Court Declares Imposition Of Fine By LASTMA Illegal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the imposition of fines by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is illegal. The appeal court held that imposition of penalties by the LASTMA ultra vires its power, especially where no platform was established to observe the principles of natural justice. The court declared […]

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Court Strikes Out Case Against Consultant

The Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out a case of false publication against a Lagos-Based Maritime Consultant and Employment Solutions Strategist, Ronke Kosoko. In the two-count case filed on January 31, 2019 between the Federal Government of Nigeria (Greg Ogbeifun) and Ronke Kosoko, the Maritime Consultant was accused of sending an email to […]

My Wife Is An Unrepentant Adulterer, Man Tells Court

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved the 19-year marriage between one Abdulahi Azeez and Mujidat over adultery. “If an adulterous spouse does not kill herself, she will definitely kill her husband, therefore the union between Abdulahi and Mujidat has ceased to be. “Custody of the last […]

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Court Convicts 53 For Building Without Permit, Breaking Govt Seals In Lagos

The Lagos State Special Offences Court at Gbolade, Oshodi, has convicted 53 persons who contravened the building regulations in the state. The offenders were convicted after the Lagos State Building Control Agency prosecuted them for contravening the provisions of the Lagos State Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law 2010. According to LASBCA’s General Manager, […]

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My Husband Abandoned Me, Nine Children, Wife Tells Court

A Kaduna state Sharia Court,  sitting in Magajin Gari, on Monday dissolved the marriage between Nuhu Usman and Rashida Aminu, over Nuhu’s failure to cater for the family. The judge, Malam Musa Saad, dissolved the union after listening to both parties and their guardians. Saad ordered Usman, the respondent, to give N10, 000 monthly allowance […]

Court Dissolves 19-Year Marriage Over Threat To Life

The President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Ademola Odunade, on Friday dissolved the 19-year marriage between one Kehinde Anthony and husband, Samuel, over threat to life and irreconcilable differences. Odunade said that the court had no other option than to dissolve the union as a result of irreconcilable differences. He ordered that the […]

Court Dissolves 10-Year Marriage Over Infidelity

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos Wednesday dissolved the 10-year marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and her husband, Stanley Anyasi, over infidelity. The court president, Mr Akin Akinniyi, while delivering the judgment said that all efforts to reconcile the couple had failed. “Since both parties consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this court has no choice […]