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CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.

Court remands man for ‘defiling’ 14-year old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Ogudu, Lagos, on Monday, ordered that a 21-year-old man, Jonah Major, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Fresh crisis brews in South Africa as Nigerians get eviction threat

Some indigenes of Keimoes and Upington areas of northern cape province in South Africa, on Thursday morning, gave Nigerians and other foreign national a 12-hour ultimatum to vacate their communities.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor swears in nine new judges

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State on Friday inaugurated nine new judges in the state with the resolve of his administration to uphold the independence of the judiciary and the Rule of Law.
Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption.

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori leaves prison to supporters’ cheers

Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption. Peru’s Constitutional Tribunal approved her release.

Suspect gets N500,000 bail over N9,000 fraud

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Thursday granted N500,000 bail to a 32-year-old man, Ogbonna Iteh, who allegedly possessed fake 200 dollars and defrauded a woman of N9,000.

Court remands 40-year old man for sodomising neighbour’s 14-year old son

A Magistrates’ Court in Gombe on Wednesday ordered that 40-year- old man, Kabiru Abdullahi, who pleaded guilty to sodomising his neighbour’s 14-year-old son, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending sentencing.

Court remands trader for ‘defiling 10-year old girl’

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.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands 52-year-old man over alleged N500, 000 theft

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.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor donates 50 Kia cars to state judiciary

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.
Migrants struggling at mid sea after boat capsizes

13 women die as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean

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.

Court remands conductor for defiling, impregnating 14-year-old girl

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.

Motorcyclist docked over alleged assault on businessman

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.

Police arraign applicant for allegedly abducting trader

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 23-year-old applicant, Ojo Rotimi, in a Modakeke Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly abducting a trader.

Court remands farmer for ‘banditry’

A Magistrates’ in Makurdi on Friday ordered that a 27-year -old farmer, Nsonga Akujov, charged with alleged banditry and illegal possession of firearms, be remanded in prison pending legal advice.
Kaduna State Chief Judge Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello has sworn-in 40 magistrates, warning them against engaging in any form of corrupt practices.

Kaduna chief judge swears in 40 new magistrates

Kaduna State Chief Judge Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello has sworn-in 40 magistrates, warning them against engaging in any form of corrupt practices.

No order to deny #RevolutionNow protesters bail – Lagos judiciary

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.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Illegal trading: Rivers governor sets up six mobile courts to try offenders

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.

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The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.

Abia Warriors bag N5 million fine for violence in derby match

The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.

Senator Kalu, Olisa Metuh, others enjoy special security attention

The Nigeria Correctional Services has beefed up security in the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, which is housing high-profile convicts, including former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu, and former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye. \
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos: Test on suspected case of Coronavirus shows negative

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin AbayomiAkin Abayomi, has declared that the outcome of investigation and laboratory test conducted on a suspected COVID-19 patient shows negative.
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o discloses reason for his unending love for Nigeria

Former Barcelona, Chelsea, Inter Milan and African footballer of the year, Samuel Eto’o Fils has disclosed the major reason for his undying love for Nigeria.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.

Court adjourns Dele Belgore’s money laundering case

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.