Category Archives: Criminal Law

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

Nigeria: Alleged Zinox Contract Fraud – Law Firm Removes Probed Justice Ministry Official’s Profile From Website

Hours after PREMIUM TIMES report revealed that the Federal Ministry of Justice had launched a probe of its senior staff accused of working to stop the prosecution of Zinox Computers’ top officials, the law firm at the centre of the scandal has moved to destroy evidence. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali May 2, 2017

Police kill notorious robber in Imo, arrest suspect in morgue

Police in Imo have shot dead a suspected armed robber, Chimobi Okorie, after weeks of intense search. The Guardian reports that Okorie, who is a kingpin, led several armed robbery operations in the state, which made him to be on the tracking list of the police. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 18 April 2017