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Court orders Lagos public defender to take over ‘kidnap kingpin’ Evans’ case

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.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.

Court sentences driver to death by hanging over murder of employer’s mother

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.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, newspaper settle N500 million libel suit out of court

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.

Evans: From a short distance, I can guess financial value from my targets

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.

Lagos prince, former domestic staff sentenced to death for murder of businesswoman

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.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Bus purchase probe: Former Governor Ambode’s suit incompetent – Lagos assemblymen tell court

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.

Court remands dismissed cop at Ikoyi prison for ‘murder’

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.
Lagos State High Court.

Your confessional statements voluntary – Judge tells Evans’ co-defendants

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.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court acquits lawyer, three others in land fraud case

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.

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo’s son tells court

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.

General Bamaiyi: Fred Ajudua swore with son’s life not to defraud me

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.

Rape: We had consensual sex – Ex-UNILAG lecturer tells court

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.

Absence of defence counsel stalls Tuface’s libel suit against Blackface

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) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Five oil marketers in court for alleged theft of N1 billion petroleum products

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).

Hearing in ex-President Obasanjo’s son divorce suit stalled

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.
Abiodun Allen leaving an Ikeja High Court after being sentenced to death for killing Wale Allen, his younger brother.

Man bags death sentence for killing brother 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.
L-R- Mr Obafemi Hamzat, Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect; Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor-elect; Mr Demola Seriki, APC chieftain on Tuesday signing a response to two gubernatorial electoral petitions filed against APC at a tribunal in Ikeja.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’m confident of victory at tribunal

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.

N5 billion libel suit: DSS report on Ibrahim Magu inadmissible – court

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.

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