Tag: high court

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YEditorOctober 30, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls defeats @PoliceNG in court

by Laila Ibrahim The High Court in Abuja has declared that the police do not have the power to prevent ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 6, 2014

T.B. Joshua shares money to South African victims’ family as ‘building collapse’ inquest looms

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the guest house building collapse in his church premises on 12 September, Temitope Balogun Joshua, the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

For raping and impregnating a woman, man gets life

by Azubuike Azikiwe A resident of Osun, Obafemi Kolawole has been sentenced to life imprisonment for rape, by a High ...

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YEditorSeptember 23, 2014

Suntai drama continues as court stops probe into his health

by James Sambo The High Court sitting in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, has ordered the medical panel constituted by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Theodore Orji’s son wants 5 billion from the Sun for libel

by Kolapo Olapoju The Sun Newspapers has been sued for N5bn by the first son of the Governor of Abia ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Woman who killed her 3-year-old son and hid him in a suitcase gets sentencing

by Kolapo Olapoju Rosdeep Adekoya, a mother who killed her 3-year-old son and hid his body in a suitcase has ...

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January 7, 2014

Monster: Pastor jailed for raping a 6-year-old girl in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo A pastor in Abuja has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly raping a 6-year old ...

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November 26, 2013

Internet love scam: EFCC arraigns man for ‘defrauding American lady of $25,000’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a 25-year-old man, Nifemi Ayinla, before a Lagos High Court in ...

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November 21, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Secondary school student sentenced to death for stealing GSM phones

by Adeola Balogun A man in Delta has been sentenced to die after he was found guilty of stealing mobile ...

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November 20, 2013

EFCC to arraign this pastor over N40 million fraud (PICTURED)

by Muyiwa Daropale   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday, November 21, arraign David Kim Pam, at ...

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October 8, 2013

Man, 37, sentenced to death by hanging for killing step-daughter with Germaline

by Adeola Balogun A 37 year old man has been sentenced to death by a Zamfara State High court after ...

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September 30, 2013

Insecurity: Kidnappers of Edo judge yet to make contact, JUSON plans protest

by Adeola Balogun The kidnapping of Justice Daniel Okungbowa of Edo State has been cause for much concern to the ...

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August 19, 2013

Back to the basics: Retired high court judge returns to teaching in Kebbi primary schools

by Oge Okonkwo As a post retirement hobby, 62-year-old retired high court judge in Kebbi state, Zakari Gulma, has taken to ...

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May 24, 2013

Twitter users, be warned – UK court just ruled that a tweet CAN be libel

A tweet by Commons Speaker’s wife Sally Bercow about Lord McAlpine was libellous, the High Court in London ruled today. Mrs ...

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September 21, 2012

Driver sentenced to death for murder of lecturer (after 12 years)

by Stanley Azuakola For murdering a lecturer and stealing his car, a driver, Kehinde Olude was sentenced to death on ...

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September 15, 2012

$15m Ibori bribe: Chibuike Achigbu arrested by the EFCC

by Isi Esene The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested Chibuike Achigbu, the Lagos businessman who last week ...

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August 12, 2012

Some justice: Okada men beat up High Court judge

by Isi Esene A High Court Judge, Justice Ogbogo Ejembi, has dragged four commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada to ...

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July 30, 2012

Abacha family loses suit to recover alleged $800m loot

by Isi Esene Efforts by the Abacha family to repossess the alleged loot recovered from their family by the Abdulsalami ...

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July 30, 2012

My son is on his own – Alao-Arisekola

by Isi Esene Just like the Peoples Democratic Party chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur before him, businessman, Azeez Alao-Arisekola has disassociated ...

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July 28, 2012

YNaija Editorial: For GEJ and EFCC, another shot at redemption

Since the January #OccupyNigeria protest which swept across parts of the country, there have been lots of revelations from the ...

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July 26, 2012

#FuelSubsidyTrial: Suspects get bail

by Stanley Azuakola After two adjournments due to the absence of the suspected key actors in the oil subsidy fraud, ...

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