Monday, 2nd October 2023


16 Jun
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has arraigned a man, Oluwafemi Gbonegun, for defiling an 11-year-old girl.
15 Jun
A staff of Fortress Microfinance Bank was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N7.110 million belonging to the bank’s customers.
7 Jun
An Osun Magistrates’ Court in Ile-Ife on Wednesday, remanded a 23-year old man, Amontrum Daniel, over alleged shop breaking and theft.
3 Dec 2022
Against the backdrop of rising cases of Contempt of Court against key appointees of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, many erudite lawyers have come down hard on the administration, accusing it of standing law on its head.
29 Nov 2022
Justice Serifat Solebo retired gracefully on Friday, November 25, 2022, after serving in the Lagos State judiciary. She served in various judicial capacities between 1999 and 2022, both as a Magistrate and High Court Judge.
26 Nov 2022
A Federal High Court Abuja has fixed February 6, 2023, for ruling on an application by a former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, seeking to quash the 17-count criminal charge preferred against him by the Federal Government.
23 Nov 2022
A federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned till Friday November 25 to hear the preliminary objection of the former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on the N3.1 billion fraud charges preferred against
23 Nov 2022
A Political group, under the aegis of Obi-Datti Movement for Justice and Equity, yesterday, urged the National Working (NWC) of Labour Party (LP) to obey court judgments by enlisting National Assembly candidates
17 Nov 2022
Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos State High Court Ikeja, yesterday, dismissed a post-conviction bail application filed by convicted dethroned Baale (Monarch) of Shangisha in the Magodo area of the state
14 Nov 2022
A Magistrate was reportedly recently reassigned for giving an Order against a Commissioner, while also recently a High Court in the FCT ordered the arrest and detention of the EFCC Chairman for contempt of Court
4 Nov 2022
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has remanded a businessman, Afolabi Islamiu Olayinka in the Ikoyi Correctional facility over an alleged fraud of N58, 527 million
1 Nov 2022
An Osogbo Magistrates’ court has remanded a 68-year-old retired school principal, Ayodele Faremi, at Correctional Centre in Ilesa, Osun State, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old-girl.


6 mins ago
Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with the country's leadership in the task of rebuilding the country towards the desired potential. Amid the numerous socio-economic and political challenges currently afflicting Nigeria, Akeredolu expressed the belief that the obstacles are surmountable and that Nigerians can still achieve the Nigeria…
9 mins ago
The Nigerian Army on Monday announced that its troops raided four terrorists' camps in Imo state where they recovered fresh and old corpses.
31 mins ago
The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Ombugadu, as the new governor of the state.
40 mins ago
A court in the United Kingdom (UK) has granted a former Nigerian minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, bail in the sum of 70,000 pounds.
54 mins ago
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff. The appointment, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Mr Musa Krishi, takes effect from Oct17. Dan-Azumi is to take over from Mr. Wasiu…
1 hour ago
The National Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders has faulted the protest staged in London over the decision of the election petition tribunal that invalidated the election of Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state. The group's National secretary, Barr. Isabella Odunayo at a press conference in Abuja claimed that the protest was tantamount to…
1 hour ago
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
1 hour ago
The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
2 hours ago
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
2 hours ago
Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…