Home Topics Prosecution

Prosecution

Nigeria Police

Police round up seven ‘cultist’ in Asaba

Police officers attached to the Operation Safe Delta (OSD) have rounded up suspects believed to be members of Vikings Confraternity in Delta State.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Fraud: EFCC witnesses say money not transferred to Shehu Sani

Two bank officials brought to testify in the ongoing trail of a former senator, Shehu Sani, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, have said they do not have any record that money was paid to Mr Sani.

Court convicts former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh

The Federal High Court in Abuja has found a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, and his company, Destra Investment Ltd, guilty of illegally receiving public funds.

Court strikes out criminal charges against Senator Ekweremadu

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday struck out the criminal charge filed by the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property against the former deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, for lack of diligent prosecution.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for ‘raping six boys’

The man according to the police was arrested in Awka, the state capital, and has confessed to sleeping with the boys who are between the ages of 10 and 14 years.
Ibraheem Zakzaky

Shiites: Kaduna goes to appeal court on Zaria clashes

Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
Dr Stella Nyanzi chats with prison warders shortly after arriving at the International War Crimes Division of the High Court in Kololo for a ruling in her appeal against her conviction and sentence for cyber harassment of President Museveni.

Excitement as court sets Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi free

Dr Stella Nyanzi collapsed at the International War Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala on Thursday minutes after the judge ordered for her release from Luzira Prison where she has been for months.
A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.

Oyo withdraws criminal case against ex-federal lawmaker

A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Judicial officer wants police stripped of prosecutorial powers

The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Edo State Ministry of Justice, (Department of Public Prosecutions), Mrs. Justina Odihirin, has called for striping of the police, the responsibility of prosecution of criminal cases.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Okada/Keke ban: Lagos taskforce nabs two fake uniformed operatives

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has nabbed two suspects for impersonating Security Officers at Oshodi, Lagos.

1,800 bags of fake, expired flour powder seized by Kano agency

The Kano State Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA says it has seized three trucks carrying about 1,800 bags of fake/expired flour powder at Singer Market, in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Woman in court for alleged cruelty to nine-year old househelp

A 60-year-old woman, Olushola Adebanjo, who allegedly used a hot pressing iron to burn her nine-year-old househelp, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Man jailed three years for impersonating central bank governor

Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.
An EFCC operative, Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.

EFCC amends charges against Abdulrasheed Maina’s son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Friday arraigned Faisal Maina, son of the former Chairman Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Abdulahi Maina, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja on amended three-count charge.
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Rape trial: Harvey Weinstein treated women like ‘ants’ – prosecutor

Prosecutors on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of abusing his power as a Hollywood mogul to prey on women, as his high-profile #MeToo rape trial draws to a close.

PDP demands Adams Oshiomhole’s prosecution over Bayelsa violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to immediately order the arrest of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for questioning and prosecution, for incitement. =
Nigeria Court

Barber in court for allegedly inflicting machete cuts on woman

A 20-year-old barber, Nejo Oluwajuwonlo, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Okitipupa, Ondo State for allegedly inflicting serious machete cuts on woman.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.

Commercial driver sentenced to death by hanging for killing carpenter over N3000 debt

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has sentenced a 47-year-old commercial driver Akeem Raimi, popularly known as an old soldier, to death by hanging, for killing a carpenter over refusal to refund N3000.

Recent Stories

APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.