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November, 2019

  • 22 November

    Again, Court Adjourns Arraignment Of 57 Alleged Homosexuals

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    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, further adjourned until November 27, the arraignment of 57 men charged with engaging in homosexuality. The defendants are: Segun Ode, 24; Afolabi David, 20; Azeez Tunde, 22; Adedokun Pelumi , 22; Smart Joel ; 25, Iyodun Ehiosun, 20; Rilwan Jamiu, 24; and …

  • 22 November

    Bricklayer Lands In Court For Hitting Colleague With Shovel

    A 22-year-old labourer, Eric Friday, has been arraigned before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly assaulting a fellow labourer, Abdullahi Mohammed with a shovel. The defendant, who resides at Ogudu area of Lagose was arraigned before Magistrate Bukola Mogaji, for assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. Donjour, Perezi, told the …

  • 22 November

    Emirs Sacked By Court Still Recognized, Says Kano govt

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    The Kano state government says it will continue to recognise the emirs sacked by a Kano state high court on Thursday. Usman Na’Abba, a judge, had ordered the sack of Aminu Ado Bayero (Bichi emirate), Ibrahim Gaya (emir of Gaya), Tafida Ila (emir of Rano), and Ibrahim Abukakar (emir of Karaye). The judge held …

  • 21 November

    Alleged Fraud: Invictus Obi Permanently Loses N280m To FG

    Obinwanne Okeke, also known as Invictus Obi, has permanently forfeited the sum of N280 million to the Federal Government. The money, found in the bank accounts of his companies, Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited, is said to be proceeds of crime. The forfeiture was ordered by …

  • 21 November

    Court Nullifies Creation Of Four New Emirate Councils In Kano

    A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Usman Na’Abba on Thursday dissolved the four additional emirates and first class emirs created by the Kano State Government. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, had on May 8, assented to a controversial law establishing four additional emirates with first class emirs in Bichi, Rano, …

  • 21 November

    820 Buses: Court To Hear Ambode’s Suit Against Lagos Assembly In January 2020

    A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday November 20 fixed January 16, 2020 for hearing of a suit filed by former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, to challenge the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly over procurement of 820 buses for public …

  • 20 November

    Court ‘Dethrones’ 21 Ibadan Kings

    A High Court in Ibadan has set aside the elevation of 21 high chiefs and baales as kings in Ibadan, the Oyo State Governor. Former Governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi, had elevated the traditional rulers, handing them crowns to the annoyance of Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland. Read …

  • 19 November

    Kaduna Man Remanded For Sodomising Teenager

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    A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered that a 46-year-old man, Inuwa Shehu, who allegedly sodomised a 15-year-old boy be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice. The police charged Shehu, who lives at Kawo in Kaduna State, with unnatural offence. The Magistrate, Hajara Dauda, who did …

  • 19 November

    Alleged Corruption: Prove Your Innocence In Two Weeks, Court Tells Jang

    A State High Court in Jos, Plateau State, has given former governor, Jonah Jang, two weeks to prove that he is innocent of the allegations levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The court at the resumed hearing on Monday, ordered the defendant to prepare his …

  • 15 November

    Publisher Lands In Court For N4m Fraud

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    Benjamin Adedoyin, a 42-year-old publisher, on Friday appeared in a Kubwa Magistrates’ court, Abuja, over alleged fraud involving N4 million. The police charged Adedoyin, who lives in Dutse, Abuja, with criminal breach of trust, cheating and intimidation. The Prosecutor, ASP Ejike Peters, told the court that the complainant, Stanislaus Ntekop, …

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