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A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 35-year-old nursing mother, Bunmi Salau, to three weeks imprisonment for stealing a bra, mobile phone and N12,000 cash.
Chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has directed all chief magistrates across the country to inspect police detention facilities in their areas on a monthly basis.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has condemned last week Friday’s attack by suspected APC members on a High Court in River State.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed shock and bitterness over incessant killings in Nigeria, particularly, the 58 people in Kaduna State, and what it called “continued cowardice exhibited by the political class in Nigeria in the face of the unrelenting onslaught against the people.
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday sacked more than 250 magistrates who did not have a law degree or were accused of corruption.
A main market Magistrates’ court, at Lugard road, Jos on Wednesday sentenced one Zubairu Dauda, a tailor, to six months imprisonment for stabbing one Usman Mohammed.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.
More than 22, 000 cases, including motions, civil and criminal cases are currently pending in various courts in Cross River state.
FCT Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, has urged judges and magistrates in the territory to be diligent in the discharge of their duties.
The Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Michael Edem, on Wednesday said he has introduced secret agents to monitor activities of judges, magistrates, and judicial officers in order to tackle corrupt practices in the bench.
The National Judicial Council, NJC, has refused to accept the result of a survey that shows that the judiciary is the second most corrupt institution in Nigeria.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
Alexis Sanchez has “been a disaster” for Manchester United, admits Gary Neville, with the Red Devils legend looking for the Chile international to be moved on before transfer windows close across Europe.
Following the commissioning of the maritime security surveillance portal by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Gambo Ahmed, Executive Director in charge of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services at the agency, has said that freight rate for Nigeria bound cargoes are expected to take a plunge anytime soon.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, on Wednesday said the embattled Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo, who is enmeshed in a rape allegation has failed to meet with the 5-man fact-finding panel set up by the body to wade into the matter.
Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica have confirmed defender Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine, following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training.
Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.