Category Archives: Criminal Law

Osinbajo, Karibi-Whyte, others task judiciary on speedy trial of criminal cases

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibe-Whyte and stakeholders in the justice sector, have charged players in the judiciary sector to strive towards speedy dispensation of criminal cases in the country.  Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali November 7, 2017


Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016

The UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016 is the third of its kind mandated by the United Nations General Assembly. In July 2010, the UNGA adopted the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The Report covers and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficking in persons at the global, regional and national levels, based on trafficking cases detected mainly between 2012 and 2014. It looks at links between trafficking in persons, migration and conflict, and how refugees may be particularly vulnerable to being trafficked. The worldwide response to trafficking in persons, particularly in terms of criminalization and prosecution of trafficking crimes, is also a focus of this edition of the Global Report. Also included are the Country Profiles. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 3 November 2017

Ekiti judicial commission begins sitting on Monday, summons Fayemi, others

The judicial commission of inquiry set up by the Ekiti State government to investigate allegations of fraud against the former governor, now Minister for Steel and Minerals Resources Development, Kayode Fayemi and others will begin proceedings next week Monday at the State High Court premises, Ado Ekiti. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali August 23, 2017

Nigeria: Spain Deports 23 Over Drug, Immigration Offences

No fewer than 23 Nigerians were yesterday repatriated from Spain, five days after the deportation of 34 other Nigerians from six European countries. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 30 June 2017

I did not kill my husband, female lawyer tells court

female Lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, who was accused of killing her husband Lowo, on Monday denied the allegation. She said she loved her husband and did not kill him. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 5 June 2017

Lagos attorney general takes over alleged murder case

The Attorney-General of Lagos State, Adeniji Kazeem is set to take over the prosecution of a case filed against one Monday Lawrence, the suspected killer of Anene Utazi, a trader at the popular Ladipo Auto Parts Market in Lagos. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali May 9, 2017