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Police sergeant sentenced to death for murder

A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa has sentenced Police Sergeant Jilla Lannubo to death by hanging.

Ex-NNPC staff sentenced to death for murder of daughter’s boyfriend

A Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar on Wednesday sentenced a retired worker of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging.

Man jailed for criminal trespass

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday, sentenced one Stanley Chibike to six months imprisonment for criminal trespass and attempt to commit theft.

Police sergeant to die by hanging for extra-judicial killings

A Bayelsa State High Court, sitting in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Wednesday, sentenced a Police Sergeant, identified as Jilla Lannubo, to death by hanging for extra-judicial killing of one Oruyegha Grand at Agudama on May 13 2017.

N664.3m fraud: ICPC set to arraign ex-Governor Dakingari

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Saidu Dakingari, for misappropriation of N664.3 million belonging to the state.

Civil servant jailed for leaking government documents

A Magistrate Court 18, sitting in Abuja, has sentenced a civil servant, Aminu Maru, to one year in prison for leaking sensitive government documents.

Governor Ajimobi: Nigerian judges burdened with too many cases

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has attributed the slow dispensation of justice to the high number of cases that judges across the country are being burdened with.

Woman allegedly kills friend in Osun

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 23-year-old woman, Jimoh Simiat, in Ilesa prison for allegedly killing one Esther Oge, believed to be her friend.

NURTW murder saga: Court grants bail to alleged accomplice

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday granted bail to Rafiu Bashorun, 48, a.k.a. Abija, one of the alleged accomplice in the murder case of Ganiu Ayinla.

Court jails businessman two years for raping minor

A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old businessman, Isiaka Rabiu, to two years imprisonment for raping a 6-year-old girl.

Court orders destruction of N30 million fake polish in Anambra

A large quantity of fake Kiwi Polish worth about N30 million has been destroyed in Anambra State following an order by an Onitsha High Court presided over by Justice I U Ndigwe.

Woman seeks divorce over lack of sex, frequent illness

After five years of marriage, a 35-year-old businesswoman, Bilikisu Azeez, has approached an Igando Customary Court in the Lagos suburb, asking for the dissolution of the marriage.

My husband has refuse to legalise our union – Woman tells court

A businesswoman, Morenike Ajani, on Monday, urged an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her 23-year old marriage to her husband, Wasiu Ajani for lack of care.

Man jailed for snatching handbag

An FCT Area Court, on Monday, sentenced 27-year-old Ibrahim Abdullahi, to five months imprisonment for snatching a lady’s handbag.


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