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A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday, granted a N500,000 bail to a popular Kano-based praise singer, Bashir Dandago, for allegedly releasing uncensored song.
An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State.
Kebbi State governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has signed a law that prescribes the death penalty for convicted kidnappers.
The Kano State Judiciary says it handled a total of 21,013 cases between January and December 2020.
Human Rights Activist, Maxwell Opara, has dragged the Imo State Governor and the Attorney General of the State to Court over the provisions of sections 484 and 485 of the Imo State Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2020.
A lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency, at the Imo state House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday came under heavy criticisms for denying sponsoring the controversial Administration of Criminal Justice Law, No 2, 2020.
The Ekiti State police command has called for a robust relationship between the command and lawyers in a bid to end waves of crimes in Ekiti state.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Thursday sentenced two men, Salim Aliyu and David Tabo, to one year each in a correctional centre for stealing electrical appliances.
Nigeria Police have been stopped from engaging in the prosecution of criminal cases on behalf of the state at the magistrates’ courts.
Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
With the signing into law of the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill, Jigawa State is set for the implementation of a new criminal justice system.
Government at all levels in the country has been advised to revamp the criminal justice system in Nigeria and equip the Nigeria police force for a holistic investigation that will lead to the flawless arrest of suspects.
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday struck out a N5.6 billion pension scam suit against Alhaja Kudirat Adeleke, a former Head of Service in the state, and 11 others for lack of diligent prosecution.
The Delta State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro has called for a state of emergency against the get-rich-quick syndrome and kidnapping for ransom.
The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Enugu was on Sunday night gutted by fire barely one week after the office in Obollo-Afor, Udenu was razed.
Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has revealed that several Boko Haram commanders are willing to surrender and urged the federal government to use proper engagement to negotiate with the group.
Paris St Germain clung on to their hopes of winning a fourth consecutive Ligue 1 title with a 4-0 home win against 10-man Stade de Reims as Lille’s lead was cut to a single point with one game remaining on Sunday.
An elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has cautioned against calls for secession in some parts of the country.
According to Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, the summit will draw major stakeholders in the global finance institutions and some Heads of Government, who will, collectively, discuss external funding and debt treatment for Africa, and private sector reforms.
A Confederation of African Football executive committee meeting in Kigali on Saturday chose Moroccan city Casablanca to host the 2020-2021 CAF Champions League final.
Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has attributed his team’s 2-1 defeat to Leicester City in the Premier League at the Old Trafford on Tuesday night to the tight games schedule which is ‘impossible for the players’.
Iran's hardline judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi declared his candidacy on Saturday for next month's presidential election, which is seen as a test of the legitimacy of the country’s clerical rulers.
The Police Command in Edo said on Monday that it had arrested 54 suspects for various crimes and offences in the last one week.
Turkey’s Karadeniz Holding cut off the electricity it supplies to Lebanon, citing unpaid debts and a legal threat to its assets, Reuters reported on Friday.