Judiciary

Court sacks PDP senator for electoral fraud

By Sunday Isan, Uyo The Federal High Court 2, sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital has nullified the 2015 Senatorial elections for Uyo Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-east).

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Police dock brothers for defrauding bureau de change

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Two brothers, David Okwuanalu and Graham Chike Okwuanalu have been charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly duping two bureau de change (BDC) agents of $50,000.

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Lagos court condemns man to death for killing wife

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos A Lagos High Court in sitting in Ikeja has sentenced a man, Sulaiman Olalekan to death by hanging for the murder of his wife, Mrs Chika Egbo on November 20, 2012 in a case of domestic violence.

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Delta create six court to try suspected kidnappers

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Delta State Government has stated that it has established six special courts for speedy trial of suspected kidnappers that have been arrested in the state.

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Awodein, Buhari’s lawyer denies bribing Justice Ademola

By Our Correspondent A counsel to President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Kola Awodein has denied bribing Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, with N500,000.00 at the behest of the president.

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Fraud trial: Justice Ademola, wife, Agi file no-case-submission

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, his wife, Olabowale and Joe Agi (SAN), charged with fraud before Jude Okeke of the FCT High Court, on Tuesday filed a no-case-submission.

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Ex-Katsina governor, Shema, others charged for graft, get N4b bail

By Haruna Musawa, Katsina A Katsina State High Court presided over by Justice Maikaita Bako has granted bail to former Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others.

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Osinbajo writes Senate for Onnoghen’s confirmation as CJN

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has written the Senate seeking the confirmation of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

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Court jails driver 7 years in Ekiti for raping 80 year old woman

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti A State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital has sentenced a 45-year-old commercial driver, Lawrence Adedapo, to seven years imprisonment for raping an 80-year-old woman, Mrs. Grace Asaolu.

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Supreme Court affirms Lagos rights to land along Oshodi/Apapa expressway

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Supreme Court has affirmed the 1958 Lagos State Acquisition of Land along Ilasamaja/Oshodi Expressway now Isolo Industrial Estate and Matori Estate.

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