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Adamawa elections: Court gives INEC Go Ahead To Conduct Gov’ship Supplementary Polls

A State High Court sitting in Yola, presided over by Justice Abdulazeez Waziri on Tuesday vacated its earlier order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from conducting the Governorship Supplementary election in Adamawa state.

Adamawa elections: Court vacates ruling stopping governorship rerun

Justice Abdulaaziz Waziri of Yola State High court on Tuesday lifted the interlocutory injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission from conducting supplementary governorship elections in Adamawa State.

Fake Customs officer sentenced to six years imprisonment in Ibadan

An Iwo-Road Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday sentenced a 20-year-old Abiodun David, to six years imprisonment with hard labour for parading himself as an officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Armed kidnappers tortured me, collected N4 million ransom – Filipino

An Ikeja High Court has heard how four armed men kidnapped a 60-year-engineer, Jaime Garcia Lacar, from Philippine, who works in Lagos and held him hostage for a week after collected a N4 million ransom from his company.

Court strikes out murder case against ex-policeman

Justice Sunday Aladetoyinbo of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, on Wednesday struck out a case of murder filed against a former police officer, Gabriel Achimi, for lack of diligent prosecution.

Offa robbery: Court refuses post-mortem examination of dead suspect

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital Monday refused the exhumation of the corpse of the death principal suspect, Michael Adikwu in the April 5th, 2018 bloody Offa robbery incident, for post-mortem examination to determine the cause of his death.

Man docked for allegedly stealing television set

A 33-year-old man, Adebayo Adeniyi, was on Monday arraigned at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing an LG television set and threatening a man at gun point.

Sexagenarian in court for stealing bread, toothpaste

For allegedly stealing bread, toothpaste, soap and wine from a store, 62-year-old man, Lukman Babatunde, was on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Appeal Court sacks Zamfara APC governorship, parliamentary candidates

The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, on Monday, set aside the judgment delivered by the Zamfara High Court, allowing the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 Election.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Applicant docked for stealing native attires

A 20-year-old applicant, Mustapha Umar, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing native attires worth N242, 500.

Sisters docked for allegedly inflicting injuries on tenant with razor blades

The police on Monday arraigned two sisters, Rasidat Lasisi and Ramota Shoyoye, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attacking their tenant with razor blades during a disagreement.

Court adjourns indefinitely trial of Shiite leader El-Zakzaky, wife

A Kaduna State High Court presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada on Monday adjourned indefinitely, the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat.

Court nullifies Zamfara APC primaries for governorship, assembly elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Shiite leader El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes today in Kaduna

The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Abia elections: Opposition bullying Senator Ohuabunwa from claiming his mandate – campaign

The Campaign Organisation of Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, the senator representing Abia-North and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Assembly election has claimed that some people were attempting to bully him from reclaiming his mandate in court.

57-year-old man docked for circulating nude pictures of female friend

The police on Friday arraigned a 57-year-old man, Samuel Ogundele in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly taking and circulating nude pictures of his female friend.

Court remands care-giver for allegedly assaulting 21-month-old baby

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the remand of a 37-year-old Veronica Vincent, who allegedly assaulted a 21-month-old baby.

N6.6 billion fraud: Court strikes out 19 out of 21 charges against Senator Goje

The Federal High Court Sitting in Jos, Plateau State has struck out 19 out of the 21 charges pressed against Senator Danjuma Goje and three others over allegations of fraud.

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Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

Court fixes date for ruling on alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda’s no-case submission

An FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed April 4 for ruling in the no-case submission filed by Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.

Don: Why Chinese are making it in Nigeria

Prof. Muyiwa Falaiye, the Director of the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Tuesday said the Chinese had seen opportunities in factors that posed challenges to Nigerians.

NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to UAE, UK

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended its enrolment programme to the United Arab Emirate and the United Kingdom following the success recorded in the launch of the programme in South Africa earlier in March.