Tag: court

October 30, 2012

Victim blaming: Parents of 6-year-old rape victim charged for “parental duty neglect”

by Isi Esene In Oyo State, Sikiru Adebayo and his wife, Fatimo, were yesterday arraigned before an Oyo Magistrates Court ...

October 24, 2012

TICKER: FG to keep N276 million of the N1.1 billion found with man at airport – Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered Tijjani Sherif, the man caught at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, ...

October 20, 2012

TICKER: Unemployed man in court for allegedly stealing Bible

A 25-year-old unemployed man on Thursday appeared before Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with the theft of a King James ...

October 19, 2012

MIA: Case against Jonathan’s ‘undeclared’ 2015 ambition stalled as judge fails to show up

by Stanley Azuakola Followers of the court case instituted by a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Cyracus Njoku, seeking to prevent ...

October 7, 2012

#DivorceDrama: “My husband is a thief” – disappointed wife tells court

by Reuben Daba A Lagos woman, Taiwo Ogunrinde told an Agege Customary Court that she had had enough of her ...

October 5, 2012

10 oil subsidy suspects remanded in EFCC custody

by Isi Esene Justice Habeeb Abiru of the Ikeja High Court earlier today remanded ten individuals allegedly involved in the ...

October 4, 2012

Serial motorcycle snatcher gets 28 years in jail

by Reuben Daba On Wednesday in Lagos, an Ikeja High Court sentenced a serial motorcycle snatcher, Jamiu Rasaki, to 28 ...

October 3, 2012

TICKER: GEJ now “willing to work with Henry Okah for peace”

iger Delta Minister Godsday Orubebe on Tuesday told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that despite the grievous harm ...

October 1, 2012

Independence 2010 bombings: Okah’s trial resumes today in South Africa

by Stanley Azuakola As Nigeria marks its 52nd Independence Anniversary, memories of its 50th anniversary celebration resurfaced from far away ...

September 27, 2012

“Do you think I am drunk or under a spell?”: Judge gets mad as suspects in Cynthia Osokogu’s #FacebookMurder get bail

by Stanley Azuakola The police has charged the suspects in the murder of Cynthia Osokogu. On their first appearance in ...

September 25, 2012

“My husband prefers to make love to me in the presence of our children,” wife tells Court

by Isi Esene Adesuwa Oluwalere, a 33-year-old woman approached a Grade ‘A’ Customary Court Agege pleading a dissolution of her ...

September 13, 2012

“I never posted, received, nor authorised any money” – Akingbola in his defense

by Isi Esene Erastus Akingbola, the former managing director of Intercontinental Bank Plc. yesterday described the 16 Count Charge brought ...

September 6, 2012

“I sold Maryam Abacha’s jewellery to purchase cocaine for her son” – Former aide

by Akan Ido A telephone operator in the household of the former military ruler, Late General Sani Abacha, who is ...

September 6, 2012

Yinka Johnson re-arraigned, charged under new Lagos traffic law

by Isi Esene Yinka Johnson, the banker who was accused of killing Hammed Balogun, an official of the Lagos State ...

September 4, 2012

Okada operators sue Lagos State, seek reversal of new traffic law

by Isi Esene The new traffic law passed by the Lagos State Government has drawn the ire of commercial motorcycle ...

August 16, 2012

“My husband beats me for denying him pieces of meat,” woman tells court

by Isi Esene Mr. Saliu Busari of 9, Akewusola St., Agege, Lagos has been accused of displaying uncontrolled jealousy after 29 ...

August 15, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: LASTMA drops manslaughter charges against Yinka Johnson

by Isi Esene Yinka Johnson, the banker who was earlier accused by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) of ...

August 14, 2012

Woman hires soldiers to abduct and beat her neighbours

by Akan Ido Sukurat Aminu of No. 23, Rashidi Akotun Street, Bariga, was on Tuesday arraigned for allegedly hiring the ...

August 11, 2012

My wife lied to me about her age – Man tells court (and she assaults him in public too)

by Hauwa Gambo A 43-year-old man called Uchenna Nwosu desperately wants an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end his ...

August 11, 2012

Alleged rapist set free by Lagos court

by Isi Esene A 32-year-old electrician who allegedly raped a 35-year-old spinster (name withheld) has been discharged by an Ojo ...

August 7, 2012

“My wife is fond of beating me” – Man tells court

by Isi Esene “My lord, I want an end to this marriage. My wife is impatient, domineering and lousy. She ...

August 2, 2012

In this together: GEJ’s Special Assistant stands surety for subsidy fraud suspect

by Stanley Azuakola One fact which has often been overlooked since news broke of the arraignment of certain individuals and ...

August 1, 2012

EFCC withdraws suit against alleged oil thieves, says the charges were “filed by mistake”

by Isi Esene In a curious twist to the fuel subsidy saga, the EFCC yesterday dropped the suit filed against ...

July 13, 2012

‘Zombie virus’? Commercial sex worker charged for biting off client’s tongue

by Isi Esene A 23-year-old commercial sex worker, Charity Archibong, has been ordered to be remanded in prison by an ...

July 2, 2012

“Charly Boy is gay and I have the tape to prove it”

by Hauwa Gambo Oh dear. So in case you aren’t up to speed on the entire Charly-Boy-is-gay-and-then-he-says-he-isn’t-gay-and-he-is-now-going-to-sue-his-interviewer-to-court, well catch up ...

OluwapelumiJuly 2, 2012

Femi goes to court: Otedola sues Lawan, Tambuwal for N250 billion damages

by Staff Writer As the investigations over the $620,000 bribery fiasco involving Farouk Lawan and oil magnate, Femi Otedola tries to gain ...

June 26, 2012

Show us your money, court orders National Assembly

by Stanley Azuakola How much do members of the National Assembly earn? What the public knows is mere hear-say, and ...

June 25, 2012

Unilag to remain for now, as court grants injunction over name

by Tolu Orekoya The Federal High court has granted an injunction halting the renaming of University of Lagos (Unilag) after ...

June 19, 2012

Lawmaker assaults teacher for disciplining his child, teacher has him arrested

by Stanley Azuakola Hajiya Zainab Umar is a teacher in Modern International Secondary School, Jigawa. One of the students in her class happened ...

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