Judiciary

Court Orders Mohbad’s Wife To Do DNA Test

Court Orders Mohbad’s Wife To Do DNA Test

Court Orders Mohbad’s Wife To Do DNA Test A Magistrate Court sitting in the Ikorodu area of Lagos has ordered that singer late Mohbad’s wife, Wunmi, be served notice of a pending DNA test application, by substituted means. A statement signed by a member of the legal team to the Aloba family, Monisola Odumosu, disclosed this on Wednesday, April 17. Mohbad’s father, Joseph Aloba, in the application filed by the legal team to the family sought an order to serve Wunmi by posting all the originating processes and other processes in the suit on the last-known address of the respondent.…
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Naira Abuse: Court Grants Cubana Chief Priest N10m Bail

Naira Abuse: Court Grants Cubana Chief Priest N10m Bail

Naira abuse: Court grants Cubana Chief Priest N10m bail The Federal High Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday, granted businessman and socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, N10m bail with two sureties in like sum. Earlier, the celebrity bar man pleaded not guilty to tampering and abusing the naira during his trial. Cubana Chief Priest was arraigned before Justice Kehinde Ogundare on three counts bordering on abuse of naira by allegedly spraying and tampering with the nation’s currency at a social event, contrary to the provisions of the Central Bank Act of 2007. He was alleged to…
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Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension

Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension

Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension A Kano State High Court has affirmed the suspension of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The court, while granting an ex parte order, also restrained Ganduje from further parading himself as a member of the party. The order was granted by Justice Usman Malam Na’abba, on Tuesday, a copy of which was cited by Daily Trust. The order followed an ex parte motion filed Haladu Gwanjo and Laminu Sani by their counsel Ibrahim Sa’ad. The plaintiffs, who identified as executive members of APC Ganduje ward, said they brought the…
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Retired Justice Of Nigerian Court Of Appeal, Belgore Is Dead

Retired Justice Of Nigerian Court Of Appeal, Belgore Is Dead

Retired Justice Of Nigerian Court Of Appeal, Belgore Is Dead The retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ahmad Olanrewaju Belgore, is dead. The Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Ilorin Branch, Kwara State, Kamaldeen Gambari, announced his death on Tuesday. “Information reaching me now indicates that Hon. Justice Ahmad Olarewaju Belgore, PCJA (retd.) is dead. May Allah forgive his shortcomings,” Gambari said in a social media post. Belgore retired as the Justice of the Court of Appeal on April 18, 2023, on the attainment of the retirement age of 70. Meanwhile, in a condolence message, the Emir of Ilorin…
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Court Summons Five For Alleged Defamation Of Mercy Chinwo, Husband…

Court Summons Five For Alleged Defamation Of Mercy Chinwo, Husband…

Court Summons Five For Alleged Defamation Of Mercy Chinwo, Husband Mercy Chinwo’s husband, Blessed Uzochikwa has filed a direct complaint against five social media peddlers for ‘criminal defamation’ through his lawyers led by Pelumi Olajengbesi of Abuja-based media firm, Law Corridor. In the wake of the complaint, the Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse Zone 2, summoned the five social media users for attempted reputation damage of gospel singers Nathaniel Bassey, Mercy Chinwo and her husband, Blessed Uzochikwa. Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Iyanna, in the court summons dated April 3, 2024, ordered the five defendants to appear in person before the court on…
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Court Adjourns Binance Tax Evasion Case To April 19

Court Adjourns Binance Tax Evasion Case To April 19

Court Adjourns Binance Tax Evasion Case Till April 19 A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the tax evasion case involving Binance Holdings Limited and its executives. The Federal Inland Revenue Service had dragged the firm to court for tax evasion. Also joined in the suit are officials of the company, Tigran Gambaryan, and fleeing Nadeem Anjarwalla. In the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/115/2024, Binance was accused of failing to register with the FIRS for the purpose of paying all relevant taxes administered by the service. The FIRS also alleged that while it was offering taxable services to subscribers on its…
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Sunday Igboho Sues Aare Onakakanfo Of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Over Alleged Defamation; Seeks N500 Million Damages

Sunday Igboho Sues Aare Onakakanfo Of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Over Alleged Defamation; Seeks N500 Million Damages

Sunday Igboho Sues Aare Onakakanfo Of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Over Alleged Defamation; Seeks N500Million In Damages Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has sued the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams for allegedly defaming his character. This was seen in a court process filed by Igboho’s team of lawyers led by J. A.Sanusi. The court document obtained by SaharaReporters on Wednesday shows the suit was filed at the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan. The separatist leader prayed that the court should award a compensation of N500 million against Gani Adams for the alleged defamatory…
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Dr. Engr. Odo Ijere Calls For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release

Dr. Engr. Odo Ijere Calls For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release

TIME TO FREE OUR PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE, MAZI NNAMDI KANU. The latest call by the leader of the pan Yoruba socio cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo for the Tinubu government to unconditionally release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from unjustified detention is patriotic, statesmanly, auspicious and very commendable. Sunday Igboho, another pan Yoruba audacious voice and freedom fighter have not rested since returning from self imposed exile after regaining his freedom from Benin Republic prison with as many demonstrable and patriotic calls for the Tinubu government to expeditiously free Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from continued detention. The leader of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ahaejiagamba…
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Binnance Executive Sues NSA, Ribadu, EFCC

Binnance Executive Sues NSA, Ribadu, EFCC

Binance Executive Sues NSA Ribadu, EFCC The detained Binance executive, Tigran Gambaryan, has sued the National Security Adviser (NSA) Nuhu Ribadu, and the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged violation of his fundamental human rights. In the originating motion dated and filed March 18 by his lawyer, Olujoke Aliyu, from Aluko and Oyebode Law Firm, Gambaryan sought five reliefs before Justice Inyang Ekwo. Similarly, Nadeem Anjarwalla, the Binance’s Africa regional manager who escaped from lawful custody on March 22, filed a separate right enforcement suit before Justice Ekwo. Gambaryan and Anjarwalla, in the suits marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/356/24 and FHC/ABJ/CS/355/24, had…
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Police Arraigned Man For Allegedly Stealing Pot Of Soup, Fufu And Others

Police Arraigned Man For Allegedly Stealing Pot Of Soup, Fufu And Others

Police Arraign Man For Allegedly Stealing ‘Fufu’ With Pot Of Soup, Others A 20-year-old man, identified as Ojo Monday, has been arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State, over an alleged house breaking and stealing It was learnt that the suspect stole some noodles, maggi seasonings, salt, onions, “fufu” and a pot of soup all valued at N300,000 belonging to the complainant. The incident happened on Thursday March 14 at about 12 noon at Falegan, Ilawe Road in Ado-Ekiti, according to Daily Trust. The defendant, however, denied the charges The police prosecutor, Inspector Moyosola Adesola, noted that…
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