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Man bags one year jail term over false representation

Man bags one year jail term over false representation

Justice Olubunmi Abike-Fadipe of a Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a man, Ayomide Ojo, to one year imprisonment for fraudulently representing himself as a woman online and defrauding people by soliciting…

Court clears security guard of child defilement charges

Court clears security guard of child defilement charges

A security guard, Tony Nkocha, accused of defiling a nine-year older girl, (name withheld), has been discharged by the Lagos State Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Ikeja. The court, presided over by Justice Abiola…

Insecurity: Lawyers push against state of emergency

Insecurity: Lawyers push against state of emergency

Some senior lawyers have spoken out against the growing calls for a declaration of state of emergency on insecurity by President Bola Tinubu. The lawyers while baring their minds on the issue at the weekend…

Armed Militia: Court gives FG one week to charge Miyetti Allah’s leader, Bodejo, to court

Armed Militia: Court gives FG one week to charge Miyetti Allah’s leader, Bodejo, to court

Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the Federal Government to file charges against Bello Bodejo, the President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, within seven days. The judge gave the…

Supreme Court affirms death sentence for man over kidnap, murder of infant

Supreme Court affirms death sentence for man over kidnap, murder of infant

The Supreme Court has affirmed the sentencing of a man, Theophilus Friday, to death by hanging for his involvement in the kidnap, murder and mutilation of a year and half old girl, Rachael Akingboye. The…

Court Throws Out Social Media Influencer’s Fundamental Rights Suit Against IGP

Court Throws Out Social Media Influencer’s Fundamental Rights Suit Against IGP

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, presided over by Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa, has dismissed the fundamental rights suit initiated against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, and one Mrs Folashade Samuels, by a…

FRN Vs Ali Bello: Co-Defendant, Daudu Tackles EFCC On Competence Of Amended Charge

FRN Vs Ali Bello: Co-Defendant, Daudu Tackles EFCC On Competence Of Amended Charge

Thursday’s trial could not continue in the Charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/550/2022: FRN v. Ali Bello & Anor, before Justice J. K Omotosho at the Federal High Court, in Abuja, owing to concerns about the competence of…

Alleged Producers, Sellers Of Fake Dollars Remanded In EFCC Custody

Alleged Producers, Sellers Of Fake Dollars Remanded In EFCC Custody

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, presided over by Justice Kehinde Ogundare, has remanded three men in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) pending their arraignment for allegedly producing and selling…

Involuntary Manslaughter: Lagos court remands driver in prison

Involuntary Manslaughter: Lagos court remands driver in prison

Justice Oyindamola Ogala of a Lagos High Court in Ikeja has ordered the remand of a driver, Ketu Asikpata, in prison, over alleged involuntary manslaughter which led to the death of nine persons. The judge…

Discordant tunes over legislators’ push for parliamentary govt

Discordant tunes over legislators’ push for parliamentary govt

Some senior lawyers have expressed mixed feelings over moves by some members of the House of Representatives to return Nigeria back to the era of parliamentary system of government. Aside expressing divergent views on the…