Tag archive for ‘Magistrate Court’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

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 a 25-year-old man, David Jacob, in prison Although the trial Magistrate Oluwayemisi More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Kenya: Court sentences three men to death for stripping, assaulting woman

Three men have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed dressed too provocatively. The men are Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi, According to DAILY MAIL, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Raid on Ekweremadu: Police drag two persons to court for false information

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has charged a 50 year old man, Ahmed Echodo and one Maiwada Adamu for allegedly misleading it to conduct a raid on the residence of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeremadu on Friday. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Court jails man for nine months for, abusing, defaming Gov Masari on social media

A Katsina Chief Magistrate’s Court has sentenced one Gambo Saeed to nine months imprisonment for insulting and defaming the character of Governor  Aminu Masari of Katsina State on social media. Saeed resides More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Southern Kaduna Crisis: Court grants suspected purveyor of inciting information, Audu Maikori, bail

A Kaduna magistrate court on Monday said it lacked the jurisdiction to hear a suit brought against the chief executive officer of Chocolate City Group, Audu Maikori. Maikori and one Simon Joseph were arraigned More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Security Breach: Court sentences Tor Tiv impostor, Ayatse, to four-year jail term

A Benue State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Gboko on Tuesday slammed a four year jail term on a 30-year old man, Dr James Ayatse who mysteriously defied all security and protocol deployed during the coronation More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 30th, 2017

21-yr old boy bags 3-yr jail term for stealing, cultism

An Edo State Magistrate Court sitting in Egor, on Monday sentenced Ehigie Omosusi, 21, to three years imprisonment over attempt to steal and for belonging to a Secret Cult group. Omosusi, who pleaded quilty to the More...