Tag: Court

  • Court remands 32-year-old man for allegedly defiling minor

    Court remands 32-year-old man for allegedly defiling minor

    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of a 32-year-old man, Adebayo Okemakinde, who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl. The police charged the defendant, who resides on Ayinde Giwa Street, Surulere,  Lagos State,  with defilement. Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje, who did not take the defendant’s plea, ordered his remand in a custodial centre pending…

  • Court remands unemployed man for allegedly stealing 3 yards of brocade

    Court remands unemployed man for allegedly stealing 3 yards of brocade

    A Kano Sharia Court on Thursday ordered that a 30-year-old man, Masu’d Muhammed, who allegedly stole three yards of brocade be remanded in a correction centre. The police charged Muhammed who lives in Tudun Murtala, Quarters Kano, with criminal trespass and theft. The Judge, Alhaji Ismai’l Muhammad-Ahmed, adjourned the case until Aug.3, for hearing. Earlier,…

  • NASS, AGF, Others Urge Court To Dismiss Suit Seeking Increment Of Judges’ Salaries

    NASS, AGF, Others Urge Court To Dismiss Suit Seeking Increment Of Judges’ Salaries

      The National Assembly (NASS), on Tuesday, urged the National Industrial Court, to dismiss a suit seeking an upward review of judges’ salaries. The Attorney-General of the Federation & Minister of Justice ( AGF) and National Judicial Commission ( NJC), who are also defendants in the suit instituted by Chief Sebastien Tar, SAN, aligned themselves…

  • Court remands man for allegedly stealing phone worth N55,000, sim cards

    Court remands man for allegedly stealing phone worth N55,000, sim cards

    A Shari’a Court in Kano, on Tuesday, ordered that a 20-year-old man, Abba Umar, be remanded in a correctional center for allegedly stealing an Infinix handset worth N55,000 and two sim cards. The police charged Umar, who lives in Fagge, with criminal trespass and theft. The Presiding Judge, Malam Ismai’l Mohammed-Ahmed, adjourned the matter until…

  • Court sentences murders of Fasoranti’s daughter to death by hanging

    Court sentences murders of Fasoranti’s daughter to death by hanging

    An Ondo State High Court has sentenced three out of four suspected killers of the 58-year-old daughter of the national leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio- Political Group, Mrs Funke Olakunri to death by hanging. The Ondo Attorney General arraigned Mohammed Usman, Osagie Lawal and Adamu Adamu in 2019 for the murder of Olakunrin. They…

  • Court remands 2 for alleged child defilement, abortion procurement

    Court remands 2 for alleged child defilement, abortion procurement

    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered remand of a 50-year-old man, Sakiru Oladosu, and a 40-year-old woman, Tola Rasaq, charged defiling and impregnating a 13-year–old and unlawfully procuring abortion for her. The Magistrate, Mrs Ejiro. Kubeinje, did not take their pleas. She ordered that they should be kept at the Kirikiri Correctional Centre pending…

  • BREAKING: Court okays statutory delegates to vote in APC national convention, others

    BREAKING: Court okays statutory delegates to vote in APC national convention, others

    A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has ruled that statutory delegates are constitutionally qualified to participate in all meetings, Congresses and conventions of any registered political party in Nigeria. Sen. Mas’ud El-Jibrin Doguwa, Hon. Habibu Sani and Hon. Bilyaminu Yusuf Shin’Kafi, (all aspirants of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at the just concluded…

  • Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Fundamental Rights Suit Against DSS

    Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Fundamental Rights Suit Against DSS

    A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by leader of the prosrcibed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu against the Department of States Services (DSS). Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a judgment, dismissed the suit for lacking in merit and substance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

  • Hushpuppi: Court Grants Abba Kyari’s Request To Present More Evidence To Stop Extradition To U.S.

    Hushpuppi: Court Grants Abba Kyari’s Request To Present More Evidence To Stop Extradition To U.S.

    Suspended DCP Abba Kyari on Thursday told a Federal High Court, Abuja that the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF)’s response to his counter affidavit was an abuse of court process. Kyari, in a notice of preliminary objection marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/249/2022 dated and filed on May 19 by Chief Kanu Agabi, SAN, before Justice Inyang Ekwo, said…

  • Court admits Okorocha to N500m bail

    Court admits Okorocha to N500m bail

    A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, admitted Sen. Rochas Okorocha to bail in the sum of N500 million with one surety in like sum. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, said granting bail was a discretionary power of the court. Justice Ekwo said the surety, who must have a landed property within the jurisdiction…