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Male in court for apparently taking beans worth N3,750

A 29-year-old man, Idris Adegboro, who allegedly broke into a trader’s shop and stole beans worth N3,750 on Tuesday appeared in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Adegboro, who resides at Mushin, Lagos State, with burglary and theft, but he pleaded not guilty. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Edet Akadu told the court that the…

My spouse is fetish, persistent and unclean, other half informs court

A textile dealer, Saheed Adeniji, on Monday, urged an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his two-year-old marriage to his wife, Omowumi, accusing her of being fetish, stubborn and dirty. Saheed also told Chief Henry Agbaje, the President of the court, that he was living in fear due to his wife’s threat to his…

Breaking: Court disqualifies APC governorship prospect in Bayelsa

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, disqualified the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The court, in a judgement by Justice Inyang Ekwo, invalidated Degi-Eremienyo’s participation in the governorship election scheduled for Saturday, November 16, after it found…

Court remands guy for battering other half’s four-year-old relative

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man, Babatunde Olatunji, who allegedly beat up his wife’s four-year-old relative, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail. The police charged Olatunji for assault. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, remanded the defendant in a Correctional Centre in Ikoyi. “The…

Nigerian Envoy wins drawn-out land disagreement with Taraba LG

A High Court in Jalingo has delivered judgement in favour of Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji  Hassan Ardo, in a protracted land dispute with Sardauna Local Government, Taraba, and nine others. Justice Yusuf Bashir, who delivered the judgement, said that the defendants were not able to prove that they were…

Nigeria floorings P&ID as UK court stops $6.9 bn payment

Asks FG to pay $200 million security for stay of execution as case goes on appeal Soni Daniel – Northern Region Editor Nigeria recorded double victory in London Thursday as the United Kingdom Commercial and Arbitration Court granted its request to halt the payment of the $9.6 billion fine it had granted in favour of…

Court dismisses fits challenging Kogi APC’s option of indirect main

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit challenging the decision of the All Progressives Congress to adopt indirect primary for nominating its candidate for the forthcoming November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election in Kogi State. APC logo The judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, upheld the preliminary objections filed by the APC to challenge…

I am fed up with her catankerous nature, hubby informs court

A businessman, Olalekan Akingbade on Friday urged a Customary Court in Badagry, near Lagos, to dissolve his marriage because he was fed up with his wife’s cantankerous nature. Akingbade, 46, who lives at 47 Agunmajayi Eyenkole St., Oko-Afo in Badagry, said his wife had picked fights with him for no just reasons more than 15…

Sen. Melaye did not leap out of a car- Witness informs...

A Prosecution witness told an FCT High Court that Sen. Dino Melaye did not jump out of a moving vehicle on April 24, 2018 A police driver with the Inspector-General of Police Special Tactical Squad, Inspector Abana Mallum, while testifying, said:”anyone who said Melaye jumped out through the window, is a liar.” Melaye, who represents Kogi West senatorial…

Male drags dad in-law to court over partner’s rejection to go...

A 40-year-old man, Habibu Ibrahim on Thursday dragged his father-in-law to a Sharia court ll siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, over his refusal allow his wife to return to her matrimonial home. Court Habibu told the court that on April 9, his wife trvalled to Birnin Gwari village, Kaduna, to attend her sister’s baby …

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