SERAP drags FG to UN over ‘flagrant disregard of court orders’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers requesting him to use his good offices to “prevail on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to end

SERAP drags FG to UN over ‘flagrant disregard of court orders’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers requesting him to use his good offices to “prevail on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to end persistent disobedience of court rulings and orders and uphold the Nigerian Constitution 1999 (as amended) and the country’s […]

CRIME: Court Remanded 7 for alleged Murder in Ibadan

An Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku has yesterday ordered the remand of seven suspected men into the Agodi Prison in Ibadan.

By Trevor Oluwole An Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku has yesterday ordered the remand of seven suspected men into the Agodi Prison in Ibadan. The Prosecuting Officer, Inspector Aliu, told the court that the suspected criminals with others that are still at large were mainly Area boys who on March 23 murdered one Ojo […]

‘She wants to Poison Me’: Woman accused Neighbor of adding Detergent to Her Food

One Mrs Funmilayo Adeogun has been arraigned before an Ibadan Magistrate court sitting in Iyaganku, Funmilayo was accused of adding a substance like Detergent into her neighbour’s food.

By Trevor Oluwole One Mrs Funmilayo Adeogun has been arraigned before an Ibadan Magistrate court sitting in Iyaganku, Funmilayo was accused of adding a substance like Detergent into her neighbour’s food. The prosecuting Counsel informed the Court that Funmilayo, a Trader who lived around Boluwaji area of Ibadan had on March 7 at about 6 […]

Two men docked for allegedly gang-raping teenager

Two men, Sunday Adeyemi, 20, an auto mechanic, and Michael Jonathan, 18, a furniture maker, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly gang-raping a teenage girl.

Two men, Sunday Adeyemi, 20, an auto mechanic, and Michael Jonathan, 18, a furniture maker, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly gang-raping a teenage girl. The accused who reside in Ogba, a suburb of Lagos, are being tried for conspiracy, sexual assault and rape. The prosecutor, Clifford Ogu, told the […]

Ambode Sets Up Special Court For Sexual Offences and Corruption

Ambode Sets Up Special Court For Sexual Offences and Corruption

In a bid to ensure speedy dispensation of justice, Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated four special courts solely for the prosecution of sexual offences and corruption cases. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two courts will adjudicate on special offences (economic and financial crimes), while the two others will try sexual offences. […]

Ibadan Royal tussle: Seriki vs Olubadan’s case adjourned till February

Ibadan Royal tussle: Seriki vs Olubadan’s case adjourned till February

  A suit filed by Chief Adebayo Oyediji, against the installation of Oba Saliu Adetunji, as the Olubadan of Ibadan land was yesterday Jan. 10, adjourned till Feb. 12, 2018, for further hearing. Chief Oyediji of Seriki chieftaincy line alongside Chief Olalekan Fakunle, Chief Rasheed Abinupagun, and Chief Gabriel Amao were against the installation of […]

Court dissolves 12 years old Marriage devoid of Love

Court dissolves 12 years old Marriage devoid of Love

The marriage between Mrs Bukola Hammed & Mr Abdu-Rasheed Hammed was today dissolved by a Customary court sitting at Mapo Ibadan. Mrs Bukola Hammed, a trader who resides at the Boluwaji area of Ibadan pleaded the court to enact the dissolution of her marriage to Rasheed on the allegation that whenever he is drunk, he […]

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

Metuh’s trial: EFCC asks court to vacate witness summon against Jonathan By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile […]

He is not responsible, a drunkard and wife beater, woman tells court!

asks for dissolution! By Trevor Olakunle One Mrs. Rasheedat Eniola Hammed, an assorted wine seller has filed a divorce suit against her husband, Mr. Jimoh Hammed, a trader both living around Oja Oba area, Ibadan. The Plaintiff informed the Court today that her twelve years union with Jimoh which was blessed with two kids, Faridat […]

Lawyer who stabbed Husband to Death got 7 years!

Lawyer who stabbed Husband to Death got 7 years!

By Trevor Olakunle OYO STATE – Justice has prevailed over the case of Mr Lowo Oyediran who was killed by His Lawyer wife last year as an Oyo State High Court sitting, presided over by the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Muntar Abimbola on Monday has sentenced Mrs Yewande Oyediran to seven years imprisonment over […]

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