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Nigerian government fixes March 1 for trial of Journalist, Agba Jalingo

He was arrested in Lagos, blindfolded, tortured, and taken to Cross River State by road where he was handcuffed to a refrigerator.

Court dismisses case against CBN’s directives on bank charges

The CBN, through its counsel, Adeleke Agbola, of Cheakley Chambers, however challenged the suit on the ground that the plaintiff lacked the legal capacity to institute the suit on a policy that affects the public.

Court awards N5million damages against Police, IGP for brutalising woman

It would be recalled that the applicant on April 18, 2020, during the national COVID-19 lockdown, was grievously dehumanised and publicly assaulted by NPF officers who were identified as Inspector Taiwo and Constable Abass Ibrahim.

COVID 19 : Court orders release of el-Zakzaky’s wife Zeenat for treatment

We applied to the court that the authorities should take her to government hospital that has the facility to treat the virus.” Meanwhile, Umar, also the state Solicitor general and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice said the prosecution did not object to the application.

Court bars Oluwo from installing Salinsile as Ọtun Oba

In the suit no :HIW/3/2021, Oluwo and Salinsile were 1st and 2nd respondent respectively, given an interim injunction restraining Oluwo from honouring Razaq Salinsile as Otun Oba of Iwoland.

Maduabuchi: Court Martial sentences soldier to death by firing squad

Delivering the judgment at the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, President of the Court, Brigadier-General Arikpo Ekubi, said: “For the offence of murder, is death; as provided under section 106 of the Armed Forces Act. This sentence is to be carried by firing squad. May God have mercy on your soul”

Reps seek short time frame for trials of criminal, civil cases

“In average, cases stay a minimum of five to 15 years before determination and judgment. The snail-like pace of justice delivery has caused great discomfort, inconveniences and hopelessness to litigants, investors and businesses.”

Court jails man one year for N30m stock fraud

Delivering his judgement recently, Justice Oshodi convicted and sentenced the defendant to one year imprisonment commencing from October 8, 2020, without an option of fine.

court acquits lunatic of rape, murder in Ondo

He therefore ruled that the defendant could not be held responsible for his conduct. The court however discharged and acquitted him while the prison authority was ordered to release him to his parents who are to ensure that he receives proper medical care.

Again, Fani-Kayode’s absence stalls his trial

The defence counsel, Wale Balogun, however, opposed the application, stating that it was on record that the matter has been on in court for four years, with the defendant attending all the proceedings, except on a few instances due to medical reasons stating that the defendant’s absence at the October adjourned date was due to the curfew, imposed in Lagos State by the state government due to the EndSARS protest.

Court jails medical doctor 14 years for N5m fraud in Uyo

Usen's journey to prison began in 2018, when his victim, Edodiong Essien petitioned the EFCC, alleging that the convict approached him for a loan to enable him execute a contract purportedly awarded to him by Akwa Ibom State Hospitals Management Board for the supply of drugs to rural hospitals in the state.

Perjury: Court sentence Rep member to prison

He swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country while he has a British passport.

Court begins Maina’s ‘N2bn money laundering’ trial in absentia

At Tuesday’s sitting, Okon Abang, the judge, began the trial of Maina and his company, both of whom were absent in court.

39-year-old man sentenced to die by hanging for killing lover

“On his arrest, he made a confessional statement to the police and took them to where he buried his lover .”

Ibadan Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage over theft, abandonment

“Any marriage built on a shaky foundation such as Basirat and Olaide, will not last,

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EndSars: Police killed my brother, shot me three-time, petitioner tells Osun Panel

“On this fateful day, my younger brother and I went to see our cousin, one Mr Nureni at Erin-Osun. Though we didn’t meet him at home, when we called him, he asked us to wait for him. But immediately he joined us, all I heard were gunshots

Exposed: How Nigerian Army attempted to assassinate Biafran lawyer- Nnamdi Kanu

"Since the Nigerian Army and police have taken it upon themselves to assassinate IPOB lawyers and to stop IPOB from challenging them with self-evident truth in their own law courts, they will soon reap the fruit of their evil deed. We, therefore, demand the immediate release of all sex slaves in the custody of the Nigerian Army."

Bandits’ attacks have lessened since negotiations began– Sheikh Gumi

“Attacks have lessened, it is just one case we have of the Kagara boys. We have seen an absolute change in Zamfara and Sokoto States where negotiations are going on.

Abductors release Adamawa United bus driver after six days

“We thank God he has been released because something worse could have happened despite paying the ransom.”