EndSARS: Osun panel chair berates police

The Chairman of Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry investigating police brutality and extrajudicial killings, Justice Akinwale Oladimeji, on Friday, berated the attitude and misconduct of Nigeria Police Force, saying, “the evidence gathered so far show that police are the cog in the wheel of Nigeria’s progress. Speaking to newsmen after the sitting of the panel,... Continue Reading →

Group reports judge to NJC for freezing #EndSARS campaigners’ accounts

The Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution has written a petition to the National Judicial Council accusing a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, of misconduct. The petition, titled, ‘Re: Suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 Complaint of Judicial Misconduct Against Hon Justice A.R Mohammed’ was submitted at the NJC on November 16, 2020. In... Continue Reading →

Man bags 17 years jail term for N42m fraud

An Ondo State High Court has sentenced one Mike Atelemo to 17 years imprisonment for defrauding some persons the sum of N42.4m between June 2017 and May 2018. The convict was said to have committed the offence at Ode Irele in Irele local government area Atelemo was said to have collected money from his victims... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: We have not been petitioned over shootings at Lekki – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that they have not received any formal petition over their alleged shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on Oct. 20. The counsel for the Nigerian Army, Mr Akinlolu Kehinde (SAN), made the assertion on Saturday before the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of... Continue Reading →

Abia Assembly receives petitions against ABSU VC, Commissioner

The Abia State House of Assembly, Monday, received a petition against the Abia State University, Uturu by a Non Governmental Organization, known as End Corruption Initiative. The petition is based on alleged misappropriation, mismanagement, diversion and criminal conversion of public funds by the Management of the Varsity. It was signed by Dr. Sampson Ogbonna and... Continue Reading →

Court dissolves 7-year-old marriage over husband’s refusal to pay school fees

A Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Wednesday, dissolved a seven-year-old marriage between Salamat Dauda and Isiyaka over his refusal to pay school fees for his three children. Dauda in her petition, begged the court to dissolve her marriage adding that her husband has failed in his duties as a husband and father.... Continue Reading →

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