Archives for Law

Ethiope Amazons Sworn In As Magistrate 

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Christopher Odamah - Asaba Two Magistrates were at the weekend sworn-in by Delta State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Marshal Mukoro, they are Enaohwo Linda Ivie (Senior Magistrate Grade ii), the daughter of the former Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Professor John Okpako Enaohwo from Ethiope East Local Government Area and Akpak Otonvwen (Senior Magistrate Grade ...

SCHOOL PETITIONS POLICE OVER ILLEGAL COLLECTION FOR ELECTRICITY INSTALLATION

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By Our Correspondent The inhabitants of Mona School, off Shell Road, Okirighwre Sapele have petitioned the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 5, Benin City, Delta State Police Command, Police Headquarters, Asaba, Delta State, including the Divisional Police Headquarters, Sapele over the dubious and fraudulent practices of few persons in the area who engaged themselves on ...

Mechanic, 26, jailed for life for raping housewife, 48

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By Our Correspondent A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba has sentenced a 26 year-old Motor Mechanic, Ekene Ndupue to life imprisonment with hard labour for raping a housewife in the bush. The court gave the verdict on recently after the accused who was standing trial on a one count charge of rape before the court ...

Boy, 20 Remanded In Prison for Car Theft

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By Our Correspondent An Effurun Magistrate Court has remanded 20 years old, Emmanuel Ejemudaro in prison custody for car theft. The car a Toyota Camry with registration number, KPE 387 AA belonging to one Mrs. Treasure Efemiemie was reportedly stolen from where it was parked at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Sunrise Parish along Jakpa Road, ...

Kidnapping: NBA Members Demand Release of Barr. Dudu

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By Our Correspondent, Members of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Sapele Branch, Delta State, Wednesday took to the streets of Sapele demanding the unconditional release of their colleague, Barr Desmond .S. Dudu, who was abducted last Sunday evening around Eku-Abraka road, by unknown gunmen. Justice Hundreds of lawyers, who protested to Sapele police station, carrying placards with ...

UGHELLI SOUTH CHAIRMANSHIP POLLS: I AM STILL IN THE RACE – ODURAN

Tejiri Ebikeme FORMER Acting Chairman of Ughelli South Local Government Area, Hon. Josephine Oduran has expressed her determination to spread development across the council area if elected in the forthcoming Delta State local polls. In a chat with our correspondent, the Ughelli South Local Government chairmanship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made ...

CRIMINAL LITIGATION: LEGAL EXECUTION OF SEARCH WARRANTS AND ADMISSIBILITY OF ILLEGALLY OR WRONGFULLY OBTAINED MATERIAL EVIDENCE DURING SEARCHES.

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By:  Dr. Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe. Search in legal parlance especially in criminal law constitutes the examination of a person’s body, apartment, premises, office areas, vehicle, aircraft and other such places by a police officer or other categories of law enforcement agents for the purpose of finding evidence of crime with which to prosecute a suspect or ...

OTU-JEREMI COURT ADJOURNS DJOGB RUGBA FAMILY, UGHIEVWEN MONARCH LAND DISPUTE SUIT TO JUNE 26

By Our Correspondent A High Court sitting in Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South Local Government Area has directed Counsels to the Claimants and Defendants in suit no HCG/21/2010 between Chief Super Gere and Mr. Ezekiel Akpomreta on behalf of Djogbe Rugba Family of Eyara as Claimants and Mr. John Efeakpokrire, Mr. Tamita Mukoro, HRM Matthew E. Egbi, Okobaro of Ughievwen Kingdom who was ...

IMPENDING CRISIS IMMINENT IN IBREDE COMMUNITY OVER ALLEGED ILLEGAL ARRESTS, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES

Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri There is an impending imminent crisis in Ibrede community over alleged illegal arrests and wanton destruction of properties just the Community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area have called on the state Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan and the Assistant Inspector General (A.I.G) Zone 5, Benin City to intervene in the alleged destruction/burning of houses and properties ...

Kidnapping: Three Young Men To Keep Date With The Hangman

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Francis Sadhere A Delta State high Court sitting in Warri has sentenced three young men in their thirties to death by hanging for kidnapping and killing an 80 year old woman in custody, even after collecting a ransom of Eight Hundred Thousand Naira. Late Mama Ighoru Eruvbedede, the 80 years old victim The convicted kidnappers who showed ...

FERMA Re-Vigorates Road Projects In Yenagoa

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JEREMIAH FELIX, YENAGOA The Federal road maintenance agency (FERMA) in Bayelsa State has taken a new dimension in the maintenance of dilapidated Roads in Yenagoa metropolis. This was disclosed to newsmen by FERMA boss in Bayelsa state, Engr. Abrahim Mohammed while  answering  questions from  newsmen penultimate Friday in opposite  government house Yenagoa, while the agency was repairing ...