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EFCC to arraign detained Naval Captain, Labinjo, in court

Nigeria, Dec. 2 -- A naval captain, Dada Labinjo, who sued the Nigerian Navy over his protracted detention by the Nigerian Navy since last year September, is set to be arraigned by the Economic and Fi... Read More


How Nigerian police jail innocent citizens

Nigeria, Dec. 1 -- Seated on his bed one sunny morning in October, Dolapo Samson laid out his plans for that Saturday - help serve drinks at a friend's party, and then return home to finish his sewing... Read More


Premium Times journalist wins WSCIJ female reporters award

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- A senior reporter at PREMIUM TIMES, Azeezat Adedigba, has been named the winner of the 2019 Female Reporters Leadership Program (FRLP) organised by Wole Soyinka Centre for Investig... Read More


Alleged Money Laundering: Court remands Mompha in prison

Nigeria, Nov. 25 -- The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that alleged internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, be kept in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Servic... Read More


SPECIAL REPORT: Lagos court where tiny courtrooms impede justice

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- Israel Usman pushed his way through a mass of robed bodies at the door as he struggled to enter the courtroom of the Federal High Court in Lagos, early November. It was a few minut... Read More


Alleged Money Laundering: I delivered $140,000 to unknown person at Obasanjo Library - EFCC witness

Nigeria, Nov. 13 -- A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Bashir Mohammed, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he delivered $140,000 to someone at the Ob... Read More


Copyright Infringement: Danny Young, Tiwa Savage discuss out-of-court settlement

Nigeria, Nov. 6 -- The hearing of the lawsuit by a musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young, against Tiwa Savage, for alleged copyright infringement held at a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos o... Read More


Alleged Same-sex Offence: Lack of space in courtroom forces judge to adjourn arraignment of gay suspects

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- A lack of space in court on Tuesday stalled the arraignment of 57 persons the Nigerian police accused of engaging in homosexual activities. The planned arraignment before Justice R... Read More


Operation Positive Identification: Court orders Nigerian army to suspend nationwide military exercise

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of the military exercise tagged Operation Positive Identification which the Nigerian Army said it would ... Read More


Fire guts shopping plaza in Balogun market

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- A five-storey building that serves as a shopping plaza at Balogun market was gutted by fire in the early hours of Tuesday. The fire started at a section on the fifth floor of the b... Read More