Category: Legal

Corruption trial of ousted South Korea’s president begins in Seoul

South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye has pleaded not guilty at her trial for corruption, the latest stage in her dramatic fall from grace. The ousted president...

Decongestion: Kaduna prison command builds new facilities

The Controller, Kaduna Prison Command, Mr Yazid Alhassan, says the command has commenced the construction of three facilities to decongest prisons in the state. Alhassan...

EFCC To Appeal Dismissal Of Corruption Charges Against Oronsaye

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will appeal the ruling upholding a no-case submission filed by a former Head of Service of the Federation,...

Malabu Scandal: Osinbajo, ENI, Kachikwu in closed door meeting

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, with one of the major subjects of...

15 hoodlums sentenced to 2-year imprisonment over violence in Lagos

The Lagos State Mobile Court has sentenced 15 hoodlums to two years imprisonment in connection with Monday’s mayhem at Idi-Oro area of Mushin, Lagos. The Lagos State...

Court grants Nnamdi Kanu bail, to produce Jewish leader as surety

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is facing charges bordering on...

Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC’s right to search

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a suit by a former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, against the EFCC over its seizure of his...

Nigerian govt establishes second female prison

The Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, has announced the establishment of a second all-female prison in Nigeria. The Controller of NPS in Adamawa, Peter Tenkwa, while...

VioletteUwamahoro: Rwanda court order release of UK woman

A Rwandan court has ordered the release of a pregnant woman from the United Kingdom who was accused of involvement in a plot against Rwanda’s government....

Court Sentences Cynthia Osokogu’s Murderers To Death

The Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos Island has convicted and sentenced two men to death by hanging for the murder of late Cynthia Osokogu. Trial judge,...