Friday, June 18, 2021



Nurse in court for allegedly murdering 8 babies

A nurse appeared in a British court on Thursday for allegedly murdering eight babies in the neonatal ward of a hospital.

Court dissolves 18-year-old marriage as wife starves husband of sex

A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan, on Friday dissolved an 18-year-old marriage between a teacher, Juel Olutunji and his estranged wife, Blessing over nagging and sex starvation.

2 lovers bag 1 year imprisonment for stealing motorcycle in Ogun

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday sentenced two lovers to one-year imprisonment with an option of N50,000 fine each for stealing a motorcycle, valued N250,000.

28-year-old bags 1-year jail term over water tank theft

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA.

Suspect arraigned for stealing Oyo govt’s Christmas decorations in Ibadan

The police, on Friday, arraigned a 45-year-old scavenger, Kamorudeen Salau, before an Iwo Road Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing Christmas decoration materials recently erected by the Oyo State Government.

Teenager remanded for raping 50-year-old woman 

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday ordered that a teenager, Babangida Inusa, who allegedly raped his neighbour’s 50-year-old mother, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

BREAKING: El-Zakzaky gets bail for medical treatment abroad

The Kaduna State High Court has granted bail to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat,...

Court sentences ‘Yahoo boys’, 3 others to 4, 3 years in prison

An FCT High Court on Thursday sentenced an internet fraudster, Chijioke Chinaka to four years in prison for internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Mohammed Idris,...

Alleged $17,000 fraud: Court orders EFCC to produce devices used by fraudster

A Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered the Economic Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC to produce the devices, phone and laptop used by Happiness Asuquo...

Kaduna: Tribunal adjourns as El-Rufai opens defence

Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai on Friday presented his first witness as he opened defence of his election before the Kaduna State Governorship Election...

Driver gets N500,000 bail over alleged theft of 2 truck tyres

An Abeokuta Magistrates Court on Friday granted N500,000 bail to  a 23-year-old driver, Lukeman Muhammed, who allegedly stole two truck tyres from his employer, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC.

Court frees suspected armed robber who attacked bullion van, grants others bail

An Asaba Magistrate's Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted Okechukwu Okeke, one of the seven persons allegedly involved in December 2017 robbery attack on...

Court rejects arrest of Korean Air ‘nut rage’ matriarch

A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges,...

Same-sex partners have EU residence rights, top court rules

Same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state whatever their nationality, the bloc's top court ruled on Tuesday,...

Woman hires thugs to steal boyfriend’s ATM card

A court has heard how a woman allegedly hired three men to rob her boyfriend of his ATM card in a nightclub and went on shopping spree afterwards.

JUST IN: Court declares Omo-Agege’s suspension ‘null and void’

The judge also added that the Senate’s decision to punish Mr Omo-Agage for filing a suit against the Senate and for punishing him while his suit was pending constituted an affront on the judiciary.

You have no power to re-order election sequence, court tells Nigerian lawmakers

Delivering judgment on the matter on Wednesday in Abuja, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, held that the lawmakers did not have the powers to reorder the election sequence.

Court remands farmer over kidnap of girl, N4m ransom demand

Mr Adamu is standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and kidnapping.

IPOB: Court orders Senator Abaribe, Jewish priest to produce Nnamdi Kanu on June 26

Mr Abaribe, Immanuel El-Shalom, a Jewish Chief High Priest, and Tochukwu Uchendu, a Chartered Accountant, who stood surety for Kanu are to produce him in court or risk jail.

Paris Club refund: Court defers ruling on final forfeiture of N1.4bn to April 24

Justice Olatoregun had, on Friday, October 13, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of the money, following a motion ex parte filed by the EFCC.

JUST IN: Metuh attends court on stretcher

Former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Olisa Metuh was brought to court today on a stretcher in compliance with an order of...

Mustapha Sani to Babangida Aliyu: Face your corruption cases in court

The Senator representing Niger South, Mustapha Sani has called on the former Governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu and his cohorts to busy themselves...

Release Sambo Dasuki now, former NSA’s family tells Buhari

The Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki Progressive Association, SIDPA, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to respect the rule of law in the case of their...

Adedoja asks court to nullify PDP convention

Taoheed Adedoja, one of the chairmanship aspirants at the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken the party to court. Mr Adedoja...

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