Lagos set to prosecute employer who allegedly assaulted her sales lady

The Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to prosecute a 50-year old store owner, Mrs. Rashidat Adeleke, for allegedly endangering the life of her 29-year old sales lady by pouring hot water on her face at Ikotun Area of the State. The Director of Citizens’ Rights, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Odusanya, said the rescue team stepped into the matter following a … Continue reading Lagos set to prosecute employer who allegedly assaulted her sales lady

Sexual assault: Princess releases more evidence against Baba Ijesha

The sexual assault allegation levelled against popular Nollywood actor, Olarenwaju Omiyinka, has taken another turn as the child’s foster mother, comedienne, Princess, has released fresh evidence against the embattled actor. On Wednesday, Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, was arraigned before Magistrate Peter Nwaka on charges of rape, sexual assault and abuse of a minor. Magistrate Nwaka, however, refused the actor’s fresh bail application on … Continue reading Sexual assault: Princess releases more evidence against Baba Ijesha

Viral video: Court stops Ondo State govt from investigating CJ

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Ondo State government from investigating the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu over a viral video made by a citizen of the state, Olupelumi Fagboyegun. Justice Inyang Ekwo, who gave the order while delivering a judgment in the suit brought by the CJ against Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and others, described the move to probe the … Continue reading Viral video: Court stops Ondo State govt from investigating CJ

Don’t reassign Abdulrasheed Maina’s case to another judge, EFCC urges Chief Judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, not to reassign Abdulrasheed Maina’s case to another judge. The EFCC also called on Justice Tsoho not to transfer the trial of his son, Faisal, and few other cases which matters had far been heard to a new judge. The News Agency of Nigeria … Continue reading Don’t reassign Abdulrasheed Maina’s case to another judge, EFCC urges Chief Judge

Alleged $9.8m fraud: Court rejects EFCC’s plea to amend charges against ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to amend the criminal charge filed against former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Andrew Yakubu. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling, held that granting the EFCC’s application would amount to breaching the decision of the appellate court. Justice Mohammed stressed that there was a … Continue reading Alleged $9.8m fraud: Court rejects EFCC’s plea to amend charges against ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu

Obamacare: Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Affordable Care Act leaving it in place

The Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act on Thursday in a decision that will leave the law intact and save health care coverage for millions of Americans. The justices turned away a challenge from Republican-led states and the former Trump administration, which urged the justices to block the entire law. The justices said that the challengers of the 2010 law did not have … Continue reading Obamacare: Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Affordable Care Act leaving it in place

Sexual Defilement: Obaseki, Shaibu storm court, insist on justice

klWife of Edo State Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, the state Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and his wife, Marian on Wednesday stormed the State Magistrate Court, Sapele Road, Benin, in solidarity with a seven-year-old victim of sexual defilement. In the case, 55-year-old Micheal Ogboke, who operates a laundry shop in the premises of the state police command headquarters, allegedly defiled the minor (name withheld). The accused … Continue reading Sexual Defilement: Obaseki, Shaibu storm court, insist on justice

Court fixes June 23 for suit against National Judicial Council on appointment of Appeal Court justices

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed June 23 to hear a suit filed by a socio-cultural group against the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged lopsidedness in the recent appointment of Appeal Court justices. The group; the Incorporated Trustees of Alaigbo Development Foundation, also sued the Federal Judicial Service Commission, President of the Court of Appeal, Federal Character Commission (FCC) and the Attorney … Continue reading Court fixes June 23 for suit against National Judicial Council on appointment of Appeal Court justices

Judge convicts defunct Bank PHB boss, Atuche

…Mr Atuche’s wife, Elizabeth, was, however, discharged and acquitted. Mr. Francis Atuche,  a former managing director of defunct Bank PHB plc has been found guilty of stealing and conspiracy to steal. Atuche was convicted alongside a former chief financial officer of the bank, Ugo Anyanwu. The judge found the bankers guilty of stealing and conspiracy to steal on Wednesday at the Ikeja high court in … Continue reading Judge convicts defunct Bank PHB boss, Atuche