The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs. Adeyinka Adeyemi, yesterday, called a second witness in the ongoing murder trial of the late Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Michael Usifo Ataga.
22 Jun 2021
The Edo State Police Command yesterday said it would rely on the advice of Director of the Public Prosecution (DPP) as it continues investigation into the alleged murder of a 79-year-old Osariakhi Oronsaye by his 13-year-old son, Abubakar.
8 May 2021
Following arrest of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, on 22 April, on allegations of child abuse, this week, the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) said that Baba Ijesha’s would be tried under five provisions of the Lagos State criminal law.
30 Apr 2021
The Lagos State police boss, Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, said the police were yet to release a Nollywood actor, James Olanrewaju, known as Baba Ijesha, who is in their custody for allegedly molesting a 14-year-old girl.
22 Jan 2021
A 38-year-old man, Akinwale Akinfolarin, who allegedly abducted and defiled a 17-year-old girl, was on Friday remanded in custody by an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
17 Jan 2021
The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing...
10 Nov 2020
A Lagos based lawyer, Mr. Lanre Balogun, has called on the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Ogun State Ministry of Justice, to withdraw the charge against his client, Alhaji Ibrahim Ibuoye.
14 Dec 2019
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.
12 Feb 2019
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.
4 Feb 2019
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....
13 Nov 2018
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.
14 Sep 2018
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.