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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal sacks Justice Onnoghen, bars him from holding public office for...

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of violation of the code of conduct for public officers.

Court acquits prison warden of killing wife, house help

A High Court in Plateau on Wednesday acquitted a 40-year-old prison warden Morris Mustapha of the death of his wife, Mrs Delphine Lot, and their domestic staff, Miss Nankloeloeling Daboer.

Court remands herdsman for attempted murder

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State has adjourned sine die, the case of a Fulani herdsman who attempted murdering a widow (Esther Ibem Nmecha) in the commercial city.

Court issues warrant on DSS to produce ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday issued a warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce before the court a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

N54.3 million fraud: Court fixes date for trial of NEMA director

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Tuesday fixed June 27 to begin the trial of an Acting Director, Special Duties in the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, charged with misappropriating N54.3 million.

Man sentenced to prison for cheating bride to be

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kaswan Nama in Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old carpenter, Salisu Sani to 18 months in prison for cheating a bride to be of N24,000.

Tribunal: INEC responds to Senator Shehu Sani’s accusation

The Independent National Electoral Commission has responded to the accusation by Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, that it hired a lawyer for Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to represent it at the national and state assembly election petition Tribunal in Kaduna.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan protesters move to protect Khartoum sit-in

Sudanese protesters moved to block an attempt on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the Defense Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a quick transition to civilian rule after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, a Reuters witness said.

Corps member secures release of jailed commercial motorcyclist

Samuel Oni, a National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) member serving in Osun, on Monday said he had, through his community development project (the Rehab Project), secured the release of a 29-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Olagunju Segun, accused of housebreaking and stealing from Ilesha Prison.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal fixes date for Justice Onnoghen judgement

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed April 18, 2019 to deliver its judgment and rulings in the alleged non declaration of assets charge against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Community leader arraigned for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

A man, Goddey Jatto, has been arraigned before a magistrate in Benin City, Edo State, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

65-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 10-year-old girl

The police have arrested a 65-year-old man, Sulaiman Rauf, for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in Ilase community in the Idiroko axis of Ogun State.
Murtala Nyako

N29 million fraud: Court adjourns former Governor Nyako’s case till May 31

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the ongoing trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, until May 13 for the defence to cross-examine the 20th prosecution witness, Mr Chris Odofin.

Group pressures INEC to conclude collation of Imo North senatorial elections

A civil society organisation under the auspices of Centre for Transparency Advocacy is mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude the collation of results of the Imo North senatorial election by declaring the winner.

Witness: Ex-Governor Jang diverted N2 billion from central bank

A witness, Mr Taiwo Olorunyomi, an investigator with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) alleged that former Governor Jonah Jang diverted N2 billion which the CBN released to the state government for Micro Enterprises and SME’s.

Father docked over failure to produce son charged with stealing tricycle worth N866,000

A 60-year-old man, Tesleem Balogun, who stood as guarantor for his son, who is standing trial for allegedly stealing a tricycle worth N866,000, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen’s trial to continue as Presidency, lawyers deny deal with former Chief Justice...

The Presidency has said that it did not enter into any deal with the embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen before he decided to resign his appointment as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Why I sucked my daughter’s breast – father

A 52-year-old electrician in the Ikorodu suburb of Lagos, identified as Folorunso Oluwaseun, has admitted in court that he sucked his daughter’s breasts.

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