Litigation

Court pronounces death by hanging sentence on motorcycle thief

Death by hanging

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging…

N1.28bn Fraud: Senator Akpan in fresh trouble over own evidence before EFCC

EFCC

Admits collecting N303m car worth for his 2014 governorship bid As FG moves to arraign him, recover all undeclared assets Ahead…

‘Devil lured me to kill my church members to conceal misdeed’, pastor tells court

judge's wig

Begs for forgiveness, leniency As court orders his remand, transfers his case-file for proper trial A 32-year-old Pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor,…

Bar & Bench Icon

Bar and Bench Watch ICON: JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED, GCON

For serving on the bench for 32 straight years without scandal; for his humility, transparency, hard-work, courage and candour on…

Bar and Bench Watch ICON: MIKE ABU AGBEDOR OZEKHOME, SAN

For wrestling poverty to submission with uncommon determination and zealous hard-work; for being in the trenches at the risk of…

Politics

Lagos lawyer

The illegality of Nigerien governors campaigning for Buhari

On 1st February, 2019, something curious and unusual about President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign rally at the Sani Abacha stadium,…

EFCC

N1.28bn Fraud: Senator Akpan in fresh trouble over own evidence before EFCC

Admits collecting N303m car worth for his 2014 governorship bid As FG moves to arraign him, recover all undeclared assets Ahead…

INEC

2019 Polls: INEC, senate on collision course over timetable

We ‘ll be guided by constitution, not senate, on timetable for 2019 polls The independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) on…

Crime

Court pronounces death by hanging sentence on motorcycle thief

Death by hanging

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging…

‘Devil lured me to kill my church members to conceal misdeed’, pastor tells court

judge's wig

Begs for forgiveness, leniency As court orders his remand, transfers his case-file for proper trial A 32-year-old Pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor,…

Brutality: Lagos police begs NBA, seeks partnership on dispensation of justice

Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohim Edgar, has appealed to the Ikeja chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to…

Bar and Bench

That Supreme Court trap, by Reno Omokri

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has been compromised. That ought to be clear to anybody with discernment. The ordeal of…

Why Code of Conduct Tribunal can’t try CJN, by Emmanuel Jakpa

CCT

Word on the street is that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen admitted guilt to the Code…

Why more justices should be appointed to the S’Court—CJN

Onnoghen

By Ise-Oluwa Ige ABUJA—In what appears to be a historic observation, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen,…

Family

Akinwumi-Ishola

Prof Akinwunmi Ishola didn’t give any sign of death—Wife

Narrates how he died in his home As prominent Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi…

Rape

Court sends 25-yr old man to Agodi prison for defiling a teenager

For allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has remanded…

Aisha Buhari

Motorbike Mishap: Aisha Buhari in trauma over son’s condition, hospitalised

There were indications Friday that Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been hospitalised over trauma. She was said…

Opinion

That Supreme Court trap, by Reno Omokri

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has been compromised. That ought to be clear to anybody with discernment. The ordeal of…

The illegality of Nigerien governors campaigning for Buhari

Lagos lawyer

On 1st February, 2019, something curious and unusual about President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign rally at the Sani Abacha stadium,…

Why Code of Conduct Tribunal can’t try CJN, by Emmanuel Jakpa

CCT

Word on the street is that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen admitted guilt to the Code…

Education

Sack: Court orders UNIOSUN to pay entitlements to suspended registrar, bursar

UNIOSUN 2

Absolves them of financial impropriety The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered Osun State University (UNIOSUN) to pay…

After 9 months, Fayose wakes FG over promise to rename Oye-Ekiti varsity after Gen Adebayo

Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to remind President Muhammadu Buhari about the renaming of the Federal University, Oye…

2017 Exploration Trip: Boko Haram releases three abducted UNIMAID staff–

University of Maiduguri

Wives of 10 police officers also get reprieve The Department of State Service (DSS), on Saturday, disclosed that three University…

Interview

Makarfi

APC’s stand on restructuring uncertain—Makarfi

Former governor of Kaduna State and immediate past chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi speaks…

Event

NJI partners with IIP, IIPELP, kick-starts 3rd Annual Judges Conference for judges in Abuja

L-R:   Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Founder,  International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy, Prof Niyi…

Special Report

abiola-ajimobi

Endless rivalry between Ajimobi, Shittu threatens Oyo APC, by Muyiwa Adeyemi

The fault lines in the 2014 formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to widen in Oyo State…

Photo News

Judges seminar

NJI partners CIBN, holds seminar for judges on banking and allied matters

Second Vice President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Bayo Olugbemi (left); First Vice President, Dr. Uche Olowu; President/Chairman…

Court support staff

NJI begins four-day training workshop for judiciary’s support staff in Abuja

A cross section of participants during the Workshop for Court Registrars, Secretaries, Clerks and Bailiffs nationwide in Abuja on Monday,…