Ex-Oyo Assembly Chief Whip discharged, acquitted over murder

Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, has discharged and acquitted the former Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Olafisoye Akinmoyede, who represented Lagelu state constituency in the eighth assembly over the murder of Mr. Temitope Olatoye. Mr. Olatoye was murdered...

Anambra South: Court stops INEC, others from issuing Certificate of Return to Uzor

A division of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from giving effect to the judgment of another division of the Court at FCT directing the commission to issue a Certificate of Return to Obinna Uzor, as the...

Dasuki makes first court appearance in money laundering charges

 Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, yesterday appeared in court before Justice Ahmed Muhammed, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, after his release from four-year detention.  Dasuki who appeared for the first time, for his trial on charges of...

Civil rights group asks court to stop publication of book on Army/Shiites clash

A non-governmental organisation, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, (CESJET)has approached the Kaduna State High Court for an order to stop the spokesman of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Musa, from publishing a book on the clash between the...

Police charge 14 traffic offenders to court, warn drivers

The police yesterday charged 14 traffic offender to the Lagos Mobile Court for allegedly violating the state traffic laws. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Hakeem Odumosu ,has therefore warned motorists to stop violating traffic laws as the command would deal with anyone...

Ikoyi Prison’s electrocution : Group sues FG, ministers, 4 others

The Incorporated Trustees of the Prisoners’ Rights Advocacy Initiative(PRAI) has dragged the Federal Government (FG), ministers and four others before the Federal High Court, Lagos, over the circumstances that led to the death of five inmates and hospitalisation of another seven...

Lebanese bags 6 months for drug trafficking

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos ,yesterday, convicted and sentenced a Lebanese drugs trafficker, Charbel Chalouhi, to six months imprisonment for unlawful dealing in 1.2 grams of cocaine. Justice Oweibo, gave the jail terms after the Lebanese had struck a...

Alleged Homicide: Court remand 60 Shi’ite members to Abuja, Niger state correctional centers

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), sitting at Apo division, Abuja, on Tuesday remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group,  in the Nigeria Correctional Centres in Abuja and Suleja, Niger State....

Court to hear N300m damages suit against MTN on Feb. 10, 11From

Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday shifted proceedings on the N300m damages suit filed against communication giant, MTN, by an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams to February 10 and 11 2020.In the suit filed before the court,...

Updated) Court dismisses suits seeking to sack Magu

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, dismissed five suits seeking to declare the continued stay of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as illegal and unconstitutional. Although the court held that...