Osun govt withdraws case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

October 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government, Friday, withdrew case instituted against some loyalists of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who are standing trial on alleged breach of peace. The defendants are leaders of the splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP). They are Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former party secretary and chairman of the factional APC, former State Chairman of the party, Read More

Ogun police nab 3 ‘ritualists’ exhuming corpse

October 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police Command has disclosed that it had arrested three persons suspected to be ritualists. According to the Command, they suspects are Sunday Aregbede, Salisu Mamud and Bosere Rasaq who were allegedly exhuming the corpse of one Segun Taiwo, which was buried about six months ago in Abeokuta. This was contained in a press statement issued Friday by Read More

Owo Prince docked over N35.5m fraud

October 14, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned one Toluwalade John Olateru Olagbegi before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court One sitting in Ibadan on one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune N35,500m. A press statement by EFCC Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, Wednesday in Abuja, said the Owo Prince, who resides at Read More

Police arrest 3 with 4 rifles, 567 ammunition in Niger

October 10, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger State Police have arrested three suspected gun runners and recovered four rifles 567 ammunition from the suspects. The state Commissioner of Police, Monday Bala Kuryas, stated this at the weekend in Minna He said, “two of the gun runners, 32 years Muhammadu Bello and 30 years Nura Umar were arrested by the Police Safer Highway patrol team who were Read More

Zamfara court dismisses ex-emir’s case against IGP, 5 others

October 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state High Court 2, sitting in Gusau, on Friday dismissed the case filed by the former Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, and five others. The dethroned emir was sacked by the state government for allegedly aiding banditry, among other offences, and detained him in Government House, Gusau, for 11 Read More

Zamfara court dismiss dethroned emir’s suit

October 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Zamfara State High Court sitting in Gusau, the state capital on Friday dismissed the case filed by the dethroned Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, and five others. The presiding judge, Justice Bello Shinkafi gave the judgement, saying the security particularly police has the right to investigate the case considering the Read More

Pictures: Suspects operating Illegal rehabilitation centre nabbed

October 8, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state police command on, Thursday, uncovered an illegal rehabilitation centre for wrongful confinement and child abuse. The state Police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement said the command on Thursday, October 7, received a credible source that, one Aminu Rabiu, of Yar Akwa, Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano State is running an illegal rehabilitation centre Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

Kogi CJ urges lawyers to cooperate with the bench

October 8, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Chief Judge of Kogi state, Hon. Justice Richard Olorunfemi, has charged lawyers in the state to see themselves as critical stakeholders in the administration of justice. He urged them to cooperate with judges in the state in order to effectively dispense justice to the people.He gave the charge while presenting newly appointed judges for the High Court of Justice Read More

Akeredolu calls for urgent restructuring of Nigeria

October 3, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Following rate of criminality and security challenges facing the nation, Govenor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo state has called for urgent restructuring of the country in the best interest of all. Governor Akeredolu, speaking over the weekend in Akure, Ondo state capital during the commemoration anniversary of the 61st  anniversary of the country said the current system adopted in the county does Read More

Court orders Ugwuanyi to investigate killing of 22 unarmed youth in Emene

September 30, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The Enugu state High Court has ordered Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state to constitute a judicial commission of inquiry into the gruesome murder of twenty-two unarmed youth by the Nigerian security agencies in Emene, Enugu state. On August 23, 2021, no fewer than 22 unarmed youth were extra-judicially killed by combined security operatives, made up of Nigerian Army, Nigerian Read More

Trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 43 victims in Osun

September 28, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Tuesday, disclosed that no fewer than 43 victims of human trafficking have been reached by the agency in 2021 alone. The agency stated that human trafficking has become a national embarrassment and urged members of the public to join hands in waging war against the menace. The Zonal Commander Read More

Court thwarts FIRS Chiefs bid to stop alleged forgery charges trial

September 28, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has rejected the request to stop the trial of two officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The duo, Mohammed Adami, and Okoro Eunice Udokanmma are, in a five-count charge, marked: FHCABJ/CR/2010 accused of falsifying personal income tax clearance certificate. They were charged with falsification of tax documents. In a ruling, Justice Read More

Group faults court ruling exonerating murder suspect

September 24, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

A Benin City-based social cultural group, Benin Solidarity Movement (BSN), has expressed reservations over the decision of Edo state High Court which struck out a case of alleged murder against one Isaiah Akpani (defendant). The group, in a protest march in Benin City, demanded that “the case should be revisited and given the right measure of judgement it deserves.” Its Read More

56 justle for 5 vacant seats in Niger Judiciary

September 22, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

58  people have applied for appointment into the Niger state Judiciary as high court judges and Khadies  for five available seats. Bleuprint learnt that while 32 applicants are jostling for three seats at the atate High Court, 24 Sharia Court judges appliedfor the two vacant Khadi seats at the Niger state Sharia Court of Appeal. It was also learnt that the  Read More

Sports Minister Dare visits Keystone Bank Management team in Lagos

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Honourable Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has paid a courtesy visit to the management of Keystone Bank Limited at the lender’s headquarters in Lagos. The Minister was received by Mr. Olaniran Olayinka, managing director and chief executive officer, Keystone Bank Limited and Mr Yemi Odusanya, executive director of the bank.

SSANIP drags Buhari, others to Industrial Court over alleged unlawful appointments

September 15, 2021 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) Abuja judicial division, has summoned President Muhammmadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, Akin Adesola, Registrar, Federal Polytechnic Ayede, Oyo state, Rasheedat Oladepo, Bursar, Federal Polytechnic Ayede, Oyo state, and Bar. Mrs Grace Eze, Bursar, Federal Polytechnic Ohodo, Enugu State, to appear before the court following a law Read More

Court of Appeal marks maiden legal year celebration

September 13, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Activities marking the maiden Legal Year celebration for 2021 holds today at the Court of Appeal headquarters, Abuja. The annual activity is to commemorate and usher in new legal year and activities in the judicial parlance. Earlier, a Juma’at prayer and special church service which was attended by the president, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, was organised Friday and Sunday respectively, Read More