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,…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on drug trafficking charges on Monday after his previous 15-year prison sentence was deemed too lenient, a ruling likely to deepen…

Crime

CJN Onnoghen’s trial adjourned till Jan 22

The first hearing in the false asset declaration suit filed against Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen opened on Monday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)…

Politics

2019 debate: Sowore suffers setback in court

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has postponed ruling in a suit filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) and its presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, against the Nigeria Elections…

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Court refuses Dino Melaye’s request to order police officers out of residence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused a request by a senator, Dino Melaye, for police officers to vacate his residence and desist from further attempts at arresting him….

Crime

Court remands 28-year-old for alleged robbery

A Chief Magistrates Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered the remand in prison custody of 28-year-old Joshua Okeke, for alleged armed robbery. Also remanded with him is Collins…

Crime

Court remands 16-year-old pupil who stabbed schoolmate to death

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, ordered the remand a of 16-year-old pupil, Kehinde Timilehin, who allegedly stabbed his schoolmate to death. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Adesoji Adegboye, ordered…

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