A housewife, Hurera Usman, on Thursday dragged her former husband before a Sharia Court ll, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, seeking N1.1 million as upkeep allowance for daughter for…

A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti , Ekiti State, has sentenced a cleric, Gabriel Asateru, to five years imprisonment for raping a minor. The cleric was accused of defiling…

Crime

Court remands proprietor of ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ school

An Ikeja special Offences Court on Thursday remanded the proprietor of a ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training school in Lagos, Chinedu Frank, in prison custody. Frank is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin…

Crime

Osun: Police arraign 62-year-old man in court for parading himself as Oba

The Police in Osun State on Thursday arraigned a 62-year-old man, Michael Oyelowo Oladeji at a Magistrate Court in Ikire for allegedly parading himself as a traditional ruler in the…

Crime

Court sends 30 Prostitutes To Prison In Jigawa

The Jigawa Hisbah command has arrested 30 commercial sex workers arrested alongside 18 men during a raid on Saturday. According to reports, the arrested women have now been sentenced to…

News

Man seeks divorce from ”troublesome” wife over constant fighting

A 45-year-old man, Afolayan Babalola on Tuesday prayed an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve his eight-year-old marriage to Adeyinka, on the grounds that she is a ”troublesome” woman who who…

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Court grants Naira Marley N2 million bail

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi has granted Nigerian Musician Azeez Fashola (popularly known as Naira Marley) bail. Justice Nicholas Oweibo, who presided over the bail hearing on Thursday afternoon,…

News

Breaking: N20m alleged fraud: ex-NBA chairman collapses in court

There was a mild drama at an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday as a former chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, Adesina Ogunlan collapsed in the…

News

Court declines to sack Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, 51 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that…

News

Man allegedly beats wife to death over sex

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

Crime

Father docked for failing to give daughter in marriage after collecting N850,000

A 47-year-old man Jibrin Attom, on Thursday appeared in an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court, Apapa, Lagos, for allegedly failing to give out his daughter’s hand in marriage after collecting N850, 000….

Crime

Alleged gang-rape: Court denies Babcock varsity student bail

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has denied bail to a student of Babcock University, James Aguedo, accused of involvement in gang-rape of a…

News

Delta: Court declines to stay execution of judgment against Nwaoboshi

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined to stay execution of the judgment that sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, who was re-elected on the platform of the…

News

Okocha To Resolve Tax Evasion Case

SportingLife.ng exclusively gathered that Ex-Super Eagles’ captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha has resolved his tax evasion case with the Lagos State Internal Revenue Board with indications rife that the suit…

Politics

Court sacks Owan-Enoh as Cross River APC Guber candidate, orders recognition of Usani

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Monday, sacked the All Progressive Congress factional governorship candidate, Senator John Owan-Enoh and other candidates of the party currently recognized by the Independent…

News

Alleged $205m money laundering: Court adjourns ex-NIA DG Ayo Oke, wife’s trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, February 6, adjourned hearing till February 7 against former director general of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke and his wife Folashade,…

Crime

EFCC charges against Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke to court after 15 months

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed separate corruption charges against the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the former Director General of…

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Falana says no court can stop any trial before CCT

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says no court has the right to stop a trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). He said this in reaction to the suspension…

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