JUDICIARY

Prosecution stalls N451m theft case against 8 Dangote Sugar Refinery staff

The absence of the prosecuting team from the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday stalled the trial of eight staff and a businessman accused of stealing N451million...

Court remands Sen. Ali Ndume in Kuje correctional centre

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered Sen. Ali Ndume to be remanded in Kuje Prison following Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT)’s refusal to appear for...

Unemployed charged with defiling 13-year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of an unemployed 20-year-old Toheeb Mustapha, who allegedly inserted his finger into a minor’s private part. The defendant, who resides in Ighando, is standing trial on a count charge involving defilement. The...

Police arraign car dealer, 35, over alleged N2m fraud

A 35-year-old car dealer, Lawal Akinola, was, on Wednesday, arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged N2 million fraud. Akinola, who resides in Alagbado area of Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and obtaining...

Nigeria’s judiciary and underfunding: What way forward for effective justice system?

The judiciary globally has been known to be the last hope of the common man, considering the fact that the other arms of government, the executive and the legislature can decide to play politics with issues that affects the...

Court to rule on Mompha’s no case submission Dec. 9

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned until Dec. 9, ruling on a no case submission by an internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (Mompha) standing trial for alleged N32.9 billion fraud. Mustapha is charged by the Economic and...

Court sentences man, 36, to 14 years imprisonment for raping a minor

An Abeokuta High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 36 -year old man, Mutiu Ajibola to 14 years imprisonment for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The court tried and convicted Ajibola, who resides at Somoke Village at Owede Agbe area in...

Court remands man for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl in Ekiti

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ado Ekiti on Thursday ordered that a 28-year-old man, Babatunde Ayomide, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old be remanded in a correctional centre. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olufumike Anoma, did not take the plea of Ayomide...

Court remands man for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old daughter

Lagos, July 23,2020(NAN) An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 42- year-old man, John Jester, who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old daughter  be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre. Chief Magistrate A.A Oshoniyi, did not take the plea of Jester,...

Adegboruwa extols virtues of late former Attorney General, Akinjide

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday described the death of a former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Akinjide as a great loss to the Nigerian legal system. Our correspondent reports that Akinjide, a...
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Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Saud denied on Monday reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia...

Immunisation: WHO, experts call for safe resumption of services amid COVID-19 pandemic

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APC rents Ebonyi lCC as secretariat, says Pub. Sec

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has rented the ultra-modern International Conference Centre, Abakaliki as its new state secretariat.The party’s state...

NEMA seeks partnership with insurance coys

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is seeking partnership with insurance companies and brokers to create awareness on the need...