Killers of Fasoranti’s daughter sentenced to death

Three persons involved in the killing of Olufunke Olakuri, daughter of Afenifere Leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti, have been sentenced to death by hanging. They were sentenced by an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure. Presiding Judge, Justice William Olamide,…

Bamise murder: Court remands BRT driver for 30 days

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a bus rapid transit (BRT) driver, Mr. Andrew Nice, for 30 days over his alleged involvement in the death of his passenger, Oluwabamise Ayanwole. The court made the order following an application…

My auntie died in her house and for 3 days no one knew

My aunty just passed on and all I can say is what goes around comes around. She was in her mid-70s, and she died alone in her apartment. She had been dead for three full days before neighbours began to…

Court jails Runsewe for contempt

An FCT High Court on Thursday jailed the Director-General of the National Co​​uncil of Art and Crafts (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, for contempt of court. Justice Jude Okeke delivered ruling in a motion seeking to commit Runsewe to prison, saying he…

The day I landed in court – Peju Akande

All my life, I have never been to court before. I mean a law court. ‘The court is made for humans, not animals.’ I often heard a client of mine repeat over and over again whenever she felt slighted and…

Sale of customer’s goods; our hands are clean – Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the alleged sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion. The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos had charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others…

I gave Fayose $5m, Obanikoro tells court (Guardian)

Former minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday, told a Federal High Court, Lagos how he gave $5 million to the immediate past governor Ayodele Fayose, three days to the 2014 Ekiti guber polls in his hotel room in…

Court sentences man to death for murder (Guardian)

An Osun State high court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging for murder. The convict was arraigned on December 8, 2014, on a one-count charge of murder, a…

Court halts trial of CJN (Guardian)

The planned trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) suffered a setback yesterday as a Federal High Court, Abuja, ordered a halt to proceedings.The CJN, who was facing a six-count charge…

Court orders Rafinha to wear Adidas (Punch)

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha must honour his contract with Adidas and wear the German company’s sportswear or pay a fine of up to €1m, a Dutch court said on Tuesday. Adidas had sued the 25-year-old Brazilian after Rafinha had started to…

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