Category Archives: Court

Why Buhari, Court okayed IPOB’s ban

•Federal High Court grants order declaring IPOB activities as acts of terrorism, illegality •Grants order proscribing existence of IPOB in any part of Nigeria, especially S-East, S-South •Restrains any person or group of persons from participating in IPOB activities •IPOB’s HQ is France – FG; adds proscription has removed its funding oxygen •Peace critical to […]

Kogi court remands alleged Boko Haram member in prison

A Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court has ordered the remand of a suspected Boko Haram member, Mustapha Adinoyi over alleged involvement in terrorist activities and illegal possession of firearms. Chief Magistrate Levi Animoku, who gave the order after the state Counsel had arraigned the accused in Lokoja, described the alleged offence as “a fearful one”. He […]

Court remands man for defiling a boy

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday directed the remand of a 46 year-old man Kabiru Usman, for allegedly defiling a 12 year-old boy. Usman, who lives at Dawakin Dakata Quarters, Kano, is being tried on a one-count charge of unnatural offence. Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril directed the remand of the accused person and adjourned […]

Alleged fraud: A-Court acquits ex-Transcorp MD

By Innocent Anaba ABUJA—Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has discharged and acquitted the former Group Managing Director of Transcorp Plc, Mr. Tom Iseghohi. The appellate court in a unanimous decision, also set aside the decision of a Federal High Court in Abuja of October 20, 2014, which overruled the no-case submission by Iseghohi. In […]

Sixteen suspects dock for murder in Ondo

Dayo Johnson-Akure SIXTEEN persons have been docked before an Akure Chief Magistrate Court; in Ondo state over the murder a United States of America (USA) based business man Banji Adafi who was assasinated in his house. The suspects were arraigned before the court for armed robbery and murder contrary to the laws of the federation. […]

My wife chased me out of my house, man tells court

A 55-year-old civil servant, Ezekiel Daniel, on Thursday approached a Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court in Aso Pada, seeking the court’s intervention to end his 12-year-old marriage to his wife, Janet. The petitioner alleged that Janet chased him out of his house. Daniel informed the court that he got married to his wife sometimes in […]

Court orders substituted service on Kanu, IPOB

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday granted the request seeking to serve court processes on Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) through substituted service. The court, however, ordered that other respondents in the matter, namely: the Inspector-General of Police, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Attorney-General […]

Court stops JUTH from sacking resident doctors

Abuja – An Industrial Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday stopped the management of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) from sacking its resident doctors. • Cross section of doctors during a strike action in Lagos recently JUTH, in moving to sack the doctors, relied on the Federal Government circular of 2013, which stipulated that the […]