Save Me From PDP’s Plan To Expel Me, Kashamu Begs Court
Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, has begged the Federal High Court in Abuja to nullify the disciplinary decisions taken by his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, against him. He said all disciplinary steps, including his being queried on September 7, 2017, about his alleged actions and... Read more
IPOB Asks Court To Nullify Proscription Order
The Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati, had on Wednesday issued the proscription order upon an... Read more
Court Proscribes IPOB, FG Says Group Gets Funds From France
The Federal High Court in Abuja has given  judicial backing to the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the Indigenous People of Biafra and its activities in every part of Nigeria. The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati, granted the order proscribing the... Read more
Drama In court As ACP Admits Arresting Peaceful Protesters
There was a melodrama at the Chief Magistrate’s Court of Akwa Ibom State in the Uyo Magisterial District as the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Deina Abibo, contradicted himself on the arrest of next-of-kin to late primary school teacher. It was learnt that Abibo, who ordered the arrest of the... Read more
Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence
Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal. The Argentina international and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were in July 2016 found guilty of using companies... Read more
Court Refuses To Order AGF To Investigate EFCC Chairmen
An FCT High Court, Jabi, has struck out an application seeking an order to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation, to investigate former EFCC chairmen for alleged corruption. Justice Abba-Bello Muhammad struck out the application after listening to the submission of the applicants’ counsel, Mr Frank Tietie. Plaintiffs in... Read more
My Husband Gambles, Steals My Money, Wife Tells Court
An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan in Oyo State,  on Wednesday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage between Shina Ismaila and Olaremi Ismaila over  Shina’s  drunkenness. The president of the court, Chief Mukaila Balogun, and the court’s assessors, Ganiyu Alao and Aare Samotu, in their unanimous decision dissolved the marriage. The... Read more
My Wife Buried Charm In My House, Man Tells Court
After 35 years of marriage blessed with two daughters, Mr Momodu Abu, 70, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his marriage to Saidat, 57, his wife. Momodu had alleged that Saidat was into fetish practice. “My wife is fetish; I came back... Read more
Court Discharges Justice Ademola, Wife
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday dismissed all the 18 counts, including gratification charges preferred against Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, his wife Olubowale, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Joe Agi. Justice Jude Okeke discharged the three... Read more