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ECOWAS Court orders Nigerian government to pay $200,000 to ex-NAF woman ‘raped, illegally dismissed’
The ECOWAS Court of Justice on Friday in Abuja ordered the Nigerian government to pay $200,000 in damages to an ex-air force woman who was illegally dismissed by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) after being allegedly raped by a superior officer.
A journalist and publisher of Power Steering magazine, Oga Uhia, has lost his N110 million fundamental rights enforcement suit he instituted against the Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, and police authorities, following his last year’s detention at the instance of the minister.
A businessman, Dr. Andrew Warri Foubiri, has demand for N5 billion, retraction and apology from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged defamation and malicious damage for declaring him wanted without due legal process.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has said that the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero, his wives and children numbering 16 were abducted by suspected herdsmen.
Some residents of a community in Enugu State on Wednesday arrested a man, Winfred Ekpon, from Benue State, for allegedly robbing two female teachers inside a school.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to redeploy the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, saying the state was too volatile for such a “gentle cop”.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday, filed a one-count charge of drug trafficking, against a 17-year-old (name withheld).
The Ebonyi State Police Command Tuesday arraigned 4 members of the State Tipper Drivers Union in court over alleged unlawful assembly and intent to cause public disorder.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, took over the case-file of former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, who is facing trial over an allegation that he threatened to release a nude photograph of an Abuja based woman, Mrs Chinyere Amuchienwa.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers: Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving misleading and false information.
Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned commanders, officers and men of the Agency against the detention of suspects beyond the limit allowed by law.
The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday adjourned the corruption case involving a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be in the United Kingdom.
Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, convicted Komolafe Ololade Olajide and Olaniyi Joshua Omobolaji for fraudulent impersonation.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday, ordered the service of a suit bordering on alleged harassment on former Imo State Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim, through substituted means.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed May 17 for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to give a report on how it has complied with the court order in the trial of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Two men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faced formal charges in a late-night court appearance under heavy security by armed police.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has slammed a 21-count charge against two female staffers of Access Bank Plc.
The Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Oru ,in Oru west council of Imo state, Rt Revd Geoffery Chukwunenye, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not sincere about tackling insecurity in the country.
Just as the Liverpool’s Champions League chances looked virtually over, the Brazil international went up for a corner in the 94th minute and powered home Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner to clinch a 2-1 win.
Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress have staged a protest against the party’s adoption of consensus candidature in some local government areas.
Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Sikiru Akande, on Sunday, personally led an operation to smash a suspected hard drug peddling gang in Calabar.
Archbishop Kaigama: INEC’s shoddy conduct of polls raises doubts about credibility of election results
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday, said for Nigeria’s elections to be perceived as credible, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must deploy technology to drive efficiency and transparency.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly Speaker, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, said there is no alternative to Gov Abdullahi Sule and All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state in 2023.
Tottenham fans vented their anger against chairman Daniel Levy after the recent attempt to take the club into the failed European Super League, says The Sun.
Kano State government directed on Sunday that pupils and students should return to school on Monday, May 17 since the Eid el-Fitri holiday is over.
Outgoing Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick said on Friday he was in no rush to decide on a possible job as German national team coach.
Benue, a central Nigerian state which prides itself as “the food basket of the nation” is experiencing scarcity as costs of food items skyrockets, according to some residents of Makurdi, the state capital.