Coronavirus: Kenyan senator labelled ‘drunk senator’, charged for flouting curfew

Posted by - July 20, 2020

A top Kenyan politician has apologised for flouting a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja was over the weekend found drinking at a pub in the capital, Nairobi, hours past the 21:00 curfew. Following the discovery, local media and social media public labelled him the ‘drunk senator’.

Motorcycle operators drag Ugandan government to court

Posted by - July 8, 2020

Motorcycle taxi operators in Uganda have sued the government for denying them permission to carry passengers. The riders’ association says the government is discriminating against their business and allowing every other business to operate with regulations. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni allowed public transport to carry passengers at half capacity to ensure social distancing. He however

Chief justice blames court paralyses on President Kenyatta

Posted by - June 8, 2020

Kenya’s Chief Justice has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to respect the rule of law and swear-in 41 judges proposed to him by a commission without further delay. Chief Justice David Maraga told a media briefing on Monday that efforts to get an audience with the president over the matter had failed. “A shortage of judges

Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma

Posted by - September 18, 2018

An Abuja court has ordered the police to arrest Senator Hope Uzodinma (Orlu Zone, Imo West) and produce him before September 25, 2018. Justice Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa Abuja gave the order on Tuesday, following Uzodinma’s failure to attend court, to respond to a direct criminal complaint pending against him.

How my husband bewitched me for 8 years – Wife tells court

Posted by - September 12, 2018

A housewife,  Abosede Bamgbose, 28, on Wednesday pleaded with a Badagry Customary Court in Topo Garage to dissolve her marriage,  alleging that she was bewitched by her husband, James, for eight years. Abosede also told the court that there was no longer love in the marriage, adding that a spell was cast on her to

Corruption charges: Zuma to be issued court summons this week

Posted by - March 26, 2018

South African police would this week issue former president Jacob Zuma with a court summons relating to corruption charges over a years-old 2.5 billion dollars arms deal, a spokesman for the Hawks investigative crime unit said. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Thursday said it would seek to prosecute Zuma on 16 charges, including fraud, racketeering, corruption

Pastor wants marriage dissolved because his wife is lazy

Posted by - December 6, 2017

Pastor Adedayo Adeyemo, on Wednesday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve the nine-year-old marriage between him and his wife, Kemi. The petitioner sought the dissolution on the grounds that his wife is  lazy, lacks care for the children and is being adamant to correction and loss of love. Adeyemo, 38, who is the pastor

Banky W and Adesua sign wedding papers in court

Posted by - November 20, 2017

Banky W and his bride, Adesua, nee Etomi were spotted at court today, signing their wedding papers. The couples are now officially man and wife after being legally married under the law. We are looking forward to their white wedding and reception. Congratulations!  

Lagos Hairdresser to die by Hanging for Armed Robbery

Posted by - October 6, 2017

For being found guilty of stealing a laptop and mobile phone at gunpoint, a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday sentenced a 25-year-old male hairdresser, Izunna Ajaere, to death. The presiding judge, Justice Kudirat Jose, sentenced him after finding him guilty of two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery brought against him by the