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.
Man to die by hanging for killing father
Yakubu confessed that he returned home on the said date and found his father sleeping on a mat under a tree, went into his (father)’s room, took his loaded gun and shot him at close range.
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 bars Akwa Ibom AG, others from road construction
An Abia State High Court has granted an order of interim injunction restraining any attack or construction at a disputed land located at Okirika Obu, Ndoki, Ukwa-East Local government Area of the State.
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 sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery
Akanji, whose address was not given, was found guilty of a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery.
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.
Court adjourns hearing on Dasuki’s application for consolidation of charges
The former NSA in the motion on notice filed by his counsel claimed that the trial in two different courts on the same issues and facts is unconstitutional and prejudicial to his right to fair trial by the court.