Law and order

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A Professor of Islamic Studies, Badmas Lanre Yusuf, has admonished members of the political class to steer clear of vote buying in the forthcoming general elections. The Don also cautioned them not to promote corrupt practices before, during and after the polls. Yusuf, a former Dean, Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, said this in his […]

A Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital has ordered that 18-year-old Tope Momoh be remanded for allegedly killing his mother, Stella Momoh. According to reports, Tope was alleged to have strangled his mother to death during an argument in Ikakumo, a town in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of the state on September […]

Lawyers for the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday could not resolve the eight months old strike, despite the out-of-court settlement as advised by the Appellate Court. The lawyers – James Igwe (SAN) and Femi Falana (SAN) told the Court of Appeal that despite the admonition,they could resolve the […]

The US Central District Court in California has again postponed the sentencing of Ramon Abbas, a Nigerian Instagram celebrity, popularly known as Hushpuppi, who has pleaded guilty to multi-million-dollar fraud charges. Hushpuppi was apprehended in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate (UAE) in June 2020, and subsequently taken to the US, where he pleaded guilty to […]

Activist-lawyer Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has faulted claims by Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) lied that it had appealed a National Industrial Court ruling directing it to call off its strike. Adegboruwa reasoned that the Minister may not be aware of the court’s definition of “appeal”.The nationwide […]

The Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a 40-year-old man, Gabriel Ojo, for allegedly being in possession of human fibroid for ritual purposes. The suspected ritualist was arrested at Apata community, Eiyenkorin area of the state. Daily Trust reports that the charge sheet read that the suspect  confessed that the fibroid found in his house […]

Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Labour Party and its supporters not to converge on the Lekki toll gate for its #Obidatti23 Forward Ever Rally billed to hold on the 1st of October, 2022. The court also directed the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Usman Baba, and the […]

Operatives of Ketu Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three notorious members of a robbery gang for alleged traffic robbery. This was made known by the Command’s spokesman, SP Benjamin Hudeyin, in a statement he issued today. Hundeyin, who revealed that the suspects were arrested on Monday night, said they were dispossessing […]

President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to former United State intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, nine years after he exposed the scale of secret surveillance operations by the National Security Agency. Snowden fled the United States and was given asylum in Russia after leaking secret files in 2013 that revealed vast domestic and international surveillance […]

A Bill to whittle down the power of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN scales second reading in the Senate today. The Bill seeks to appoint a person other than the CBN Governor, as Chairman of the Board and divest the Board’s responsibility in determining and fixing salaries and allowances of its […]

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