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Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode

Court gives Lagos govt, waste operators two weeks to settle dispute

A Lagos Division of the Lagos High Court on Tuesday directed the state government and the private waste operators (known as Private Sector Participant, PSP) to settle their dispute within two weeks. Justice Oyekan Abdullahi gave the directive after listening to counsel for the PSP operators, human rights activist, Ebun-Olu…

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How Muslim cleric shaved pubic hair, digitally penetrated teenager – Gynaecologist

A medical doctor at the Department of Family Medicine at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Monday, told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court how a Muslim cleric, Akeem Ibrahim, shaved the pubic hair of a teenager, applied concoction on her, and digitally penetrated her vagina. Shodipo Olanrewaju, a…

Former junior minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro

How ex-minister Obanikoro lost in Court against PREMIUM TIMES, Sahara Reporters

A former junior minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, on Friday lost out in a defamation suit he filed against PREMIUM TIMES and Sahara Reporters. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court ordered Mr. Obanikoro to settle the matter against the media organizations at the Alternative…

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Court gives ex-minister Obanikoro seven days to settle defamation suit against Premium Times, Sahara Reporters

A Lagos High Court has ordered Musiliu Obanikoro, a former junior minister of defence, to settle before the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), within seven days, a defamation suit he filed against PREMIUM TIMES and Sahara Reporters. The judge said Mr. Obanikoro should give a progress report on the suit on…

Women group storms court to protest Patience Jonathan's 'harassment'

UPDATE: Again, women storm court to protest Patience Jonathan’s ‘harassment’ over frozen $15 million

A group of women called "Nigeria Women", on Monday thronged the premises of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to protest former First Lady, Patience Jonathan's  "harassed and maltreatment." The women, numbering up to 100 and led by Kate Onyejere, sang solidarity songs in support of Mrs. Jonathan.…

Dame Patience Jonathan

$15 million: Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s suit

A federal court in Lagos has adjourned to March 6 the suit filed by former first lady, Patience Jonathan, seeking to un-freeze bank accounts she says belong to her. The judge adjourned the matter following requests for more time by some of the defence counsel - those representing companies linked…

EFCC Operatives

Man jailed five years for defrauding Nigerian govt of N20 million

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a clearing and forwarding agent to five years in prison for defrauding the federal government of N20 million.   Okoronkwo Ugwu, a staff of Front Park Nigeria Limited, a clearing and forwarding company, conspired with…

Nenadi and Fani-Kayode

UPDATE: Ex-minister accused of N38 billion fraud fails to secure court permission to travel abroad

A former minister of finance, Nenadi Usman, is at the risk of losing her life to breast cancer if not granted urgent leave to travel abroad, Abiodun Owonikoko, her lawyer, told a federal court in Lagos on Wednesday. Mrs. Usman is facing a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, and…

Nenadi Usman and Femi Fani-Kayode being arraigned in court

Ex-minister, accused of N38 billion fraud, wants to travel abroad for cancer treatment

A former junior minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, has asked a federal court in Lagos to grant her leave to travel abroad for treatment of her breast cancer. Mrs. Usman's lawyer, Abiodun Owonikoko, told Justice Muslim Hassan to release the defendant's travel documents to enable her go for medical check-up.…

High Court

Judge orders engineer to defend himself if he fails to produce lawyer

Justice S.S Ogunsanya of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court Tuesday ordered an engineer, Kayode Adebanju, to prepare to defend himself if he fails to get a lawyer at a date adjourned for his trial. Mr. Adebanju is being accused of issuing dud cheques to the tune of…

Protesters protesting

How hundreds marched in Lagos demanding govt accountability, efficiency

Scores of Lagosians ignored a heavily armed police presence at the National Stadium in Surulere to embark on a rally demanding government's accountability, transparency, and a reduction in the cost of governance. The protesters, escorted by the police, marched from the stadium, through Ojuelegba, to the National Theatre where the…

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Nigerians hold anti-government protests — LIVE UPDATES

A protest to demand good governance and an urgent explanation for the country's economic downturn kicks off today simultaneously in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and other major cities across the country. The decision to stage the process has been met with stiff opposition by the police who, repeatedly, told the…

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I6-year-old emerges ‘Miss Virginity’ in Lagos

Sixteen-year-old Dolapo Makunjuola was all smiles on Saturday as she was crowned the "Queen of the Virgins" at the 2017 Miss Virginity beauty pageant held in Lagos. Miss Makunjuola, a student, emerged winner out of 35 contestants. "I am very excited to be the winner of this event," said Miss…

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Joy, pain as Lagosians troop out to buy govt-owned rice

Thousands of Lagos residents, Thursday, besieged various centres across the state to buy LAKE rice, a locally produced rice borne out of a partnership between Lagos and Kebbi states. The governors of the two states, Akinwunmi Ambode and Atiku Bagudu, had launched the rice on Wednesday with the aim of…