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The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has ordered an internet fraudster (aka yahoo yahoo boy), Abraham Sunday to pay the sum of N100,000 or risk spending one year in jail.
A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to a newspaper publisher charged with sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.
The Sokoto-North Local Government Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Friday ratified the expulsion of the National Zonal Vice Chairman of the party in charge of the Northwest, Inuwa Abdulkadir.
The police on Friday docked a 38-year-old computer technician, Olusesan Orebajo in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of bank’s laptops and accessories valued at N4.8 million.
A Bayelsa state High Court VII sitting in Yenagoa on Friday sentenced Cpl. Vincent Olama to death by hanging for extrajudicial killing.
The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
A 47-year-old businessman, Francis Nwaka, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining N1.1 million from a customer under false pretext.
A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba, the state capital, has sentenced the abductor of a Warri-based journalist, Chief Monday Whiskey, to 17 years in prison.
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been temporarily released from jail so that he can attend his wife’s funeral, officials and family members said Wednesday.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court in Niger has sentenced a security guard, Musa Isyaku, to three months imprisonment for removing APC bill boards in Minna.
A Kenyan man, Kalungasha Sena, has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of killing a young man, who was chatting with his ex-girlfriend.
A Seoul appeals court on Friday increased ex-president Park Geun-Hye’s sentence for corruption to 25 years and fined her 17.8 million dollars (20 billion won), the news agency Yonhap reported.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday dragged a 24-year-old computer engineer, Ayodeji Folarin, before a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly defrauding three Americans of $8,500 in the process while posing as popular gospel artiste, Lara George.
Paul Manafort, Chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, was found guilty on Tuesday of eight of the 18 charges he faced in a case of bank and tax fraud.
An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison for killing of his parents and three siblings.
Jean-Pierre Bemba has been declared an opposition party candidate for the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) upcoming presidential election following his recent being acquittal of war crimes charges in an appeal to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Diego Maradona believes Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Pep Guardiola, saying the Manchester City boss can "choose any player he wants".
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.
The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
The inclusion of Nigerian content in the animation film festival will create adequate employment and contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has said.
The Kaduna State Government has lifted the curfew it imposed on Kaduna metropolis and its environs on October 31.
The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from preventable diseases like diabetes.
One of the contenders to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has expressed confidence in the judiciary to restore the mandate given to him on October 6 when he was announced the winner of the party’s primary election.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.