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Court remands 3 farmers for alleged kidnapping

By Uche Bibilari, Gwagwalada (FCT).   An Upper Area Court, Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday remanded three farmers in a correctional centre for alleged kidnapping.   The police charged Aminu Usman, 26, Umar Salisu, 25, Usman Umar, 20, all residents of…
NDDC Appointments: Court strikes out suit against FG

By Wandoo Sombo, Abuja.   The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday struck out a suit instituted against the Federal Government, challenging alleged uneven distribution of appointments into the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).   Delivering judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo,…
Court sentences 4 to death by hanging in Osun

By Joshua Oladipo, Osogbo.   An Osun High Court sitting in Osogbo on Monday sentenced four persons to death by hanging for murder and other related offences.   The four convicts are Olabisi Bashiru, 50; Kayode Sunday, 27; Rashidi Waidi,…
Oyo State CJ retires at 65

By Chidinma Ewunonu-Aluko, Ibadan.   The Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, on Friday officially disengaged from active service in the state’s judiciary after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 65 set for High Court Judges.   At the…