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Court jails Evans’ gang members for 41 years
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Court jails Evans’ gang members for 41 years

[FILE PHOTO] Evans An Ikeja High Court sitting in Lagos State yesterday sentenced two former gang members of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans to 41 years in prison. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo sentenced the convicts, 32-year-old Kelvin Emenike Ukoh and Emeka Obasi, 33 over the abduction of one […]

Enugu designates two revenue courts to block IGR leakages
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Enugu designates two revenue courts to block IGR leakages

Court Enugu State Chief Judge, Mrs. Priscilla Emehelu, has designated two revenue courts for the state’s Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) to block revenue leakages. The two magistrate’s courts are to handle cases arising from non-compliance to ESHDC laid-down rules and regulations, non-payment of ground rent/fees, illegal property uses, shady transfer […]

Court orders remand of computer engineer over alleged impersonation
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Court orders remand of computer engineer over alleged impersonation

High Court Justice Femi Adamson of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has ordered remand in prison custody of 24-year-old computer engineer, Ayodeji Folarin for allegedly impersonating the famous gospel artiste, Lara George, and defrauding three Americans of $8,500. The vacation judge, Adamson ordered that the Economic and Financial […]

Suspected pipeline vandal escapes from court during proceedings
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Suspected pipeline vandal escapes from court during proceedings

Court A suspected pipeline vandal, Kingsley Ibeto, played a fast one on a Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Professor Chuka Obiozor, and disappeared after his plea was taken. Ibeto, who was arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was arraigned on a two-count charge […]

Angolan soldier jailed for 18 years over fatal shooting of boy
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Angolan soldier jailed for 18 years over fatal shooting of boy

An Angolan army sergeant was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday for shooting dead a 14-year-old boy at a protest two years ago, in a sentence welcomed by rights groups An Angolan army sergeant was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday for shooting dead a 14-year-old boy at a protest […]

Obaro of Kabba: Court restrains Owoniyi from parading self as Obaro
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Obaro of Kabba: Court restrains Owoniyi from parading self as Obaro

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Lokoja has granted an order of interlocutory injunction, restraining Chief Solomon Owoniyi from parading himself as the Obaro of Kabba. It barred Owoniyi from doing anything relating to the position of the Obaro, pending determination of the substansive motion. Justice M. M. Gwatana […]

Two men arraigned over alleged land grabbing
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Two men arraigned over alleged land grabbing

Prison A 53 YEAR-OLD man, Tajudeen Muili, and Mukaila Muyideen, 52, have been arraigned before Magistrate Court sitting in Igboosere over alleged land grabbing. The duo were arraigned by police from Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi before Chief Magistrate O. Oshin over offences bordering on felony, land […]

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Hitting hard on paedophiles with stiffer, speedy trials

On July 2, 2018, an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos sentenced a 48-year-old man, Adelaja Olaide, to 60 years imprisonment for defiling a seven-year-old primary two pupil. Justice Sybil Nwaka, who convicted the paedophile, described him as an ‘animal.’ The convict, Olaide, a driver who resides at […]

European court urges Russia to treat Ukrainian hunger-striker
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European court urges Russia to treat Ukrainian hunger-striker

Actors and directors hold placards reading a hashtag "FreeSentsov" with an appeal to free Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, at the end of the premiere of the festival called "Class Act: East-West" in Kiev, on July 3, 2018.<br />The "Class Act" theatre project was born three decades ago in Scotland […]

Court orders Enugu Attorney General, prison officials to produce detained MASSOB members
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Court orders Enugu Attorney General, prison officials to produce detained MASSOB members

An Enugu Magistrate Court yesterday ordered the state Attorney General and the Nigeria Prisons Service (NIS) to produce members of the Ralph Uwazurike-led Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) in court. About 32 BIM members were arrested on May 22, 2018 during their celebration of Biafra anniversary in Enugu and were subsequently […]

Court remands alleged killer of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter
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Court remands alleged killer of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded 27- year-old Seidu-Shakiru Adeyemi in Olokuta prison for allegedly killing his 25-year-old girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Khadijat, the daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, was a final year student […]