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Governor Dickson: APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of luring members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with money and fake promises ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
Lagos State High Court.

Defence seeks transfer of ‘hotel rape’ case out of sexual offences court

The defence team of two men accused of drugging and raping a 24-year-old woman in De Lankaster Hotel Lekki, Lagos has requested that the file of the case be transferred out of the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko swears in Justice Kanyip as acting NICN president

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in Justice Benedict Kanyip, as the acting president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN).

Court sentences father, son to death for culpable homicide

High court 3 in Gusau, Zamfara State on Thursday sentenced one Ibrahim Hamida of Gobirawa village in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state and his son, Ashiru Ibrahim, to death, for culpable homicide.

Police arraign driver for faking own kidnap, collecting ransom

The police on Thursday arraigned a 44-year-old driver, Olumamuywa Adeoya, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly faking his own kidnap and deceiving his friend into paying N350,000 as ransom.

Court strikes out divorce suit

A Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed by a business man, Mr Osita Opara, praying the court to dissolve his marriage on grounds that his wife, Princess, was having extra an marital affair.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns lawyer over fraud

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh, before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.

Court remands man in prison for ‘raping’ own daughter

A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a middle-aged man, Basiru Adeyanju, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 17- year old daughter.

My wife ran away with her lover – Man tells court

A trader, Mr Mathias Ugwu, on Monday, prayed a Customary Court sitting in Jikwoyi, to dissolve the union between him and Nwakaego, owing to the fact that she has eloped with her lover.

Housewife in court over theft of breast pads

A 27-year-old house wife, Stella Okeke, who allegedly stole breast pads and other beauty from a supermarket, on Wednesday appeared in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja.

Appeal Court hears suit challenging Senator Na’Allah’s nomination June 23

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division has fixed June 23 for hearing in a suit filed by Malam Sadiq Sule-Iko challenging the nomination of Sen. Bala Na’Allah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kebbi South Senatorial District candidate.

Man in court for destroying electronic billboard, attempted theft

The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Appeal court quashes suit against Uche Nwosu as AA guber candidate

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Thursday struck out a suit challenging the emergence of Uche Nwosu as the authentic Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 general elections.

NBBF: Abuja court strikes out suit challenging Musa Kida’s election

A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice B.O Quadri has struck out a suit challenging the election of Musa Ahmadu Kida as Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President for the 2017-2021 term of office.
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Security beefed up as Appeal Court decides Zamfara APC guber tussle

Security was on Monday beefed up at Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, ahead of a judgement challenging the order of a Zamfara High Court, which paved way for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Court adjourns Ebonyi APC governorship primary suit to February 6

A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki on Thursday adjourned until Feb. 6 ruling in a suit filed by Prof. Bernard Odoh one of the governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

N6.3 billion fraud: Court reserves ruling on admissibility of evidence by EFCC on Jonah...

Plateau State High Court, Jos, yesterday reserved ruling on the admissibility or otherwise of a Zenith Bank statement in court in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Plateau State and Senator Representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang, by by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Offa robbery suspects plead not guilty

The five suspects involved in the Offa robbery incident in which 32 people were killed have pleaded not guilty.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.