Court sentences policeman, two others to death over Aluu killings
The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt yesterday sentenced to death a police sergeant, Lucky Orji, and two others, David Chinasa Ogbada and Ikechukwu Louis Amadi, (aka Kapoon) for their involvement in...
Can a High Court sit with assessors?
This question is prompted by certain provisions of the Child Rights Act 2003, which require a High Court to sit with assessors when hearing matters involving children. I believe that to the extent that the 1999 Constitution provides that a High Court shall be duly constituted if it consists of at least a judge of…
Court directs parties to explore amicable settlement in suit against IoD
A Lagos High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) has directed parties in the N128 million suit filed against the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD) over alleged non-payment of debt, to explore out of court settlement and report back to court on April 3, 2017.
Court sentences killer of lawyer, Fadipe, to death
He was charged for murder, armed robbery, assault, and possession of dangerous weapons. His offences are punishable under sections 295, 228 and 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, Nigeria, 2011.
Court awards N4m to physically challenged man over assault
The Federal High Court sitting in Benin City has awarded N4m as general damages to a hearing impaired man, Kingsley Eromosele over alleged assault by personnel of Ugbowo Benin City Branch of First Bank sometimes in 2014.
Chief Judge absolves judiciary of lapses in justice delivery
Chief Judge of High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Justice Ishaq Bello, has described the public condemnation of the judiciary for the alleged lapses in justice delivery in the country, as a misplaced perception.
How father allegedly raped underaged daughter, by witness
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has been told how a commercial bus driver, Mr. Ajayi Gbadegesin, allegedly defiled his under-age daughter.
Ojukwu’s son seeks to join as defendant in Bianca’s suit against family
The suit filed by Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, the embattled wife of the late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu against her husband’s family over property rights before a Lagos High Court ...