Again, Court denies Abba Kyari bail

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has again refused to admit suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari, to bail. Kyari, put on trial by … Read More

Magistrate takes into custody a 14-year-old girl impregnated by father

A magistrate in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State has taken into custody a 14-year-old girl who was reportedly raped and impregnated by her 49-year-old father, Amoda Bola. It … Read More

Woman sentenced to 2 years imprisonment over indecent dressing

A Rwandan woman who was arrested over indecent dressing has got international attention, as she has been sentenced to 2 years imprisonment. Mugabekazi Lilliane, 24, was arrested & charged with … Read More

Court strikes out suit seeking to nullify Ademola Adeleke’s nomination for Osun guber election

Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has struck out a suit seeking nullification of submission of the name of Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke as the governorship candidate … Read More

Famous Nigerian wrestler sentenced to death for killing wife

Thank-You Grim, a famous local wrestler in Adamawa State, has been sentenced to death over the murder of his wife. The Adamawa State High Court, which made the judgment, has … Read More

Court sentences Kano man to 6 months imprisonment for stealing goat

A 23-year-old man, Sadiq Miko, has been sentenced to six months imprisonments by a Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano. Miko was jailed six months imprisonment on Monday, for stealing … Read More

20 year old man rapes friend’s neighbour in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday remanded a 20-year old man, Musa Salimon, at the Agodi Correctional facility for allegedly raping his friend’s neighbour. The police charged … Read More

Man gets 5 years imprisonment for killing girlfriend

A man in Adamawa State has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend. 33-year-old Wakil Mohammed, a sacked military officer, was found guilty of smashing the girlfriend, 23-year-old … Read More

Native doctors take CAC to court over refusal to register traditional religious association

The Traditional Religious Practitioners’ Association (TRPA) in Nigeria has taken the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, to the Federal High Court in Enugu. The traditional organization has dragged the CAC to … Read More

Court sentences killer of Hanifa, Kano school girl to death by hanging

A Kano State High Court has sentenced Abdulmalik Tanko, the kidnapper and killer of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar to death by hanging. Justice Usman Naaba also slammed a five-year jail term … Read More

SERAP drags INEC to court over failure to prosecute vote-buyers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for “failing to prosecute those suspected of vote-buying and electoral bribery during the … Read More

Court orders FG to increase salaries of judicial officers in Nigeria

A National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to review the salaries and allowances of judicial officers in Nigeria. Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, on Friday, ruled that the … Read More

N266.5m fraud: Fake Army General jailed 7 years for forging Buhari, Obasanjo signatures

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a fake Army General Bolarinwa Abiodun, whose real name is Hassan Ayinde to seven years in prison for impersonation and N266.5 million … Read More

Man gets 2 years imprisonment for stealing tubers of yam, others in Ekiti

Justice Bamidele Omotoso of the Ekiti State High Court has sentenced one John Dashe, 25, to two years imprisonment without option of fine. The convict was arraigned before the court … Read More

Court sentences man to death by hanging for killing wife in Jigawa

A High Court in Jigawa State has in its sitting in Dutse, sentenced Shu’aibu Adamu, 28, to death by hanging for killing his wife. Hon. Justice Ahmed Muhammad Abubakar, who’s … Read More

Court sends Nigerian senator to seven years jail over money laundering

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the Senate, has been given 7 years imprisonment. A Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal sentenced him to … Read More

Stop imposing politicians on Nigerians – Falana tells Nigerian courts

Femi Falana (SAN), the human rights lawyer, Thursday, sent message of warning to Nigerian courts to “stop imposing politicians on Nigerians”. Falana said: “the involvement of the courts in the … Read More

Nnamdi Kanu reacts to rejection of bail, sends message to South-East

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Tuesday, reacted to the judgment of the Abuja Federal High Court led by Justice Binta Nyako. MOUTHPIECE NGR had earlier reported … Read More

Court rejects Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has lost the move to regain freedom. Justice Binta Nyako-led Abuja Federal High Court has rejected his application requesting … Read More

IPOB directs sit-at-home, Tuesday as Nnamdi Kanu appears in court

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has announced Tuesday another sit-at-home in the Southeastern part of the country. IPOB said the sit-at-home order was declared in respect of the court … Read More

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