Court – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Thu, 13 Aug 2020 18:25:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Court – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 JUST IN: Sacked UNILAG VC hires popular SAN to challenge his removal in court https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/just-in-sacked-unilag-vc-hires-popular-san-to-challenge-his-removal-in-court/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/just-in-sacked-unilag-vc-hires-popular-san-to-challenge-his-removal-in-court/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2020 18:25:28 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=268520 The sacked Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has decided to challenge his removal in court. According to report, the embattled VC has engaged a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, to file a suit to challenge his removal from office. His letter of instruction dated August 12, 2020 and addressed to […]

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Court cautions EFCC against breaching provisions of law in Adoke’s trial https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-cautions-efcc-against-breaching-provisions-of-law-in-adokes-trial/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-cautions-efcc-against-breaching-provisions-of-law-in-adokes-trial/#respond Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:44:38 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=268033 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the warning during the beginning  of trial […]

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Court dissolves 13-year-old marriage as wife starves husband of sex https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-dissolves-13-year-old-marriage-as-wife-starves-husband-of-sex/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-dissolves-13-year-old-marriage-as-wife-starves-husband-of-sex/#respond Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:38:41 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=267419 The President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Chief Ademola, Odunade, on Friday dissolved a 13-year-old marriage between one Abidemi Dada, an engineer, and Opeyemi over sex starvation and lack of respect. Delivering judgment, Odunade held that the bond of love between Dada and Opeyemi has been irreparably damaged. He awarded custody of the […]

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Court fixes Sept. 29 to rule in no-case-submission filed by El-Zakzaky https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-fixes-sept-29-to-rule-in-no-case-submission-filed-by-el-zakzaky/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-fixes-sept-29-to-rule-in-no-case-submission-filed-by-el-zakzaky/#respond Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:30:41 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=267413 A High Court in Kaduna, on Friday, fixed Sept. 29, to rule on the motion of no-case-submission filed by Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The IMN leader is seeking the court to quash the State government’s case against him for lack of evidence. Justice Gideon Kurada fixed the date, […]

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Naira Marley, manager, fined N100,000 for violating travel ban https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/naira-marley-manager-fined-n100000-for-violating-travel-ban/ https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/naira-marley-manager-fined-n100000-for-violating-travel-ban/#respond Fri, 07 Aug 2020 05:33:20 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=267345 The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Lagos State Police Command, has arraigned popular artiste, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and his manager, Seyi Awonuga, before the Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court, Oshodi, for violating the ban on interstate travels. The controversial artiste left Lagos for the Federal Capital Territory for a concert on […]

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My wife refuses to get pregnant for me, wants to take over my property, man tells court https://thenewsguru.com/trending/my-wife-refuses-to-get-pregnant-for-me-wants-to-take-over-my-property-man-tells-court/ https://thenewsguru.com/trending/my-wife-refuses-to-get-pregnant-for-me-wants-to-take-over-my-property-man-tells-court/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:28:19 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265957 A businessman, Eddy Williams, on Wednesday prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his six year-old marriage to estranged wife, Gloria, on grounds that she has refused to get pregnant and wants to take over his property. Testifying in court, Williams said:” I decided to call it quits with Gloria because she has […]

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N17.6bn money laundering: Court orders Diezani to appear for arraignment https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-diezani-to-appear-for-arraignment/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-diezani-to-appear-for-arraignment/#respond Sat, 25 Jul 2020 02:12:38 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265290 The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, to appear for arraignment on money laundering charges preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved […]

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Footballer, Chimezie Mba assaults 3 hotel staff when asked to pay N1.3m bill https://thenewsguru.com/news/footballer-chimezie-mba-assaults-3-hotel-staff-when-asked-to-pay-n1-3m-bill/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/footballer-chimezie-mba-assaults-3-hotel-staff-when-asked-to-pay-n1-3m-bill/#respond Sat, 25 Jul 2020 02:05:28 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265289 A 33 year-old Lagos resident, Chimezie Mba, has been arraigned at a Magistrate’s Court for refusing to pay his hotel bills and assaulting the workers. Police at Maroko Division further accused Mba of assaulting three workers of the hotel. Mba, according to the charge sheet, stabbed one Sikiru Sosanya and beat up two other female […]

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Court orders ex-petroleum minister, Diezani to surrender for trial https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-ex-petroleum-minister-diezani-to-surrender-for-trial/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-ex-petroleum-minister-diezani-to-surrender-for-trial/#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2020 16:13:40 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265260 A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Maudeke, to appear before it and answer to a money laundering charge filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a ruling on Friday, on an ex-parte motion, Justice Ijeoma Ojkukwu ordered the issuance of summons on Diezani […]

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Operation Positive Identification: Army lacks power to subject civilians to identification process – Court rules https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/operation-positive-identification-army-lacks-power-to-subject-civilians-to-identification-process-court-rules/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/operation-positive-identification-army-lacks-power-to-subject-civilians-to-identification-process-court-rules/#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2020 14:48:34 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265387 A Federal High Court in Lagos has said the Army lacks the power to implement “Operation Positive Identification”. Ruling on the case, Justice Rilwan Aikawa stated the Army has no constitutional power to subject civilians to such positive identification process, adding the fundamental rights of Nigerians to liberty and freedom of movement would be breached […]

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