Sunday, 17 January, 2021

Category: Judiciary


By Isaac Ojo Eighty year old Mr Michael Chieme whose house was allegedly demolished by his brother, Mr Stephen Chieme of Umuanum Umunono Village Nibo, in Awka south L.G.A of Anambra State has sent a Save Our Soul(SOS) message to Read more…


The Kwara Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has transferred the case of alleged child abduction to the court for proper adjudication. Mr Ayeni Olasunkanmi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, disclosed this Read more…


The National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Lagos branch, has appealed to all heads of court, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the president, Court of Appeal, the president, National Industrial Court, the Chief Judge of Federal High Court and Chief Judges Read more…


The 7 Division General Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri has sentenced a trooper, Pte. Azunna Mmadu-Abuchi to death by firing squad for killing an officer, Lt. Babakaka Ngorgi. Delivering judgement on Tuesday, the President of the Court, Brig. -Gen. Arikpo Read more…


An Abuja Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday granted bail to the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, in the sum of N20m and two sureties in like sum. The court equally admitted Juwon Sanyaolu, Peter Williams, Emmanuel Bulus and Damilare Adenola, who Read more…


A human rights lawyer, Lucky Odigie, has dragged a constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), and nine others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over the setting up of an independent panel to probe killings that took place during the Read more…


Three people have been dragged before the Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, over the kidnap of three minors for the purpose of using them for money rituals. The three accused Loto Temitayo aged 34, Olabode Omoboye aged Read more…


A petitioner before the Osun State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Extra-Judicial Killings, Elder Joseph Oluyide said he was at the panel to get justice for his brother gruesomely murdered by police in 1993. Read more…


A 47-year-old man, Anthony Ogbevon, on Friday approached the Edo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for victims of SARS and related abuses to seek financial compensation of N50 million for being wrongly paraded as a criminal suspect by the police Read more…


It makes absolutely “no sense” to keep Julian Assange locked up any longer, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson said shortly after a judge in London rejected his latest bail request. Speaking to reporters outside the court building, Hrafnsson called District Judge Read more…


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has sealed off four parks and arraigned 12 persons before the mobile court presided over by Magistrate Egbe Arafe for violating COVID-19 protocols. The parks hit by the action are Eden Park and Garden, Read more…


Mexico’s president has offered asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hours after a British judge refused to extradite Assange to the US to face espionage charges. “Assange is a journalist and deserves a chance, I am in favor of pardoning Read more…