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Ataga: Chidimma must not die in custody, Reps warn police
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Ataga: Chidimma must not die in custody, Reps warn police

  The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, warned the Nigeria Police to ensure that Ms. Chidimma Ojukwu, who is being held in connection with the death of late Usifo Ataga, does not die in their custody. The House also urged the police to conduct a thorough investigation...
Man, 30, impregnates neighbour's 12-year-old maid in Rivers
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Ondo court jails widow for causing husband’s death

  An Ondo State Magistrate court sitting in Akure, the state capital, has sentenced a woman, Mrs Toyin Olusa, to one-year imprisonment for causing the death of her husband, Mr Adeyinka Olusa. Adeyinka Olusa, a former auditor at the School of Health Technology, Akure, died at...
Ex-NADECO chieftain, others arraigned, granted bail in Lagos
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Ex-NADECO chieftain, others arraigned, granted bail in Lagos

The Chief Magistrate’s Court, Yaba, Lagos has granted a chieftain of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Chief Ralph Obioha, and four others bail after their arraignment. The other defendants in suit No: A/08A/2021 include Olotu Monday, John Sunday, Dairo...
Murdered Delta king: Absence of accused person stalls trial
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Ebonyi woman wants her marriage dissolved over sexual dissatisfaction

  A housewife in Ebonyi State, Elizabeth Omeh, yesterday, asked Ebonyi Family Law Centre, a special family court in the State, to dissolve her over three years marriage because of her husband’s inability to satisfy her sexually. Elizabeth also narrated to the court how...
Absence of witness stalls Evans, others defence
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Absence of witness stalls Evans, others defence

  The absence of a defence witness Wednesday stalled the ongoing trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans and others before Lagos High Court, Ikeja. Evans’s counsel, Mr. Oyekunle Falabi, from Victor Okpara and Co. Chambers informed the court that...
Murdered Delta king: Absence of accused person stalls trial
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Ubani writes AGF, demands enforcement of judgment on NASS jumbo salary

  The Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL, Dr Monday Ubani has asked the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami to direct the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC to comply...
Evans, others trial continues Wednesday
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Evans, others trial continues Wednesday

  The trial of an alleged kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendants will today continue before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of Lagos High Court sitting at Ikeja.   The co-defendants are: Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, Okwuchukwu...
Alleged sexual assault: Baba Ijesha to be arraigned June 24
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Baba Ijesha denied bail, to be tried in High Court

  Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, yesterday, denied Nollywood actor, Omiyinka Olanrewaju, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, bail, on the ground that the same charge was already before a Lagos State High Court. Magistrate P.E Nwaka, thereafter, adjourned the matter till July 13...
Reps panel grills Monguno over $44m NIA fund
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Reps panel grills Monguno over $44m NIA fund

  The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on utilisation of recovered loot and assets between 2002 and 2020, yesterday, grilled the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana (retd), over the whereabouts of the $44 million recovered from the Nigeria Intelligence...
Court orders RMAFC to fix salaries of NASS members to reflect economic realities
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Court orders RMAFC to fix salaries of NASS members to reflect economic realities

Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to fix the salaries and allowances of the 469 members of the National Assembly (109 in the Senate and 360 in the House of...