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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Facebook user arraigned for cyber bullying, harassment, criminal intimidation

A 30-year-old Facebook activist, Uyi Marybrown Obaseki, has been arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court in Benin City, Edo state, on a four-count charge bothering on cyber bullying, criminal intimidation and harassment.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Man arraigned for assaulting police officer, damaging Rolex wristwatch

The police in Osun on Thursday arraigned one Odewale Adebayo, 40, at an Ile-Ife Magistrates Court for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

Police arraign two over ‘smoking’ of Indian hemp

The police in Osun, on Wednesday, arraigned two persons, Abiodun Aleko, 20 and Abubakar Ali, 22, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly smoking Indian hemp.

Court remands commercial driver for ‘raping’ woman

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday ordered that a 30-year-old commercial driver, Suleiman Auwal, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman.

Teacher appears before Sharia court over employment fraud, bribery

A teacher, Halima Sani, was on Wednesday arraigned before a Shari’a Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna over employment fraud and collecting bribe.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign teenager over unlawful possession of firearms

A 20-year-old teenager, Ibrahim Adeyemi, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of firearms.

Italy arrests navy captain on suspicion of spying after secret meeting with Russian

Italian police said on Wednesday they had arrested an Italian navy captain and a Russian diplomat on suspicion of spying after the two were caught swapping a document for money at a clandestine meeting.
Barely one week after it was presented by Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Budget of N530,813,357,619.00 for the sustained development of the state.

Rivers Assembly confirms new chief judge

This followed a letter forwarded to the House by the Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, and read during the Tuesday’s plenary requesting it to screen and confirm the nominee as the Chief Judge of the state.

Man remanded for disrespecting court

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 30-year-old man, Babarinde John, be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre for the alleged perversion of justice, pending bail.

Ilorin ‘priest’ remanded for ‘beheading’ man for money ritual

An Ilorin priest, Abdurasak Al-Sulati, popularly called Kewulere, has been charged for allegedly killing one Sumo Usman.

Court remands priest over ‘culpable homicide’

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a priest, Abdurasak Al-Sulati, popularly called Kewulere, for allegedly killing one Sumo Usman for money ritual.

Man dragged to court for stealing biscuits

A 35-year-old sales representative, Kayode Ayeni, who allegedly stole his employer’s biscuits and cornflakes worth N1.4million appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday.
3. Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna has called for the decentralisation of the judiciary to fast-track justice delivery in the country.

Kaduna governor calls for decentralisation of judiciary

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna has called for the decentralisation of the judiciary to fast-track justice delivery in the country.

Imo JSC fires two magistrates over ‘professional misconduct’

The Imo state Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has dismissed Magistrate G.C Okoli over alleged misconduct and placed suspension on another Magistrate C.P Nnoromele from further sitting, pending conclusion of series of petitions against her.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Four arraigned in court over alleged unlawful assembly, public disorder in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command Tuesday arraigned 4 members of the State Tipper Drivers Union in court over alleged unlawful assembly and intent to cause public disorder.

Court remands two for ‘fighting’ police officer

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Monday, remanded two persons: Omotayo Damilola, 24 and Lekan Aderibigbe, 25, for allegedly fighting a police officer while performing his lawful duty.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Man docked for alleged theft of N2 million car

A 35-year-old man, Baba Emmanuel, who allegedly stole a car valued at N2 million, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Four security security guards arraigned over diesel theft

Four security guards – David Onatola, Johnson Oduola, Tope Eniolorunda and Oluranti Oludare – on Thursday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 2,500 litres of diesel valued N700,000.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arraign 35-year-old painter for ‘N1.3 million fraud’

A 35-year-old painter, Aliyu Abubakar, on Monday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a customer of N1.3 million.

Man docked for ‘fraud’ in Osun

One Akinremi Idowu, aged 45 has been arraigned at an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Modakeke over alleged fraud of N925,000.

Court remands poly dropout for ‘presenting self as lawyer’

One Adebowale Babatunde, 41, was on Friday remanded in Ilesha Correctional Center for allegedly presenting himself as a lawyer before an Osun State Magistrate Court 6 in Osogbo.

20-year-old man to spend 8 months in jail for sexual assault

A Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Kabiru Rabilu to eight months in a correctional centre and also ordered that the convict be given 20 strokes of the cane for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.

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A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.

Ebenezer Obey: My mother never believed I could succeed through music

Veteran juju musician and national award recipient, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has revealed that his mother never believed he could become successful through music.
Slovan Bratislava lost its appeal Friday against exclusion from the Champions League by UEFA after players tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-game checks.

Report: UEFA approve Champions League reform to turn the competition into a ‘league’

In light of the recent announcements surrounding the formation of the European Super League, the footballing world has gone into an absolute frenzy. With fans, clubs and domestic football associations all being divided and united on various fronts, there is pure chaos everywhere.
Florentino Perez and Andrea Agnelli, presidents of Real Madrid and Juventus respectively, are the architects of the European Super League according to Diario AS.

Real Madrid, Juventus supremos the architects of the European Super League

The project has strong financial backing, including American investment funds such as JP Morgan. Their good relationship with American club owners in Europe were critical in making it what it is, especially with Malcolm Glazer of Manchester United and John Henry of Liverpool.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has claimed Manchester City will be in the Champions League next season because of the Court of Arbitration for Sport “did things badly.”

LaLiga slams Super League breakaway

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Somali government troops face off with forces loyal to sacked police boss

Gunshots rang out late on Friday in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, witnesses said, when government troops approached the home of the city’s former police commander who was
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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Abia government accuses opposition of circulating videos of flooded Ariaria market

Abia State Government has accused some opposition members of circulating videos of flooded A-Line in Ariaria International Market on the social media to disparage government.

Senator Jang: Northern PDP governors didn’t work against ex-President Jonathan

A former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said that there was no iota of truth that northern governors of the Peoples Democratic Party worked against the re-election bid of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan during the 2015 general election as claimed by a former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu.
On Monday, FIFA published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report.

FIFA disapproves of ‘closed Euro breakaway league’

Fifa said on Sunday it disapproved of the proposed breakaway European Super League as it was outside of international football structures.