COVID-19: Court quarantines 2 Egyptians in Ekiti

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday arraigned fifteen persons including two Egyptians for violating the restriction order to curb the spread of Coronavirus. The Egyptians were quarantined on the order of the Court.The defendants who were arraigned before...

COVID-19: Jailbreak averted in Kaduna Correctional Centre, as Shiites demand release of Zakzaky, wife

Jailbreak was averted Tuesday at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Kaduna State Command as inmates attempted to escape following rumor that some of their colleagues have contacted the Coronavirus right inside the facility. The Independent Way, where the facility is located in...

N587.7m fraud: ECOWAS staff negotiates plea bargain, to forfeit N245m asset

An executive assistant to Financial Controller of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS) Commission in Abuja, Mohammed Dangana has offered to enter a plea bargain over his alleged involvement in N587.7 million fraud. Dangana is standing trial before Justice Okon...

Banker docked over alleged theft of dead customer’s N3.6m

A 36-year-old banker, Joseph Promise, yesterday appeared before Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of N3.6 million in a dead woman’s accounts. The promise is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, and fraud. The Prosecutor, Ejime...

Wadume: Court orders Buratai, Olonisakin to produce army personnel in court.

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court yesterday ordered the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, and Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, to produce the army personnel, who allegedly aided the initial escape of the kidnap suspect, Hamisu...

How alleged killer of female lawyer was exposed – – Witness

A defence witness, Mr. Ige Afolabi, on Tuesday narrated before an Ikeja Special Offences Court how his younger sister, Mrs. Feyisayo Obot (nee Afolabi), was allegedly murdered by a chef in a hotel in Lagos. Afolabi said that on January 29, 2019, he sensed that something was amiss...

outage paralyses activities in Lagos Courts’, judge uses recharge lamp to operate

Power outage yesterday disrupted Court proceedings at the Igbosere, Lagos High Court, as many Judges did not sit.Litigants and lawyers who had cases before the Court were seen lamenting and grumblings over the outage that paralyzed activities of the court.Litigants, lawyers,...

Court jails PTA chairman 198 years for forgery

An FCT High Court yesterday sentenced Mohammed Atabo, Chairman, Parents Teachers Association (PTA), to 198 years imprisonment for forgery. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Atabo, 45, who was the Chairman PTA of Esteem International School, Garki, Abuja...

820 buses: Ambode appeals court’s ruling striking out suit seeking to stop probe

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of the State High Court which struck out a suit seeking to stop the State House of Assembly from probing him over the procurement of 820 buses meant to revolutionize public transportation in the...

Metuh bags  7 years imprisonment, to refund N400m to FG

After a trial that lasted for about five years, the Abuja division of the Federal High Court yesterday sentenced former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, to seven years imprisonment. In a marathon judgment that lasted several...
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