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School driver gets life jail for sexually assaulting 5-year-old

A LAGOS school bus driver, Tony Akpan, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting a five-year-old pupil. Akpan was sentenced by the state's...

NJC bars three judges from promotion for granting conflicting ex-parte orders

THE National Judiciary Council (NJC) has barred three judges of the Federal High Court from promotion within the next three to five years for...

Marriages conducted by federal registries are illegal, court rules

A Lagos Federal High Court has declared as illegal all marriages conducted by federal registries across the country. The court presided over by the D....
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Court adjourns suit seeking Buhari’s removal as president till 2022

A suit seeking the removal of President Muhammadu Buhari from office has been adjourned till 2022 by Abuja Federal High Court. The suit was filed...

Wike’s N7bn suit against ThisDay newspaper adjourned to January 2022

A N7 billion libel suit against ThisDay newspaper and its management has been adjourned to January 2020 by a Federal High Court in Port...

Reps call for review of judicial workers’ salaries

THE House of Representatives has called for the review of salaries paid to judicial workers in Nigeria. Legislator representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium constituency Luke Onofiok...
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Three persons in court for allegedly forging COVID-19 results in Lagos

THREE persons have been arraigned by  Lagos State Police Command for allegedly forging COVID-19 test results in the state. The suspects were Emmanuel Adelegan, Ibrahim...

Kenyan High Court rules that lawyers are essential workers during COVID-19 lockdown

A KENYAN  High Court in Nairobi, the country’s capital, has ruled that lawyers in the country be exempted from the curfew order imposed by...

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2023: Sanwo-Olu wins Lagos APC governorship primary

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu...

FCT minister announces re-opening of Dei-Dei market

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Muhammad Musa Bello has announced that the building materials market...

Abba Kyari is safe in Kuje prison – Nigerian Correctional Service

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has debunked the claim by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, that...

CIVIC condemns killing of 50 civilians in Rann, Borno State

THE Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) has condemned the killing of over 50 Nigerians in Rann, Borno State,...

UNICEF mourns death of 11 newborns killed by fire in Senegal

THE United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday mourned the loss of 11 newborns to a fire in Senegal. UNICEF said it...
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