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Former supreme court justice, Babalakin dies at 94

Former supreme court justice, Babalakin dies at 94

A retired justice of the Supreme Court and father of a popular Lagos based billionaire businessman, Justice Bolarinwa Oyegoke Babalakin has died at the age of 94; Family sources told DAILY RIPPLES Saturday afternoon that…

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FG begins virtual court sittings on Monday

FG begins virtual court sittings on Monday

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, is to launch a nationwide deployment and use of Virtual Court Proceedings in Nigeria’s Correctional Centres. This was made known by Dr. Umar Jibrilu…

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Graft: Court frees ex-governor Alao-Akala, two others after 11 years

Graft: Court frees ex-governor Alao-Akala, two others after 11 years

An Ibadan division of the Court of Appeal has discharged and acquitted Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo state of N11.5 billion corruption charges proffered against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

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Missing child: A’ Court frees Akure cleric, Prophet Sotitobire

Missing child: A’ Court frees Akure cleric, Prophet Sotitobire

The court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo state has set aside the judgment of the Ondo State High Court that sentenced the founder of the Sotitobire Praising Chapel. Prophet Alfa Babatunde, to life imprisonment…

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Man bags life imprisonment for defiling neighbour’s ten year-old daughter

Man bags life imprisonment for defiling neighbour’s ten year-old daughter

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court presided over by Justice Abiola Soladoye, has sentenced a 54-year-old businessman, Bashir Olashekere, to life imprisonment for defiling a 10-year-old (name withheld) The judge while sentencing the…

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Court adjourns IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till January

Court adjourns IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till January

The trial of the embattled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will hold January 18, 2022. Presiding judge, Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday…

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Court dismisses suit seeking Soludo, Ibezim’s disqualification

Court dismisses suit seeking Soludo, Ibezim’s disqualification

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the nation’s capital has dismissed a suit seeking to disqualify the governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the last governorship election…

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Alleged fraud: A’ Court okays withdrawal of Kalu’s university certificate

Alleged fraud: A’ Court okays withdrawal of Kalu’s university certificate

A court of appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital, has upheld the withdrawal of the Bachelors’ degree certificate of former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzo Kalu, by the Abia State University.…

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UK court convicts Yoruba nation activist, Adeyinka Grandson

UK court convicts Yoruba nation activist, Adeyinka Grandson

Yoruba Nationalist, Adeyinka Grandson Convicted On Terrorism, Inciting Genocide Charges UK-based Yoruba nationalist, Adeyinka Grandson has been convicted on charges of terrorism, inciting genocide and conspiracy to commit terrorism. Adeyinka was first arrested in August…

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Court sacks Ganduje’s APC exco, affirms Shekarau’s faction in Kano

Court sacks Ganduje’s APC exco, affirms Shekarau’s faction in Kano

A Federal High Court sitting Abuja, the Federal capital has sacked the All Nigeria Progressives Congress, APC executive committee loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano. In its stead, the presiding judge, Justice Hamza Muazu…