Tag archive for ‘Court’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Court backs Wike, declares Police panel on Rivers election illegal

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared as illegal, the joint panel constituted by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to investigate alleged infractions in the December 10 re-run elections in Rivers. Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Court sends two Borno LG officials to prison for selling IDPs’ rice

By Toyin Akinfolajimi with Agency Report A Federal High Court in Maiduguri on Thursday sentenced two local government officials in Borno State to one year in prison and N1m fine each for misappropriating 180 bags More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Court threatens hubby with jail term if he comes near his wife for 12 months

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court has threatened to jail a father of three, Mr Jonathan Emoghase if he attempted to come close let alone assault his wife in the next 12 months. The magistrate court gave the warning More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

EFCC gets court’s interim orders to forfeit N449m found in Lagos shop to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of N449, 750,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop on Victoria Island, Lagos. The trial judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, gave the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Alleged Corruption: Abuja court sets Justice Ademola free, blasts FG

Discharges his wife, SAN too  By Toyin Akinfolajimi A Federal Capital Territory High Court siting in Maitama, on Wednesday terminated the trial of a suspended high court judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola. That More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Police dock three for allegedly stealing electricity from Abuja Disco

The Police in Abuja have arraigned three middle-aged men, Messrs. Yarfado Mohammed, Adewale Joshua, and Kayode Babatunde before an Area Court sitting in Karshi, Abuja Municipal Area Council for allegedly consuming More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Court bars APC from replacing its candidate for Anambra Central Senatorial election

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit brought by Sharon Ikeazor seeking to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow her replace Dr. Chris Ngige in the ballot By implication, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Why man who killed his colleague over girlfriend got only eight years imprisonment–Court

A Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja on Tuesday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Sodiq Salaudeen, to eight years imprisonment for killing his friend during a fight over a girlfriend at Ijanikin area of Lagos. The trial More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

5 suspended students facing internet fraud charge get bail

A Federal high court sitting in Akure in Ondo State on Monday admitted to bail five suspended students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) who More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Alleged Malicious Publications: Nigerian Army, Premium Times in ‘war of hot words,’ agree to battle in court

The Nigerian Army has commenced a lawsuit against an online publication, the Premium Times over its failure to retract and apologize to it regarding alleged consistent publication of false, subversive and malicious More...