Saturday, 2nd December 2023

Magistrates’ Court

24 Oct
A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ebute Metta, Lagos State has adjourned the trial of Abdullahi Zuru Idris and Ibrahim Mohammed on alleged N140million fraud to October 26, 2023. Idris and Mohammed are being prosecuted for the alleged offence of conspiracy to obtain money under false pretence and stealing from John Oluwaseyi Odumuyiwa, the Managing Director…
19 Jul
A Magistrate’s Court sitting at Tinubu, Lagos, yesterday, remanded six men in Ikoyi Correctional Facility over allegations of conspiracy, threat to kill and possession of dangerous weapons. Chief Magistrate B. A. Sonuga remanded the defendants pending the perfection of their bail. They are Sunday Olabayo, 48, Lawal Ibrahim Adefemi, 33, Gbenga Demurin, 52; Idowu Mujaheed,…
7 Jun
A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday, remanded two men in prison for allegedly defaming the newly inaugurated Speaker of the state, Adewale Egbedun.
28 Feb
A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Isolo, Lagos state, has adjourned the trial of one Mrs. Cynthia Ngadi on alleged fraud, destruction of properties, to March 21 and 22, 2023.


Wilfred Ndidi provided an assist as Leicester City defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 away in the Championship on Saturday.
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Arsenal survived a late scare against Wolves on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League as Burnley lifted themselves off the bottom with a 5-0 trouncing of 10-man Sheffield United.
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France agreed Saturday to pay Papua New Guinea $100 million and the Republic of Congo $50 million to protect their forests. President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped to conclude a similar $60 million deal with DR Congo as he announced the partnerships at the UN's COP28 climate talks in Dubai. "Nature is the best technology…
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three traditional rulers in an auto crash that occurred in Ogbomoso on Friday.
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A Nigerian author and publisher based in Florida, United States of America, Miss Omosalewa Randle, has published a new book, titled Chum Ckum Dreams Big
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Niger State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TATA Group of Companies on emergency intervention in Agriculture. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State, Bologi Ibrahim, the intervention in Agriculture agreement signed in Abuja is to engage the youth of the State in mechanization…
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Hundreds of people under the aegis of the Civil Society Groups for Good Governance have thrown their weights behind the resolve by President Bola Tinubu and the President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio to ensure the expeditious passage of the 2024 budget.
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The Philippine military said Saturday an air strike killed 11 armed Islamist militants, nearly wiping out one of several small armed groups operating in the south of the country
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Ukraine said Saturday that two power lines connecting its electricity grid to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant were cut overnight, putting the plant at risk of an "accident". The plant has been at the centre of fighting since it was captured by Russian forces last year, and both sides have accused each other of compromising its…
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Iraq's prime minister warned Washington on Saturday against any "attack" on Iraqi territory, after a resumption of fighting in the Israel-Hamas war renewed concerns of a wider conflict.