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Pastor Okotie’s Lawyer Fumes About Online Reports As Judge Rejects Church Pianist’s Request

A Lagos magistrate court rejected a plea byan ex-pianist at Reverend Chris Okotie’s Ikeja-based Household of God Church to summon the controversial pastor for submission of a closed circuit TV recording of an alleged assault by the pianist. The accused, [...]

May 12, 2013 Law, What the papers say
My Pickin Teething Syrup

My Pikin teething syrup: Court to deliver judgement May 16

My Pikin teething syrup: Court to deliver judgement May 16 – A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reserved judgement till May 16, in a suit filed against Barewa Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, charged with the production of alleged killer syrup, “My Pikin”. The company was [...]

May 9, 2013 Law

Appeal Court Strikes Out Ibori’s Case Over $15m Bribe

The Court of Appeal, Abuja yesterday threw out an appeal seeking to stop hearing of the federal government case on the controversial $15m James Ibori bribe money. Justice Amiru Sanusi leading two other justices struck out the motion for being [...]

May 9, 2013 Law

Ibori loses appeal in UK

The jailed former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, lost a legal appeal on Thursday against a 13-year prison sentence for embezzling £50m in one of Britain’s biggest money-laundering cases. Ibori, a founding member of  the Peoples Democratic Party and [...]

May 3, 2013 Law
Okada Rider Hanging

Okada Rider To Die By Hanging

A 25-year-old commercial motorcyclist, known in local parlance as okada rider,  Etenuwoma Oghenero, has been sentenced to death by hanging by an Isiokolo High Court of Justice, for armed robbery. The convicted armed robber who hails from Ethiope East Local [...]

May 2, 2013 Law

Court Fixes May 10 For Ruling On Rep. Lawan’s Application

An FCT High Court on Thursday fixed May 10 for ruling in an application seeking to quash charges against Farouk Lawan, former Chairman, House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy Regime Lawan is standing trial alongside his Vice [...]

May 2, 2013 Law
Naomi Oni

Nigerian Charged Over Acid Attack On Another Nigerian In London

After a young Nigerian woman, Naomi Oni’s face was left severely scarred by acid thrown on her in east London in December, police have charged another Nigerian woman, Mary Konye, over the incident. Naomi Oni, 21, was partially blinded and [...]

May 1, 2013 Law