Naira Marley to be docked Monday, faces 11-count charge

By Anita Eboigbe The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has preferred an 11-count charge against Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged...

Tribunal fixes May 22 to hear Atiku’s motion against Bulkachuwa

By Martins Odeh The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has fixed May 22 to entertain an application seeking Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to recuse herself from sitting...

EFCC stalls N6.9bn alleged fraud trial of Fayose

By Sandra Umeh A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, adjourned until May 21, the ongoing criminal trial of former Governor of Ekiti State,...

SON docks 3 over alleged fabrication of inferior cylinders

By Peter Okolie The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Monday docked three persons at the Federal High Court sitting in Awka, over alleged fabrication...

OPL 245: Jonathan, Diezani received bribes, FG tells London court

The Federal Government has approached a London commercial court with claims that former President Goodluck Jonathan and former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke conspired to “receive...

How Odukoya FirstNation Airways boss used forged papers for bank loan

By Moji Eniola/Ikeja A prosecution witness, Mr Patrick Ogo, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director, FirstNation Airways, secured...

Man beats wife to death over sex, faces jail sentence

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a...

More trouble for Onnoghen as Appeal Court dismisses his suit

The Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed the suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, challenging his suspension. Onnoghen had instituted the...

Businessman to sweep court premises for constituting public nuisance

By Zainab Oyekan An Upper Area Court sitting in Kaswan Nama, Jos, on Friday ordered a 25-year-old businessman, Shagari Adamu, to sweep the court premises...

Court remands herdsman for murdering 2 brothers

By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday  ordered that a herdsman Muhammadu Usman who allegedly killed two brothers be remanded in prison pending...

Court affirms sack of law school staff over gross misconduct

By Glory Abuh-Adejoh The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer. Emmanuel...

Adeleke, PDP to challenge verdict at Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to challenge yesterday’s verdict of the Court of Appeal that upheld the election of Mr. Gboyega Oyetola...

The triumph of truth

The tribunal judgment nullifying the victory of Osun state Governor Gboyega Oyetola collapsed like a pack of cards yesterday. Truth became the caterpillar for bulldozing...

‘Supreme Court Justices answerable to God’

The Supreme Court operates independently and is never dictated to by anyone, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, said yesterday. He said:...

Onnoghen: Appeal Court to deliver judgments today

The Court of Appeal will today deliver judgment on the appeal filed by former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The announcement was contained...

Mother drags son to court for threatening to stab her

By Adaeze Iroha A 26-year-old unemployed man Godwin Edward, who allegedly threatened to stab his mother with a knife, was on Thursday arraigned in a...

Where Are The 15 You Detained Illegally Since 2018? Falana Asks...

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called out the Nigerian navy over its claim that it does not know the whereabouts of 15 citizens who...

Man Jailed For Touching Girl’s Breast In Lagos

Ilias Mudashiru, an unemployed man, was yesterday jailed by an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for touching a girl’s breasts indecently and stabbing her relatives. The sentence...

BREAKING: Oyetola Defeats Adeleke At Appeal Court

The Appeal Court sitting in Osun state has ruled in favor of the governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola in the Osun 2018 governorship...

Buhari vs Atiku: Tribunal warns against comments

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has assured all parties in the four petitions pending before it of fairness. But the tribunal warned lawyers not...
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