Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have said that the proposed two months free electricity supply as part of the COVID-19 palliative for its customers cannot come to limelight until the National Assembly approves the proposal. According to Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), the misleading...
A man who stole three face masks from a London hospital during the coronavirus crisis has been jailed for three months. Lerun Hussain, 34, pleaded guilty to the theft at a London magistrates’ court on Tuesday after the theft from King’s College Hospital...
Yesterday in Kano, Yola and Ughelli in Delta State, some Muslim faithful blatantly ignored the directive by the various state governments on social distancing in order to curb the spread of COVID- 19  as they came out en masse to observe the juma’at prayers at Mosques in...
On Friday, the Nigerian Army, Friday has arrested the two soldiers behind the viral video threatening to unleash mayhem on women in Warri, Delta State over Thursday’s attack on military personnel during a protest by youths against the killing of one Joseph Pessu. Pessu...
On Thursday, 2nd of April 2020, the Chinese government bans consumption of wild animals. The pandemic Coronavirus which had spread like wildfire across the globe leaving many infected and dead originated from Wuhan, China in December 2019. More so, recent update...
A man has been jailed for six months for stealing personal protective equipment, including face masks, from an ambulance, police in London said on Thursday. Mark Manley, 35, pleaded guilty to theft, public order offences and assaulting a security guard who challenged him about the incident near...
As the 14-days lockdown by the President heightened, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has advised all working journalists and other media staff in Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to use their valid Identity Cards to...
On Thursday, 18th March 2020, Justice Anwuli Chikere of a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned until April 20 the suit filed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), to take over the assets of Alhaji Buba Galadima and his company, Bedko Nigeria Ltd. Justice...
An Abuja Federal High Court has on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, who was banished and detained in Awe, a town in Nasarawa State. Sanusi, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria was dethroned on Monday.
Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, on Thursday instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from the post-dethronement detention and confinement. According to a report late on Thursday that former Emir’s preliminary ex parte application seeking an interim order...
A Magistrates’ Court sitting at Osogbo in Osun State, on Tuesday, remanded one Dele Abiodun, who stood as surety for his younger brother, Femi, who is being tried for manslaughter. The 43-year-old Dele was remanded by Magistrate Olugbenga Oladoke after his brother, whom he stood surety for on...
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday dismissed a suit challenging the emergence of Sen. Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Sept. 3, 2019 governorship primaries. In his judgment, Justice Tijjani Ringim said that Diri, who...
A Federal Capital Territory High Court has granted an order of interim injunction stopping Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Danlami Senchi who granted the injunction on Wednesday said that political parties must...
Justice Nweze described the January 14 judgment that sacked Ihedioha as a “wonder that shall never end” The tussle over who governs Imo State for another four years ended yesterday as the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal filed by the ousted governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and...
The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned till today the hearing in the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha. The request is seeking the review of the apex court’s January 14, 2020...
In Anambra, a High Court has ordered a former House of Representatives member, Ifeanyi Ibezim, to pay the sum of N1 million (One million naira) to Mr Paul Onwughalu and Mr Friday Titus Umah as damage for violating their fundamental human rights. The High Court which sat...
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said the Presidency ordered the investigation of a trader, Anthony Okolie, who was using a telephone line previously owned by the President’s daughter, Hanan Buhari. The DSS said this in a counter-affidavit in response to the originating motion filed by...
An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced five men to life imprisonment for their involvement in kidnapping. The convicts are Tosin Adenikinju, Abiodun Olabowale, Omoniyi Akinsoyinu, Olatuyi Igbekele and Daso Oluwasiji. They were arrested by the men of the Ondo State Police...
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, fined Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) N30 million each for agreeing to file an application for the review of the apex court’s judgment on Bayelsa election. Justice Amina Augie announced the fine while reading the judgment in the applications...
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the applications for a review of its February 13, 2020, judgment which overturned the All Progressives Congress’ victory in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta described the applications...
Today, the 26th day of February 2020, the Supreme court is ready to hear the application of the All Progressive Party (APC) for the review of Bayelsa State judgement. The 7-member panel of the Justices of the Supreme court is led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta.
Today dated the 25th day of February, 2020, The Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, to seven years in prison after four years of standing trial. Justice Okon Abang...
Abuja Federal High Court, on Tuesday, convicted a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh, and his firm, Destra Investments Limited, of the first of the seven counts instituted against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Ruling on the first...
A Lagos Federal High Court has fixed March 27, 2020 for judgment on a motion on notice filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking the permanent forfeiture of the sum of $54,000 found in the domiciliary account of a firm, Asej Global Services,...
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who at the weekend was receiving “emergency” medical treatment in South Africa, on Monday appeared in court where he is expected to be charged with murdering his estranged wife, an AFP correspondent reported. Thabane, 80, arrived at the magistrates court in the capital...