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The Kano State Hisbah board has destroyed over 3.8 million bottles of assorted beer that were confiscated in the last few months. The Commander-General of the board, Dr Harun Ibn- Sina, stated this during the destruction of the seized beer at Tudun Kalebawa,Dawakin Tofa local government area on Wednesday. Ibn-Sina explained...
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 28 to hear a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Justice Taiwo Taiwo fixed the date after counsel to the Department of State Services (DSS), Idowu Awo, informed the...
A Jos Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, on Monday, dissolved the nine-year old marriage between Sadiya Adamu and her husband, Ifeanyi Nnadili, over her ill-temper. Delivering judgment, the Judge, Suleiman Lawal, granted  Nnadili’s divorce petition and ordered both parties to go their separate ways. In his petition, Nnadili told the...
The House of Representatives has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, thereby, agreeing with the Senate on consensus as part of the three modes of conducting party primaries by political parties. In a brief deliberation on Tuesday in Abuja, the House of Representatives amended the controversial Clause 84 of the...
National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), FCT Council, has called on the authorities to unmask the killers of one of its members, Mrs Grace Dauda.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Dauda was murdered on Jan. 5 at her residence in Auta Balefi, Karu Local Area...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmad Lawan are expected to grace the 2022 Justice Sector Summit. The Chairman, NBA Judiciary Committee, Dr. Babatunde Ajibade,  who disclosed on Friday in Abuja, said the summit will be held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja on Jan. 25. Ajibade said that...
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday  remanded a middle aged man, Aminullahi Abdullahi, at Oke-Kura Correction Centre, for alleged possession of a locally made pistol. The presiding Magistrate, Mrs. Aminat Shittu, subsequently adjourned the matter till Feb. 14 for further mention. The Police charged the defendant with Criminal Conspiracy and Illegal...
A 29-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Solomon Olanikan, was on Friday docked in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’  Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing an unregistered motorcycle. The police charged Olanikan, whose address was not given, with felony and theft. The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the court that the defendant and...
A businessman, Daniel Oniyide, 35, was on Wednesday docked in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly converting goods worth of N1.4 million belonging to his business partner. The police charged Oniyide, who resides in Akute area of Ogun with breach of peace, theft, fraud and forgery . The defendant, however, pleaded...
A 41-year-old man, Jamiu Alatishe, who allegedly stabbed his neighbour on the head with a broken bottle, on Tuesday appeared at an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Alatishe, whose residential address was not provided, is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and causing grievous bodily  harm. The Prosecutor, Insp. Benedict...
A 48-year-old woman, Omolara Olalekan, was on Tuesday, arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for alleged fraud of N160,000. The prosecutor, Asp. Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence in 2019 at Olubuse Alafia Quarters, Ile-Ife, Osun. Abdullahi said the defendant unlawfully obtained N160, 000 from Oni...
A 32-year-old man, Daniel Matthew, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his neighbor's Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card and withdrawing N200,000. Matthew, a resident of Ungwan Pama in Kaduna, is being tried for stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo, told the court that the...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, charged a 35- year-old man, Ibraheem Folarin, before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged drug trafficking. The defendant is standing trial on a two-count charge of unlawfully dealing in metaphetamine and cannabis, which are restricted narcotics The Prosecutor, Mr. Jeremiah...
The Police on Monday arraigned a 37-year-old man, Kabiru Mohammed, before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing motorcycle.   The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of stealing.   The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Sodiq Adeniyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Jan. 5...
Six labourers were on Monday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged conspiracy and theft of iron rods worth N1.7 million from a construction company. The defendants are; Abiodun Adewoye; 56, Wasiu Anigilaje; 25, Abass Tiamiyu; 34, Shina Qudus;44, Rasheed Raheem; 20 and Damilare Olaitan; 29. Adewoye,...
A 25-year-old businessman, Ekechi Alegwu, on Friday appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for alleged N655,000 fraud. Alegwu, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining under false pretenses. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, Insp Benedict Aigbokhan,  told the court that...
The Police, on Friday, arraigned two primary school teachers, Andrew Idiehue and Happiness Iyhoriobe, before a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly disturbing public peace. The defendants, Idiehue, 32, of Duste Alhaji Abuja and Iyhoriobe, 26, of Elite Stars as well as Brains Montessori School, Kubwa, Abuja, were charged...