NBA writes AGF over rules of professional conduct amendment

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the recent amendment to the rules of professional conduct of legal practitioners (RPC), 2007 has brought ridicule to...

AGF Malami dragged to court over ‘plot to weaken NBA’

Former vice-president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Onyekachi Monday Ubani, has instituted a suit against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over...

Edo election: Court fixes October 14 to hear PDP’s suit seeking Pastor Ize-Iyamu disqualification

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned to October 14, to commence hearing in the suit filed by the...

1,785 new lawyers called into Nigerian Bar

A total of 1, 785 new lawyers were admitted into the Nigerian Bar on Tuesday, with Chairman of the Body of Benchers, Chief O....

Bayelsa election: Appeal court dismisses application to join ANDP factional leaders in Duoye Diri’s...

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday dismissed an application by five leaders of a faction of the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP)...

EFCC arraigns banker for ‘N80 million fraud’

The Kano Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned one Kolapo Oduwole before Justice Musa Danladi of the Katsina...

EFCC re-arraigns Mama Boko Haram, two others

The Maiduguri zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arraigned the Chief Executive Officer of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, Aisha...

Falana sues NCDC for not establishing testing centres in Cross River, Kogi

Adebisi Onanuga Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has filed a suit against the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) over the centre’s failure...

Three men in court over ‘N40.3 million furniture theft’

Three men appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Thursday over alleged N40.3 million furniture theft. The police charged Owolabi Sikiru, 43, Adeolu...

Court dissolves 20-year-old marriage over ‘laziness, battery’

A housewife, Omolola Aluko, on Thursday requested a Customary Court, sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, Oyo State to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage with her...

My wife is ruining my calling – clergy tells court

A clergyman, Adebayo Bamidele, prayed a Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan to dissolve his 17-year-old marriage to his wife, Felicia on the grounds...

UNILAG Senate withdraws suit challenging Toyin Ogundipe’s ouster

The Senate of the University of Lagos has filed an application to withdraw a suit it earlier filed at the National Industrial Court to...

Kano court remands nine men for attempted murder

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Monday, ordered the remand of nine men in Correctional Centre for alleged attempt to commit murder. The...

Court summons Taraba governor, service chiefs, others over clashes

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku, to appear before it over allegations of bias levelled against...

Four herders in court over alleged kidnapping, terrorism in Benue

Four herders on Tuesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi over alleged kidnapping and terrorism. The police charged Haruna Haruna, Hassan Abubakar, Husseni...

Court remands two men over ‘serial robberies with knife, rape’

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday remanded two men in a Custodial Centre in Lagos, over alleged serial robberies, rape of one...

Nigerian soldier jailed 55 years for killing WHO worker

A General Court Martial presided over by Maj. Gen. P. Fekrogha on Wednesday sentenced Army Lance Corporal Babangida Ibrahim to 55 years imprisonment for...

Plateau court dismisses case of ownership of NTA motor-park for lack of merit

An Upper Area Court in Plateau on Wednesday struck out a suit filed by Mr Auwal Garba, a transport worker, contending the ownership of...

Court cautions EFCC against breeching provisions of law in ex-AGF Adoke’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the...

BREAKING: Court convicts, fines Naira Marley N200,000

ERic Ikhlae, Abuja Popular musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, has been fined N200,000 by a Mobile Court in Abuja for violating coronavrus (COVD-19) protocols...
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