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Mr Victor Okpara, the defence counsel of Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans has said the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has stalled the trial of his client.
The absence of defence counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo, SAN, on Monday stalled the trial of former Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, accused of defrauding rtd Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, a former Chief of Army Staff of $8.4million in an Ikeja High Court.
An Ilorin priest, Abdurasak Al-Sulati, popularly called Kewulere, has been charged for allegedly killing one Sumo Usman.
The absence of two defence witnesses on Thursday stalled the trial of Ogunyemi Olalekan, a dismissed police inspector accused of the murder of a 36-year-old man, Kolade Johnson.
A boat captain, Happiness Elebiju, accused of manslaughter over the death of 13 passengers in a boat mishap, has filed a no-case submission before an Ikeja High Court.
A judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Inyang Ekwo, has warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), against distortion of facts in respect of the ongoing trial of a former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, for fraud.
An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced a student, Glory Pelumi, to six months imprisonment following his guilty plea to two counts of cheating and possession of fraudulent documents.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, closed its case in a N333.8 million money laundering charge against former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital on Tuesday, fixed April 26 as the date for the hearing of the suit pertaining to the forceful hijacking of the remains of the late monarch of the Alaye Aba of Aba, Aiyepe Ijebu in Odogbolu local government area of the state by members of the Incorporated Osugbo Secret Society.
A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 24-year-old drug trafficker, Sodiq Ramon, to maximum life imprisonment for unlawfully dealing in narcotics.
One Adebowale Babatunde, 41, was on Friday remanded in Ilesha Correctional Center for allegedly presenting himself as a lawyer before an Osun State Magistrate Court 6 in Osogbo.
An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court in Osun state has remanded one Sunday Ojekale at Ilesa correctional centre for allegedly marrying a second wife and abandoning his children.
The Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Wednesday adjourned hearing on a suit instituted by some Ijaw leaders seeking to halt the process of licensing for marginal oil fields in their domains.
A witness, Mrs Obiajulu Obiageli, alleged that the letters of appointment presented by 56 sacked officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were fake.
Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, the newly-appointed Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja High Court to testify as a prosecution witness in a N1.4 billion oil subsidy fraud case.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers: Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving misleading and false information.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said that Lagos indigenes alerted it about the alleged N127 million fraud at the Lagos State Scholarship Board.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
The Federal Government will inject five to 10 million Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) gas cylinders into the market in the next one year, according to Mr Dayo Adeshina, Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Implementation Plan.
Boeing announced a new problem with the troubled 737 Max — this time, the issue is with its electrical system.
The federal government, Tuesday, said it was poised to launch what it called the “National Emergency Medical Service and Ambulance System” to provide prompt and efficient emergency Medical Service to the people.
The vaccine, which is the third one to be approved by the regulator in Britain, started being administered in England on Tuesday, nearly a week after it was rolled out in Wales.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.