Welcome to Law Reporters roundup of the top 10 headlines for today Saturday, October 31th, 2020
1. Court sentences Deputy Director to 10-years-imprisonment over alleged N2.6m Fraud
A deputy director in the Sokoto State Civil Service, Aminu Abdullahi Mega, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Sokoto State High court for defrauding the state government of N2.6 million.
2. Ondo 2020: Jegede challenges election results at tribunal
3. Lekki Shootings: Lagos panel invites LCC MD to testify
The head of the legal department of LCC, Gbolahan Agboluwaje told the panel that they had no legal representation as they got the letter of invitation from the panel late on Wednesday.
4. Man remanded for allegedly raping his stepdaughter
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos has ordered that a 39-year-old man, Tim Uwem, who allegedly raped his 21-year-old stepdaughter be remanded in a custodial centre.
5. NBA Condemns Detention of Citizens, Says Police Has Failed to Learn From #EndSARS Protests
The NBA observed that actions of the country’s police are coming on the heels of the #EndSARS protests which were precipitated by the historical abuse of citizens by men and officers of the Police especially those of the now-defunct Special AntiRobbery Squad (SARS), and the aftermath of which is yet to fully die down.
6. Nigerian Insurance CEOs Commit to Compensation for #EndSARS Protests’ Victims
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Nigerian insurance companies have assured businesses under their coverage that were destroyed by hoodlums last week of adequate compensation.
7. WTO: European Council restates support for Okonjo-Iweala
President of the European Council, Charles Michel, gave the assurance during a video conference with President Buhari.
8. Seven men remanded for allegedly gang raping minor to death
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos, Friday, ordered seven men who allegedly gang-raped a minor to death, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre.
9. Edo2020: Tribunal begins sitting
Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice A. B. Abdulkareem said their assignment was time-bound, as such; they do not have the luxury of time.
10. ASUU maintains position on IPPIS, says programme meant for civil service