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Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK, others
Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreez...

Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK, others

The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined the request by a brother to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Alhaji Ali Abacha, to unfreeze the accounts traced to him and relatives of the late Head of State in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, and Luxembourg. The apex court in a unanimous... read more »

Bail: Maina to Evade Arret, Flee to US - EFCC
Bail: Maina to Evade Arret, Flee to US &...

Bail: Maina to Evade Arret, Flee to US – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has kicked against the bail request of former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, alleging that he might evade arrest and flee to the United States of America. According to a fresh document presented by the... read more »

Court Remands Teenager Who Set Boyfriend Ablaze in Benue
Court Remands Teenager Who Set Boyfriend...

Court Remands Teenager Who Set Boyfriend Ablaze in Benue

The police on Tuesday, arraigned the 17-year-old girl, identified as Esther Alex, who allegedly set her lover ablaze before the Magistrates’ Court 8. The court is located at North Bank, Markurdi. It was gathered through the First Information Report, FIR, that nee Esther Alex of  No. 1 Zaki Biam... read more »

Obaseki Swears in Eight High Court Judges
Obaseki Swears in Eight High Court Judge...

Obaseki Swears in Eight High Court Judges

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has promised that his administration would keep supporting the judiciary. He spoke yesterday when he swore in eight new judges for the State High Court. Obaseki congratulated the judges, and urged them to carry out their duties without fear or favour as their... read more »

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Faction
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Rest...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Fact...

A faction of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Uche Okwukwu, has asked a High Court sitting in Abuja to restrain Professor George Obiozor, who was elected by the Nnia Nwodo-led Ohanaeze from parading himself as the President General or be jailed. Recall that Obiozor who... read more »

Osun Police Arraign Housemaid Who Attempted to Abduct Boss

Osun Police Arraign Housemaid Who Attempted to Abduct Boss

The police in Osun State on Tuesday arraigned an accused person identified as Olayemi Lawrence for alleged attempted abduction of her employer, Eunice Fateye, before a Magistrates’ Court,... read more »

Abuja Court grants Sowore N20m bail

Abuja Court grants Sowore N20m Bail

Sahara Reporters’ publisher, Omoyele Sowore has bee granted bail by a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja in the tune of N20m. Sowore was granted bail alongside four other activists who were... read more »

Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya

Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya

Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges. Chitalu Chilufya, 48, was held in... read more »

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each

Alleged Assault: Deeper Life School Principal, Others Granted N500,000 Bail Each

The magistrates’ court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, granted bail in the sum of N500,000 each to the principal of the Deeper Life High School, Uyo, and four accused... read more »

Court Sentences Ex-Finbank MD Over N10.9bn Fraud

Court Sentences Ex-Finbank MD Over N10.9bn Fraud

A judge of the Lagos State High Court Sitting in Ikeja, Lateefa Okunnu, on Tuesday, sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former managing director, Finbank Pls, to three years imprisonment on charges bordering on... read more »