Monday, December 4, 2023

Hoodlums set court ablaze in Ebonyi

The registrar said the court building, documents, and other valuables were completely burnt.

• March 22, 2023
Ebonyi Court on fire [Credit: Premium Times Nigeria]

Hoodlums suspected to be political thugs have set ablaze a state high court in Owutu-Edda, Afikpo South local government area of Ebonyi.

Oluchi Uduma, the court’s registrar, confirmed the incident to journalists in Owutu-Edda on Tuesday.

She said the hoodlums invaded the court on Tuesday and set the building ablaze.

Ms Uduma explained that the court building, documents and other valuables were completely burnt.

The Afikpo South local government’s chairman, Chima Nkama, also confirmed the incident, adding that the matter was reported to the police. 


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State


Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Israeli soldiers and Hamas


U.S. reiterates two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian war

The U.S. says it is committed to promoting sustainable peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people as well as the adoption of a two-state solution to end the war between the countries.

Katsina state map (Credit: Punch)


Katsina to make four million residents ‘digitally compliant’ by 2027

DigiKat aims to educate, empower, upskill and make about four million individuals and groups digitally compliant by 2027.

David Greene and Boko Haram militias


U.S. supporting Nigeria to tackle insecurity, ensure stability in West Africa: Greene

Mr Greene noted that the U.S. “is providing support to Nigeria in furtherance of its police reform and capacity building” to deliver justice transparently.

NTA Sokoto on fire (Credit: NTA)


Fire breaks out in NTA Sokoto office

“The OB van, equipment, and office furniture have also been saved from the inferno,” an NTA statement said.

Oyo State Government logo


Mohameed emerges Miss Oyo State at annual beauty contest

A contestant, Miss Tolulope Mohameed, on Sunday in Ibadan, Oyo State, won the 20th edition of the annual Miss Oyo State Beauty Contest

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi


Ooni inaugurates cultural centre, canvasses promotion of Nigerian heritage, values

“We have rich culture, heritage, norms and values that we can market to the outside world.