By: Precious Igbonwelundu and Osagie Otabo The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City, Edo State, on Tuesday reserved judgment in an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the state governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his party, challenging the verdict of the state governorship election petitions […]

The vexed issue of corruption amongst judicial officers once again took the centre-stage at a thanksgiving service organised for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Methodist Church, Nigeria, Abuja Diocese. The occasion afforded the CJN an opportunity to bare his mind on this matter that […]

CourtAn Abuja-based media consultant, Mr Abuh Adamu, on Monday commended the Federal Government for its resolve to establish special courts for corruption cases.Adamu in Abuja said that the announcement of the intention on the courts by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in his Democracy Day speech was welcomed.He said that it […]

  THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has faulted the Federal Government’s anti-corruption strategy.It suggested an urgent review, with attention directed at strengthening existing investigating and prosecuting agencies.The group expressed worry that over eight months after some judges were suspended on the ground that they were being investigated for misconduct, no […]

Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos.About 14 years after his installation, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his emergence as the paramount ruler of Lagos, saying he is the bona fide monarch.“I am here to justify my appointment, you […]

Dollars Two former directors of the defunct Integrated Microfinance Bank Plc. were granted bail on Thursday by a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged $166m fraud.The accused persons: Ademola Akinteye (Managing Director) and Gabriel Adepoju, (Director), are facing a 10-count charge bordering on fraud.They, however, pleaded not guilty to […]

Human skulls found in the vicinity of House of HorrorBy: Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan A prophet of the Cherubim and Seraphim (C & S) Church in Lagos, Mr. Alimi Isaiah, 55, has been arraigned before the Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for allegedly being in possession of human skull and a horn.The prophet […]

Fred AjuduaLagos socialite Fred Ajudua was re-arraigned at an Ikeja High Court on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi of $10.3 million.Ajudua plead not guilty to a 28-count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money by false pretence.The charges were brought against […]

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position to cut wasteful spending by the National Assembly.Specifically, SERAP wants Osinbajo “to put pressure on the leadership […]

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