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When I made senior lawyer shivers, speechless in Court

When I made senior lawyer shivers, speechless in Court

The lead counsel of Y.Y Ajibade & Co, Adeyinka Yakub had his tutelage with the former Ilorin NBA chairman, R.O Balogun, he also had a brief stint with Lasun Sanusi & Co (SAN) in Ibadan, 2013, after he was called to bar in 2010. In this interview with KAYODE ADEOTI he shares his most theatrical […]

Unilorin Don Attack: Again, court adjourns trials to March 27  

Unilorin Don Attack: Again, court adjourns trials to March 27  

Stories by Kayode Adeoti  The trial of a three bandit gang, Opeyemi Esan, Benjamin Musa, and Olusegun Omoyajowo before Justice Halimat Salman of the Kwara State High Court, over an alleged attack on Professor Abdullahi Onimisi of University of Ilorin, has been adjourned on Monday to February 27, 2017. The accused were dragged to court on a 3-count […]

My most dramatic day in court

My most dramatic day in court

When client gave me car as gift Raphael Sunday Ashaolu had his tutelage in Adeyemi & Co law firm under the leadership of Kayode Olatoke after he was called to the Nigeria Bar in 1983. The Ilorin-based Principal Counsel of Ashaolu & Co. who has carved a unique alcove for himself in the legal profession, shared with […]

Church, others withdraw suit against conversion of girl to Islam, marriage

Church, others withdraw suit against conversion of girl to Islam, marriage

The Evangelical Church Winning All and Trustees of Stefanos Foundation have withdrawn a suit filed before a Katsina High Court against conversion of a teenage girl, Habiba Ishaku, to Islam. The girl had eloped, embraced Islam and married one Jamilu Lawal in Wawar-kaza village of Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. The girl had […]

Leadership Tussle: Saraki, Ekweremadu, APC senators opt to settle out of court

Leadership Tussle: Saraki, Ekweremadu, APC senators opt to settle out of court

The warring parties in the senate had on Tuesday decided to drop the suit challenging the election of Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as the Senate President and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The five aggrieved Senators, who instituted the suit told Justice Gabriel Kolawole that they have resolved to settle […]

Reckless Driver arraigned for killing pedestrian

Reckless Driver arraigned for killing pedestrian

By Kayode Adeoti One Abdulsalam Abdulquadri, driver of a Galaxy bus with  reg. no KW47-A28 was arraigned yesterday at a magistrate court in Ilorin for allegedly knock down a pedestrian who was crossing to the other side of the road at Ita-Alamu area in Ilorin, Kwara state. The accused however pleaded not guilty to the charges […]

Alleged Goat Theft: Judge adjourns ex-councillor’s wife’s case to March 14

Alleged Goat Theft: Judge adjourns ex-councillor’s wife’s case to March 14

By Mumini Abdulkareem Justice Samuel Fagbemi of an Omu-Aran magistrate court has reportedly adjourned the case involving the wife of a former councillor in the State, Mrs. Roseline Aremu to March 14, 2017 for continuation of the trial. The case was adjourned to yesterday February 8, 2017 after the Omu-Aran division of the Nigerian Security […]

Alleged Goat Theft: Court grants ex-councillor’s wife bail

Alleged Goat Theft: Court grants ex-councillor’s wife bail

By Mumini Abdulkareem Wife of a former councillor in Kwara State, Mrs Roseline Aremu who was accused of stealing no fewer than 30 goats in Omu-Aran and its environs has reportedly been granted bail by the Magistrate court of the community on Friday, National Pilot can report. Her bail was reportedly stalled on Wednesday due […]

Budget Padding: Court fixes hearing for Feb 20

Budget Padding: Court fixes hearing for Feb 20

A Federal High Court in Kano yesterday fixed February 20 for hearing in the case against the Clerk and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, over the suspension of Abdulmumini Jibrin. Some constituents of Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency sued the Clerk and Speaker Yakubu Dogara, challenging the legality of suspending their member, Jibrin. The […]

Drama: Wife accuses hubby of abducting their 6-yr-old son

Drama: Wife accuses hubby of abducting their 6-yr-old son

…counsel withdraws from case By Kayode Adeoti It was an interesting session on Tuesday at the Upper Area Court, Ganmo, Ilorin the state capital as the counsel appearing for the accused person withdraw is involvement in the case. The accused person, Mr. Adebiyi Yinka was alleged by wife, Mrs. Salmat Adebiyi of abducting their six-year-old […]