Category Judiciary

#EndSars: NHRC panel postpones sitting indefinitely

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the violations of human rights by the defunct Special Anti-Robbed Squad (SARS) has postponed sitting indefinitely. The panel was billed to resume sitting on Monday after the Christmas and New…

Man docked over alleged theft of N2.6m car

A 34-year-old businessman, Ifeanyi Bakwenye, was on Tuesday in Lagos brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with stealing a car valued at N2.6million. Bakwenye, a resident of Ikeja, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olasunkami…

Police charge 2 teachers for assaulting pupil

The Police, on Tuesday, arraigned two men, Peter Anyakorah, 40 and Samuel Ekanem, 40, at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly beating a 10-year-old pupil. The duo are facing two-count charge of conspiracy and assault. The defendants, however, pleaded…