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Pakistan candidate gets life term in drug case days before poll

A candidate for the party of Pakistan’s ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election.

Feedmill manager, others bag three years jail term for N1.8 million fraud

The Feedmill Manager of Kingfarms Ltd., Oluwaseun Olorunfunmi (28) and two others have been sentenced to three years imprisonment over N1.8million fraud by a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.

Court awards N500,000 against church for detaining baby’s corpse, parents in hospital

An Anambra State High Court presided over by Justice Okuma has awarded a N500,000 cost against Eyi Enu Mission Hospital in the Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State for unlawful detention of the corpse of a child and its parents for their inability to pay hospital bills.

Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, has convicted three former police officers, and sentenced one of them to three years in jail for collecting bribe from an armed robbery suspect, Badmus Akojode.

Court remands three men for allegedly robbing woman at gunpoint

Three unemployed men were on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing a woman at gun point.

Bricklayer in court for allegedly assaulting food vendor

A 30-year-old bricklayer, Ajobi Iwaeni, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly assaulting a food vendor, Sikira Salawu.

Court sentences driver to eight months imprisonment for forgery

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old driver, Umar Aliyu, to eight months imprisonment for forgery and impersonation.

My wife is adulterous – Man tells court

A man, Olalekan Babalola, on Thursday, sought the dissolution of his 13-year-o marriage at an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, alleging that his wife, Olushola Babalola, is adulterous and deceitful.

Man allegedly steals N80,000 phone, gets N200,000 bail

A 23-year-old unemployed man, James Adavo, charged with stealing a phone valued at N80,000, was on Thursday granted a N200,000 bail.

Court remands three men over alleged illegal possession of military uniforms

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered that three men be remanded over alleged unlawful possession of army uniforms and breach of peace.

Fake visa agent faces N900,000 fraud charge

A fake visa agent, Oyadokun Oladele, on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N900,000 from his Facebook friend under false pretences.

Two men jailed two years each for theft

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Thursday sentenced Aminu Abubakar and Bashir Mohammed to two years imprisonment each for theft.

Woman jailed three years for cutting housewife’s neck with razor

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday sentenced a lady, Damilila Toromade, to three years imprisonment for cutting the neck of a housewife with razor blade.

Kwara PDP not aware of court injunction restraining executive – chairman

Iyiola Oyedepo, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, says no injunction has been served on the party restraining its executives.

Insurance company dragged to court over alleged failure to pay N3m claims

The Standard Alliance Insurance Company has been dragged to the Abia High Court in Aba over the company’s alleged refusal to pay N3 million to a client on maturity of his life insurance.

Police inspector dismissed for giving information to unauthorised persons

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 38-year-old man, Adesida Ademola, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly ‎giving false information to public officers.

Anambra community ends 11-year leadership tussle

An eleven year protracted leadership tussle in Okpoko community, Ogbaru local government council, Anambra State ended on a peaceful note yesterday following the election of new executives to take over the town union affairs.

Court order Attorney-General, Prisons to produce 32 MASSOB detainees

A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.

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