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Notorious convicts arraigned again for robbery

Notorious convicts arraigned again for robbery

A notorious ex-convict, Waheed Aliyu, 35, of Pipeline area, who was released on appeal in December 2016 having been convicted to life imprisonment and Emmanuel Adimula, 28, who was also convicted for offence of illegal possession of firearms were arraigned again before the magistrate court on Monday in Ilorin, Kwara state capital for allegedly conspiring […]

Buhari’s Ailment: Nigerians shouldn’t be kept in dark  – Adelodun

Buhari’s Ailment: Nigerians shouldn’t be kept in dark  – Adelodun

Adebayo Oba Adelodun is one of the Senior Advocates of Nigeria based in Ilorin, Kwara state. The lead counsel of Adelodun & Co has over the years, planted his footprint on the sand of time in the legal profession, in this discourse with KAYODE ADEOTI, he speaks explicitly on why the nature of President Muhamadu […]

YLF Election: Ilorin NBA chair harps on professional honour

YLF Election: Ilorin NBA chair harps on professional honour

Stories by Kayode Adeoti As the registration exercise for the forthcoming Young Lawyers’ Forum (YLF) elections draws near in the state, the chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Ilorin Branch, Barr. Isaa Mazuma told lawyers yesterday to always maintain the honour inherent in the profession. Speaking yesterday to Pilot Law, he stressed that the Young […]

Fake travelling agent arraigned for allegedly duping 5 in Ilorin

Fake travelling agent arraigned for allegedly duping 5 in Ilorin

An Ilorin magistrate court arraigned on Tuesday one Folarin Adesina Bolarinwa for allegedly impersonating a travelling agent thereby defrauding several people in Kwara state. Among the people he had allegedly duped were Tolulope Samuel and several others to the tune of two hundred thousand and four hundred thousand naira respectively. The Police First Information Report […]

Alleged Robbery: Witness tenders AK 47, live cartridges as exhibits in case involving policemen 

Alleged Robbery: Witness tenders AK 47, live cartridges as exhibits in case involving policemen 

By Kayode Adeoti There was mild drama at the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin, yesterday, as the prosecution witness tendered AK 47 and live cartridges in court as evidence in a robbery case involving two police officers from the Kwara State Police command and two others. The four-man bandit comprised Sergeant Okugbe Efeiri, Corporal […]

Nigerian-born American famous Attorney eyes election as Judge for Dallas

Nigerian-born American famous Attorney eyes election as Judge for Dallas

By Kayode Adeoti It was revealed recently that a Nigerian born-American famous Attorney, Chika Anyiam, eyes election as judge for Dallas County Criminal Court District on 7 March 2018. According to report, Anyiam has been practicing Criminal Law for over 17 years in America and had successfully handled all levels of felonies, misdemeanors, mental health […]

IEDPU Leadership Tussle: BoT, exco kick against out-of-court-settlement

IEDPU Leadership Tussle: BoT, exco kick against out-of-court-settlement

T he Last may not have been heard of the crisis rocking the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) as it registered trustees stormed the premises of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, again last Thursday. This was coming contrary to the earlier agreement made by the warring parties to deploy ‘out of court […]

Court clears Justice Ademola, wife on 18-count corruption charge

Court clears Justice Ademola, wife on 18-count corruption charge

Justice of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja, Jude Okeke, has acquitted Adeniyi Ademola, a suspended Federal High Court judge, of corruption charges. The judge declared Ademola not guilty on an 18-count charge of corruption and illegal possession of firearm brought against him by the federal government. Okeke in his ruling on the […]

My wife grabs, twist my testicles when fighting, businessman tells court

My wife grabs, twist my testicles when fighting, businessman tells court

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos yesterday dissolved the marriage between a 75-year-old businessman and his 51-year-old wife over adultery and threat to life. The petitioner, Moshood Adedapo, had told the court that his wife of 22 years, Balikis, was fond of grabbing and twisting his scrotum when fighting him. Adedapo, who sells building materials, […]

CCT Trial: Counsels battle on motion for adjournment

CCT Trial: Counsels battle on motion for adjournment

By Kayode Adeoti The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal has suffered another setback as the number 3 man in Nigeria caused the CCT to adjourn the case. Saraki, clad in white babariga and surrounded by his team of legal counsel was accompanied to the tribunal by lawmakers. His […]