Deposed Baale, brother bag 15 year jail term for faking own abduction
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Deposed Baale, brother bag 15 year jail term for faking own abduction

‘Gov. Ambode had on July 13, 2017, suspended the Baale over the fake kidnap incident’ An Ikeja High Court has sentenced the deposed Baale of Shangisha in the Magodo area of Lagos, Mutiu Ogundare to a 15-year jail term. The traditional ruler was charged with faking his kidnapping and breaching of peace. Recall that the

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Court remands professor for assaulting police orderly in viral video
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Court remands professor for assaulting police orderly in viral video

A magistrate’s court sitting in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has remanded Prof Zainab Duke Abiola, alongside her domestic staff for assaulting police orderly, Inspector Teju Moses, attached to her. The police woman was seen in a viral video bleeding, seated on the floor, asking to be taken to the hospital for medical attention. The Inspector-General

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N.750m fine slammed on LASTMA, Lagos govt for towing lawyer’s car
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N.750m fine slammed on LASTMA, Lagos govt for towing lawyer’s car

A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has awarded N750,000 damages against the state government for violating a legal practitioner, Lawal Aliyu’s fundamental rights, following the towing of his vehicle and imposed fines by Lagos State Traffic Management Authority without a valid court order. In a judgment delivered by Justice Olalekan Oresanya, Thursday, in the

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CVR suspension suit: INEC Fails to File Response
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CVR suspension suit: INEC Fails to File Response

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)has on Tuesday, Sept 20,22 failed to file a response to the suit brought by a group, – the Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) over the abrupt stoppage of Voter Registration ahead the 2023 General Elections which was contrary to the Electoral Act as amended. The suit ref FHC/ABJ/CS/1342/2022 filed

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Teacher bags seven years jail term for sexually assaulting his student
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Teacher bags seven years jail term for sexually assaulting his student

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday sentenced a 31-year-old teacher, Idowu Daniel, to seven years imprisonment for sexually assaulting his 16-year-old student. THE DAILY VENDOR learnt that the convict committed the crime within the school premises. The Daniel was charged with defilement. The judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo held that the prosecution failed to establish

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Man 43 docked for N566,000 land fraud in Lagos 1
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Man 43 docked for N566,000 land fraud in Lagos

A 43-year-old man, Segun Okepemu, was on Friday arraigned before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over an alleged N566,000 land fraud. The defendant with no fixed residential address, is facing a two-count charge of fraud and breach of peace to which he pleaded not guilty. The Police Prosecutor, Nkem Ukor(ASP) told the court

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Conjugal Rights: Bizwoman drags husband to court over starvation
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Conjugal Rights: Bizwoman drags husband to court over starvation

A businesswoman Monica Gambo, on Friday, dragged her husband Yakubu Gambo before a customary court in Nyanya Abuja, for denying her “conjugal rights”. The petitioner who resides in Nyanya, said this in a divorce petition she filed against her husband before the court. “My husband has taken to an adulterous life and brings all his

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Alleged N2.5bn Fraud: Ogun Speaker, two others arraigned
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Alleged N2.5bn Fraud: Ogun Speaker, two others arraigned

The Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, and two others have been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday for allegedly diverting N2.5 billion belonging to the Assembly. THE DAILY VENDOR learnt that the Clerk of the House, Taiwo Adeyemo and Director of Finance, Oladayo Samuel were arraigned

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Alleged misappropriation of funds: Former Plateau Gov floors EFCC
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Alleged misappropriation of funds: Former Plateau Gov floors EFCC

The High Court of Justice sitting in Jos, Plateau State on Friday discharged and acquitted former Governor, Jonah Jang and his co-accused, Yusuf Pam of all 17 charges bordering on money laundering and misappropriation of funds to the tune of N6.3billion as preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Jang governed

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Unlawful Invasion: Court orders EFCC to pay N1m fine to firm
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Unlawful Invasion: Court orders EFCC to pay N1m fine to firm

One million Naira fine has been imposed on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday over unlawful invasion of an Abuja-based company. THE DAILY VENDOR learnt that the company, Fezel Nigeria Limited, located at Plot 792, Cadastral Zone Industrial Estate, Idu-Abuja was forcefully invaded by officers

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Court stops Buhari, NBC from shutting down 53 broadcast stations
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Court stops Buhari, NBC from shutting down 53 broadcast stations

The Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from revoking the licenses of 53 broadcast stations in the country, and shutting down the stations for allegedly failing to renew their licenses. Honourable Justice Akintayo Aluko (Court 8) today granted an order of interim injunction following the

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Man, 37 docked for assaulting LASTMA official
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Man, 37 docked for assaulting LASTMA official

 A 37-year-old man, Saheed Adisa, has been arraigned before Magistrate F.M Onamusi of the Ogba Magistrate Court, Lagos State, for allegedly assaulting an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Salami Bukola, while she was on duty. Sources claimed that the defendant allegedly punched Bukola’s face and indecently touched her breast while she was

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