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Court Remands Seven Suspects Over Abduction Of Oyo Clerics Twins

The suspected kidnappers of an Ibadan-based Islamic cleric, Alhaji Taofeek Akewugbagold’s Children, has been apprehended. A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has remanded seven persons in Police Custody. The suspected kidnappers are Mohammed Bashir, 33; Oyeleye Opeyemi, 25; Olumide Ajala, 36; Taiwo Ridwan, 30; Rafiu Mutiu, 35; Fatai Akanji, 49; […]

Djokovic Disqualified From US Open For Hitting Judge

Novak Djokovic was dramatically disqualified from the US Open on Sunday, September 6, 2020, after accidentally striking a female lines Judge with a ball in frustration during his last-16 match, sending shock waves through the tournament. The world number one apologized for hitting the ball in disgust after losing his serve to go 6-5 down in the […]

“Return All Govt Properties In Your Custody To Your Council

The Oyo State House of Assembly has directed the sacked Chairmen in all the 33 Local Government areas and 35 LCDAs in the State to return all Government properties in their custody back to their Council areas. This was sequel to a matter of urgent public importance brought to the floor of the House by the […]

Appeal Court Sets Aside High Court Judgment Restraining Oyo Government

Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division, has set aside the judgement of Oyo State High Court which restrains the State Government from sacking Local Government Council Chairmen. The Court based his judgement on the fact that the High Court judgement was based on speculation which could be taken for cause of action. In the judgement read, […]

Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC National Chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as a member and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ruling on the interlocutory appeal filed by Comrade Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the appellate Court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court delivered […]

Federal High Court Releases Guidelines For Virtual Proceedings

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court has released guidelines and practice directions authorising Judges to adopt virtual proceedings for Court cases in all its judicial divisions. The Chief Judge, Justice John Tsoho, issued the practice directions for cases to be heard virtually on Zoom, Skype or any other audio-visual means approved by the […]

COVID-19 Lockdown Order: All Attendees Of Funke Akindele’s Party To

Lagos State Government is to prosecute all those who attended Saturday’s birthday party hosted by Nollywood Star, Funke Akindele-Bello. The State Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) ), said on Monday, April 6, 2020, that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the State. He made the disclosure in an interview with the […]

Funke Akindele, Husband Bag 14 Days Community Service, With ₦100,00

A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos has sentenced Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello, a.k.a JJC skillz to 14 days community service each. The Court also directed them to pay a fine of ₦100,000 each. The duo would be kept in isolation in a place to be determined by the […]

Lockdown Order: Funke Akindele, Husband Plead Guilty

Actress Funke Akindele-Bello has pleaded guilty for defiling the orders of the Lagos State Government which had ordered Lagosians to stay at home. The charge is a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of 20 persons and over, contrary to the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government. The actress and her husband, Mr […]

COVID-19 Lockdown Order: Funke Akindele, husband Arrive Court

The Lagos State Police Command has taken Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello, and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, to Court for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Bala Elkana, confirmed that the actress, popularly called ‘Jenifa’, had been taken to a Chief Magistrates […]