Court sacks Gov Umahi and his deputy over defection to APC

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today March 8, sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and his Deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe, following their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling

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Court orders final forfeiture of $899,600 linked to ex-Bauchi SSG

Justice Zainab Abubakar of a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the final forfeiture of the $899,600 recovered from an Abuja apartment allegedly occupied by a former Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Ibrahim Ahmed Dandija. EFCC, through its

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Court outlaws local government collection of business premises levies

An Enugu State High Court has declared that Local Government Areas (LGAs) cannot collect business premises levies from citizens. The judgement was given on a lawsuit filed by Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN), on behalf of Dr. Afam

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MC Smith sends words to people who bring their issues to the social media court.

Nollywood actor, MC Smith Ochendo has sent out words to people who run to social media whenever they have issues, and when people leave comments, they ask that they mind their businesses. He described them as mentally imbalanced because whatever

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The minor was defiled by blunt penetration – Doctor tells court in Baba Ijesha’s case

A medical doctor told the court during the resumed hearing in Baba Ijesha’s sexual assault case that the minor who the actor allegedly assaulted was indeed defiled. Dr Aniekan Makanjuola on Thursday, October 21, narrated his findings before an Ikeja

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Court convicts two men for raping minors in Cross River

The Family Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has convicted a 27-year-old man, Hassan Abdullahi, for raping a 12-year-old child. Abdullahi was convicted by Hon. Justice E.E. Ita, the presiding Judge of the Family Court on Monday, September 27.

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Court remands three suspects over alleged attempt to kidnap family in Edo

An Edo State High Court, presided over by Justice Ohimai Oviageli, has remanded three suspected kidnappers for allegedly conspiring to kidnap a family. Justice Oviageli ordered the remand of the suspects: Bright Emumwen, Evans Osariemen and Chukwudi Anyanwu, in Sapele

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Woman in court for strangling neighbour using bra

A middle-aged woman identified as Jackline Anyango, has been arraigned before a Kisumu court for allegedly strangling her neighbour with bra. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Peter Gesora, the court heard how Anyango assaulted Vivian Adhiambo on June 25 at Obunga

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Court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has been ordered by the National Industrial Court, Abuja division, to suspend its nationwide strike. The judgement was passed after the federal government filed a lawsuit against the association, asking the court for

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Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Raymond Dokpesi’s account

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, issued an order unfreezing the bank account of the Chairman of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi. Justice Tsoho gave the order on Tuesday, August 3, while delivering a ruling

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