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Widow jailed by Ondo court for causing death of husband

    A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo state has sentenced a woman Mrs Toyin Olusa to one-year imprisonment for causing the death of her husband,...

Man jailed seven years for defiling 12-year-old maid

    A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a 40-year-old man, Ifeanyi Ezeji, to seven years’ imprisonment without an option of fine...

Court remands eight suspected rapists, killers of UNILORIN student

    Justice Ibrahim Yusuf of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday remanded eight persons charged with the rape and murder of a 24-year-old...

Alleged fraud: Court denies ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde bail

    A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, refused to grant Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, bail on alleged...

BREAKING: Court fixes July 9 to consolidate suits on Nigeria’s Twitter ban

    The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States has fixed July 9, 2021, to decide on the consolidation of all applications before the...

Court fines Federal Government N175m for illegal acquisition of land

    An Akure High Court sitting in Ondo state has voided the acquisition of 20 hectares of land by the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for the building...

Chieftaincy Tussle: Customary Court tells monarch to step-aside

    An Upper Area 2 customary court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba state capital, has asked the acting Mbonduah of Kabri chiefdom, Alhaji Auwal Hamma-Julde...

Man bags nine years jail term for deserting pregnant girlfriend

    A magistrate court in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, has handed a man a nine-year jail term for deserting a girl he impregnated and for attempting to...

Two in court for allegedly beating Police officer in Osun

    Two men, namely Idowu Salami and Opeyemi Popoola have been dragged before Osun State Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly beating Assistant...

Trafficking: 26-year-old woman bags 20 months imprisonment

    A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a 25-year-old woman, Teniola Idowu, to 20 months imprisonment for trafficking hard drugs. The National...

Casual staff docked for allegedly stealing 12 packs of dry gin

    A 28-year-old casual staff, Taiwo Shodipe, on Monday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun for allegedly stealing 12 packs of dry gin, worth...

Osun mosque attack: Trial stalled as Masquerade’s custodian slumps

    The trial of Chief Kayode Esuleke, custodian of Masquerade that allegedly attacked worshippers in Kamarudeen mosque, killing one and injuring 14, has been...

Court remands boy, 13, over alleged defilement of 11-year-old girl

    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded a 13-year-old boy (name withheld), who allegedly defiled an 11-year-old girl, in a...

2 farmers docked for allegedly stealing locust beans

    Two farmers on Friday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, for allegedly stealing locust beans. The police charged Joseph Bakano...

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping undergraduate with charms

    An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti division, on Thursday, sentenced a 24-year-old man, Dayo Asiwaju, to life imprisonment for raping a college student...

25-year-old arrested for extorting N7m over threat on woman’s nude photos

    Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested 25-year-old Adetoro Kazeem for the alleged blackmail and extortion of a woman to the tune of N7m. The...

Prophet bags life imprisonment for sexual assault

    Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday sentenced a self-acclaimed prophet, Olakanye Oni to life imprisonment for manslaughter.  ...

Cattle rearer bags 3 months community service for stealing generator set

    A Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Thursday, sentenced a cattle rearer, Suleiman Bello, to three months community service for stealing generator...

UK to provide assistance for Nnamdi Kanu

    The British Government has expressed readiness to provide “consular assistance” for leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu,...

Court jail palmwine tapper for illegal possession of hemp

    A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo has sentenced a palmwine tapper, Makinde Gbolahan, 25, to two years jail term for illegal possession of 11kg of...

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