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The Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Etinan Local Government Area has nullified the practice of denying female children inheritance, saying the practice is unconstitutional.
A mobile Magistrate Court, on Friday, convicted 38 people in Edo State for riding tricycles and bikes without a government permit.
A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday sentenced one Sodienye Mbatumukeke to death after finding him guilty of two count charges of murder and armed robbery.
More facts emerged on Tuesday that the former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, Haruna Musa currently being remanded at a Katsina Correctional Centre actually has five charges brought against him by the police in connection with last December abduction of 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara.
The Kano State government has obtained a court order backing the closure of Sheikh Abduljabar Nasir Kabara’s mosque and Islamic center for alleged incitement in the state.
A 36-year-old man, Peter Moses has been ordered to be remanded in prison by a Chief Magistrate court sitting in Ore, Ondo State for allegedly raping and impregnating his daughter.
The Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba, Lagos has adjourned the case against #EndSARS campaigner, Eromosele Adene, till February 2021 due to COVID-19-enforced guidelines.
A Magistrate Court sitting in Ibusa, Delta State has issued a warrant for the arrest of one Mr Rueben Raleigh Ogode who is facing trial for unlawfully installing and parading himself as a Traditional Ruler within the Ughievwen Kingdom contrary to the Traditional Rulers Council and Chieftaincy law of the State.
During the trial, after the first information was read to the defendant, he pleaded guilty to the offence and the court sentenced him to six (6) months in correctional center or Twenty thousand Naira fine (20,000) and 20 strokes of cane to serve as deterrent to others
Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems, detained in Ugandan Prison for flouting COVID-19 regulations have been ordered to be released by a Ugandan court.
A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory to launch an investigation into 50 notable persons who promoted the #EndSARS movement.
Some prominent Nigerians and activists, who took part in or showed support for the #EndSARS protests against police brutality across the country, have been sued at a Chief Magistrate court in Abuja for promoting the protest.
A former House of Assembly member, Dayo Akinleye; Afolabi Ariyo, a former aide of Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, and three others, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court for the criminal act of deliberately setting property ablaze during the #EndSars protest in the state
A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital has remanded seven suspected political thugs arrested in Ifon, Ose council area of the state during a political campaign for being in possession of unlawful firearms.
A Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court has adjourned to Sept. 29, a suit filed against two employees of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over alleged malicious disconnection of electricity supply.
A Prosecution witness, Malam Bashir, Tanimu who resides in Hayin Madara, Giwa local government, Kaduna State said he lost his left arm while serving court summons to the family of one Ardo Bashiru.
The ongoing political drama in Edo State on Monday shifted to Abuja where some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have approached the Federal High Court with a suit seeking the disqualification of the party’s candidate for Governor, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and candidate for Deputy Governor Mr Audu Ganiyu, in the forthcoming governorship election in the State.
Mrs Precious Joseph, the wife of a police officer, will spend two years in jail for violently abusing Miss Agatha Emmanuel, her 9 years old housemaid, a Magistrate Court in Delta State, has rule.
A magistrate court in Zuba, Abuja, has dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the Adamawa senator, Elisha Abbo.
A 56-year-old woman, Mrs Grace Osayande, has been docked before an Ogbeson Chief Magistrate Court in Benin on a four-count charge bothering on conspiracy, a threat to life, assault, and obstruct/resist arrest.
A 50-year-old man has been arrested by Lagos state police command for alleged defilement of his 19-year-old daughter since she was 11.
They are Lawal Mazaje from the Felele area of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu from Jada area of Adamawa State, Mohammed Usman from Illela area of Sokoto State, and Auwal Abubakar from Shinkafi area of Zamfara State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Maiduguri branch, on Monday donated relief items worth Millions of Naira to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the State.
The Lagos State Chapter of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Monday said the stay-off-road action by commercial buses on the Lagos-Badagry Road was unnecessary.
Patrick Achi, secretary general to the presidency of the Ivory Coast, was appointed Monday interim prime minister while the country’s premier, Hamed Bakayoko, is in Europe receiving medical treatment, the president’s office said.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm that 10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice.
New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), has demanded for declaration of ward 17 results from the Delta State local government council elections conducted by the State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC.
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The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), Thursday told the House of Representatives that the agency’s biggest problem in trying to stem arms smuggling is border communities ganging up against his officers.
The Kaduna State Government said troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have killed four bandits and recovered three rifles in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
There was mild drama yesterday as a native doctor joined teaming supporters who accompanied an activist, Mr. Omoyele Sowore to court over his alleged unlawful assembly trial.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says he is ready to resign if that will end insecurity in his state.