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong of the Federal High Court have been confirmed dead. Both Justices died on Sunday July 30, 2023. Separate statements on Monday by the spokesman of the Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, and the Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court, Hassan Sulaiman, confirmed the death of the Justices. Sulaiman’s Read More

Breaking: Court dismisses DSS application to keep Emefiele in detention

July 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Federal High Court sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Thursday, has dismissed Department of State Services (DSS) request seeking a 14-day “extended detention order” for the suspended Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele. The DSS had on Wednesday filed an application to keep the suspended governor for f the apex bank. The application was based on the new Read More

My wife beats me constantly – Divorce-seeking man

July 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A businessman, Mr Raphael Chima, on Tuesday dragged his wife, Joy, before a Customary Court in Jikwoyi because she frequently beats him. He made the allegation in a divorce petition he filed against her before the court. “My wife physically abuses and harasses me. She slaps me at the slightest chanc. She abuses me mentally,” he said. He also told Read More

Boardroom crisis: AMML MD appointment terminated despite court injunction

July 18, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Abuja Markets Management Ltd (AMML), has terminated the employment of its managing director, Alhaji Abubakar Faruk. The prolong boardroom crisis took a new twist Monday when Abubakar Maina on behalf of the AMML’s shareholders took the decision despite a valid court injunction. Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, in a judgment on July 10, nullified Faruk’s Read More

Breaking: Emefiele charged to court – DSS

July 13, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche, Abuja 0

Department of State Services (DSS), on Thursday, said it has charged the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwim Emefiele, to court. Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court had earlier in the day ordered the DSS to charge  Emefiele to court if they had criminal allegations against him within one week or Read More

Court orders DSS to charge Emefiele to court or set him free

July 13, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has issued a one week ultimatum to the Department of the State Services (DSS) to either charge the detained Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele to court or set him free. Justice Hamza Muazu of the court issued the order on Thursday while delivering ruling in a Read More

FG has no plan to appeal human trafficking case against Bola Audu – Lawyer 

July 13, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

There general public has been urged to ignore and discountenance the sinister plots by some individuals seeking to mislead them against the decision of the FCT High Court which cleared Comrade Innocent Bola Audu of the Charges of Human Trafficking brought against him by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).  Addressing a press conference Thursday Read More