The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has called for an independent inquiry into how a former Chief Protocol Officer to the Minister of State for Defence, Mr Desmond Nunugwo, allegedly died in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According […]

The Lagos State Government on Friday shut 12 houses in Abeokuta and Ibadan Streets in Ilasamaja area of the State over discovery of shallow oil wells built by landlords to illegally scoop diesel from pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The oil wells were said to have […]

Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ has ordered the remand of 42-year-old Josiah Johnson in prison custody for allegedly beating his wife to death.The prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 3 at Erio-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State.He said that the […]

The Court-Martial trying erring soldiers of the Operation Lafiya Dole has warned that it will not welcome unnecessary adjournment and delays. The President of the Court-Martial, Brigadier General Olusegun Adeniyi, gave the caution on Wednesday during the tri al of four officers and 16 others charged for various malpractices in the course […]

A 20-year-old man, Oladimeji Abubakar, who allegedly stole church property valued at N150,000 was on Thursday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Abubakar, who resides at Apapa area of Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful entry and stealing. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Kokoye, told the […]

  Ibadan – A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved an 83-day-old marriage between Pa Owolabi Alowonle and his wife, Idia, for deception. Alowonle, 70, a surveyor was a widower before he married Idia, who was a widow.  The President of the court, Mr Hentic Agbaje, held that […]

•Police parade four suspects •Three declared wanted  WHO are those who killed a member of Oyo State House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, last July 1? One of the suspects, Ayobami Adedeji yesterday said they were “robbers and not assassins”. Adedeji (23) and three others – Adediran Oladapo (31), Kareem Isiaka […]

The Federal Government has dragged the Turkish Airlines before a Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged violation of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) law and impunity. A statement signed by CPC, said the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), filed a three-count charge against […]

“A private person may arrest a suspect in Nigeria who in his presence commits an offence, or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed an offence for which the police is entitled to arrest without a warrant.” – Section 20, ACJA #LegalNigeria #law #nigerianlaw #legalstudies #legal #teacher #knowledgeispower #didyouknow #arrest […]

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