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Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor speaks on ‘certificate forgery’ case, pledges to work harder

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has expressed his commitment to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Court dismisses ‘certificate forgery’ suit against Kwara governor

A High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday dismissed the certificate forgery case filed against Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, following the claimant’s application to withdraw the case
Tunde Ayeni

Former Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni’s trial resumes October

The trial of the former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc, Tunde Ayeni, over alleged N4.5billion fraud charge slammed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, will resume 10 October.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Court grants journalist Jones Abiri bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday granted bail to a journalist, Jones Abiri.

Court jails 5, frees one over N5.2 billion rural electricity fraud

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, sitting in Gudu, Abuja, convicted and sentenced former directors of the Rural Electricity Agency, REA, to various jail terms for their culpability in the N5.2billion scam.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court restrains LADOL from interference in Samsung’s operations

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere has delivered another judgment in favour of Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and its subsidiary, SHI-MCI FZE, against Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL.
ladol free trade zone

Court affirms judgment restraining LADOL from interfering in Samsung’s operations

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has dismissed an application by Global Resources Management Limited and LADOL Free Zone seeking to stay the judgment of the court delivered five months ago in a suit between it and Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and its subsidiary SHI-MCI FZE.

Hoodlums burgle judiciary complex in Bayelsa

There was panic on Tuesday among lawyers and workers in the Bayelsa State Ministry of Justice following invasion of the state’s High Court complex by hoodlums suspected to be cultists.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.
national assembly abuja

National Assembly elections: Court orders clerk, others to apply use of open ballot system

The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speakership: Court quashes area court’s summon on Femi Gbajabiamila

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has quashed the earlier summons issued against Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila by an Area Court directing him to appear before it on June 10, 2019.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Customer drags bank to court over loss of C of O used for loan...

A customer of the Access Bank Plc, Isaac Dare, has accused the bank of breach of the duty of care to him by losing the Certificate of Occupancy for his property located in Oshodi/Isolo, Lagos State.

Court acquits NAF officer of corruptly receiving contractor’s N166 million gift

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has discharged and acquitted a former Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Olutayo Oguntoyinbo, of the offence of corruptly accepting N166m gift from a contractor with NAF.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos CJ Opeyemi Oke bows out of office Thursday

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, will on Thursday retire from service, four days before attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age.

Man dupes woman of 4,800 euros, forges divorce certificate

A 35-year-old man, Gbenga Owonifari, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining 4,800 euros (N1.93 million) from a Polish woman under the pretext of marrying her.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Justice Ajumogobia hospitalised – counsel

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.

Bribery: Court orders Rickey Tarfa to present fresh medical report

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday ordered a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rickey Tarfa, to present a fresh medical report explaining his health status.

Sit-at-home: Partial compliance in Awka

Awka the capital of Anambra State witnessed partial compliance to the sit-at-home order by pro-Biafran groups in honour of the Biafran fallen heroes.

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Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.

NDLEA warns of alarming rate of drug abuse in Yobe

Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Demolition: FCTA gives two weeks ultimatum to Lokogoma residents

In order to save lives, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has given residents of Lokogoma two weeks ultimatum to vacate structures built on waterways to give room for demolition and get the corridors cleared for water flow freely.
Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.

Afcon: Kenneth Omeruo sends Super Eagles to the knockout stage

Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.
Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

Real Madrid’s plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius

Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.