Applicant incarcerated for allegedly robbing with toy gun
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, yesterday, remanded a 27-year-old applicant, Jacob Odili, in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly robbing a man of N70, 000 cell phone, with a toy gun.
Gombe DPP says former PDP campaign DG is their gubernatorial candidate
The Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in Gombe State has given its governorship candidates, Bala Bello, who defected to All Progressives Party (APC), seven days ultimatum to resume electioneering campaign or it would take legal action against him.
Youth group endorses DPP’s presidential candidate
A youth group, Youth Take Over has declared support for the presidential aspiration of Democratic People Party’s (DPP) candidate, Ambassador Johnson Osakwe. The group explained that Osakwe stands out amongst many other presidential hopefuls as a patriotic Nigerian with a clear vision....
Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building
The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons.
Plea bargain for awaiting trial detainees
A recent renewal of consideration of plea bargain option for awaiting trial inmates for the purpose of decongesting the prisons deserves some priority attention even at this time despite a surfeit of political stories threatening to diminish governance issues at the moment.
Lagos DPP absolved me of land grabbing allegations, says businessman
A Lagos businessman, Babagbemiga Olaiya, has dismissed the insinuation that he is facing trial over land-grabbing allegations. According to the businessman, the Lagos office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has since exonerated him and others of the allegations of forcible entry, possession and conspiracy brought against him by the police. He maintained that…
Ondo women protest against neglect over commissioner-nominees
Women in Ondo State yesterday protested in Akure against their neglect in the list of commissioner-nominees by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Litmus test for Lagos APC as preparations for council poll begin
Six years after former Governor Babatunde Fashola conducted local council election at the commencement of his second term of office in 2011, the table is set for another exercise...
Quick justice delivery and burden of ACJ Act implementation
Delay in justice delivery is one of the seemingly intractable problems plaguing Nigeria’s judicial system. It is a problem everyone admits exists but can’t find lasting solutions to it.