• Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Kwara State Governor

    Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Kwara State Governor0

    Justice Adenike Akinpelu of an Ilorin High Court on Wednesday struck out a certificate forgery case filed against the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, following the withdrawal of the suit by the claimant, Mr Abraham Adekunle. The court also struck out the application of Olusola Olaseinde who sought to be joined as a co-claimant

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  • Breaking: Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday

    Breaking: Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday0

    Justice Mohammed Garba is now the new chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The tribunal this afternoon, adjourned proceedings till Tuesday on the applications filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Justice Garba was drafted from the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal

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  • Man Bags Seven Years For Drug Trafficking

    Man Bags Seven Years For Drug Trafficking0

    Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted and sentenced a Brazil-based Nigerian businessman, Nogueria Onyinye to seven years imprisonment for unlawfully importing 1.5 kilograms of cocaine into Nigeria. Justice Faji sent the convict to jail after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of drug trafficking brought against him by

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  • Lagos high court jails woman who ‘killed’ her brother for stealing meat

    Lagos high court jails woman who ‘killed’ her brother for stealing meat0

    A Lagos High Court sitting in the Igbosere area has sentenced a cook identified as Janet James, to 14 years imprisonment. Janet, 34, was sentenced for beating her eight-year-old brother, Saviour James, to death for stealing meat from a pot of soup on August 10, 2009. Justice Adedayo Akintoye convicted her on Monday following her

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  • Man sues brother for walking half-naked around the house

    Man sues brother for walking half-naked around the house0

    A 34-year-old man, Umar Yusuf, on Monday dragged his brother, Rabiu Abdullahi before a Sharia Court l sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State for allegedly smoking Indian hemp and walking around the house half-naked. Yusuf told the court that he lives with Abdullahi, 32, in a rented apartment in Kaduna metropolis.  He alleged that Abdullahi

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