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Three staff of the University of Lagos on Monday told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how an alleged rapist, John Otema, attacked students on campus.
Mr. Olalekan Ojo (SAN), the defence counsel for Fred Ajudua, a former Lagos socialite, challenged a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd), to provide proof of the source of the $8.4 million his client allegedly defrauded him of in 2004.
In spite of the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution as amended that show that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to run for the nation’s presidency, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it would challenge the president’s suitability in court.
The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to attach his credentials to the forms he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable his seek reelection next year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019 has generated another round of interest in the issue.
The unions in the aviation sector on Thursday threatened to ground flight operations at all terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the sacking of their members by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited.
The defendants, Gnanhoue Nazaire and Zenou Modeste, are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and altering documents belonging to Rana Prestige Industries Nigeria Ltd.
The Katsina State High Court has said that it will commence ruling on the matter brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged money laundering levelled against a former governor of the state, Mr Ibrahim Shehu Shema, to the tune of N11 billion on July 9 and 10, 2018.
The Anambra Governorship Election Tribunal has dismissed two of the three petitions against the victory of Gov. Willie Obiano in the Nov. 18, 2017 election in the state.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Thursday granted the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), and two other officers of the Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni, currently standing trial over alleged N22.8 billion money laundering charge access to court’s records.
An Abuja-based lawyer, Mohammed Yinusa, on Wednesday told an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, that he was shocked to read in the newspapers that his Access Bank account number was quoted as belonging to Justice Mohammed Yunusa.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to proceed with the proposed Jan. 13 rerun election for Anambra Central Senatorial District.
Following the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to get the Certified True Copy of the Federal High Court judgement declaring Dr. Obiora Okonkwo as the Senator for Anambra Central, he has forwarded the judgement to the election body.
Some high profile cases could not be heard at the trial of suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the Kainji detention facility due to the absence of relevant witnesses in the cases before the trial judges.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.
Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, says the order given by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party is treasonable.
Two days after Governor Nasir El-Rufai put the figure at 130, Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdulrahman, has said that the casualty figures of Kajuru killings is yet to be ascertained.
Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abia North Senatorial District, on Wednesday, said that traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, had promised to give at least 65 per cent of their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s rescheduled poll.
Ordinarily, the postponement by a week of Nigeria’s 2019 general election should not have generated as much outrage as it has done, but the protest that the postponement has attracted is positive proof of the fact that the Nigerian electorate do not trust the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Sequel to the recent postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls last Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said that the postponement of may have been the only option to save Nigeria from an inconclusive exercise.