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CBN gets court order to freeze accounts of #EndSARS promoters till January

Justice Ahmed Mohammed  of the Federal high court in Abuja has granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests. The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 listed those affected by the order to include Bolatito Oduala, Chima Ibebunjoh, Mary Kpengwa, Gatefield Nigeria Limited, […]

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Oshiomhole pleads for out-of-court settlement in Governor Ortom’s N10bn libel suit

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole has pleaded for an out-of-court settlement following a N10bn libel suit instituted against him by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The lawsuit was filed after Oshiomhole accused Governor Ortom of murder during an APC-sponsored press conference on July 27, 2018. He alleged that Ortom was complicit in […]

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Just in: Court sentence PH serial killer Gracious David-West to death by hanging .

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a Serial killer, Gracious David-West to death by hanging for the multiple murder of several females in hotels in different parts of the state. David-West who was charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder is reported to have committed the crime in […]

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Ekiti Court sentences notorious cultist to death by hanging for murder

An Ekiti State High court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, September 29, sentenced 29-year-old Gbenga Aluko, to death by hanging for involving in cultism and killings of three residents in the state. While delivering his judgment, Justice Abiodun Adesodun said the prosecutor was able to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt against the accused. “The penalty […]

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Those refering to me as ‘Supreme Court Governor’ are ignorant- Governor Hope Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has described Nigerians referring to him as a ‘Supreme Court governor’ as ignorant. The governor said this when he appeared on Channels TV on Friday, September 25. When he was asked how he feels when people call him a Supreme Court governor, Uzodinma said “It is the height of ignorance […]

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Ibadan Court dissolves 21-year-old marriage over wife’s refusal to cook for her husband, children

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State  on Thursday, September 17, dissolved a 21-year-old marriage between a painter, Ojo Ayeni and his wife, Sade, over her refusal to cook food for her family for two years. Ayeni had earlier approached the court to dissolve the union, alleging that wife stopped cooking for him and his […]

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Kano Sharia court sentences singer to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano has sentenced a 22-year old singer, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, to death by hanging for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad. According to reports, the judge, Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani, gave the verdict today August 10 after finding Yahaya Aminu Sharif guilty as charged. Mr. Sharif who is a member of […]

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Victor Giadom can’t act as APC acting chairman- Court rules

Justice Florence Fiberisima of a High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has declared that the former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom, cannot be the Acting National Chairman of the party. Fiberisima granted an order of perpetual injunction restraining Giadom from parading himself as a member of the […]

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Court frees 16-year-old girl who killed her father’s friend when he allegedly tried to rape her

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has freed a 16-year-old girl, Timilehin Taiwo, who was charged to court for the murder of a 51-year-old man Babatunde Ishola who allegedly tried to rape her.   Campustrend  had previously shared the story of how Timilehin stabbed Babatunde, a security guard, to death at the Aboru area of the […]

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Buhari nominates Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court President

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem to the Senate for confirmation as the President of the Court of Appeal. A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Mallam Garba Shehu, said “President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Her Lordship, […]

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Chinese men who offered EFCC official N100m bribe arraigned in court (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal office on Friday, May 15, 2020, arraigned the duo of Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, both Chinese, before Justice Mohammed Sa’idu Sifawa of the State High Court Sokoto on two-count charges of conspiracy and offering a bribe to a public servant to the tune of […]

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Man who battered his wife and bragged about it on Facebook has been arraigned in court, granted N500,000 bail

Sulaiman Maiyegun a.k.a Afobaje, the man who beat his wife, Mariam, and then took to his Facebook to boast about it , was arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates’ court, Igbosere for assault today Friday, May 15. Maiyegun, after beating his wife, Mariam, dared the Police to arrest him in a post on Facebook that went […]

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Orji Uzor Kalu reacts as Supreme Court nullifies his 12-year conviction

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, former Governor of Abia State, has reacted to the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify his 12-year jail term. The apex court today Friday May 8 , nullified Kalu’s conviction and ordered a fresh trial. Reacting to the apex court’s decision, Kalu in a statement released, said his case was a story […]

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Supreme Court nullifies Orji Uzor Kalu’s conviction

The Supreme Court has nullified the judgment which convicted former Abia state governor and serving senator, Orji Uzor Kalu, and Ude Udeogo, the former Director of Finance and Accounts during Kalu’s administration. Senator, Orji Uzor Kalu, and Ude Udeogo were arrested and jailed for diverting N7.6 billion belonging to the state government during their time […]

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Dino Melaye drags speaker Femi Gbajabiamila to court over controversial ‘Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020’

Senator Dino Melaye has filed a suit against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and two others, Pascal Obi and Tanko Sununu, over the controversial ‘’Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020’’. The lawmakers who introduced the bill during plenary last week, said it was designed to prevent the spread or possible outbreak […]

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Court orders indefinite closure of Abuja church as pastor escapes through fence

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) mobile court has ordered the indefinite closure of The Shekinah Glory Church, located opposite the popular Citec Estate, Jabi for violating the lock­down order. Magistrate Mabel Bello who presided over the mobile court on Sunday May 3, ordered security operatives to track and arrest the General Overseer of the church […]

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COVID-19: Court orders lawmakers in Uganda to pay back money they awarded themselves to combat Coronavirus

A High Court in Uganda on Wednesday ordered lawmakers to pay back money they had awarded themselves to combat Coronavirus. The High Court of Uganda ruled that MPs return all the money they received as part of a package they approved to fight Coronavirus in their constituencies must be repaid or transferred to national or […]

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Breaking: Court sentences Funke Akindele and husband to 14 days Community service; to pay 100k fine

The Magistrate Court in Ogba headed by Justice Afe Ajunwa has sentenced actress Funke Akindele AKA Jenifa and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, for defying the social distancing order of the Lagos state government. The court in its ruling ordered the couple to pay a fine of N100,000 each and also sentenced them […]

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Funke Akindele and hubby arraigned in court

The Lagos State Police command has arraigned actress, Funke Akindele, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz, before a Chief Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos state. They were arraigned for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) which prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both […]

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Funke Akindele’s lawyers allegedly denied free access to her in court

A shouting match ensued at the Chief Magistrates Court in Ogba, Lagos state today as court officials allegedly refused lawyers representing actress Funke Akindele and her husband, JJC Skillz, access into the court room. Out of the four lawyers that are to represent the actress and her hubby, only two were finally allowed into the […]