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February 22, 2018 8:02 AM Sagay reveals those working against Buhari’s anti-corruption war

Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC) says some Senior Advocates of Nigeria are working against the war against corruption by the Buhari government. The former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Benin (UNIBEN) said this in a chat with Vanguard. “The Senior Advocates really are the most major 12

February 21, 2018 7:04 PM How Prisons squad, Police foiled attempt to free inmates

An attack on a Prisons duty vehicle conveying 18 awaiting trial persons from Sokoto prison to court has been foiled by men of the Prisons Armed squad and the Police. This is contained in a statement by ASP Bello Umar Farouk, spokesman of the Sokoto Prisons command. He said armed hoodlums armed with machetes and other dangerous weapons attempted to free the inmates 18

February 21, 2018 1:48 PM Dasuki’s Corruption Trial Adjourned

An FCT High Court on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, pending the outcome of judgement of the Supreme Court on his appeal. The judge, Hussein Baba-Yusuf, adjourned the case after Mr. Dasuki’s counsel, Adeola Adedipe, holding the brief of Joesph Daudu applied 20

February 20, 2018 5:04 PM Biafra: Court orders defence counsel, Senator Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu

An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered counsel to the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’, Ifeanyi Ejiofor to produce his client. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader during the next adjournment date of March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts. The judge gave the order 19

February 20, 2018 2:27 PM Court Orders Separate Trials For Kanu, Co-Defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants. Justice Binta Nyako made the order following an oral application by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, who noted that Kanu’s continued absence from court since 18

February 20, 2018 8:26 AM Man in court for obstructing governor’s convoy

Twenty-seven-year-old motorist, Progress Raji, was on Monday brought before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly obstructing the convoy of the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki. Raji is facing two counts of driving against the traffic, thereby obstructing the governor’s convoy and driving on the public highway with expired driver’s licence 15

February 20, 2018 6:39 AM Abia couple sell daughter N400,000 few hours after birth

A couple identified as 35-year-old Ifeanyi and Emmanuel Elijah, 30, have been arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery. The husband and wife, who are residents of Irete, in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, are indigenes of Amakpu- Umuba, in the Isiala 16

February 19, 2018 5:41 PM 73-year-old grandfather stabs nephew to death

A 73-year-old man, Emmanuel Ajasa, was on Monday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos for the alleged murder of his nephew. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Courage Ekhueorohan, said that the accused had committed the offence on Feb. 11 at No. 9, Kalejaiye St., Lowa in Ikorodu, near Lagos. Ekhueorohan said that the septuagenarian, out of annoyance 20

February 19, 2018 5:03 PM Man stabs mother, strangles her to death

An FCT High Court on Monday remanded a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Ndalolo, in Kuje prison for homicide after he allegedly stabbed and strangled his mother. The defendant, a resident of Light Well Estate, Utako, is standing trial on a charge of culpable homicide to which he pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Mr. Shuaibu Labaran, told the court that the defendant 22

February 19, 2018 12:49 PM Driver docked for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

A driver, Alex Emeka, 43, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter. The accused, residing at No. 28, Akinwunmi St., Olowoora in Ogba, near Lagos, is being tried for defilement. The Prosecutor, Mr Clifford Ogu, told court that the offence was committed on Feb. 2 at the residence 19