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A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.

Commercial driver sentenced to death by hanging for killing carpenter over N3000 debt

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.

Court remand two people over alleged possession of locally-made gun

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere has remanded two men, Sunday Uwali and Nnanna Kalu, in the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) custody for alleged being in possession of a locally-made gun.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes date for judgment on Exxon Mobil engineer’s rape case

The Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Tuesday fixed March 25 for judgment on the rape charge brought against an engineer with Exxon Mobil, James Onuoha.

PDP faction defies national leadership

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State loyal to Chief Bode George may have defied the directive of the party’s national leadership that antagonistic camps should close rank and support Mr. Deji Doherty as chairman.
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820 Buses: Court fixes date to hear former Governor Ambode’s suit against Lagos assemblymen

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday, November 20 fixed January 16, 2020, for the hearing of a suit filed by former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to challenge the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Lagos government arraigns two men for ‘forceful abduction’

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Wednesday remanded two men, Sunday Igwe and Onwe Chukwuemeka in prison over alleged kidnap.

Lagos PDP affirms Bode George’s leadership as court stops congress

Chieftains of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including a member of Board of Trustees (BoT), Dr. Akinremi Akitoye, former Deputy Governor Kofo Buknor-Akerele and Dr. Adegbola Dominic on Tuesday affirmed Chief Olabode George as the leader of the party in the state, dismissing existence of factions within the fold, even as a Lagos High Court stops planned congress by some persons.
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Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
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Family’s negligence suit against ‘Flying Doctors’ resumes Oct. 30

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday adjourned till October 30, a medical negligence suit by the Estate of Nabil Hanga and Mustapha Hanga against De Flight Medics, commonly known as ‘Flying Doctors’ and three others.
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Stakeholders eulogize former Lagos CJ at valedictory court session

Lagos State Judiciary on Thursday, held a special Valedictory Court Session for former Chief Judge Justice Opeyemi Oke.
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Man jailed 15 years for conspiring with armed robber

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a man, Tijani Idris, to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring with an armed robber.

Bribery: Court grants Rickey Tarfa 90 days to recuperate from surgery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday gave a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rickey Tarfa, 90 more days to recuperate from surgery.
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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.
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Danish husband’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

Naira Marley risks seven years in jail if found guilty

Barring any last minute change, the trial of Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud will begin at a Lagos high court today.
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Two policemen, chief security officer jailed for manslaughter

Lagos High Court, sitting at Ikeja, has sentenced two policemen, Corporals Moses Pour and Ogunremi Kehinde, and Chief Security Officer of Topflyer, Mr Igoh Emmanuel, to various imprisonment terms for conspiracy and the unlawful killing of 33-year-old Murisiki Abiola Abdullahi.

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FRSC will not condone two passengers in front seat – spokesperson

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Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
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Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.