Lovelyn Okelola

Police chase away Igboho’s men from Beninois court

Supporters of Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho), who is standing trial in a Court of Appeals in Cotonou, Benin Republic, were barred yesterday from observing his trial. About 7.30pm, the police dispersed them from the court premises after waiting for about 12 hours. The stern security personnel, who came in …

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BREAKING: Igboho arrives Cotonou Court for trial

There’s palpable apprehension in the Court of appeals in Cotonou where the Yoruba nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho) is about to face trial.Although he has been brought to the court and kept in a room since 7am, his trial is yet to start as at 11.55am..His supporters have …

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BREAKING: Security agents arrest Sowore

Security agents have arrested Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday. Sowore was arrested as the court resumed the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. He was picked while running a Facebook Live session at …

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Cocaine importer jailed seven years

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday convicted and sentenced a businessman, Obidike Onodyer, to seven years imprisonment for importing 485 grammes of cocaine. Justice Ayokunle Faji handed down the sentence on Onodyer following a six-year trial in the course of which Onodyer changed his “not guilty” plea …

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APC sweeps council polls in Lagos, Ogun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the 57 council seats in the local government election conducted on Saturday by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC). The party also emerged victorious in the 20 local governments in Ogun State. The Lagos results were announced by returning officers at the …

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