Drama as rape suspect escapes from Anambra court

A 23-year-old rape suspect, Okpara Miracle, in Awka, Anambra State, on Wednesday escaped from a Magistrates’ Court through the window. Mr. Miracle of Awkuzu in...

Nigeria should stop treating attempted suicide as crime

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Adegboyega Ogunlesi, has called for a review of the law which criminalises...

FJSC recommends Onnoghen 2 others for CJN

The Federal Judicial Service Commission met on Wednesday and decided on three names to be considered as successors to the outgoing Chief Justice of...

Globacom ejected from Bayelsa land over failure to pay rents

Globacom, Nigeria’s leading telecommunications firm has been ejected from a parcel of land belonging to the Agbereowei family of Bolou-Orua community in Sagbama area of...

ECOWAS Court adjourns Kanu’s case till November 8

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has adjourned Nnamdi Kanu’s alleged fundamental human rights breach case against the Federal Government till Nov. 8. The presiding...

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of 2-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded, at the Kirikiri Prisons, Apapa, one Idris Abu who confessed to sexually abusing his two-year-old...

Anambra to sack lay customary court judges

The authorities of the Anambra State judiciary have said it will soon sack lay judges in the state’s customary courts. The state Chief Judge, Justice...

Why  Dasuki may not be released despite ECOWAS Court ruling 

There are indications that a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki may not be released as directed by the ECOWAS Court which in its...

Asset Declaration: CCT dismisses Saraki’s motion asking judge to disqualify self

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has today dismissed an application by Senate President Bukola Saraki asking the Chairman of the Tribunal to disqualify...

Court jails teenager one year for rape

An Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin on Wednesday jailed a teenager, Taofeek Ibrahim, to one year imprisonment for unlawful attempt to have carnal knowledge...