Tag archive for ‘Court’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Court sentences two men to 32 months for stealing cell phone

A Masaka Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Monday, sentenced two men to 16 months imprisonment each for stealing cell phone. The convicts are Michael Onazi, 26 and Joseph Ali, 28. The convicts, who live in More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 4th, 2017

N5.3bn Fraud: Court orders arrest of ex-Gov Chimaroke Nnamani

By Temitope Stephen A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday ordered the arrest of former Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani. The court presided over by Justice (Professor) Chuka Obiozor, made the order, More...

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

Why Yewande, husband killer, bags only seven years imprisonment—Court

Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday sentenced Mrs Yewande Oyediran to seven years imprisonment for killing her husband, Lowo Oyediran 21 months ago in Ibadan. That was after the trial Chief Judge, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Court orders interim forfeiture of Ikoyi property to FG

Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture to the Federal Government of Flat 7B, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The property is said to have housed the sums More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Illegal Detention: Maikori wins as court awards N40m against El-rufai, police

A Federal high court sitting in Abuja on Friday awarded N40million compensation against Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai and the state’s Commissioner of Police. The judgment was in a N21billion fundamental More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Why I want to divorce my wife, carpenter tells court

A carpenter, Saheed Oyepeju has requested Ile Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan in Oyo State to terminate his 16-year-old marriage to his wife, Toyin, a hairdresser on the account that she is a pathological More...

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

Court forfeits to FG N3.3b property linked to Diezani

EFCC investigates N25.6b bailout, Paris Fund to Cross River A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered permanent forfeiture of 56 houses situated in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja valued at $21,982,224 More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Court blasts police over shoddy prosecution of film maker, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday blasted the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over what it called shoddy prosecution of a film maker, Olajide Kazeem, popularly known as Seun Egbegbe. Egbegbe is facing More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Court sends 40-yr old man to prison for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday remanded a 40-year-old man, Samson Ayodele, in prison for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. The Magistrate, I.O. Olanipekun said Mr. Ayodele should More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Biafra: Why Abia court sends 60 IPOB members to prison

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, on Monday issued an order remanding 60 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Afara Federal Prisons in Aba. The court said the IPOB members More...