Tag archive for ‘Court’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

N55.8m Graft: ICPC drags A’Ibom ex-council chair to court

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has begun the trial of a former Chairman of Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ephraim Sunday Akpan, before a More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Police to Court: How three suspects exhumed corpse from the grave, cut off victim’s head, hands

Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a middle-aged man, one Suleiman Babatunde of Eleran compound in Oloje area of Ilorin, Kwara State, before a Magistrate Court for allegedly exhuming human corpse and dismembered More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

How a 60-yr old man killed daughter, son in Enugu–Police

The police on Wednesday said it had arraigned a 60-year-old man, one Romanus Ugwuodo of Ogor village in Ikem Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly killing his daughter and son. The police More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Assassination Attempt: Abuja court rejects Kashamu’s plea to stop police from arresting him

Orders him to surrender self to police for investigation A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday refused an invitation by a lawmaker, Senator Buruji Kashamu to stop men of the Nigerian Police to arrest him More...

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...