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A Chief Magistrate Court 10 sitting in Bauchi has ordered that a 45-year-old primary school teacher, Haruna Aliyu, of Unguwar Ganjuwa in Bauchi metropolis, be remanded in prison for allegedly sodomising his pupil.
The General Overseer of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Akure, Ondo state, Prophet Babatunde Alfa, wept as an Akure Chief Magistrate Court ordered him and six others to be remanded in the Olokuta Correctional Centre in Ondo state over alleged conspiracy to kidnap and aiding kidnapping.
In a swift investigation and tactically orchestrated covert operation, by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Department of State Services (DSS), to track down the producers of fake Number Plates in Nigeria; both agencies have apprehended some syndicates in Kano and Kebbi states in connection with the production of illegal number plates including the fake Kano ‘Chip Whip’ Number Plate.
A Kano Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to a lecturer standing trial over alleged sexual harassment of his female student.
A 70-year-old man, Oyedeji Sunday, was on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo for defamation of character.
The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has allegedly dismissed one Inspector Sunday Umaru over a Facebook post he made protesting his unpaid entitlements.
The police on Tuesday arraigned a 29-year-old woman, Patience, who allegedly swindled her fiance’ of N3 million in a Surulere Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos State.
A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 persons reportedly in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 Nigerians in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned two Staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday Ifiesimama and Beesor Sorle, before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for alleged electoral offences.
The Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone two, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has issued warrant of arrest on the the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Muhammed Usman Gur, failure to appear before it to answer allegation of administrative irregularities and high handedness against him.
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to disqualify the Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike from contesting in the forthcoming governorship election in Rivers State, for allegedly forging the certificate of birth he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for his clearance.
Proceedings of the court involving a Polytechnic lecturer, Andrew Ogbuja, who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl under his guardianship could not hold, on Thursday, due to the absence of the presiding Magistrate, Isaac Ajim.
A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.
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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
La Liga has named the referee to be in charge of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona as they head to the reverse fixture of the tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Italy was on Tuesday due to host a summit of health ministers from neighbouring countries to discuss a co-ordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.
The forward was on parade for an hour before being replaced by Brazilian forward Bernard in a game that saw his former side come back from a goal down to nick all the three points.
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner believes Liverpool are the "best team in the world" and says he is "very proud" to have been linked with a move to the Premier League leaders.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.