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A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered that a 29-year-old trader, Nura Salihu, who allegedly defiled a 10-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility.
An Ilorin Magistrates Court in Kwara on Monday ordered the remand of 52-year-old Muhammad Lawan in prison custody for allegedly stealing the sum of N500, 000 cash from a parked vehicle.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governor, has donated 50 brand new cars to magistrates in the state for effective delivery of judicial services and other sundry activities.
Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa, an island south of Sicily, local authorities said yesterday.
An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 22-year-old conductor, Dapo Amakwe, who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 14-year-old girl, be remanded in prison, pending the receipt of legal advice.
A 27-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Hasky Ibrahim, was on Monday brought before an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly assaulting a businessman who turned in his motorcycle to the police as a stolen one.
The police on Tuesday arraigned a 23-year-old applicant, Ojo Rotimi, in a Modakeke Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly abducting a trader.
The Chief Registrar of the Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Taiwo Olatokun, Wednesday denied a news report that she instructed Magistrates to deny bail to #RevolutionNow protesters.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up six mobile courts to mete out instant trial and judgement on traders and others trading and carrying out illegal activities at unauthorized places in the state.
The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.
The trial of five officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was on Thursday stalled following the absence of their counsel Mr Festus Ukpe.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
The police on Tuesday arraigned a 23-year-old student of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ishola Oluwaferanmi, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for being in possession of five wraps of Indian hemp.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Speaking to reporters at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, President Buhari says he intends to work harder and be accountable to Nigerians.
The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, David Lyon, contest Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa.
Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman says Memphis Depay was too young at Manchester United but suggests he could now be ready for a Premier League return.g
Mr Suileman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the Federal Government has commissioned no fewer than 700 water projects in Ogun and Kano states in the last two years.
The Rivers State Police Command has deployed 2,000 personnel to complement other security agencies in the Bayelsa State governorship election.
Wife of Edo state Governor, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, has warned against neglecting women during the forthcoming governorship elections in the state.
Emir of Karaye in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, has called for proper investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, who was allegedly tortured to death by the police.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says when citizens’ votes begin to count, politicians will stop recruiting thugs.
Less than five days to the Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa State, Governor Seriake Dickson Monday night boasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot match the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend governorship election.