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Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans due to his inability to afford legal fees.
A driver, Olalekan Hameed, was yesterday, sentenced to death by hanging by an Ikeja High Court in the first virtual court sitting held by a Lagos court as part of social distancing measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Femi Falana, the human rights fighter, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and The Guardian Newspapers Limited were, untill late last year, at each other’s jugular.
Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans in a video played during his trial in an Ikeja High Court on Friday said from a short distance, he can estimate the financial value of his victims.
A 50-year-old Lagos Prince, Adewale Oyekan, and a former domestic servant, Lateef Balogun, (27) were on Monday sentenced to death by an Ikeja High Court for the murder of Alhaja Sikirat Ekun, a 62-year-old businesswoman and politician.
Lawmakers probing former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos over purchase of 820 buses as part of the Bus Reform Project of the state, on Wednesday said the suit he filed against them was incompetent.
A dismissed police inspector, Ogunyemi Olalekan, was on Tuesday at an Ikeja High Court remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons after his arraignment for the alleged murder of Kolade Johnson, a 35-year-old man at a viewing centre in Lagos.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, has rejected the claim by two co-defendants of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, that a confessional statement was extracted from them was done under duress by the police.
A Lagos based legal practitioner, Kole Bello, and three others who were prosecuted by the Lagos State Government on land fraud charges, have been discharged and acquitted by a High Court in Ikeja.
Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope got married on May 11 and 13, 2017 in a grand wedding which attracted the ‘creme de la creme’ of the society. The marriage, however, came to a halt a few months later.
A former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court that Fred Ajudua, alleged serial conman, defrauded him in spite swearing with his son’s life.
Dr Afeez Baruwa, an ex-lecturer in the University of Lagos, accused of raping a 17-year-old admission seeker (name withheld), has said that he had consensual sexual intercourse with the teenager.
The N53 million defamation suit instituted by Innocent Idibia (Tuface) and his manager, Efe Omorogbe, against Augustine Ahmedu, aka Blackface, was stalled yesterday at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday in Lagos arraigned five oil marketers who allegedly stole petroleum products worth one billion naira from the United Bank of Africa (UBA).
The inability of Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos.
An Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced to death a 33-year-old man, Abiodun Allen, for killing his immediate younger brother, Wale, with a broken bottle.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday said that he was confident of victory at the Lagos State Gubernatorial Electoral Petition Tribunal.
An Ikeja High Court on Thursday rendered a copy of the Department of State Security (DSS) report to the Nigerian Senate on Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inadmissible.
The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed the match schedule for the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar.
The Imo State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Divine Eches Divine, has said that Igbo presidency in 2023 is incontestable, arguing that it will be Nigeria’s political solution.
MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.
The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that approval was given for the Health Service Commission to employ over 760 health workers of which 400 would be doctors in line with the government’s commitment towards addressing the shortage of health workers across the state.
Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday.
Motorists plying Lagos–Abeokuta Expressway and some residents along that corridor have expressed concern over the deplorable state of the road.
Air Namibia will be allowed to temporarily operate commercial flights after a court late on Wednesday suspended the cancellation of its air licence, the airline said on Thursday.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the expansion of the recently constituted South West Zonal Committee of the party.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Monday said the ongoing military operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity will successfully eliminate banditry in Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Niger States.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.