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Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka

Court acquits Oyo governor’s chief of staff of murder charge

Justice K. B. Olawoyin of the Oyo State High Court on Monday discharged and acquitted Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, of murder charge brought against him by the state government in 2018.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo Algon urges governor to obey court order on councils dissolution

The Oyo State Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has urged the state government to continue to maintain the status quo on the dissolution of local government administration until otherwise decided by the Court of Appeal.

PDP hails ruling on Oyo local council dissolution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has hailed the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which granted a stay of execution of a judgment which prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors.

Oyo councils’ judgment: Court rejects motion for stay of execution

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday rejected a motion seeking to enforce the May 6 judgment obtained by the sacked local government chairmen in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Court grants Oyo government stay of execution against sacked council chiefs

The joy of sacked 33 local government chairmen and 35 local council development areas in Oyo State was short-lived as an Oyo State High Court Tuesday ordered stay of execution of the May 6 ruling which asked the state government not to dissolve the local government executives.

Court strikes out N5.6 billion pension scam suit against ex-Oyo head of service, 11...

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday struck out a N5.6 billion pension scam suit against Alhaja Kudirat Adeleke, a former Head of Service in the state, and 11 others for lack of diligent prosecution.
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.
Seyi Makinde

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.
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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.
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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.

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