Kogi loses high court judge
Justice Aromeh Benson Akogu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in Kogi handling the case of attempted assassination of Sen. Dino Melaye is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the judge died in Anyigba on Dec. 31, 2017 at about 11:40pm during a cross-over service to 2018. According to a reliable source…
Court acquits five wrongfully substituted by police for murder
The five persons were on August 15, 2017 wrongfully substituted and charged before Magistrate Awoyele Oshin of the Igbosere Magistrate Court and were remanded in prison till September 15, 2017.
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.