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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Appeal Court reserves judgment on crowning of 21 new obas in Ibadan

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan has reserved judgment on an appeal filed by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State against the judgment of a lower court that declared null and void, the crowing and coronation of 21 new obas in Ibadanland.

UI hijab crisis: Court fixes June 25 for hearing of preliminary objection

An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday fixed June 25 for hearing of preliminary objection in a fundamental human right suit filed by Muslim parents of female students of University of Ibadan (UI) International School Ibadan (ISI)’s over the school’s refusal to allow their children wear Hijab on their uniform.

Court grants chief suspect in Oyo lawmaker’s murder bail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday granted bail to a ‘chief suspect’ in the March 9 murder of a serving federal lawmaker, Temitope Olatoye, popularly called Sugar.

Appeal Court strikes out motion setting aside gazette on approval of 48 Obas in...

The Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a motion filed by Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, challenging the powers of Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to gazette and approve “beaded crowns and coronets” to 48 Obas across the state.

Olubadan asks high chiefs to remove crown, return to palace

Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, has asked the high chiefs elevated to beaded crown-wearing kings by outgoing governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, to remove the crowns and return to the palace as high chiefs.
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Oyo governor-elect commends court judgment on PDP primaries

The Oyo State governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday hailed a state High Court judgment validating the primaries in which he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of ex-Governor Alao-Akala, others

The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.
University of Ibadan International School Ibadan

UI hijab crisis: Court fixes date for report of settlement

An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, on Wednesday, fixed March 22 for report of settlement in a suit filed by parents of some female Muslim students of University of Ibadan International School Ibadan (ISI) over denial on use of Hijabs.

Justice Onnoghen: Legal profession, judiciary on trial – Folake Solanke

Nigeria’s first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Folake Solanke, has decried the controversy that the legal profession and judiciary has been drawn into following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Murder: Trial of Oyo PDP senatorial aspirant, body guard moves to high court

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday adjourned the murder case involving Oyebisi Ilaka, a PDP aspirant for the Oyo Central Senatorial District seat.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Repair Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM within seven days or face legal action – SERAP tells...

The radio station, owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, was demolished on Sunday before a court hearing scheduled for Monday at the Oyo State High Court.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Oyo government insists due process followed in demolition of Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government, on Monday, reiterated that due process was followed in the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House, explaining that no court order restrained it from carrying out its statutory role in public interest.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Lawmaker, guber aspirant, others lament demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Lawmaker, governorship aspirant and other residents of Ibadan on Sunday lamented Sunday’s demolition of the Music House owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele.
Yinka Ayefele

Yinka Ayefele sues Oyo over planned demolition of his music house

Popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, has sued the Oyo State Government over the planned demolition of his Music House, a sprawling structure housing his radio station, Fresh FM.

Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, has convicted three former police officers, and sentenced one of them to three years in jail for collecting bribe from an armed robbery suspect, Badmus Akojode.

Businesswoman abandoned for six years by husband seeks divorce

An Ibadan based businesswoman, Adenike Ishola, on Tuesday informed an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan that her husband Oluwakunle, had abandoned her since he moved out of their matrimonial home on March 19, 2012.

Oyo pensioners sue Governor Ajimobi over N42 billion arrears

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Oyo State on Tuesday dragged Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and five others before an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan over the unpaid N42.3 billion gratuities and pensions arrears owed primary school teachers and local government pensioners.

Court remands woman in prison over alleged N35 million fraud

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday remanded in prison a woman accused of duping her victim of N34.5 million.

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