Abuja Court Remands Woman In Prison For Allegedly Beating Up Ex-Husband

A Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday, has ruled that a 23-year-old hairstylist, Gift Paul, who allegedly beat up her former husband, Adams, be remanded in a correctional facility. Paul was charged to court by the police with criminal trespass, assault, and causing grievous harm. The judge, Muhammad Adamu, adjourned the case... Continue Reading →

28-year-old caught with 1.1kg of cannabis sentenced to prison

A Federal High Court in Lagos State on Thursday, sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akeem Sanusi, to 18 months imprisonment for peddling 1.1kg of hemp. Sanusi was charged with drug trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Earlier, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, who reviewed the facts of the case, tendered a written statement of the... Continue Reading →

Court Remands Two for Attempted Murder of Oyetola

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo yesterday remanded two female in Ilesha Correctional Facility for alleged attempt to murder Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State. The two identified as Suliyat Tajudeen (20years) and Ayomide Abdulazeez (20years) were charged for conspiracy, attempted murder, malicious damage and burglary. The police prosecutor, John Idoko, informed the court... Continue Reading →

CBN action: #EndSARS campaigners should explain use of funds, says Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts. Akeredolu, who is also the Ondo State Governor, said it was... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Police, Minister bow to pressure, arraign 72-year-old journalist in court

Consequent upon pressures from the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and various groups across the country; the Nigeria Police Force, on Monday, arraigned a 72-year-old journalist, Pa. Oga Tom Uhia in Court. Pa. Uhia, Publisher of Power Steering Magazine, has spent 30 days in secret detention, allegedly on the order of the Minister of State... Continue Reading →

Court jails former high court registrar over N80million fraud

A Federal High Court has sentenced a former registrar of the court, Mr. Joseph Etefia Udoh to four years imprisonment for laundering the sum of N80 million. Mr. Udoh and his wife Grace Udoh were in December 2019 arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Hon. Justice P. H.... Continue Reading →

30-year-old allegedly defiles neighbour’s 5-year-old girl

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, arraigned a 30-year-old farmer, Ishak Aminu, for allegedly raping his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter. The police charged Aminu, a resident of Durumi Village Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, with defilement. Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Insp. Chidi Leo, said that Aminu committed the offence on Oct. 28 in... Continue Reading →

Farmer remanded for allegedly defiling 8-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Benue State on Wednesday ordered that a 29-year-old farmer, Terzungwe Aende, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin told the court that the case was reported at the ‘B’ Division Gboko by the complainant, Ushahemba Aasegh of Mkovur Ipav Gboko... Continue Reading →

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