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Just in: Buhari’s Power Minister, Mamman, gets reprieve, N10bln bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday granted bail to former Minister of Power Saleh Mamman, who was being held in prison...

Updated: Ex-Power minister remanded in prison over alleged N33bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded Saleh Mamman, a former Minister of Power, in Kuje Correctional Centre (prison), Abuja, pending his...

Counterfeit alcoholic beverages: NAFDAC seals 100 shops, suspects apprehended in Enugu

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down about 100 shops in the Ogbete area of Main Market...

Customs busts 10 containers laden with illegal arms, drugs in Port Harcourt

The Nigeria Customs Service has made a significant bust at Onne Port in Rivers State, intercepting a 40-foot container containing a cache of...

12 Ajayi Crowther University students cleared of murder charges

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Monday discharged and acquitted 12 of the 25 students from Ajayi Crowther...

EFCC probes its operatives over alleged assault on female hotel staff in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has established a disciplinary panel to investigate allegations of assault against two of its operatives. The...

Breaking: Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s N1bn suit against FG

Justice James Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday quashed the human rights suit filed by the detained leader of...

Appeal Court upholds Baba Ijesha’s 5-year sentence for sexual assault

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has upheld the conviction of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, a.k.a. Baba Ijesha, and affirmed the five-year prison...

EFCC wants Bello’s lawyers indicted for alleged professional misconduct

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has requested that the Federal High Court in Abuja punish ex-Gov. Yahaya Bello’s two legal representatives...

Court orders final forfeiture of $1.4m linked to ex-CBN Gov. Emefiele

A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Ayokunle Faji, has issued a final order for the permanent forfeiture of $1,426,175.14...

Naira abuse: Plea bargain: Cubana Chief Priest pays N10m to FG, case struck out

Following a plea bargain, Justice Kehinde Ogundare of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed the naira abuse charge brought by...

Caught in the act! Nigerian magistrate pilfering frozen bank account of petitioner

Three magistrates and a registrar of the Kano High Court are facing serious disciplinary action for misconduct, as one of the magistrates was...

Lagos Police Command detains two officers for unauthorized operation resulting in civilian’s death

The Lagos State Police Command has taken two police officers into custody in connection with an unauthorized operation that resulted in the death...

Abuja Court rejects Abba Kyari’s latest bail application

Abba Kyari, the detained Deputy Commissioner of Police, renewed his request for bail until the conclusion of his trial, but Justice Emeka Nwite...

Access Bank staff, two others hack bank’s system, steal N3.5bln, remanded in prison

For allegedly hacking Access Bank’s network and stealing N3.5 billion, a Lagos High Court has hauled three men, including a senior manager of...

Timileyin’s murder: 25 Ajayi Crowther Varsity students arraigned, remanded in Ibadan prison

Twenty-five students of Ajayi Crowther University have been arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, over the murder of...