The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has nullified the judgment of the Abia State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which upheld the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia The Appellate Court therefore declared Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the governor of the state. […]

Two cadets’ officers, Peters O. Solomon and Abdullahi Fahad were Wednesday apprehended by the convoy of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in Mile 12 area of the State while dehumanizing an artisan, Dahiru Lawal for allegedly breaking the windscreen of their Chrysler Stratus car with registration number KRD […]

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday said it was wrong for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to detain suspects without a court’s order. He said judges would not need to bother with several fundamental rights applications by detained suspects if the agency […]

All is set for the commencement of the trial of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr. Haliru Bello Mohammed and his son, Abbah for alleged corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday. Operatives of the anti-graft agency yesterday arrested Abbah ahead […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc to pay a former Group Managing Director of Afribank Nigeria Plc, Patrick Olayele Akinkuotu, and his company, Longterm Global Capital Limited, the sum of N4.5 billion for breach of contract. The presiding judge, John Tsoho, also ordered […]

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the three appeals and cross appeal that emanated from the judgment of the Taraba State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. The tribunal, which sat in Abuja because of the security concerns in the North Eastern region of the country, in its judgment sacked […]

United States actor, Robert Downey Jr, has been granted an official pardon for a drug conviction that sent him to prison nearly 20 years ago. California Governor Jerry Brown announced pardons for 91 people who had been out of custody for 10 years and turned their lives around, the BBC […]

A subsistence farmer, Mr. Ubaka Omeke, has sued the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, over alleged illegal detention and harassment, following a land dispute. Joined as defendants in the suit are Assistant Inspector General, AIG, Zone 9, Umuahia, Abia State and Willian Onoja, Chukwudi Onoja and Sunday Onoja, both […]

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the election of Ifaeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Delta State. The court, in a unanimous judgment by a five-man panel led by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji upheld the decision of the Delta State governorship election tribunal delivered […]

Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a middle aged man, Chinedu Nwoja, for allegedly defiling seven female children at Onueke in Ezza South local government area of the state. The state police spokesman, Mr. George Okafor, stated this in Abakaliki Thursday. The Command took up the matter following a petition […]