575 results found for Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Buhari swears in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as acting CJN

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday swore in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Justice Ariwoola of the Supreme Court on Monday took... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 139 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

How I was arrested in Benin Republic, by Igboho

YORUBA Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has narrated how security operatives arrested him in Benin Republic.   He said they used his wife, Ropo to arrest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 17 hrs ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Justice Ladiran Akintola, DSS, Sunday Igboho, Sunday Adeyemo

Chief Justice of Nigeria succumbs to pressure, resigns

JUSTICE Tanko Muhammad, chief justice of Nigeria, has succumbed to pressure mounted on him by the 14 Supreme Court justices, who in a leaked letter to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 18 hrs ago | seen 252 times

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Justice Ejembi Eko, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola,  Justice Tanko Muhammad

Supreme court strikes out Buhari’s application against electoral act

THE Supreme Court has struck our the suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking an interpretation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Justice Akomaye Agi, Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari

Defections: Why senators, Reps may lose seats

SENATORS who dumped their party for others because they lost in their bid for nomination risk losing their seats. This is because the Constitution provides a strict... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad, Mahmud Mohammed, Justice Donatus Okorowo, All Progressives Congress, Nigeria Peoples Party

Obaseki hands over new court complex to Edo CJ

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Thursday handed over a twin fully furnished and equipped High Court complex at Idogbo, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area(LGA), to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Mr Kennedy Osifo, Justice Joe Acha

4 states receive 8 months backlogs of conditional cash transfer

SOME poor and vulnerable Nigerians have received eight backlogs Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) conducted from April 25 to May 27, in Edo, Ondo, Enugu and Kebbi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Rev. David Ugolor, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability (MANT

CJN, justices’ feud: Senate intervenes

THE Senate has intervened in the feud between the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad and justices of the Supreme Court.  Fourteen justices had, among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Opeyemi Bamidele, Ahmad Lawan, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Mompha: EFCC nabs alleged fake lawyer in court

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday nabbed an alleged fake lawyer, Aladejobi and Aladejobi & Co in Justice Mojisola Dada’s Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 145 times

Tags: EFCC, Justice Mojisola Dada, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo

Alleged N6bn money laundering: Court issues bench warrant against Mompha

 AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday issued a bench warrant against the social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, charged with alleged N6 billion money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Ismaila Mustapha, Mompha, Justice Mojisola Dada, Mr Gboyega Oyewole,

Court orders interim forfeiture of Sambo Dasuki son’s Abuja property

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered a temporary forfeiture of a N90 million worth property linked to Abubakar Dasuki, son of former National Security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Chidi Nweke, Abubakar Dasuki, Justice Emeka Nwite, Olanrewaju Adeola,

NAPTIP advocates equal punishment for gravity of trafficking, sexual offences

DR Fatima Waziri-Azi, the Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has called on Judges to serve punishment worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Dr Fatima Waziri-Azi, Justice Ibrahim-Tanko Mohammed, Mr V incent Adekoye, NAPTIP

Court stops INEC from ending voter registration

THE Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from ending voter registration on  June 30. Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon (Court 10) today... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 76 times

Tags: INEC, Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon

Court steps down Osinachi husband’s case due to multiple counsel

THE alleged culpable homicide suit against Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi in a Federal Capital Territory High Court on Monday, was stepped... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Peter Nwachukwu, Victor Abakpa, Justice Njideka Nwosu-Iheme

Jailbreak suspect stabs expectant woman to death

AN escapee from  a correctional centre in Imo State, Justice Anukam,  has allegedly stabbed an expectant mother to death.   The incident happened yesterday at about 1.30pm at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 22 times

Tags: CSP Michael Abattam, Justice Anukam

Alleged cyberstalking: Court admits Bayelsa blogger to N5m bail

 A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Friday admitted a Bayelsa-based blogger, Bara Ogidi, charged with alleged cyberstalking to N5million bail. The Department of State Security (DSS) arraigned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Bara Ogidi, NCDMB, Justice Isa Dashen, Mr Simbi Wabote

West Africa scientists seek increased professionals, epidemic preparedness

THE West African medical laboratory and research scientists, says it may take the subregion 400 years to achieve the accepted health professional to patient’s ratio except... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Air Cdre Edward Akinwale, Candace Eastman, WHO

Supreme court upholds use of hijab in secondary schools

IN a spilt decision that pitched five justices against two, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has ruled that Muslim students can wear hijab in Lagos State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Justice John Inyang Okoro, Justice Uwani Aji, Justice Mohammed Garba, Justice Tijjani Abubakar, Justice Emmanuel Agim

Man, 32, to die by hanging for armed robbery

AN Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced one Seyi Akinleye, 32, to death by hanging for committing armed robbery.   Akinleye, popularly known as Erin ‘Elephant,’ was charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 255 times

Tags: Seyi Akinleye, Justice Adekunle Adeleye, Babalola Iyabode, Babalola Samson, Solomon Obey, Ogungbemi Taiwo, Innocent Philip

AIB begins investigation into Overland aircraft ‘accident

 THE Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has begun preliminary investigation into the accident involving Overland aircraft on its approach at the Lagos Airport on Wednesday. The General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: AIB-N, Mr Tunji Oketunbi, Edward Boyo

Attempted kidnap: CEO “Young Shall Grow” testifies June 17

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court adjourned until Friday to hear the evidence of  Chief Vincent Obianodo, who the convicted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, allegedly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, Ngozi Chijioke, Justice  Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, Mr Donatius Dunu,

C/River assembly confirms appointment of President of Customary Court of Appeal

THE Cross River House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Sampson Anjor as the President, Customary Court of Appeal in the state. Justice Anjor was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Eteng Jonah-Williams, Tina Agbor, Justice Sampson Anjor

Court dismisses defamation claims against Mobil Nig

THE National Industrial Court, on Wednesday dismissed a defamation suit filed by Mr Godwin Akpan against Mobil Producing Nigeria for lacking in merit. Delivering Judgment, Justice Mahmood... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 20 times

Tags: Bassey Edet, Justice Mahmood Namtari, Godwin Akpan

EFCC arraigns man for alleged possession of counterfeit CFA Franc

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, arraigned a 32-year-old man, Suleiman Habu, in a Federal High Court in Kano for allegedly being in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 14 times

Tags: Justice Jane Inyang, Michael Ojo, Suleiman Habu

EFCC arraigns man for alleged possession of counterfeit CFA Franc

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, arraigned a 32-year-old man, Suleiman Habu, in a Federal High Court in Kano for allegedly being in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 17 times

Tags: Justice Jane Inyang, Michael Ojo, Suleiman Habu

Court orders corps member to clean church for 6 months for fraud

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered a 30-year-old youth corps member, Chibuike Omemgboji to clean the premises of the Winners Chapel, Jahi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 20 times

Tags: Mariya Shariff, Eteh Enobong, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya

Alleged N9m fraud: Court remands businessman

A High Court in Kaduna on Wednesday ordered that a businessman, Balarabe Sadiq, be remanded in a correctional facility for alleged N9m fraud. Justice Darius Khobo, ordered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 22 times

Tags: alarabe Sadiq, Precious Onyeneho, Justice Darius Khobo

Man bags 8 months imprisonment for forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Yusuf Ahmed to eight months imprisonment for forgery. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 23 times

Tags: E. K. Garba, Yusuf Ahmed, Justice Darius Khobo

Gov. Diri inaugurates administration of criminal justice monitoring C’ttee, in Bayelsa

 GOV. Douye Diri, of Bayelsa, on Tuesday, tasked all stakeholders to play their roles to ensure speedy dispensation of justice in the state. The governor gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Justice Kate Abiri, Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, Gov. Douye Diri, Mr Eddy Inemo, Mr Seth Edoughotu, Mr Jim Dorgu

Alleged illegal primary: Akwa Ibom PDP to know fate July 15

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed July 15 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by some aggrieved members of Akwa Ibom People’s Democratic Party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 15 times

Tags: Abdulaziz Sani, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Paul Usoro, Justice Egwuatu,

Poland moves to end controversial judicial disciplinary chamber

THE Polish Government’s move to dismantle a controversial disciplinary chamber for judges was nearly complete, after President Andrzej Duda signed a law abolishing the body. Duda put... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Law and Justice Party (PiS),

Hanifa’s murder: Court to deliver judgment July 28

 A Kano High Court fixed July 28 for judgment in the case of a school proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko, charged with alleged murder of  five-year-old pupil.   The Kano State Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 22 times

Tags: Abdulmalik Tanko, Justice Usman Na’abba, Mrs Rabi Ahmad

REOPENED-Alleged drug deal: 2 Kyari co-defendants jailed 2 years each

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced two co-defendants in a suit filed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Justice Emeka Nwite, NDLEA, DCP Abba Kyari

Lalong swears in 4 new High Court Judges, Khadi

 GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau state, on Monday swore in four new judges of the Plateau State High Court and a Khadi of the Sharia Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 80 times

Tags:  Gov. Simon Lalong, J. Samchi, Yahaya Kanam, Justice Ladi Madaki, Justices Elizabeth Angai-Ibrahim, Ladi Madaki, J. D. Longden

Nigerians cheer President Buhari at Democracy Day celebrations

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari received a rousing welcome from students, guests and dignitaries on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the June 12 Democracy Day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Good luck Jonathan, t Boss Mustapha, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Okowa urges leaders to make society better

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday called on people in positions of authority to use their positions to better the lives of the people they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Deputy Governor Kingsley O tuaro, Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Diai, Chief Kingsley Esiso

S’Court Justices deplore poor service conditions

WORRIED that their budgetary allocation has not increased for four years, Justices of the Supreme Court have protested to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, Justice lbrahim Tanko Muhammad

2023: I’ll protect mandate given to me by the people – Sen. Ogba

SEN. Obinna Ogba, representing Ebonyi Central senatorial zone and governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi state, in the 2023 governorship election, has vowed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Justice Fatun Riman, Ifeanyochukwu Odii, Obinna Ogba

Court sentences murders of Fasoranti’s daughter to death by hanging

AN Ondo State High Court has sentenced three out of four suspected killers of the 58-year-old daughter of the national leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Justice William Olamide, Osagie Lawal, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Usman, Funke Olakunri

Forensic probe links Naira Marley with Visa card fraud

A cybercrimes expert, Whyte Dein, yesterday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that a forensic investigation by his team links hip-hop singer, Azeez Fashola a.k.a.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Rotimi Oyedepo, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, Naira Marley, Azeez Fashola, Whyte Dein

Court remands 4 men for alleged culpable homicide

AN FCT High Court sitting in Kubwa, on Thursday remanded four persons in a correctional centre over alleged culpable homicide. The defendants: Emmanuel Agu, Augustine Uden, Micheal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Adama Musa, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Emmanuel Agu, Augustine Uden, Micheal Okechukwu, Iliyasu Sadiq

Court remands man for alleged N3.2m land fraud

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Thursday ordered that Ibrahim Hamza be remanded in a correctional centre, for alleged N3.2million land fraud. Khobo gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Y. J. Matiyak, Ibrahim Hamza, Justice Darius Khobo

UK citizens lose right to participate in EU municipal elections

THE European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that British expatriates lost their right to participate in municipal elections in EU countries after the UK  left... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 21 times

Tags: European Court of Justice

Absence of judge stalls hearing in rtd AIG Mbu’s suit

THE absence of Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae of the National Industrial Court Abuja, on Wednesday stalled hearing in the suit filed by retired AIG Joseph Mbu, challenging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Joseph Mbu, Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae

Court orders unsealing of Zenith Bank in Imo

THE Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, yesterday, ordered the unsealing of Zenith Bank branches in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The order followed an appeal by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Justice Rita Pemu, Zenith Bank, Eze Madumere

Court orders 2 businessmen to appear for arraignment unfailingly June 27

AN FCT High Court on Tuesday ordered that two  businessmen appear unfailing on June 27 for arraignment.   The Attorney-General’s Office filed a seven-count charge of bordering on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, John Okpa, Ishola Sunday, Emmanuel Olamijulo

Forex trader jailed 2 years for stealing N20m cryptocurrency

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a forex trader, Shola Henry, to two years imprisonment for stealing N20 million. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, in her ruling,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Ahmed Yerima, Anyasi Matthew, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Shola Henry

Absence of judge stalls proceedings on Green Energy boardroom crisis

THE absence of Justice Bolaji Olajuwon of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday stalled hearing in the suit filed by Dr Bunu Alibe and Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, Alade Agbabiaka, Pascal Ukah, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe, Justice Bolaji Olajuwon, Mr Ayodele Olojede

Driver jailed 1 year for transporting Indian Hemp

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday sentenced a 20 year-old commercial transporter, Oladayo Oladele, to one year imprisonment at the Agodi Correctional Centre, for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: D.A. Otunla, Justice Uche Agomoh, Oladayo Oladele

U.S. judge authorises seizure of planes belonging to Roman Abramovich

A U.S. judge has authorised the seizure of two aircraft owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, for violating export restrictions as well as U.S. sanctions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Department of Justice (DoJ), Export Control Reform Act (ECRA), United Arab Emirates, Roman Abramovich,

Court orders substituted service on Ogbeche, FCT NUJ chairman

THE National Industrial Court on Monday ordered that Emmanuel Ogbeche of the Abuja Enquirer be served  originating summons by substituted means in a case brought before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Michael Okorie, Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, Donald Ugwu, Emmanuel Ogbeche

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Kogi

SOME gunmen abducted a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Christopher Onotu, from a Church in Obangede, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State on Saturday evening. Daily Trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Edward Egbuka, SP Williams Ayah, Rev. Fr. Christopher Onotu

Vigilance member jailed 6 months for obstructing AEDC staff on duty

A Dei-Dei Grade I Area Court, Shagari Quarters, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced  a 22-year-old vigilance member, Shadrack Karma, to six months imprisonment for obstructing an AEDC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Shadrack Karma, Justice Sulyman Ola, Mr Micheal Okon, Chinedu Ogada

REOPENED-Extradition request by the U.S. govt. not in good faith, Abba Kyari tells court

THE suspended DCP Abba Kyari has told a Federal High Court, Abuja that the extradition request by the U.S. Government for his trial in the alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 22 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Nureni Jimoh, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

210 vulnerable women farmers receive input, funds in Kogi

AT least 210 vulnerable female farmers, widows, petty traders and women with disabilities were empowered with cash and agricultural input in the 21 Local Government Areas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Chief Edward Onoja, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Funke Abolaji, Sepuwa Danladi, Ramatu Yusuf

Court orders seizure of NOK University, property of ex-director

A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered interim forfeiture of assets linked to a former director of accounts, NOK University, Kaduna.  Justice Zainab Abubakar gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Anthony Hassan, Justice Zainab Abubakar

Court orders interim forfeiture of private varsity, others linked to ex-director

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of NOK University, allegedly acquired unlawfully by Anthony Hassan, a former Director of Finance and Accounts, Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Adaora Oragudosi, Anthony Hassan, Justice Zainab Abubakar,

Man bags 12 months imprisonment over cybercrime

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced an internet fraudster, Oluwadamilare Ogunleke, to 12 months imprisonment after being found guilty of US$500 internet fraud. Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Mr Mabas Mabub, EFCC, Justice Uche Agomoh

Alleged forgery: Court adjourns case over ”missing” defendant

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned a case of alleged forgery and impersonation filed by the Nigeria Police Force against Ibrahim Modu and 23... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA), Adams Ugwuanyi,

Alleged $8.4m AGO theft: Court dismisses oil Marketers no case submission

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday dismissed the no-case-submission applications filed by two oil marketers charged with receiving $8.4 million from oil theft. The defendants, Yusuf... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Justice Mojisola Dada, Yusuf Yaya Kwande, Mettle Energy and Gas Ltd, Rembrandt Ltd

Alleged N2.9bn money laundering: EFCC arraigns Okorocha, others

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned Sen. Roshas Okorocha and others on allegations bordering on money laundering charge.   Okorocha, who is the 1st... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Ola Olanipekun, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye, Roshas Okorocha

Court to hear Okorocha’s bail application Tuesday

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Tuesday to hear the bail application filed by Sen. Rochas Okorocha.   Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after counsel for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Okey Amaechi, Gbolahan Latona, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye

Another explosion rocks Kabba in Kogi

 THE Police Command in Kogi on Sunday confirmed another yet to be ascertained explosion in Kabba Town of Kabbah-Bunu Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: SP William Ovye-Aya, Mr Edward Egbuka,

Zuma suffers new setback in corruption trial

SOUTH Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has suffered another setback in his attempts to remove the lead prosecutor from his arms deal corruption trial. This came up... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Jacob Zuma, Justice Mandisa Maya

Supreme Court affirms N6bn in damages against Dakuku Peterside for defaming Peter Odili

THE Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a suit by former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside seeking to set aside... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 41 times

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Peter Odili, Justice Adamu Jauro, Dakuku Peterside

Alleged fraud: Court rejects Okorocha’s bail plea

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, refused to admit Sen. Rocha’s Okorocha, who is currently at the EFCC’s custody, to a bail.   Justice Inyang Ekwo, instead,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Sen. Rocha’s Okorocha, Ola Olanipekun, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Retirement: NIS boss tasks civil servants on strategic investment in retirement

ALHAJI Idris Jere, the  Acting Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has charged civil servants to engage in pre-retirement and post-retirement strategic investment to ensure better future. Jere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Alhaji Idris Jere, NIS, Prof. Abah George, Mr Matthew Opaluwa, Edward Onoja, Mr Danladi Kifasi, Dr Emmanuel Onucheyo

Case of former President Taylor over nonpayment of pension benefits adjourned in interest of justice

THE hearing in a suit filed by a former Liberian President, Charles G. Taylor, alleging the violation of his human rights over the payment of his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Charles G. Taylor, ECOWAS, Justice Dupe Atoki,Justices Keikura Bangura,

Utilise legacies of Nigeria’s founding fathers, group pleads with leaders

A non-governmental organisation, Project One, has pleaded with Nigeria’s leaders to consolidate the legacies of its founding fathers and past heroes for a better and stronger... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mrs Bisayo Busari-Akinnadeju,Mrs Comfort Ogunmola,Gov. Ben Ayade,Mr Godswill Edward,Pa Micheal Akinkunmi,Mrs Dora Akunyili.

Man who stole N500, 000 using ATM, jailed for 2 years

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court, on Thursday, sentenced a businessman, Saleh Jibrin, to two years’ imprisonment for stealing N500,000 through Automated Teller Machine. Jibrin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: First Bank Plc,Justice Darius Khobo,Mr E.K. Garba,Saleh Jibrin,Mr Shuaibu Khalid,EFCC

Court restrains FG from issuing licences on marginal oil fields

THE Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has restrained the Federal Government from issuing licences on marginal oilfields in the Niger Delta pending the determination of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Justice Isa Dashen, Mrs Rosemary John-Oduone, Chief Brown Agu

Alleged failed surgery: Trial of Lagos plastic surgeon stalled

 THE trial of a Lagos surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, charged with evasion from investigation into a failed plastic surgery, was on Thursday stalled in a Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumers Protection Commission,Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju,Justice Mohammed Liman

‘We took oath to conceal OAU student’s death’

THE Osun State High Court presided over by Chief Justice Oyebola Ojo yesterday continued hearing on the murder case of master’s degree student of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Adesola Adedeji, Kunle Adegoke, Chief Justice Oyebola Ojo, Prof Segun Ojo,

IPOB cancels tomorrow’s sit-at-home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has cancelled its tomorrow’s sit-at-home order. Disclosing this in a statement signed by Emma Powerful, the group gave reasons for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako,Emma Powerful,IPOB, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor,Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

Court to MC Oluomo, NURTW, others: don’t collect levies from non-members

THE Federal High Court, Lagos Division, Tuesday granted an application restraining a former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos branch, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 24 times

Tags: NURTWAlhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,MC Oluomo,Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje,Justice Peter Lifu,Mr. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa,Oba Adeshina Suleiman Raji,Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salam

Alleged homicide: Court adjourns ruling in bail application

AN FCT High Court, Kubwa, has adjourned for ruling in the bail application filed by Via Isaac, charged with alleged murder of his wife. The Attorney-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya,Onyeka Ohakwe,Ugochukwu Njoku.

Section 84(12): Court fixes June 28 for report on Supreme Court decision

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed June 28 for report on the outcome of the Federal Government’s suit seeking an interpretation of Section 84(12)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Joseph Daudu, Justice Inyang Ekwo

N23.3bn ‘Fraud’: EFCC re-arraigns ex-finance minister Yuguda, Dasuki, Bafarawa

THE Economic and Financial Crime Commission yesterday re-arraigned a former Minister of Finance, Bashir Yaguda and four others in an FCT High Court, Maitama, for alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Justice Peter Affen, Sambo Dasukil, Attahiru  Bafarawa, Bashir Yaguda

Court grants DSS permission to detain terror suspect for 60 days

 THE Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday granted permission to the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain Alfred Fowler-Alfred for 60 days. The 60-day detention is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: DSS, Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon, Alfred Fowler-Alfred

Presidential ambition: Emefiele withdraws suit against INEC, AGF

GODWIN Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, S.T. Maliki, Godwin Emefiele

Sadiq Abdullahi wins PDP ticket for Sabon Gari Federal Constituency

Sadiq Abdullahi has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sabon Gari Federal Constituency ahead of the 2023 general elections. Alhaji Mohammed Shafiu, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Malam Sadisu Abdulhamid, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed, Paulina Edward, Sadiq Abdullahi,

NAF@58: Improved synergy has enhanced military operations, says defence minister

THE Minister of Defence, retired Major.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has said increased level of successes by the Armed Forces  was made  possible by the level of synergy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, President Muhammadu Buhari, retired Major.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet

Opara, new CIBN president unveils agenda to attract youths

THE Chartered Institute of bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Saturday inaugurated Mr Ken Opara as the 22nd President/Chairman of Council to manage its affairs from 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Victor Aguwah, Justice A. Olateru-Olagbegi, Olayinka Odutola, Mary Aina

Dane to hang for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

THE Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) yesterday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his wife,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, Adebayo Haroun, Alhaji Musa, Peter Nielsen, Zainab alias Alizee

Police arrest 2 kidnappers, recover gun, handsets in Kogi

THE Police Command in Kogi have arrested two of the kidnappers terrorising the state in recent times. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye-Aya, said this  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 24 times

Tags: CP Edward Egbuka, SP William Ovye-Aya

I was lured into commercial sex work in Libya by businesswoman, witness tells court

A Libyan returnee told a Federal High Court in Ibadan that she was enslaved in Libya a commercial sex worker. The woman, made this known while testifying before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Becki Jibo, Ayomide Philip, Justice Uche Agomoh

Magu not yet free from prosecution — Police Affairs Minister

THE Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, says a former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, Ibrahim Magu, can still face prosecution if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ayo Salami, Ibrahim Magu, Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi

Police rearrest journalist after being freed by court

THE police in Cross River State Thursday rearrested the Editor-In-Chief of Mandate Watch newspaper, Edet Okpo, within the premises of the Federal High Court, Calabar, after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Duja Emmanuel Effedua, Justice Rosemary Oghoghorie, Edet Okpo

Makinde presents vehicles to judges

OYO State Governor Seyi Makinde has presented seven vehicles to High Court Judges ‘to make their work easy and ensure efficient justice delivery’. Makinde, who was represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Olubamiwo Adeosun, Seyi Makinde

Staff Sack: Court rejects British commission’s application to stay judgment’s execution

THE National Industrial Court in Abuja has dismissed an application by the British High Commission to stay execution of its judgment on compensation of two staff... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Ayo Oyarero, Thomas Ugiah Anakhuekha, Justice Edith Agbakoba

Magu retired before promotion was approved – Dingyadi

THE recent promotion of former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to the rank of an Assistant Inspector General of Police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Justice Ayo Salami, Maigari Dingyadi

Oyo CJ unveils ‘One-Stop-Solution’ to quick justice dispensation

THE Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, on Thursday unveiled a one-stop-solution to the challenges of justice delivery in the state. Launching the OyoComis,  Abimbola, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Mr Afeniforo Ayodele, Justice Abimbola,

Electoral Act Controversy: S’Court joins Rivers state in Buhari, Malami’s suit

THE Supreme Court, on Thursday, okayed an application that Rivers State filed to be joined as a party in the suit President Muhammadu Buhari and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Justice Musa Dattijo, Muhammadu Buhari

Court exonerates ex-Imo agency boss of corruption allegation

IN Owerri High Court presided over by Justice S.I. Opara has struck out the aspect of the Imo State White Paper by the Commission of Inquiry ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Justice Ukwuoma Duruohaigwe, Chima Anozie, Justice S.I. Opara

FG withdraws newly amended charges against Nnamdi Kanu

THE Federal Government has withdrawn the newly amended charge against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. This is even as Justice Binta Nyako... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu,

Osun 2022: Court affirms Adeleke as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court, sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday affirmed Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the authentic candidate of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Sen. Ademola Adeleke, Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel, Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, PDP, INEC.

Kidnapped widow regains freedom in Kogi – Police

A widow, Mrs Sefi Jimoh, kidnapped by four days ago has been released. The Kogi Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, confirmed the window’s release to the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Edward Egbuka, Sefi Jimoh,

ICPC arraigns professor over $40,000 Bribe

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Professor John Kester Ifeanyichukwu over allegations of bribery and inducement of officers of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 118 times

Tags: ICPC, Prof. John Kester Ifeanyichukwu, justice A.O. Otaluka

Teenage internet fraudster bags 1 year imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday sentenced a teenager, Oluwafemi Tijani to one year imprisonment for $155 dollars internet fraud. Justice Uche Agomoh, sentenced the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Justice Uche Agomoh, Oluwafemi Tijani

2023: Group kicks as Imansuangbon’s name allegedly disappears from Edo delegates’ list

A social-political group, Esan South-East for Justice, has condemned the alleged removal of Mr. Ken Imasuangbon’s name from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo National Delegates’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Iyorchia Ayu, Esan South-East for Justice, Mr Ernest Imafidon, INEC

Alleged fake kidnap: Absence of defendant stalls judgment

ABSENCE of the second defendant, on Tuesday, stalled  judgment in the case of dethroned Baale  (Chief) of Shangisha in Magodo, Lagos State, charged with faking his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Olarenwaju Ajanaku, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, Yinka Owoeye, Opeyemi Mohammed, Mutiu Ogundare

Oyo Anti-Corruption agency seeks Olubadan’s partnership in tackling corruption

 THE Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA), has requested for the partnership of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, in fighting corruption in the state. The agency’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Oba Lekan Balogun, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Retired Justice Eni Esan, Ibrahim Tijani, CSP Laurence Eyindero, Folashade Ajibade, Prince Oyebade Oyedepo,

Section 84(12): Court asks PDP to reassess its stand on suit against FG

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take a critical look at the development in its suit to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Justice Hamma Akawu Barka, Oladipo Opeseyi, Justice Evelyn Anyadike, Justice Inyang Ekwo, PDP, Joseph Daudu

Marijuana courier suspects know bail fate May 28

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on May 28 rule on the bail applications of two men, Adeyemi Beyioku and Anya Godwin, charged with conspiracy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Jerry Aernan, Callistus Onyewueke, Justice Akintayo Aluko, Adeyemi Beyioku, Anya Godwin

Kogi CP orders manhunt for widow’s kidnappers

THE Kogi Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, has ordered his officers and men to lauch a man hunt for the kidnappers of a middle aged widow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Edward Egbuka, Ovye-Aya,

How Justice Odili saved my political career - Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has said he will remain grateful to Justice Mary Odili for her timely intervention which saved his political career in 2004. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Dr. Peter Odili, Prince Uche Secondus, Justice Mary Odili

Court orders NOUN to reinstate dismissed staff

THE National Industrial Court has ordered the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), to immediately reinstate its dismissed staff, Edwin Ameh to his position as Principal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae , Edwin Ameh

Green Card: FBI tells court American defrauded 2 Nigerians $368,698

A staff of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Mr Ayotunde Solademi, on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American allegedly defrauded two Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Ayotunde Solademi, FBI, Marco Ramirez, Mr Gabriel Ogie, Mr Oludare Talabi, Justice Mojisola Dada

Ndubuisi Kanu: Navy seeks removal from suit on inheritance, judge declines

AN Ikeja High Court on Thursday  ordered one of the wives of the  late Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu to serve the registrar of the court’s probate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu, Justice Christopher Balogun, Mrs Gladys Kanu, Mrs C.G. Cirbam, Mr Wale Adesokan

Court to hear Saraki’s suit against EFCC, ICPC others July 27

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed July 27 for further mention of a suit filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, against the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Bukola Saraki, Lukaman Saidu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC

EFCC re-arraigns 2 ex-staff of First Marina Trust for identity theft

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, re-arraigned two former staff of First Marina Trust Ltd., in a Federal High Court in Lagos for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Justice Tijani Ringim, Justice Chuka Obiozor, Adeyemi Oluwaseun, Suleiman Yusuf

Appeal Court vacates judgement voiding 84(12) of Electoral Act

THE Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, vacated the judgement of the  Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, which voided the provision of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami, Nduka Edede, Justice Hamma Akawu Barka

Court nullifies Ebonyi law, says it lacks powers to legislate on cybercrimes

A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki Tuesday declared the controversial Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law No 12 of 2021 unconstitutional, null and void. The Court ruling followed a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Engr. David Umahi, Mike Odo, Justice Fatun Riman, Godfrey Chikwere, Chika Nwoba

Oyetola to pay victims of police brutality compensation May 12 — Official

GOV. Gboyega Oyeola of Osun will pay compensation to victims of police brutality in the state on May 12.   This is contained in a statement by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Gboyega Oyeola, Justice Akinwale Oladimeji

ECOWAS Court President calls for strengthening of legal framework for ECOWAS integration

THE President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has spoken of ‘gaps’ in the legal framework of the ECOWAS integration project that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Alleged N5bn fraud: Court fixes Oct. 12 for arraignment of ex-aviation minister, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed Oct. 12 for the arraignment of former Aviation Minster, Stella Oduah and others by the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Hassan Liman, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Stella Oduah

Functional legal order in Member States critical to ECOWAS integration – President

JUSTICE Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, says a functional legal order is critical to the integration agenda of the ECOWAS sub-region.  Asante... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Justice Edward Asante

Functional legal order in Member States critical to ECOWAS integration – President

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, says a functional legal order is critical to the integration agenda of the ECOWAS sub-region.  Asante... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Edward Asante, ECOWAS,

‘Reduction in judges crippling operations of ECOWAS Court’

PRESIDENT of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice Edward Asante has said the reduction in the number of judges from seven to five has affected the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Asante

Row over murder of Abuja corps member

FAMILY members of the corps member who was murdered in Abuja, Stephanie Terungwa, have called on the Federal Government and authorities of the Nigeria Police Force... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Dennis Dondo, Edward Achado, Stephanie Terungwa

Supreme Court resolves 17 oil wells ownership tussle in favour of Rivers

THE Supreme Court on Friday, in a landmark judgment, resolved the ownership dispute of 17 oil wells between Rivers and Imo states in favour of Rivers.   In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Justice Emmanuel Agim,

Alleged kidnapping: Evans changes counsel as trial begins June 15

 CONVICTED kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, charged with various cases of kidnapping, on Friday obeyed the order of an Ikeja Special Offences Court to get... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Ngozi Chijioke, Chief Vincent Obianodo, Frank Udeme, Mr Emmanuel Ochai, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Man to die by hanging for murdering traditional ruler

AN Ado Ekiti  High Court on Thursday sentenced 42-year-old man, Ademola Omoniyi to death by hanging for murdering a traditional ruler.   Delivering judgment, Justice Olukayode Ogundana, dispelled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Adegboyega Morakinyo, Justice Olukayode Ogundana, Ademola Omoniyi

Ayade inaugurates committee to review judicial officers welfare

GOV. Ben Ayade of Cross River has inaugurated a five-man state Judicial Welfare Review Committee, pledging to do everything within his powers to improve the welfare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice Sylvester Obi, Tanko Ashang, Justice Eyo Effiong-Eta, Ben Ayade

Court to hear suit seeking to stop PDP primaries, May 10

THE Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed May 10, for a hearing in a suit seeking to stop the planned May 28, Presidential Primary Election of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: PDP, Mr Mahmud Magaji (SAN), Mr Cosmas Ndukwe, Mr Paul Erokoro, Mr Iyorchia Ayu, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, Justice Donatus Okorowo

Absence of EFCC counsel stalls N675m spiritual cleansing fraud trial

THE absence of prosecution counsel, on Thursday stalled the trial of Abayomi Alaka, an alleged kingpin of a cultist group, Badoo, charged with N675 million spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Dr. Mrs Lateef Bello, Mr Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Mrs Joy Amahian, Mr Nkereuwem Anana, Abayomi Alaka, Morufu Yahaya, Omitogun Ajayi, Ajisegiri Abiodun, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Onitsha becoming ‘dead’ city, Gov. Soludo laments

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra State has lamented the high rate of evacuation of businesses and productive assets from Onitsha to other neighbouring states. Soludo expressed his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Gov. Charles Soludo, Mr Edward Ibuzo

EU countries may be liable for pollution-linked health damage

PEOPLE in the European Union (EU) can  have the right to be compensated if their health has been compromised by excessive air pollution, a top EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Court of Justice (ECJ),

JDPC trains 172 Plateau residents on alternative techniques against violence

THE Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic Diocese of Pankshin in Plateau, has trained 172 residents on some alternative techniques against violence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Fr. Basil Kassam,

2023: Shun violence, use PVC to elect your choice candidate, Enugu Speaker, Nwoye urges youths

AHEAD of the 2023 general election, the immediate past chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC, Enugu State, Dr Ben Nwoye, and Speaker of state House of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Edward Ubosi, Ben Nwoye

Goodluck Jonathan is Constitutionally qualified to run for presidency

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN  INTRODUCTION NIGERIA is a country of one major news item per day. At times, one scandal per day. The hot issue in the polity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Justice Kekere-Ekun, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan,

Defection: 14 Zamfara LG chairmen seek to be joined in PDP suit against Matawalle

THE 14 chairmen of local government councils in Zamfara, on Friday, prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to join them in a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Emeka Okpoko, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Anka, Aminu Kofoji, Kabiru Ladan, Bashir Muawiya,  Mohammed Sadiq, Abubakar Takwas, Sanusi Sarki, Nasiru Yakamata

Absence of counsel stalls trial of alleged fake army general

  ABSENCE of defence counsel on Friday stalled trial  of an alleged fake army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with impersonation, forgery and  N266 million fraud. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Mr Kayode Lawal,  Bolarinwa Abiodun, EFCC, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Oyo to provide standard juvenile centre to enhance public safety -CJ

THE Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, on Friday inaugurated a committee to midwife the establishment of a standard juvenile Correctional institution in the state. Inaugurating... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Mrs Adetola Lawore-Akinyele, Mrs Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani, Mr Abiodun Adebisi and Mr Yusuff Raimi.

Ogun CJ frees 31 inmates

OGUN State Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, on Friday granted amnesty to 31 inmates in five Correctional Centres across the state as part of efforts to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Abdulrasheed Alimi, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu

Holding charge largely responsible for prison congestion – NGO

THE Country Director of the Advocacy for Justice and Accountability, Mr Ogedi Ogu, has called for the elimination of the practice of “holding charges” to avoid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Advocacy for Justice and Accountability, Ogedi Ogu,

Mixed reactions trail Plateau’s plan to domesticate National Contributory Pension Scheme

MIXED reactions trailed a public hearing at the Plateau House of Assembly on Thursday on the planned domestication of the National Contributory Pension Scheme. Some labour unions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Mr Makwin Arandong, Mr Eugene Manji, Mr Saleh Yipmong, Mr Sunday Hyatt, Mr Yakubu Sanda, Mr Edward Ekpenyong,

Alleged cocaine deal: Court gives NDLEA go-ahead to review facts in Abba Kyari’s trial

A Federal High Court in Abuja granted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s application to review facts of the two defendants who pleaded guilty in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: ACP Sunday Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, NDLEA, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Umeibe, Emeka Ezenwanne,

Permsec proposes defence ministry with mix of civilians, military

THE new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Kana, has said that one of his aspirations for the ministry is to deploy more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Ibrahim Kana, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Edward Gabkwet,

Jamoh wins Maritime Public Sector ICON 2021

THE Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh, has been named winner of the Vanguard Public Sector Icon, Maritime, 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: NIMASA, Mele Kyari, Akinwunmi Adesina, Gov. Godwin Obaseki Dr Bashir Jamoh, Mr Edward Osagie, Mr Eze Anaba,

Court jails Internet fraudster 6 months, orders forfeiture of $4,000

JUSTICE Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old internet fraudster, Olamilekan Taiwo to six months imprisonment for 4,000 fraud. Agomoh held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr S.M. Galadanchi, Olamilekan Taiwo, EFCC, Justice Uche Agomoh

Court fixes June 2 to hear Abba Kyari’s extradition suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed June 2 for hearing of the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) against suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Mahmud Magaji, Nureni Jimoh

NAF postpones date for entrance examination into its secondary schools

THE Nigerian Air Force  (NAF)  on Tuesday shifted entrance examinations for admission into JSS1 in its comprehensive and secondary schools from May 7 to May 21. NAF... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, NAF

Anambra 2022: Supreme Court dismisses Andy Uba's appeal

THE Supreme Court has voided the participation of Andy Uba in the last governorship election in Anambra State as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: APC, Andy Uba, Justice Inyang Ekwo, George Moghalu

Alleged assault: Court orders CCT Chairman to appear before Senate

THE  Federal High Court, Abuja has  ordered the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi  Umar to appear before the Senate in a probe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Istifanus Gyang, Sunday Edward, Danladi  Umar, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Lalong swears in Mann as Plateau chief judge

THE Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has sworn in Justice David Gwong Mann as the substantive chief judge of the state.  The governor while swearing in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Justice David Gwong Mann, Simon Bako Lalong

Panel orders CP’s arrest over alleged ”disappearance’ of man

A panel has issued a warrant of arrest against the Commissioner of Police, Legal Services, Force Headquarters, CP Igbeh Ochogwu, in respect of the alleged unlawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: CP Igbeh Ochogwu, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Lalong swears in new Plateau Chief Judge

SIMON Lalong of Plateau on Monday sworn in Justice David Mann as the state substantive Chief Judge. Lalong at the ceremony in Jos, charged the new Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Simon Lalong, Justice David Mann,

N266m fraud: Court refuses bail application of alleged fake army general

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday dismissed the bail application of a self-styled army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with  defrauding two companies of N266 million. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Bolarinwa Abiodun, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Mr Kayode Lawal

Murdered OAU student: Court adjourns hearing in suspects` trial

AN Osogbo High Court, on Monday, adjourned till May 31 hearing in the trial of the seven people accused of murdering Mr Timothy Adegoke, a postgraduate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Femi Falana, Justice Adepele Ojo, Mr Timothy Adegoke, Mr Kehinde Eleja, Mr Abdulrasheed Muritala, Mr Edet Okon, Mr Edeth Okon, Mr Roland Otaru, Adeniyi Aderogba, Florence Oluwole, Oyetunde Kazeem,

El-Rufai promises to strengthen judiciary, swears in Ag chief judge, Grand Khadi

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has assured the Judiciary that Kaduna State Government will do everything it can, to ensure that it has enough resources to run its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Muhammadu Lawal Bello, Grand Khadi AbdurRahaman Umar Abubakar, Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Nasir El-Rufai

Enugu community holds Ofala, honours Deputy Gov. with chieftaincy title

A community leader, Ohom Orba, in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Saturday held its first Ofala Festival, honouring the Enugu Deputy Governor, Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Rev. Fr. Gregory Nnamani, Edward Ubosi, Ohom Orba, Cecilia Ezeilo

ICJ backs Nicaragua in sea border dispute with Colombia

THE International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday handed down a ruling that backed Nicaragua in its long-standing sea border dispute with Colombia. Colombia must immediately cease... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

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FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration — Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains, and frustrations of students in Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Ben Ugbana, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Ayomide Gabriel, Funmi Adegoke

NAF sets up panel to probe aircraft crash

THE Nigerian Air Force has constituted a panel to probe the crash of a training aircraft in Kaduna on Tuesday. It would be recalled that no fewer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Flight Lieutenant Abubakar Muhammed Alkali, Flight Lieutenant Elijah Haruna Karatu, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao

Again, CJN warns judges against corrupt practices, showy lifestyle

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has warned judges in the country to shy away from unmerited wealth so as not to run... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Emmanuel Gakko, Musa Sulaiman Liman, Segun-Bello Mabel Taiye, Bala Khalifa-Mohammed Usman, Ahmad Gama Mahmud, Aminu Garba, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

NAF to investigate cause of trainer aircraft crash in Kaduna

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will ensure thorough investigation into the cause of its Super Mushshak trainer aircraft crash that occurred on Tuesday at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, Lt. Abubakar Alkali, Edward Gabkwwt,

Dangote cement deepens bond market with N300bn debt programme

DANGOTE Cement Plc has deepened the bond market with its Series 2 Bond offer of up to N50 billion Tranche A, B and C; 5, 7... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Michel Puchercos, Edward Imoedemhe, Dangote

Katsina CJ inaugurates LG Election Petition Tribunals

CHIEF Judge of Katsina State, Justice Danladi Abubakar, has inaugurated Local Government Election Petition Tribunals, comprising three chairmen and six members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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Tags: Justice Danladi Abubakar, Hadiza Danja, Muhammad Usman

Virtual court hearings as panacea in an era of uncertainties

JUSTICE Nayai Aganaba of the Bayelsa State High Court in Yenagoa never had an inkling earlier that fateful Thursday that something ominous was about to happen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Gary Frank, Promise Ogilogi, Azibabin Adiki, Justice Nayai Aganaba

Virtual court hearings as panacea in an era of uncertainties

JUSTICE Nayai Aganaba of the Bayelsa State High Court in Yenagoa never had an inkling earlier that fateful Thursday that something ominous was about to happen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Mr Solomon Akuma, Gary Frank, Promise Ogilogi, Azibabin Adiki, Justice Nayai Aganaba

Sakara music for my birthday - PART II

- By Bashorun J.K. Randle SAKARA music is nuanced with deep meaning which only those who have been properly initiated can decipher. A great deal of it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Justice Ishola Oluwa, Bashorun J.K. Randle

Ijaw Diaspora Council to showcase culture at 2022 Convention in US

THE Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) says it will showcase its rich and colourful culture and tradition to the global audience at  the 2022 convention in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Edward Asimini William, Prof. Mondy Gold, Harold Dappa-Biriye

The NASS cannot amend the constitution through the back door

BY CHIEF MIKE A. A. OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, LL.M, Ph.D, LL.D INTRODUCTION IN these trying times that assail our beleaguered Nation, the NASS should be seen to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Justice Evelyn Anyadike

Police officer tells court how man allegedly raped 22-year-old drunk woman

A police officer, Sgt. Odunayo Ologe, on Wednesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a man, Joshua Torile, allegedly raped a 22-year-old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Enor Agofure, A.R. Abolade, Sgt. Odunayo Ologe, Joshua Torile, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Alleged poor power supply: AEDC seeks out-of-court settlement in N200m suit

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, on Thursday, sought out-of-court settlement in a suit filed against it by Musa Abdullahi, a legal practitioner, over allegations bordering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Morayo Yedoni, AEDC, Justice Mariya Ismail

Buhari reassures non-interference in court matters

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Executive arm of government will continue to respect the judiciary within the boundaries laid out in the Constitution in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, Malam Garba Shehu,

Court jails 23-year-old man for $475,000 fraud

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old man, Chinedu Omesu, to one year imprisonment for defrauding an Asian-American woman, Kim Soon, of $475,000. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Frederick Leo Ryan, Rotimi Oyedepo, Chinedu Omesu, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

35% affirmative: Buhari backs judgment, congratulates Nigerian women

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his support for the Federal High Court Abuja judgment on the 35 per cent affirmative action.   The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Mufuliat Fijabi, Justice Donatus Okorowo, Pauline Tallen, Muhammadu Buhari

Nasarawa Judicial commission establishes special courts for easy access to justice

THE Nasarawa State Chief Judge and Chairman Judicial Service Commission, Justice Aisha Aliyu, on Monday, signed a small claims court warrant to pave way for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Abdullahi Sule, Stella Ajige, Justice Aisha Aliyu

FG/ASUU face-off: Our pains, frustration ― Students, parents

THE saying that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” is apt in describing the pains and frustrations of students of Nigerian universities and their parents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Edward Chukwuma, Funmi Adegoke, Ayomide Gabriel, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU

How man allegedly defiled friend’s 2 underage daughters – Police officer

A police officer, Sgt. Aikore Odion, on Monday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a man, Louis Ikechukwu, allegedly defiled two underage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Justice Abiola Soladoye, A.R. Abolade, Louis Ikechukwu, Sgt. Aikore Odion

Alleged N400m fraud: EFCC to re-arraign Olisa Metuh May 30

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will, on May 30, re-arraign former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on allegations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Justice Stephen Adah, Obiora Egwuatu, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chief Olisa Metuh

Apply moral, legal procedures in justice dispensation, CJ tells lawyers, judges

THE Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, has called on lawyers and judges in Nigeria to apply moral and legal procedures in their dispensation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Adekunle Adegoke, Justice Munta Abimbola, Imam Habibullahi Buhari

ICPC arraigns Impersonator of ex-primate of Anglican Communion, others over N30.4m Fraud

THE  Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned a 40-year-old, Jehu Kwasu, the impersonator of the former Primate of Anglican Communion, Most... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Hon. Justice C. O. Oba, ICPC, Etubi Idris Aliyu, Abdulrahman Yusuf Muazu,

Court rules against policy of no refund by transporters

By Kennedy Nnamani A High Court sitting in Enugu State has ruled against the “no refund policy” used mostly by service providers to prevent refunding customers, clients... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Titus Odo, Tochukwu Odo, Justice C. O. Ajah, Patrick C. Chukwuma

Court backs FG on Nnamdi Kanu’s rendition to Nigeria

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday, exonerated the Federal Government on the allegation that leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Justice Binta Nyako, IPOB

Court strikes out 8 counts in charge against IPOB’s Kanu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out 8 from the 15 counts contained in charge against detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,

Court stops media coverage  of trial of Nnamdi Kanu, others

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has released a new practice direction for the trial of terrorism cases before the Court. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice John Tsoho

Police rescue 12 passengers from alleged kidnappers in Kogi

THE Police Command in Kogi State have rescued 12 passengers from the hands of alleged kidnappers in Kogi. Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Edward Egbuka,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Kogi State, Mr Edward Egbuka, SP William Ovye-Aya

Ojerinde diverted N15m for radio license - ICPC witness tells court 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, was Wednesday told how the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, allegedly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuata, retired Air Commodore Najeem Sanusi, ICPC, Olubunmi Olugasa, Peter Oyewole, Ibrahim Ishiyaku, Olumide Ojeriende, Mr. Jimoh Olabisi

Man, 42, charged with illegal deal in 700g Hemp

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Wednesday, said it had arrested a 42-year old man, Musibau Taiwo, over alleged drug trafficking. The anti-drug agency said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 35 times

Tags: NDLEA, Justice Ayokunke Faji,

Court restrains IGP, prophet from harassing Pastor Ighosotu

A Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has barred the inspector general of police and the commissioner of police, Delta State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal High Court, IGP, Mike Ozekhome, Pastor Johnmark Ighosotu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin,

Man, 24, bags 9-month jail term for $1085 cyber crime

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 24 year-old man, Boluwatife Kehinde, to nine months imprisonment over US$1085 internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Boluwatife Kehinde, Justice Uche Agomoh, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr A.G. Babalola

The NASS cannot amend the constitution through the back door (part 3)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN INTRODUCTION We conclude our discourse on Section 84(12) today. THE SUPREMACY OF THE CONSTITUTION I commend the judgment of Justice Evelyn Anyadike landmark, for protecting the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Kayode Eso, Mike Ozekhome, El Zakzaki, Ibrahim Dasuki

Ebonyi Govt. pardons 31 under-aged detained over communal conflict

By Chukwuemeka Opara, THE Ebonyi Government says it has pardoned and will release 31 under-aged detainees at the correctional service remand home, over their involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Ebonyi Government, Ezza/ Ezza-Effium conflict, Gov. David Umahi, Justice Paul Awada, Dr Kelechi Igwe,

Sunken boat subject of litigation, under EFCC custody – NIMASA

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says the  NIMASA-Barugu boat which sank on Saturday was subject of litigation under the custody of the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

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ICPC secures conviction of two civil servants

A Kano State High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Dije Aboki, has convicted and sentenced two civil servants Helen Odey to three and half years,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: ICPC, Zainab Musa, Justice Dije Aboki, Helen Odey

Tompolo’s vessel under EFCC custody sinks in Lagos

A boat seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and owned by Niger-Delta warlord, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, has sank in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Edward Osagie, EFCC

Obey ECOWAS judgment, end prosecutions for ‘insulting public officials’, SERAP tells Buhari

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “enforce the judgment by the ECOWAS Court of Justice compelling your government to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Justice Gberi-De Quattara, Kolawole Oluwadare, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari

2023: Yahaya Bello targets raising 20m millionaires by 2030

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday officially declared his intention to contest for the 2023 presidential election and promised to end poverty by raising 20... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Edward Onoja, Jonathan Zwingina, Yahaya Bello

ECOWAS Court dismisses case filed by 6 Nigerians challenging Bill on hate speech before National Assembly

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a case lodged by six Nigerians alleging that a Bill on hate speech pending before the country’s National Assembly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Justices Keikura Bangura, Januária T. S. Moreira Costa, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, ECOWAS

Abuja High Court restrains FCT Minister from ejecting patients at Garki Hospital

AN Abuja High Court has restrained the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello and the FCTA Administration from ejecting patients at the Garki Hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: High Court, Garki hospital, Bola Olotu, Muhammad Bello, Justice Charles Agbaza, Adamu Onu,

Troops kill 34 terrorists, 45 others die in Boko Haram/ISWAP clash

MILITARY aircraft has intercepted and neutralized 34 terrorists at Mangoro Village, a border community between Kaduna and Niger states. Military sources said the Air Component of Operation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Zagazola Makama, Mohammed Ari, Edward Gabkwet

How my father impregnated me, aborted pregnancy – Survivor

A 20-year-old girl (name withheld) on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how her biological father, Akin Isaac, alledgedly impregnated her and aborted the pregnancy. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mr Y. A. Alebiosu, Mrs. Modupe Aladelusi, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Witness links ex- Director Taiga in alleged $9.6bn P&ID scam

UMAR Babangida, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prosecution witness (PW1), on Thursday, linked former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga’s link... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Umar Babangida, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dr Rilwan Lukman

Military kills 34 terrorists at Kaduna/Niger border village

MILITARY aircraft have intercepted and neutralised 34 terrorists at Mangoro village, a border community between Kaduna and Niger States. Military sources said the Air Component of Operation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Edward Gabkwet

ECOWAS Court orders Republic of Togo to pay former Prime Minister nominal 1CFA reparation for violation of his rights

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Republic of Togo to pay a symbolic 1 ( One CFA) as nominal reparation to a former Prime... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Justice Januaria Tavares Silva Moreira Costa, ECOWAS, Gabriel Messan Agbeyome Kodjo

Oyo High Court begins Easter recess April 14, says CJ

THE Oyo State High Court is to embark on Easter recess from April 14 to April 21, the State Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Munta Abimbola, has... Read more

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Nigeria adopting a phase-down approach to energy transition – NUPRC boss

MR. Gbenga Komolafe, the Chief Executive, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC, says Nigeria is adopting a phase-down approach to transiting to cleaner sources of energy. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Justice Derefaka, Bashir Indabawa, Gbenga Komolafe, NUPRC

Why all states should have appeal court division – Justice Oniyangi

A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mudashiru Oniyangi, has called for the establishment of divisions of the appellate court in all states of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

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Bar week: Akwa Ibom committed to effective administration of justice – Gov Emmanuel

THE Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has pledged to continue to uphold the rule of law and effective administration of justice for the benefit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Willington Bassey, Justice Ekaette Obot, Udom Emmanuel, Uko Udom

21-year-old bags 6-month jail term for $2,300 internet fraud

A Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Faisol Kareem, to six months imprisonment for $2,300 internet fraud. In her judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Oluwatoyin Oladunni, Faisol Kareem, Justice Uche Agomoh

Stabilising Nigeria’s electricity grid with CBN’s N103bn intervention

NIGERIA'S electricity supply has in the last few weeks gone through a turbulent time with the national grid collapsing twice in barely 36 hours. This coupled with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 413 times

Tags: Nnaemeka Eweluka, Abubakar Aliyu, TCN, Edward Eje

N6.5bn fraud: Judge reviews Mompha’s bail terms

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja on Monday varied the terms of the bail she earlier granted social media celebrity,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Olayinka Jimoh, EFCC, Ismailia Mustapha, JUSTICE Mojisola Dada

CAMA: Court to hear CAN suit June 20

FEDERAL High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 20, 2022 for hearing in a suit filed by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, against the Corporate Affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Jibrin Okutepa, Joe Kyari Gadzama, Justice Inyang Ekwo

NBA seeks end to ASUU’s industrial action

THE Nigeria Bar Association, NBA has urged the Federal Government to do everything possible to end the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Akpata, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Prof Isa Hayatu Ciroma, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Chief Emeka Ngige,

Court orders transfer of Abba Kyari to Kuje correctional centre

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered the transfer of suspended DCP Abba Kyari to Kuje Correction Centre.   Justice Emeka Nwite gave the order after Kyari’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: NDLEA, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Umeibe, Emeka Ezenwanne, DCP Abba Kyari

Court acquits ex-minister over money laundering allegation

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, SAN, of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Alleged kidnapping: Judge fumes as Evans, co-defendant’s absence stall trial

THE absence of the convicted  kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendant, Joseph Emeka,  on Monday stalled their trial over alleged kidnapping before an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Ngozi Chijioke, Frank Udeme, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, Joseph Emeka

Alleged kidnapping: Judge fumes as Evans, co-defendant’s absence stall trial

THE absence of the convicted  kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendant, Joseph Emeka,  on Monday stalled their trial over alleged kidnapping before an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Evans, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo,

Section 84(12) controversy: Court joins APM in PDP suit against NASS, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered Allied Peoples Movement, APM, to be joined in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s suit against National Assembly, NASS, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf Mamman Dantalle, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court orders Medical doctor to defend himself in adultery charge

A High Court Judge, Justice Ishaku Kunda on Monday ordered a medical Doctor to defend himself in the alleged adultery charge before an Upper Area Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Ishaku Kunda, Dr Machael Owoicho-Odeh, Mr Maduabuchi Orji, Mr Joseph Danboyi, Mrs Alex Muleng, Michael Owoicho Odeh

Court denies Kyari, others Bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant bail application filed by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The presiding judge Justice Emeka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Justice Emeka Nwite

Federal High Court begins Easter vacation, April 8

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, says the 2022 Easter vacation of the court will begin on April 8. Tsoho... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mrs Catherine Christopher, Justice John Tsoho,

Supreme court backs INEC, upholds de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court has upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were among the 74 de-registered in 2020... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Justice Ejembi Eko,

We Can’t Act On Umahi, Others’ Sack Now – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended action on the court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe and 16 members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Governor David Umahi, PDP

My administration has zero tolerance for indiscipline, unruly behaviour, says EKSU V-C

THE Vice-Chancellor, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, says his administration has zero tolerance policy toward indiscipline and unruly behaviours. He said that the institution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Prof. Edward Olanipekun, FME, TETFund, NUC, JAMB, NYSC.

Court dismisses 36 governors’ $418m Paris Club debt suit against FG

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the  418 million dollars Paris Club debt suit filed by the 36 state governments against the Federal Government.   Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Central Bank of Nigeria,

ECOWAS Court dismisses claims of discrimination brought by physically challenged Senegalese

THE ECOWAS Court has dismissed a suit brought by a disabled Senegalese company manager alleging that he was sacked by the company, which has the concession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justices Edward Amoako Asante, Gberi-Be Ouattara,

Court orders publication of committal papers against AMCON boss over NICON assets

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted Jimoh Ibrahim enrollment of order for publication of forms 48 and 49 and service of all other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: AMCON, Ahmed Lawal Kiru, Eberechukwu Uneze, Jimoh Ibrahim, Justice Okon Abang,

2023: Court judgment has boosted Umahi’s presidential chances – Orji

THE chances of Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi to emerge the Nigerian president in 2023 may have been enhanced by the recent judgment of the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Uchenna Orji, Dave Umahi

Kogi CP warns officers against going on strike

The Kogi Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Egbuka, on Thursday warned police officers against going on strike. The commissioner gave the warning in a press statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Edward Egbuka, Williams Ovye-Aya,

Leadership crisis: Court stops Kabir Ibrahim from parading himself as AFAN president

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained Mr Kabiru Ibrahim from parading himself as president of the All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria, AFAN.   Justice Taiwo Taiwo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Tobias Iwu, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, Kabiru Ibrahim

Court fixes Abba Kyari’s extradition suit for April 27

JUSTICE Nyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has adjourned to April 27, 2022 for definite hearing in the case filed by the attorney... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Abubakar Malami, JUSTICE Nyang Ekwo

Strike: EKSU VC seeks constant FG/ASUU dialogue

VICE chancellor, Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun has said constant dialogue between university union leaders and Federal Government will end incessant strikes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Femi Falana, Godwin Emefiele, Bisi Akande, Prof. Edward Olanipekun

Man to die by hanging for raping, killing landlady

AN Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Wednesday, sentenced one Tunmise Abraham to death by hanging for raping and killing his landlady, Bukola Olanrewaju. Abraham was found guilty of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Bukola Olanrewaju, Justice Monisola Abodunde, Mr Julius Ajibare

My team recovered 821 pirated books from defendant’s house – Witness tells court

 MR Babatunde Oladapo, a law  enforcement officer with the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) told a Federal High Court in Ibadan that he recovered 821 fake textbooks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Adeola Olatayo, Mr Babatunde Oladapo, Justice Uche Agomoh

NYSC enrolls 3,700 members serving in Borno into NHIS

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has enrolled 3,700 youth corps members serving in Borno into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Coordinator of the scheme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Justice Adamu Zandai-Musa. National Youths Service Corps, NHIS

Court to hear ex-Army Chief’s suit against EFCC June 8

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 8 for definite hearing of the suit filed by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Inyang  Ekwo, Ms Habiba Chime, Mr Mohammed Buba, Mr Efut Okoi, Nigerian Army, EFCC, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,Brig. Gen. R. I. Odi

Carpenter docked for allegedly cheating customer of N160, 000

A 47-year-old carpenter, David John, has appeared in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly cheating a customer of N160, 000. The Prosecution Counsel, John... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Muhammad Adamu,

Non-service of court papers stalls Kyari’s extradition suit

 HEARING in the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) at a Federal High Court, Abuja, against suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice John Tsoho, Pius Akutah National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

Mechanic docked for allegedly cheating businessman

A 42-year-old mechanic, Uche Orji , was on Wednesday docked in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly cheating a businessman of N450, 000.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Muhammad Adamu,

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC accuses Briton’s lawyer of delay tactics

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, accused Paul Erokoro, SAN, counsel to James Nolan, a director in Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Paul Erokoro, James Nolan

Senate to debate court ruling on Section 84 (12) of Electoral Act

THE Senate, will, on Wednesday, debate the ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia, which nullified the controversial Section 84 (12) of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Anyadike, Ovie Omo-Agege, Chukwuka Utazi, Evelyn Anyadike, George Sekibo

Sack of legislators: Police barricade C’ River Assembly gate

THE Police on Tuesday barricaded the entrance gate of the Cross River House of Assembly Complex in Calabar, following Monday’s court judgment that sacked 20 lawmakers in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

ECOWAS Court holds regional integration session in Ghana

THE ECOWAS Community Court of Justice (CCJ) on Monday began its first External Court Session in Accra, Ghana, in a bid to foster regional integration. The Communications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Asante

Defection: Court sacks 2 Reps members, 18 Cross River lawmakers

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, sacked two federal lawmakers and 18 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly, following their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, APC, Federal High Court

Correctional centre promotes made-in-Nigeria goods – Official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service says it is promoting made-in-Nigeria goods, produced by inmates in Lagos State to boost their income. Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun, the Service Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

Alleged stealing of NIMASA’s N754m: Court to rule on virtual hearing application

JUSTICE Raliatu Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday fixed May 6 to rule on an application for virtual testimony in the trial of Patrick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mr Collins Ogbonna, Mr Dozie Onyeke, Ezekiel Agaba, EFCC, NIMASA, Justice Raliatu Adebiyi, Aroward Nig. Ltd, Mr Charles Oboh,

Stylist to spend 6 months in correctional service for drug trafficking

A 33-year-old man, Julius Ovihion, who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, has been convicted and sentenced by a Federal High Court sitting in  Lagos to six... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Okeh Ojakovo, Lucky Oghalifu, M.J Mamza, Julius Ovihion, Justice Yellin Bogoro

Court vacates order restraining APC convention

AN FCT High Court has issued an order vacating the restraining injunction against the March 26 convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Justice Bello Kawu on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kawu

Court orders INEC to return Stephen Ntukekpo-led Akwa Ibom APC EXCO

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to return Stephen  Ntukekpo as state chairman of Akwa Ibom chapter of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Uduakobong Udoh, Uko Obonodo Ini, INEC, APC, Augustine Ekanem, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

Court sentences man to death for killing man with iron bar

AN Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a middle-aged man, Moses Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a man with a knife and an iron... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice Oyindamola Ogala, Mrs Abike Oluwasanmi, Moses Haruna,

Court fixes Friday to hear suit seeking to stop APC National Convention

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa fixer Friday to hear a suit seeking to stop the All Progressives Congress, APC National Convention.   The plaintiff in the matter,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: APC, Justice Bello Kawu, Shuaibu Aruwa SAN, Gov.  Mai Mala Buni , Enaharo-Ebah

Money laundering trial of ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji stalled

THE money laundering trial of a former Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, was on Thursday stalled due to its non-appearance in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Godwin Obla, Justice Okechukwu Okeke, Justice Liman, Adewale Olatunji, Ekene Ihenacho, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Oyebode Atoyebi

Court fixes May 25 to hear alleged land seizure by FCT minister, FCDA

Justice Baba Sani of an FCT High Court, Apo, has fixed May 25 for hearing on alleged land seizure against the FCT Minister, Alhaji Muhammed Bello,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Messers Ahmed Musa, Rasheed Musa, John Godwin, C. Nwaji, Alhaji Muhammed Bello, Justice Baba Sani

Prof. Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, suspends revenue collection

PROF Chukwuma Soludo and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim have been sworn in as governor and deputy governor Anambra, Southeast Nigeria. Soludo was sworn in by Justice Onochie Anyachebelu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 593 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, Chief Willie Obiano, All Progressives Grand Alliance

Embattled Abba Kyari marks 47th birthday in NDLEA custody

SUSPENDED Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, who is currently in custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, marks his 47th birthday today. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Justice Ekwo, Joseph Egbunike, Hushppupi, Raman Abass, Abba Kyari, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike

ICJ orders Russia to `immediately suspend’ military operations in Ukraine

RUSSIA must immediately suspend its military operations in Ukraine, the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday in The Hague. By a vote of 13... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ), Kirill Gevorgian, Xue Hanqin, António Guterres,

Lagos set to implement public complaints, anti-corruption laws

THE war against corruption is set to get a big push in Lagos State, with the appointment of a chairman for the Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotoso, Justice Mojisola A. Olatoregun, Babajide Olusola Sa wo-Olu

How `bishop’ drugged, defiled underage – social worker

A social worker, Rasheedat Sanusi, on Wednesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a `bishop’, Felix Okon, allegedly  defiled his 16-year-old daughter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Abiola Soladoye, A. C. Maduemezia, Peter Owolabani, Rasheedat Sanusi, Felix Okon

Umahi withdraws stay of execution motion

SACKED Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, on Wednesday, approached a Federal High Court (FHC). Abuja, to withdraw a stay of execution motion he filed due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, PDP, James Onoja, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume SAN, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Alleged N139m theft: Court issues bench warrant against company MD

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday issued a bench warrant against the Managing Director of Homeland and Overseas Ltd., Osita Ojeah, for failure to appear... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Osita Ojeah, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, EFCC

APC crisis: Buni’s camp bounces back as activities for convention begin

THE camp of the embattled Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Shuaibu Aruwa, Justice Bello Kawu, Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Sani Bello, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammadu Buhari, James John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni

Court orders BUA to pay 11 disengaged staff terminal benefits

THE National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered BUA Flour Mills, to pay terminal benefits to 11 of its disengaged personnel. Delivering judgment, Justice Ebeye Isele, ordered that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Rabiu Hamisu, Lawan Sanusi, Salisu Garba, Valentine Watsav, Yusuf Usman, Augustine Clement, Justice Ebeye Isele, Aliyu Kabara, Idris Isah, Abdullahi Mohammed, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ahmed Mohammed

Ill health: Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s request for DSS DG to give oral evidence

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed a motion filed by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, for the Director-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Simon Enoch, Binta Nyako, Maxwell Opara, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

World Court to rule on emergency measures in Ukraine, Russia case

INTERNATIONAL Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday would rule on emergency measures sought by Ukraine in a case against Russia, including an order for Moscow to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ), President Vladimir Putin,

ICJ to rule on Russian invasion lawsuit

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to rule on a lawsuit challenging the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the first such verdict by an international... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ),

Church sues Umahi, demands N5bn damages for hospital takeover

THE Presbyterian Church of Nigerian has dragged Ebonyi Governor David Umahi to court for taking over its hospital. Also joined in the suit are Ebobi Attorney General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Justice Ken Eze,

Judge threatens to throw out Abba Kyari’s fundamental rights suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, threatened to strike out a fundamental enforcement rights suit filed by suspended DCP Abba Kyari against National Drug Law... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: NDLEA, Cynthia Ikena, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Rtd AIG Mbu prays court to invalidate his compulsory retirement

RETIRED AIG Mbu Joseph Mbu on Tuesday prayed the National Industrial Court to invalidate his compulsory retirement amongst other reliefs. When the matter slated for hearing came... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, Tawo E. Tawo, Mbu Joseph Mbu

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

Court jails 6 for cybercrimes in Kwara

SIX persons were on Monday convicted by a Federal High Court in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital for cybercrimes and impersonation.  The convicts, Adeshina Wasiu, Hammed Akorede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Innocent Mbachie, Aliyu Adebayo, Rasheedat Alao, Justice Muhammed Sani, Adeshina Wasiu, Hammed Akorede, Komolafe Shina David, Fatimehin Kayode, Adetoye Damilare Timilehin, Adebayo Ridwan Abiola

Biafra referendum: Again, court adjourns suit till May 20

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned till May 20, 2022 hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG seeking a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Barrister Victor Onwaremadu, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Barrister Sufiyanu Gambo Idris, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Umahi’s response to Federal High Court judgement, a disregard to rule

THE very recent decision by the Federal High Court sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja delivered on March 8, 2022 by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice Inyang Ekwo, David Umahi

Mixed reactions trail sack of Gov. Umahi, deputy for party defection

By Anthony Isibor. THE recent sack of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and his deputy, Eric Igwe, by the Federal High Court Abuja, presided by over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, Governor Dave Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Many Onitsha Correctional Center inmates innocent – Lawmaker

A lawmaker in Anambra, Mr Edward Ibuzo, has said that many inmates of the Onitsha Correctional Centre were suffering for offences they did not commit.Ibuzo, representing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Edward Ibuzo,Onitsha Correctional Centre,

Court adjourns Marafa’s suit challenging Matawalle’s congresses in Zamfara

JUSTICE Bello Kucheri of a Zamfara High Court has adjourned until May 18, a suit filed by Sen. Kabiru Marafa against the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: APC, Gov Mai-Mala Buni, Justice Bello Kucheri,

Court fixes March 28 for ruling in Abba kyari, others’ bail plea

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a bail application filed by suspended DCP Abba Kyari and others.   Justice Emeka Nwite... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe, Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne, Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu.

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

RAMATU Yakubu Kyari, wife of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Monday, slumped shortly after a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned the bail application of her... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: NDLEA, Justice Nwite, Ramatu Yakubu Kyari, DCP Abba Kyari,

Father remanded for defiling own 15-month-old baby

A father identified as Yahaya Oisamaiye has been remanded in a correctional facility in Edo State by Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo to await the advice of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Musa Bello, Uwa Okoh Dan Osei Okoh, I. E Ekibade, Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo, Yahaya Oisamaiye

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari, 1 other pray court for bail

SUSPENDED DCP Abba Kyari and his co-defendant, ACP Sunday Ubia, on Monday, asked a Federal High Court, Abuja, to admit them to bail.   Kyari and Ubia, through their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice Zainab Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joseph Sunday, Justice Emeka Nwite, Mahmud Magaji, ACP Sunday Ubia,  Abba Kyari

Justice Ekwo Declaratory Judgement: Issues And Clarifications Of Vacancy In Ebonyi Guber Seat.

By Akinloye Oyeniyi   THE uproars generated by the judgement of Justice Ekwo in the removal of the embattled Dave Umahi and his deputy as the governor and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Yahaya Bello, Justice Ekwo, Dave Umahi

Celebrating unprecedented contributions of African Americans to U.S. development

FOR the past 46 years, the United States has been celebrating the Black History Month every February to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Prof. Apollos Nwauwa, Edward Mermelsten, Amb. Reyhan Ozgur, Martin Luther King, Carter Woodson, Amb. Daniel Boafo, Joe Biden, Amb. Lot Egopija

Defection sack: Court orders Umahi, Deputy to remain in office

EBONYI Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have secured an order from the High Court of Ebonyi State not to vacate their offices in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Sunny Ogbuoji, David Nweze Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Roy Umahi, All Progressive Congress, PDP, APC,

Evans: Court sentences co-defendant to five years for sale of firearms

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday sentenced Frank Udeme,  one of the co-defendants of the convicted billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Frank Udeme, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Mr A. B. Josiah,Dr Babatunde Martins,

Sack: ex-SSG calls for calm over Umahi, others

PROF. Benard Odoh, a former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, has appealed to the people of the State to remain calm and law-abiding over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ogbonnaya Nwifuru, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Kelechi Igwe, Prof. Benard Odoh, David Umahi

Lawyer demands N200m in damages from AEDC for poor services

A legal practitioner, Musa Abdullahi, has dragged the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to court, demanding a N200 million compensation over allegations bordering on epileptic power... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Musa Abdullahi, Justice Mariya Ismail

Defection: Umahi, others’ sack, credit to Nigeria’s judiciary – Ebonyi group

THE Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has described the Federal High Court judgment which sacked Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, and his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Justice Ekwo, Paschal Oluchukwu, David Umahi, AESID

Court orders immediate reinstatement of 2 sacked NFIU directors

THE National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, to immediately  reinstate two directors of sacked directors. The court in addition ordered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Rakiya Hasstrup, Mohammed Mustapha, Fehintola Salisu

Police arraign Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife for cybercrime

THE police have arraigned Precious Chikwendu, former wife of one-time aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on a five-count charge bordering on cybercrime. Chikwendu was arraigned yesterday before Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Alex Ejesieme, Victor Okoye, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Precious Chikwendu, Femi Fani-Kayode

Pension funds: Oronsaye denies links to 66 bank accounts

STEVEN Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of the Federation, Thursday denied links with 66 bank accounts said to have been used to siphon pension funds. Oronsaye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Steven Oronsaye, Joe Agi

NDLEA arraigns man paid N1.5m to smuggle cocaine into Nigeria

NATIONAL Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arraigned a Brazil returnee, Okoewo Ikechukwu, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly smuggling 48 grams of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Obi Nonso, Julian Imabong-Iroabuchi, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, NDLEA, Okoewo Ikechukwu

Court awards N10 million damages against EFCC for illegally freezing a company's account

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Abuja, on the 3rd of March, 2022, awarded the sum of ten million naira, against the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: EFCC, Hon. Justice A.S Adepoju, Muzan Bruno, Rodrigo International Services, Chief Mike Ozekhome

Sack: Umahi, deputy, others seek stay of execution of judgment

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi and others have sought an order of the Federal High Court, Abuja, staying the execution of its judgment directing them to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Panel holds Executive Session to consider petitions on N452m judgment debts

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) investigative panel on Thursday, held its second executive session to consider petitions on judgment debts worth N452 million.   This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Hillary Ogbonna, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Fatimah Mohammed,

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Kalu’s retrial, others to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer  the fresh trial of former Abia governor and two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

Defection: PDP Moves To Replace Matawalle With Former Deputy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 7 for hearing of the suit seeking the removal of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Governor Bello Matawalle, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Mike Ozekhome, Emmanuel Ukala, PDP, APC

Court rules on Buhari’s libel suit against Atiku

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, will today, March 10, deliver its judgement on the suit filed before it by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Barr Abdulrazaq Ahmed, Justice Binta Mohammed, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Umahi under fire for attacking judge

EBONYI State Governor David Umahi came under fire yesterday for his tirade against Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The judge, on Tuesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Igwe, APC, PDP

NFF in grief as former Super Eagle, Justice Christopher dies at 41

NIGERIA Football was again in mourning early Wednesday as news filtered in that former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Justice Christopher, had slumped and died in Jos, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Super Eagles, Justice Christopher, 2022 FIFA World Cup,

Alleged N29bn fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, son’s trial

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the alleged  fraud trial of a former Governor of Adamawa,  Murtala Nyako and his son, Abdulaziz until March 10. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Justice Okon Abang,  Murtala Nyako, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, Mr Kanu Agabi, Mr Yakubu Maikyau

Umahi attack on judge: NBA demands apology

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called on Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State to immediately render an apology for his attack on Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, APC, Olumide Akpata, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Neither a Governor nor Deputy Governor can be removed from office by a court of law for defecting from his political party to another

BY Mike A. A. Ozekhome, SAN       I have just read social media publications regarding the judgment delivered today by the respected Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo, INEC, Governor David Umahi, Eric Kelechi Igwe

We are yet to receive Court judgement on Gov. Umahi, deputy- INEC

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it was yet to be served the certified True Copy of the Federal High Court that sacked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mr Festus Okoye, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Sen. Iyorchia Gov. Dave Umahi, Ayu, INEC, PDP, Chief Kelechi Igwe.

Umahi’s sack: Nigeria’s democracy on path to sanity —Ex-PDP spokesman

 FORMER spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Taofik Gani, says the court order mandating Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi and others... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Taofik Gani, Gov. David Umahi, Dr Eric Igwe

Nigeria exits IMB piracy record list – NIMASA D-G

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says Nigeria has been removed from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy record list. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, SPOMO, Justice Tanko Muhammad, Prof. Tawfiq Ladan,

Umahu reacts to court rulling, says judge lacks powers to remove him

GOVERNOR David Umahi has reacted to the judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja that declared his seat and that of his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, justice Inyang Ekwo, PDP, APC, Kelechi Igwe, INEC

Mixed reactions trail sack of Ebonyi Governor, deputy

MIXED reactions have trailed the removal of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and his deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe from office by a Federal High Court in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe, Mr Basil Igwe, Mr John Okoro, Justice Enyang Ewo, People’s Democratic Party, APC,

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC.

Court jails 5 Yahoo boys in Ilorin

THE Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Monday sentenced five Yahoo boys to various jail terms, for offences bordering on cybercrimes and other internet related... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Justice Muhammed Sani, Laoshe Olajide, Akinbohun Stephen, Hammed Babatunde, Lawal Faruq, David Ezekiel

Breach of agreement: Court orders service of hearing on Sobi FM llorin.

A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Monday ordered for hearing notice to be served on Sobi FM, a private Radio station in Ilorin, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Justice Abiodun Adebara, Hammed Abaya, Sobi FM, Bil-qayyum Islamic

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar, EFCC, Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court stops Buhari, AGF, NASS from tampering with electoral act 2022

JUSTICE Inyang Eden Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has stopped President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney-General of the Federation and the Senate President from tampering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: James Ogwu Onoja, Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo

Man to die by hanging in Ogun over armed robbery

AN Abeokuta High Court on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Kolade to death by hanging for armed robbery. Kolade, whose address was not given, was convicted on a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Damilola Johnson, Olaotan Abisola, Ayelabola Oluwatosin, Oluwabunmi Akinola, Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun, Ibrahim Kolade

Judge’s absence stalls suit filed by suspended Kano anti-corruption boss

The absence of Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi of the National Industrial Court on Monday, stalled a suit filed by the suspended chairman of Kano State Public Complaint... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi

Heavy security as Court rules on bail of Adedoyin, six staff

THERE is heavy security presence at the entrance of Osun State High Court, Osogbo as Justice Adepele Ojo rules on the bail application for owner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem Adebayo Kunle, Adedeji Adesola, Rahmon Adedoyin, Justice Adepele Ojo

IPOB takes on enforcers of Monday sit-at-home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday vowed to go tough on those enforcing its suspended Monday sit-at-home in the Southeast. Despite calling it off, hoodlums who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Emma Powerful, IPOB

Court Stops President, AGF, others from tampering with Electoral Act 2022

 THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday, stopped President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Senate President from tampering with the newly amended Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court denies Adedoyin, six staff bail

AN Osun State High Court, Osogbo presided by Justice Adepele Ojo has denied the bail application of owner of Hilton Hotel and Resort, Rahmon Adedoyin and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Justice Adepele Ojo, M O Omosun, Adekunle Adegoke, K. K Eleja, Okon Ita, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem Adebayo Kunle, Adedeji Adesola, Rahmon Adedoyin, Justic

Don’t transfer us to prison, DCP Kyari, others beg court

DCP, Abba Kyari, The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, who is facing a drug trafficking charge, on Monday, begged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Joseph Sunday, ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwike, Kanu Agabi, Abba Kyari

Adegoke’s murder: Court denies Rahman Adedoyin, 6 others bail

AN Osun State High Court has declined bail applications brought before it by Rahman Adedoyin and six of his hotel workers over the murder of Timothy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Rahman Adedoyin, Chief Justice Adepele Ojo

Probe spending on refineries or face legal action, SERAP tells Buhari

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: SERAP, Kolawole Oluwadare, President Muhammadu Buhari,  Mr Abubakar Malami SAN, Justice Mr Abubakar Malami,

#EndSARS: Clergyman demands N250m from police over brother’s death

A clergyman, Henry  Sanni, on Friday demanded N250 million from the police for the alleged extra-judicial killing of his brother. Sanni, made the allegation in a petition before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi SAN, Henry  Sanni, DSP Uzoma Nwoha., Mr Kolade Akande, rtd Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Onitsha chamber calls for digitalisation of tax collection in Anambra

THE Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), has called on the Anambra State Government to digitalise taxation processes against revenue leakage and for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), Alphonsus Nwoye,Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

Malami lauds UNODC’s Strategic Vision For Nigeria 2030 March 4, 2022 by ebere.agozie

   Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, SAN, has applauded the efforts of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 16... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags:  Justice Minister Abubakar Malami

Court remands hotel staff member for alleged murder

A High Court in Osogbo on Friday, ordered that a hotel staff member, Adedeji Adesola, charged with alleged murder of an OAU student, be remanded in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Mr M.O. Omosun, Mr Okon Edet-Ita, Justice Adepele Ojo, Timothy Adegoke, Adedeji Adesola, Rahmon Adedoyin, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwale Lawrence, Oyetunde K

Alleged murder: Court fixes March 9, for ruling in trial-within-trial

JUSTICE Usman Na’abba of a Kano High Court has fixed March 9 and March 10, for ruling in the trial-within-trial in the case of murder of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Usman Na’abba,Abdulmalik Tanko,Hashimu Isyaku,Fatima Musa,Sgt. Ridwan Ibrahim

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

GOVERNORS  have been named as chairmen of many of the 20 sub-committees announced yesterday by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Mai Mala Buni,Justice Abubajar Malami (SAN),Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq,Governor Hope Uzodimma,Governor Bello Masari,Governor Dapo Abiodun,CECPC,Senator John Akpanudoede

Alleged Jos ritual killer sings as witnesses testify

MOSES Okoh, 22, a student of University of Jos, standing trial in a High Court in Jos for allegedly killing his 20-year old girlfriend, Jennifer Anthony,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Justice S.P Gang,Mrs Elizabeth Dung,Moses Oche,Mr Akubo Lazarus,Moses Okoh,Jennifer Anthony,

ECOWAS Court President meets with Ambassador of Cape Verde over hosting of Court’s conference

THE President of the ECOWAS Court, Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante on Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 met with the Ambassador of Cape Verde to Nigeria to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: ECOWAS,Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante,Dr. Belarmino Silva,

Group decries growing rate of teenage-single mothers in Anambra

THE National Youth Council (NYC), Anambra State chapter, has decried  the growing rate of single-teenage mothers in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra. Mr Stanley Nkala,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alphonsus Nwoye, National Youth Council (NYC), Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO),

FG files application for Abba Kyari’s extradition to U.S.

THE Federal Government has filed an application for the commencement of extradition process of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari at the Federal High... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: NDLEA,Justice Inyang Ekwo,Abba Kyari,Ramon Abbas,

Nigerians call for transport policy to boost economic, social growth

SOME Nigerians on Thursday in Abuja urged the Federal Government to formulate a transport policy that would ensure seamless movement of people and goods from one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi, Nnenna Odo, Chineye Ezeonu, Christopher Ewalafo, Justice Ituma

Govt kicks off process for Kyari’s extradition to U.S.

NIGERIA  has approved the request by the United States for the extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari. A grand jury, last April 29,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 210 times

Tags: NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Ramon Abbas, Hushpuppi, Justice Zainab Abubakar, Justice, Abubakar Malami

Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Chief of Air Staff to know fate March 17

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, fixed March 17 for judgment in the remaining one count charge of money laundering levelled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, Mohammed Umar,

Alleged torture: Woman demands N10m compensation from police

A petitioner, Mrs Blessing Orji, has demanded an apology and N10million compensation from the police for alleged torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Orji made this known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

#EndSARS: Judicial panel makes more recovery

THE Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force has recovered a vehicle belonging to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Sulieman Galadima, Chibuzo Ezike, Ngozika Ihuoma

Court nullifies Taraba APC state congress

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo Tuesday nullified the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba conducted on Oct. 4, 2021. Ruling on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, INEC, Justice Simon Amobeda, APC

Adamawa launches sexual offenders database

THE Adamawa Government on Tuesday launched Sexual Offenders Database (SOD) to ensure quick dispensation of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases in the state. Speaking during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Justice Nathan Musa, Justice Afraimu Jingi, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri

EndSARS: Petitioner demands N100m from police over brother’s death

HASSAN Sani-Musa, a petitioner, on Tuesday, demanded for N100 million from the Police over his brother’s alleged extrajudicial killing. Sani-Musa, made the demand while testifying before the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Abdulkarim Maude, Khalid Nuhu, Abba Adamu, Hassan Sani-Musa

NYSC swears in 1,204 corps members in Sokoto

NO fewer than 1,204 corps members were, on Tuesday, sworn in by Chief Judge of Sokoto State, Justice Sa’idu Sifawa, for 2022 Batch A, Stream I... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Justice Sa’idu Sifawa, Chief Magistrate Abubakar Adamu,

Court orders businessman to clean church for 90 days

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Tuesday ordered a 27- year-old businessman, Ejaigu Doland, to clean the premises of the Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: EFCC, Mariya Sherriff, Ejaigu Doland, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic Church,

Allow Abba Kyari access to medical treatment - Court tells NDLEA

FEDERAL High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to allow detained Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari to get... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Joseph Sunday, Cynthia Ikena, Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court fixes March 21, for trial of man who allegedly plotted kidnap of cousin

 Continuation of hearing has been fixed for March 21, in the trial of Abubakar Haliru, accused of kidnapping his cousin, Hajiya Binta Mohammed. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Kabir Dabo

NGO conducts psycho-social test for victims of attacks in Plateau

 The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), has conducted a Psycho-Social test for victims of attacks in Iregwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.   Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Iregwe Development Association (IDA), Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC),

Court declines DCP Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant the bail application of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang Ekwo, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, NDLEA, Abba Kyari.

Evans, 2 others jailed for life for conspiracy, kidnapping

 AN Ikeja High Court on Friday sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, to life imprisonment for the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Hakeem Oshodi, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Justice Adedayo Akintoye, Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Donatus Dunu., Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, Evans,

ECOWAS Court President wants judicial systems of Member States harmonised

PRESIDENT of the ECOWAS Court, Justice Edward Asante has advocated for the harmonization of the judicial systems of Member States in order to attain a Community... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Edward Asante, Dupe Atoki, ECOWAS,

Stakeholders seek review of administration of criminal justice law

 STAKEHOLDERS in the justice sector have identified some grey areas in the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) and called for a review of the legislation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Kate Abiri

Court dismisses NDLEA’s objection to take Abba Kyari’s bail plea

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, rejected the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s objection to take the bail application of suspended Deputy Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

After the judicial recognition for Ishi-Agu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has paid a back-handed compliment with judicial recognition of Ishi-Agu. Ishi-agu is national attire with an Igbo ethnic trademark.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Ishi-Agu, Justice Binta Nyako, DSS, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Court jails ex-minister, accomplices for fraud

By MARTHA NYAM A Federal High Court in Jos on Tuesday sentenced former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, and two others for N450 million frauds. The court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Justice Musa Kurna, Sarah Ochekpe, Raymond Dabo, Leo Jitung

Impeachment: More troubles loom around Zamfara deputy governor as he evades panel

THE seven-man panel probing Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, the Zamfara State deputy governor, has begun sitting in Gusau, with the deputy governor absent. The panel was constituted by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Mainsara Bakura, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Kabiru Mohammed, Abubakar Mohammed, Nasiru Jangebe, Ashiru Tsafe, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

NDLEA’s allegation against me fictitious, Abba Kyari tells court

THE suspended DCP, Abba Kyari, says the allegation linking him to an international drug cartel by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is untrue.   Kyari disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Abba Kyari asks court to free him from NDLEA custody

DETAINED Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari has dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court in Abuja challenging his continued detention by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo

Alleged drug trafficking: Court turns down DCP Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant an application for bail filed by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the suit seeking to challenge former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for the office of the president.   Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s citizenship, eligibility

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, struck out a suit that sought to disqualify former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from vying for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Federal High Court, PDP, INEC, Atiku Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court gives MRA permission to Sue AGF over failure to make regulations for implementation of Anti-Torture Act

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Media Rights Agenda, MRA, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Attorney General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Bankeye Akinwale, MRA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim

Buba-Danfulani, 4 ISWAP commanders killed in a military airstrikes

NIGERIAN Military airstrikes have eliminated Amir Buba Danfulani and four other notorious ISWAP Commanders in Tumbuns and Sambisa axis of the North-East. PRNigeria gathered that Amir Buba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Edward Gabkwet

Foundation to donate 600-sitting capacity church to community

A non-governmental organisation, Enemona Just Foundation, says it is constructing a 600-sitting capacity church to be donated to Inele-Ugoh community in Kogi. The founder and chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Yahaya Bello, David Gabriel, Edward Onoja

Court grants HEDA chairman bail as Nigerian govt reduces charges to two for lack of evidence

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, bail on self-recognizance in the case... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, Mrs. Carlamaria Rumor, Justice Binta Nyanko,

Alleged cyberstalking: Court admits activist to N7m bail

A Federal High Court Abuja on Friday admitted the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Olanrewaju Suraju, to N7 million bail for alleged cyberstalking.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, Mr Muiz Banire, Mr Bagudu Sani,

NAF, customs partner to enhance anti-smuggling air operations

THE Nigerian Air Force, NAF, and the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, have agreed to synergize towards strengthening border security and stemming the tide of banditry and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Hameed Ibrahim Ali, Nnamdi Ananaba, Edward Gabkwet, Oladayo Amao

NAF, Customs partner on border security, anti-smuggling air operations

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have agreed to synergise efforts towards strengthening border security and stemming the tide of banditry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Oladayo Amao, Edward Gabkwet,

APC Sokoto Crisis: Court adjourns indefinitely

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, has adjourned indefinitely, the case bordering on the leadership tussle in the Sokoto State Chapter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Justice Angulu Musa,

Alleged defilement: Baba Ijesha opens defence

THE first defence  witness in the trial of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha, charged with defilement, on Thursday, claimed that portions of the Closed-Circuit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Dr Babajide Martins, Damilola Adekoya, Dr Babajide Martins,

Court convicts  former Local Government Chairman - ICPC

A High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, presided over by Justice M. AbdulGarfa  has sentenced Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, a former Chairman of Kaiama Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, Justice M. AbdulGarfa, Peace Arocha, Golden Iwuagwu

ICPC secures conviction of former Local Government Chairman

A High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, presided over by Justice M. AbdulGarfa has sentenced Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, a former Chairman of Kaiama Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: High Court, ICPC, Yahaya Bagudu, Justice M. AbdulGarfa,

Suit challenging Matawalle’s congresses in Zamfara adjourned

JUSTICE Bello Kucheri of a Zamfara High Court on Thursday adjourned to March 14, a suit filed by Sen. Kabiru Marafa against the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kucheri, Sen. Kabiru Marafa, APC, Ishiaka Dikko, Gov Mai-Mala Buni

I need your support to win presidential contest, Bello pleads with party members

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday pleaded with political stakeholders in the state All Progressives Congress (APC) to remain loyal to give a home-base support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: APC, Mr Abubakar Bello, APC, Deputy Gov. David Edward-Onoja, Gov. Yahaya Bello

Be focused, zealous in pursuit of career – Bello charges Corps members

YAHAYA Bello of Kogi on Thursday charged serving and outgoing National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, members to be focused and be zealous in the pursuit of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ebiem Emmanuel, NYSC, Williams Mofoluwaso, David Edward-Onoja, Yahaya Bello

Bello inaugurates rice processing centre for Kogi rural farmers

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday, inaugurated Gaskiya Rice Processing Centre constructed by Kogi Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) at Kungbani, Lokoja Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chain Development Programme (VCDP), President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajia Fatima Buhari, Dr Edward Onoja, Asiwaju Idris,

Court sentences 2 dismissed policemen to death for armed robbery

JUSTICE Peter Kekemeke of an FCT High Court on Thursday sentenced two dismissed policemen to death for armed robbery. The convicts are James Ejeh and Simeon Abraham. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Bill Clinton, Christe Maker, Kufureabasi Ebong, James Ejeh, Simeon Abraham, Justice Peter Kekemeke

Abba Kyari’s police accomplices suspended

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has suspended Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Sunday Ubua and Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP James Bawa, from the exercise of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: John Umoru, Simon Agrigba, John Nuhu, Abba Kyari, Ikechukwu Ani, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, James Bawa, Sunday Ubua

Judge to rule in Kanu’s motion challenging court’s jurisdiction April 8

JUSTICE Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling in a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, JUSTICE Binta Nyako, Mike Ozekhome

DSS Explains Why Nnamdi Kanu Is Not Allowed To Change His Clothes

THE trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu resumed on Wednesday at the Federal High Court in Abuja with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: DSS, Mike Ozekhome, IPOB, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu

Judge to rule in Kanu’s motion challenging court’s jurisdiction April 8

 JUSTICE Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling in a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Chief Mike Ozekhome, Justice Binta Nyako, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

Metuh urges NJC on review of medical care for accused persons

OLISA Metuh, the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appealed to the Judiciary to formulate robust practice directions to ensure objective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: S.O.D Onyekwere, Justice Okon Abang, Olisa Metuh, Onyechi Ikpeazu

Surety bags 5 months’ imprisonment for impersonation, forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Gabriel Victor to five months’ imprisonment for forging a document to stand as surety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr E. K. Garba, Gabriel Victor, Justice Darius Khobo

ABU threatens to drag El-Rufai to court over land encroachment

THE management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has threatened to begin contempt proceedings against Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over the encroachment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nuhu Garba, Altine Jibrin, Nasir El-Rufai, Justice K. Dabo

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

No court order can stop deputy Gov’s impeachment – Zamfara Assembly

THE Zamfara State House of Assembly on Tuesday said no court order can stop it from impeaching the deputy governor, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. The chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Alhaji Shamsudeen Bosko, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau.

Top military officer to forfeit N10.9b properties to govt

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it obtained an order from a Federal High Court in Abuja for the final forfeiture of assets... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, Justice N.E. Maha

Plateau Assembly confirms Dalyop as president, Customary Court of Appeal

THE Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Justice Blessing Dalyop as the substantive President of Customary Court of Appeal.   The Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, who read... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Justice Blessing Dalyop, Gov. Simon Lalong, Yakubu Sanda, Mrs Esther Dusu

Alleged fraud: Again, judge’s absence stalls arraignment of Dana Air MD, others

THE absence of Justice Obiora Egwuatu of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday again stalled the planned arraignment of the Managing Director (MD), Dana Air,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dana Air, Hathiramani Jacky Ranesh, Ade Adedeji,

Kogi approves payment of N30,000 new national minimum wage

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national minimum wage for the state workforce, with partial consequential adjustment. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, NUJ,  Mr Adeiza Momoh-jimoh, Mrs Folashade Arike-Ayoade, Chief Edward Onoja, NULGE, Tade Adeyemi, Mrs Hannah Odiyo

Alleged N400m fraud: Olisa Metuh’s trial reassigned to new judge

THE trial of former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, in the alleged N400 million fraud has been reassigned to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, Justice Obiora Egwatu

Directorate charges Delta youths to contribute meaningfully to state devt.

The Directorate of Youth Monitoring and Mentoring in Delta has charged youths in the state to make selfless and meaningful contributions to the growth and development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Edward Mekwunye,,

Wrongful sack: Man denied N69m entitlement, 21yrs after court cleared him

FABIAN Enebechi, a former staff of the defunct National Electric Power Authority, NEPA was employed on June 7, 1982, as an accounts clerk and worked at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: NEPA, FABIAN Enebechi, Justice Ernest Egbuna,

NLC rejects Kaduna state's plan of interference

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council, has rejected plans by the Kaduna State Government to administer forms to civil servants to decide whether to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Justice O.A. Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Magaji Suleiman

School bus driver bags life sentence for defiling 4-year-old pupil

AN Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 39-year-old driver, Abiodun Matthew, to life imprisonment for defiling a pupil of University of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Olusola Soneye, Olufunke Adegoke, Abimbola Abolade, Abiodun Matthew, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Despite court order DSS denies Kanu access to new clothes, brother alleges

PRINCE Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has again, raised the alarm that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: PRINCE Emmanuel Kanu, DSS, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako

Defection: Court okays Matawalle, others to be joined in suit

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s plea to join Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as a defendant in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Absence of judge stalls suit seeking to stop arrest, extradition of DCP Abba Kyari

ABSENCE of Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stalled the hearing of a suit filed by a group against the police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Justice Donatus Okorowo

UN court orders Uganda to pay Congo $325m in compensation

 THE International Court of Justice has ordered Uganda to pay $325 million in compensation,  to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The payment was for damages inflicted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: International Court of Justice,

Justice Dispensation: I didn’t blame Judiciary – Malami

Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, SAN, says he didn’t blamed the judiciary for delays in prosecution of high profile cases.   Malami made this known in a statement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Alleged N5.2bn fraud: Ojerinde’s personal lawyer testifies against ex-Jamb registrar

A legal practitioner, Peter Oyewole, on Wednesday, testified against the former Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Adedibu Ojerinde, In the Federal High Court,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Justice Egwuatu

Police tenders exhibits in alleged murder case of Enugu makeup artist

An Enugu High Court presided over by Justice I. N. Okpe on Wednesday admitted into evidence police exhibits on the case of the alleged murder of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Justice I. N. Okpe,

Judge orders convict to return N500,000 to 2 job seekers

Justice M. T. M Aliyu, of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday ordered a man, Iliyasu Garba, convicted of forgery to return N500,000 to two job... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice M. T. M Aliyu,

World Court set to rule on Congolese claim of over $11bn from Uganda

 The International Court of Justice will on Wednesday rule over a Uganda reparation bill to the Democratic Republic of Congo for its role in conflicts in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: International Court of Justice,

Wike storms Plateau Court to witness trial of ex-Gov Jang

RIVERS State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday morning, stormed a Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, the State capital where a former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Governor. Nyesom Wike, Da Jonah Jang, Yusuf Pam, Justice Christy Dabup, EFCC

Judge remands businessman for allegedly issuing N60m dud cheques

 Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has ordered the remand of a businessman, Kassim Adeleke, at the Kirikiri Medium Correctional Centre.The judge gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags:  Justice Mojisola Dada,Kassim Adeleke

Kogi CP orders investigation into alleged police harassment of a Lawyer

MR Edward Egbuka, Kogi Commissioner of Police (CP) has ordered for an immediate investigation into alleged reported case of harassment of a lawyer by police officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: MR Edward Egbuka, SP William Ovye-Aya

Alleged fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar, ICPC seek plea bargain

A former  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has opted for a plea bargain with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Ibrahim Ishyaku, ICPC, Ebenezer Sogunle, NECO

Judiciary not to be blamed for delays in high profile cases, says CJN

JUSTICE Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, says the judiciary can not be blamed for delays in high profile cases.   The CJN’s position is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: NBA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tanko Muhammad

Court sentences internet fraudster to 4 months in prison for impersonation

 An FCT High Court sitting in Kubwa, on Tuesday sentenced a 23- year-old man, Friday Owoicho to four months in prison for impersonation. Owoicho who pleaded guilty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Justice Kezziah

Our position on Igboho, Kanu, Abba Kyari, by Malami

THE Federal Government position on the fate of separatists’ agitators – Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Igboho) – made public yesterday by Attorney-General of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Abubakar Malami, Sunday Adeyemo, Abba Kyari, Senator Rochas Okorocha

S/Court fixes May 6 for judgment in Imo, Rivers legal tussle over oil wells

THE Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in a legal tussle between Rivers and Imo over the ownership of 17 oil wells in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Dr Remi Olatubora, Chief Olusola Oke

Court dismisses NSITF suit against school for lack of proof

 The National Industrial Court, has dismissed a suit filed by the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Management Board against Bluebells School, for lack of proof. Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Justice Sanusi Kado

Court dismises N10m fundamental rights suit against I-G

AHigh Court in Lokoja on Monday dismissed a N10 million fundamental rights suit against the Inspector-General of Police by a 24/year-old Dalukut Sumdi. Delivering judgment, Justice A.N. Awulu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice A.N. Awulu,

Implementation of ACJMC will reduce congestion in correctional centres – CJ

 Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, says correctional centres in the state will no longer be congested with the establishment of Administration of Criminal Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC), Mr Suleiman Daudu, CSP Olufunke Fawole, Justice Ladiran Akintola,

Supreme Court to deliver VAT collection judgment, May 6

THE Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in the suit filed by the Rivers Government challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, IRS, Justice Haruna Tsammani,

Man jailed 18 months for trafficking 4kg of cannabis

 A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a man, Ibrahim Idowu to 18 months imprisonment for trafficking 4kg of cannabis. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche Agomoh,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Justice Uche Agomoh

Odili passport seizure: Court vacates orders against NIS lawyer

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, vacated the order made against the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) lawyer, Jimoh Adamu, over his alleged refusal to appear... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court hears suit against DisCos on estimated billing March 2

An Ikeja High Court has fixed March 2 for hearing of a suit against Ikeja Electric and Eko Electricity Distribution Company over their failure to implement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo,

REOPENED: VAT collection: Supreme Court to deliver judgment May 6

 The Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in the suit filed by the Rivers Government challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

Alleged $130M fraud: Court to try Saipem Nigeria, Saipem SPA in absentia

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt on Wednesday declared to try in absentia, Saipem Nigeria and it parents company in Italy, Saipem SPA over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 282 times

Tags: High Court, Saipem SPA, Justice Okogbue Gbasam

ECOWAS Court to deliver judgment on April 27, 2022 in case filed by 19 Fulani communities over killings in Nigeria’s Mambilla Plateau

JUDGMENT has been fixed for April 27, 2022, by the ECOWAS Court of Justice in a suit filed by a Non- Governmental Organisation, representing 19 Fulani... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justices Gberi-be Ouattara, Dupe Atoki.NGO, A.O Rufai, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, Mohammad Hamza,

Man, 20, pleads guilty to trafficking cannabis

A 20-year-old man, Shafiu Abdulrahman, has pleaded guilty before a Federal High Court in Lagos to a charge of drug trafficking preferred against him by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Yellin Bogoro,

Hijab use: Court fixes March 11 for suit on infringement of human rights

 An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, presided by Justice Ladiran Akintola has fixed March 11 for hearing in an enforcement of fundamental human Rights suit. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice Ladiran Akintola,

Court orders Fed Govt to pay Kanu’s associates N200,000

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to pay N200,000 to four individuals earlier charged with the leader of the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudike, Benjamin Maduagwu, David Nwaurusi.

Jail delivery Committee pardons 31 inmates in Adamawa

The Adamawa Jail Delivery Committee says it has pardoned 31 inmates of the Mubi and Maiha Correctional Centres in Mubi and Maiha Local Government Areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Justice Musa Nathan,

Court remands man over alleged N10m land fraud

Justice M.T.M Aliyu of the Kaduna High Court, on Wednesday ordered that Farouq Jibrin should be remanded in a correctional center over alleged N10 million fraud. Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Justice M.T.M Aliyu

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

Court remands man, 63, in prison for alleged defilement of 7-year-old foster daughter

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday remanded a 63-year-old man, Alhaji Danladi Sule in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old foster daughter. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in persons ( NAPTIP), Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Court orders forfeiture of convict’s iPhone, $300 to FG

A High Court in Kaduna on Wednesday ordered the EFCC to sell an iPhone 11 belonging to Clement Jude and the proceeds be paid into Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice M.T. M. Aliyu,

Heavy security as Court rules over suit challenging Osun APC congress

THERE is heavy security ahead of the ruling of Federal High Court, Osogbo on a suit filed by 2,517 aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) Osun State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Justice Emmanuel Ayoola, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Mai Mala-Buni, Dr Mubaraq Adekilekun

Court denies jurisdiction on suit by Aregbesola’s loyalists

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday denied jurisdiction to entertain the case instituted by 2,517 aggrieved members of All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Rauf Aregbesola, Justice Emmanuel Ayoola

N784.3m Debt: Court orders unfreezing Of Benue accounts

 THE Federal High Court Abuja,  on Tuesday, ordered  the unfreezing of all accounts belonging to  the Benue  Government except  one domiciled in Zenith bank.   Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

EFCC tenders Maina’s judgment in evidence against Oronsaye

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, tendered the judgment of a court, convicting Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team to prison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Judge orders Nigerian Navy to pay entitlements of late Ndubuisi Kanu

AN Ikeja High Court has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the entitlements of a former Military Administrator of Lagos and Imo, the late Rear Adm.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Justice Christopher Balogun, Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu, Mrs Gladys Kanu, Mr O.Owoh, Mrs C. G. Cirbam, Josephine Ndubuisi-Kanu

Security guard gets life imprisonment for defiling teen

JUSTICE Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Monday sentenced a 23-year-old security guard, Blessing Okon to life imprisonment for defiling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Mrs Olufunke Adegoke, Mr Olusola Soneye, Justice Abiola Soladoye

JAMB PRO drags Ahmed Isah, Human Right Radio to court for defamation

FABIAN Benjamin, the Head, Media and Public Relations at Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, has dragged Ahmed Isah of Human Rights Radio to court over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Fabian Benjamin, Chris Alashi, Justice A.O. Ebong

See remarkable impacts NAF made in 12 months

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari had on 26 January 2021 appointed Air Marshal Oladayo Amao as the 21st Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, among other service chiefs. Amao... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Edward Gabkwet, Oladayo Amao, Muhammadu Buhari

Wike accuses Supreme Court of delaying resolution of VAT dispute

RIVERS Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Supreme Court of being “lethargic” in resolving the legal dispute on the Value Added Tax (VAT) between the State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Governor, Nyesom Wike, Justice Anwuri Ichegbu Chikere,

Father jailed for for defiling, impregnating teenage daughter

EKPO Lawrence, a 42-year-old father, was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment without an option of fine by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Bola Akinsete, NAN, Ekpo Lawrence, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Court orders CBN to pay 110 disengaged ABU staff

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja on Thursday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to pay 110 disengaged staff of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: CBN, Justice Rakiya Hasstrup, Court, Ahmadu Bello University

Oyo government gives scholarship to 23-year-old blinded from EndSARS brutality

SAMUEL Ogundeji, a 23-year-old, who was falsely accused of stealing a banker’s wallet and brutalised by men of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, which resulted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Justice Badejoko Adeniji, Seyi Makinde, SAMUEL Ogundeji, Special Anti-Robbery Squad

Court orders: Alleged N84m fraud suspect remanded

TWO days after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept a vigil at the Federal High Court Lagos, the EFCC has arraigned one Edrian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 333 times

Tags: Justice Daniel Osiagor, Victor Chinedu, Mohammed Hussain, Mark David Umeh, Edrian Osagie Ididia, Justice Serifat Solebo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Court stop ICPC from freezing bank account without pertinent order

A Federal High Court in Lagos has held that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, cannot place a Post No Debit, PND,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Ademola Obayomi, Eyituoyo Prosper Mogbeyi, Victor Opara, Justice Peter Lifu, ICPC

#EndSARS: Makinde receives panel report, assures on quick implementation

...directs Oyo CP to submit details of Police victims …. awards a scholarship for the 23-year-old victim OYO State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, received the report of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Seyi Makinde, #ENDSARS, Justice Badejoko Adeniji, Taiwo Adisa

 EFCC ordered to pay Ubani 12m for illegal detention

MONDAY Ubani, chairman of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL, will be smiling to the banks going by the court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Senator Christopher Enai, Monday Ubani, Justice Sylvanus Oriji,

Anti-corruption: HEDA/Adoke, Malami: Judge berates prosecuting counsel for lack of diligence, others 

FOLLOWING the proceedings yesterday at the federal high court in Abuja before Justice Binta Nyako, over cyberstalking charges filed by the Attorney General of the federation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako,

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Justice Ozoemena as new State Chief Judge

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday, swore in Justice Raymond Ozoemena as the substantive Chief Judge of the State after he served on acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, National Judicial Council (NJC),

Kano Judiciary disposes 10,507 out of 28,550 cases in 2020/2021 legal year – CJ

THE Kano State judiciary disposed of 10, 5o7 out of the 28, 550 cases in the outgone 2020/2021 Legal Year, the Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir-Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Justice Nura Sagir-Umar, Musa Abdullahi-Lawan, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Mr Aminu Gadanya

Zone presidency to north and experience mass defection - Group warns PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) risks mass defections if it fails to zone the 2023 presidency to Southern Nigeria, a group, Vanguard for Justice, has warned.  The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Vanguard for Justice, Governor Babangida Aliyu, Peoples Democratic Party, Emmanuel Nduka, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Olashore Int'l School sets up panel to ascertain alleged sexual assault

THE Trustees of Olashore International School Association – Proprietor of Olashore International School (OIS), a private co-educational boarding secondary school in Iloko-Ijesha, Osun State, has inaugurated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Dr Alero Roberts, Dr Sade Olajubu, Ebuka Ekeanyanwu, Mrs Olapeju Sofowora, Olashore International School, Obiamaka Azubuike, Justice Olusola Williams,

NDE enlists 50 artisans to train in multinational, indigenous coy

THE Federal Government, through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under its special public works department, has shortlisted 50 artisans for enrolment as interns in top... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Mrs Serena Edward, Mallam Nuhu Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

Court sentences businessman to 1 year imprisonment for cheating partner

 Justice Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday sentenced one Hassan Bala to one year imprisonment for cheating. Justice Khobo sentenced Bala after he pleaded... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags:  Justice Darius Khobo

Gas supply building industrial clusters across Nigeria — minister’s aide

MR Justice Derefaka,Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says gas supply is helping to build industrial clusters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Mr Justice Derefaka,

DisCos must go, EKEDC as case study

“An organization has no pants [trousers] to kick and no soul to damn. And by God, it should have both” —  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr, 1841-1935, Vanguard... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: NERC, DisCos, US Supreme Court Justice Holmes, NEPA, President, Goodluck Jonathan

Boy allegedly killed after arguing with policeman over sachet water

RESIDENTS of Kabba, headquarters of Kabba-Bunu Local Government of Kogi State have protested the alleged killing of a boy by a police officer in the town... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Kogi Commissioner of Police Edward Egbuka,

Anambra: APC, Andy Uba’s appeal to hold for Feb 2nd

THE Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for February 2 this year in two appeals seeking to overturn the December 20, 2021 judgment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,480 times

Tags: Justice Stephen Adah, George Moghalu, Andy Uba, Hon. Olayide Adewale Akinremi, Murtaka Bala Salaiman,

Nigeria's shift from fossil industry will benefit economy more – Ministry, NGO

THE Ministry of Environment and the Coalition for Socio-Economic Transformation (COSET) say shift from fossil industry will benefit Nigeria more economically and help to solve climate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe, Rev. Fr. Edward Obi, Mr Ken Henshaw, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Nigeria, Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe,

Osinbajo, Lawan to grace 2022 Justice Sector Summit

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmad Lawan are expected to grace the 2022 Justice Sector Summit. The Chairman, NBA Judiciary Committee, Dr Babatunde Ajibade,  who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Dr Babatunde Ajibade, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Olumide Apata, Justice Peter Affen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ibrahim Muhammad, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Islamic student slits junior’s throat for refusing to run errands

A senior student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri has slit the throat of an 11-year-old junior student of the Islamic theology college, Jubril Mato. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology, Jubril Mayo, Late Justice Sadi Mato, Hajiya Aisha,

Alleged misconduct: Court gives Immigration lawyer last chance to appear

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, gave counsel to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mallam J.A. Adamu, final opportunity to appear to show cause why disciplinary... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court awards N10m fine against ICPC over malicious prosecution

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, awarded a N10 million fine against the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC) over malicious prosecution... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court urges FG to explore political solution over Kanu’s matter

 An Abia High Court sitting in Umuahia has advised the Federal Government to explore political solution to the matter involving the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, Hon. Justice Benson Anya, Abubakar Malami,

Kanu’s trial adjourned till Feb 16

A Federal High Court in Abuja has shifted further proceedings in the treasonable felony case against detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu,

Court rules in favour of Nnamdi Kanu against Nigerian govt

NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday defeated the Nigerian government at the Abia State High Court. Justice Ben Anya of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Justice Ben Anya, Aloy Ejimakor, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,

Nyako and N29bn fraud: Appeal court rules

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which had on July 19, 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Crust Energy Limited, Zulkifik Abba, Abubakar Aliyu, Blue Opal Limited, Tower Assets Management Limited, EFCC, Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Okon Abang

Kalu in court, challenges terrorism charge

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, challenged the terrorism charge filed by the Federal Government .   Kanu, through his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Shuaibu Labaran, Justice Binta Nyako

Why Kanu returned to court in same dress despite Judge’s order

CONTRARY to Justice Binta Nyako order, that detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu be allowed to change his clothes, he returned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,115 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Mike Ozekhome, Magaji Labaran

REOPENED: Nnamdi Kanu chose to appear in court in same attire, FG tells court

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court, Abuja that the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, chose to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Shuaibu Labaran, Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

REOPENED: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial until Wednesday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the re-arraignment of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, until Wednesday over... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

Alleged fraud: Court orders Nyako to enter defence, strikes out appeal

A three-member panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered a former Adamawa Governor Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd.) to enter his defence in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Peter Ige,

I don’t want to see Nnamdi Kanu in this attire again - Judge orders DSS

JUSTICE Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to permit the leader of the Indigenous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Mike Ozekhome,

Judge grants Mompha N200 million bail

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has granted a Dubai- based internet celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha bail of N200 million with two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Justice Mojisola Dada, Ismailia Mustapha, Ismalob Global Investment Limited, Gboyega Oyewole

Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial until Wednesday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the re-arraignment of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, until Wednesday over... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

Kanu terrorism charge case moved to January 19

THE planned rearraignment of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on an amended terrorism charge was stalled on Tuesday before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Mike Ozekhome, Indigenous People of Biafran, Nnamdi Kanu

Alleged P&ID scam: Court remands ex-director Taiga

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered that Grace Taiga, a female accomplice in the multiple fraud involving Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), be remanded in Suleja... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Taiga,

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

School certificate not enough for election into public offices - Gbajabiamila

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the possession of a minimum of secondary school certificate or its equivalent by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, Femi Gbajabiamila, UNILAG, Lanre Tejuoso, Justice Amina Adamu Augie

Court fixes March 28 for ruling on ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki’s no-case submission

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a no-case submission filed by former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joe Gadzama, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Insecurity: NGO trains 300 men, women for vigilante services in Edo

An NGO, the Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), on Monday said no fewer than 300 men and women had been trained to serve as members of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), Justice Development and Peace commission (JDPC),

I was on duty when suspects invaded Justice Odili’s home–witness

Mr Madaki Chidawa, the first prosecution witness (PW1), on Monday, said he was on duty when the 15 suspects arraigned by the police allegedly invaded the residence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Madaki Chidawa, Justice Maha,

Court remands 2 men for alleged armed robbery

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Monday remanded Umar Salisu and Maruk Zuberu in a correctional centre for alleged armed robbery. The police charged the defendants... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kawu,

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Alleged $1m fraud: Court acquits rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed of money laundering charge preferred against him. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Stephen Olatubosun, Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed

Lawyer petitions Akeredolu over Olore Chieftaincy tussle

Mr Tope Temokun, a Lawyer, has appealed to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to withdraw the approval for the installation of a new traditional ruler... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Mrs Florence Eliseri, Mr Tope Temokun, Mrs Margaret Akinsuroju, Justice P.A Mahmoud, Justice O.F Omoleye, Justice R.M Abdullahi, Sir Charles Titiloye, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr Kenneth Odusola,

Court dismisses severance benefit claims against Keystone bank ltd

THE National Industrial Court, on Friday dismissed a severance entitlement claim filed against Keystone Bank Limited by its ex-staff, Ogbeche Nnamdi, for lack of credible evidence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Keystone Bank Limited, Justice Sinmisola Adeniyi

Court strikes out murder case involving female NYSC member in A-Ibom

AKWA Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo has struck out a case of murder involving a female National Youths Service Corps member in the state, Ms... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: High Court, Chidinma Paschaline Odume, Justice Bassey Nkanang

Why Malami is always in the news

By Umar Jibrilu Gwandu   ATTORNEY General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, remains the cynosure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Little wonder... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Justice Abubakar Malami,

Federal Govt. claims N110.4m from primary school teacher, others

AN Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one James Erebuoye and seven other suspects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Maureen Chidinma, Emon Aje Okune, Owoyemi Mayowa, Ojo Alonge, Roseline Uche Egbuha, Justice D. Okorowa, Raheem Adesina, Azuka Ogugua, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commissio

Imo deputy speaker stripped of the fraud charges

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court in Abuja, has struck out a criminal charge brought against Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu, the deputy speaker of the Imo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Chris Uche, Umoh Inah, Inspector General of Police, Justice Charles Agbaza, Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu

Shekarau defeats Ganduje again in court

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has refused an application by members of the Kano State All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Jibril Barau, Ibrahim Shekarau, Court of Appeal, Justice Hamza Muazu, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje

Osinbajo to grace 8th Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on Jan. 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Justice Sidi Bage, Gov. Simon Lalong, Prof. Nancy Aybe, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Usman Abubakar

 Primary School Teacher, accomplice to forfeit N110.4m traced to their bank accounts - ICPC

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one James Erebuoye and seven other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Emon Aje Okune, Owoyemi Mayowa, Maureen Chidinma, Ojo Alonge, Raheem Adessina, James Erebuoye, Justice D. Okorowa, oseline Uche Egbuha

NAF Special Forces rescues 26 kidnapped travellers in Kaduna

THE Nigerian Air Force said,on Wednesday night that its Special Forces rescued 26 kidnapped travellers along Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road after trailing the kidnappers. The NAF said its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet

NAF special forces rescue 26 kidnapped victims – Spokesman

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Special Forces (SF) has rescued 26 kidnapped victims while on a fighting patrol along Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road.   The Director of Public Relations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet,

Court in Ekiti discharges, acquits man, accused of murder

 AN Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Wednesday, discharged and acquitted a 34-year-old man, Oluwafemi Olotu, of murder case. Olotu had, on Sept. 30, 2019, been alleged to have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Oluwafemi Olotu, Taiwo Ariyo, Kayode Oyeyemi, Justice Bamidele Omotoso

Suit seeking to stop arrest, extradition of DCP Abba Kyari stalled

A suit seeking to stop the Nigerian Police and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) from arresting and extraditing suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Justice Donatus Okorowo, Justice Ahmed Mohammed

Traditional healer gets two life sentences for abducting, defiling teen

PRINCE Tom, a traditional healer, was on Wednesday sentenced to two life sentences by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for abducting and defiling... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Dangote Cement commences Tranche II share buyback

DANGOTE Cement Plc, DCP, has announced the commencement of the second tranche of its shares buyback programme (Tranche II) approved by its shareholders on May 26,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Exchange, DANGOTE Cement Plc, Edward Imoedemhe,

C’ River AG commends newly elevated judges

THE Cross River Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Tanko Ashang, has commended the three former staff of the ministry recently appointed judges in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mr Tanko Ashang, Justice Felix Ititim, Justices Emmanuel Odibu, Blessing Egwu

Man jailed 2 years for trafficking 25g of heroine

 A  Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, sentenced a 40 year-old man, Wasiu Kareem, to of two years imprisonment for trafficking 25g of heroine. Kareem was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Wasiu Kareem, Justice Ayokunle Faji,

Internet fraudster bags 6 months imprisonment for impersonation

AN FCT High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada on Wednesday sentenced Ammar Mohammed, a 22- year-old student, to six months imprisonment for defrauding a foreigner of 850... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Mabry Andrew, Fadila Yusuf, NAN, EFCC, Richard Aneke, Ammar Mohammed, Justice A. O Ebong

Mompha in court for alleged fresh N6b fraud

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a Dubai-based internet celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha, and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Limited for alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Ismailia Mustapha, Ismalob Global Investment Limited, Justice Mojisola Dada

Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

…issued bench warrant for arrest of three expatriates A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 390 times

Tags: Rivers High Court, Walter Peviana, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe

Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. They... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 400 times

Tags: Rivers State government, Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting, Walter Peviana

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: what Kalu tells court

ORJI Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to remove his name from the N7.1 billion charge levelled against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Rotimi Jacobs, News Agency of Nigeria, Ude Udeogu, Solo Akuma, Slok Nigeria Ltd, Chris Uche, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Peviana, Chinakwe remanded over alleged $130m fraud

A Rivers High Court has remanded the Managing Director of Saipem Contracting Mr. Walter Peviana and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. The court made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, Chief Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, Davide Anelli, Mr. Walter Peviana, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting

Court remands 4 jobless men for alleged robbery

AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that four unemployed men be remanded for alleged robbery. The police charged Ishola Rilwan, 27; Isiaka Sheriff, 23; Yusuf Ifekoya,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Magistrate  L.A. Owolabi, Ishola Rilwan, Isiaka Sheriff, Yusuf Ifekoya, Edward Chima

Unlawful arrest: Court awards N100m compensation in favour of Oyo bizman

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Oyo Town on Monday awarded N100 million as compensation in favour of an Oyo based businessman, Mr Azeez Akintunde,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Elijah Taiwo,Dr Adebayo Shittu (SAN),Dr Adeola Omotunde (SAN),Maj.Gen. S.A. Adebayo (CDI),Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Attorney-General of Federation

Man jailed 15 years for human trafficking

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday, sentenced a 42-year-old man, Muhyiddeen Jamilu, to 15 years imprisonment for trafficking three... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Jane Inyang,Muhyiddeen Jamilu,National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP),

Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Oke-Ogun zone,Prof. Yisa Yusuf,Chief Judge of Oyo State,Justice Munta Abimbola,Commissioner for Special Duties,Alhaja Fausat Sanni and Prof. Sola Aderounmu,

Adamawa: Chief Judge inaugurates 31 new magistrates

JUSTICE Nathan Musa, the chief judge of Adamawa, on Monday inaugurated 31 newly appointed magistrates with a charge to them to maintain the high standards befitting... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: JUSTICE Nathan Musa, Dauyina Wathi

Egbuka, New Kogi CP talks tough against police extortion, corrupt practices

THE new Kogi State police commissioner, Edward Egbuka has warned police personnel under his command not to engage in any form of extortions or corrupt practices saying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: police, Edward Egbuka

New CP warns officers against extortion, sharp practices

EDWARD Egbuka, the new Kogi Commissioner of Police, CP,  has cautioned officers of the command against extortion and sharp practices. Ehbuka gave the warning when he addressed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Usman Baba, Divisional Police Officers, EDWARD Egbuka

2023: Jonathan’s son-in-law joins Cross River guber race

 PRINCE Godswill Edward, Special Adviser on Sports and Cinematography to Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, has indicated interest to contest the 2023 governorship election under... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags:  Prince Godswill Edward, Gov. Ben Ayade, Mr Donald Duke, Sen. Liyel Imoke

Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

CJN's call on National Assembly receives accolade from Lawyers

SOME Abuja-based lawyers have expressed divergent views on the Chief Justice of Nigeria's, CJN, proposal to the National Assembly to confer power of control of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: National Assembly, Seprebofa Oyeghe, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Federal Executive Bodies, SGF, Office of the Secretary, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Code of Conduct Bureau, News Agency of Nigeria, Nati

Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

Foreign loans and Nigeria’s critical assets as collateral

By Kadiri Abdulrahman  In recent times the news of some African countries losing some of their critical assets, and even their sovereignty to China due to heavy... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Tope Fasua, Federal Ministry of Justice, Patience Oniha, Director-General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Rotimi Amaechi, Entebbe International Airport, China’s EXIM Bank, Laoye Jaiyeola, Nation

Supreme Court upholds Nwobike’s appeal

THE Supreme Court has set aside the conviction and 30 days sentencing of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  Joseph Nwobike. He was charged with attempt to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Lagos High Court, Court of Appeal, Joseph Nwobike

Ekiti CJ frees 69 Inmates at correctional centre

THE Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice John Adeyeye, has released 69 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Center in Ado Ekiti. Adeyeye granted the inmates freedom on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice John Adeyeye, Nigerian Correctional Center

Conflicting exparte orders: Chief Judge excited no Federal High Court judge affected

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, on Friday, expressed happiness that non of the judges of the court was involved... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Justice John Tsoho, Conflicting exparte orders,

30, 197 criminal cases filed in Federal High Court in 10 months, says Chief Judge

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, says at 30, 197 criminal cases were filed between Sept. 2020 and June... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho

Conflicting Exparte Orders: NJC bars erring judges from promotion, appoints 69 judges

THE National Judicial Council (NJC) NJC on Thursday barred erring Judges from being promoted and also issued them with warning letters. Soji Oye, NJC Director of Information who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: NJC, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, Courts

 HEDA seek independent investigation over alleged fraud syndicate in Justice ministry

THE Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Corner House and RE: COMMON has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an independent investigative body to look into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Human & Environmental Development Agenda, fraud syndicate in Justice ministry,

FG produces 15 suspected invaders of Justice Odili’s residence for arraignment

THE Federal Government, on Wednesday, produced 15 suspected invaders of the Supreme Court Judge, Justice Mary Odili, for arraignment at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: EFCC, Justice Mary Odili,

N4.4trillion AMCON debt: Judiciary must take responsibility – NJI 

IF the country really wants to recover the N4.4trillion outstanding debt burden currently shouldered on its behalf by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), then the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 335 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi, Justice J.T. Tsoho, Ahmed Lawan Kuru

Britain’s high court grants Julian Assange’s extradition to U.S.

WIKILEAKS founder, Julian Assange, can be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges, the Royal Courts of Justice ruled on Friday. Britain’s High Court overturned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: WIKILEAKS, Julian Assange, Royal Courts of Justice, Lawyers

Court dismisses businessman’s N50m suit against police for lacking in merit

A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja on Friday dismissed a suit filed by a businessman, Alhaji Ismaila Jimoh, demanding N50 million in damages from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: N50 million, Justice Sunday Bassy-Onu,

SERAP urges Buhari to obey court judgments or face contempt proceedings

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately take meaningful steps to implement several judgments obtained by SERAP... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 229 times

Tags: Femi Falana, MacArthur Foundation, Abubakar Malami, ECOWAS Court of Justice, SERAP, President Muhammadu Buhari, SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

In whose interest is SERAP’s litany of cases against Nigerian government 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is a civil society known for keeping government on its toes especially through litigations. Indeed, the presidency attacked the organisation,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Adetokunbo Mumuni, Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor, Sonala Olumhense, SERAP, Kolawole Oluwadare, MacArthur Foundation,

Court fixes Jan. 18 for Nnamdi Kanu’s suit challenging jurisdiction

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Jan. 18, 2022, hear a suit filed by the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako,

Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 751 times

Tags: Department of State Services, DSS, Nnamdi Kanu, Emmanuel Kanu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bruce Fein, Femi Adesina, Mbazulike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari

Soludo Campaign hails judicial warning to frivolous litigants

...wishes their lawyers had been punished for misconduct THE Chukwuma Charles Soludo Campaign has received with gladness the decision of the Federal High Court in Abuja a few... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Chukwuma Charles Soludo Campaign, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Justice Taiwo Oladipupo Taiwo, Onyeka Ibezim, C. Don Adinuba, Obinna Ijeri, Kevin Ok

AMCON is special animal created by FG to treat special problem – Justice Dimgba 

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Awka Division at the weekend rose in strong defense of the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 247 times

Tags: Ahmed Kuru, Aminu Ismail, JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba, AMCON,President Muhammadu Buhari,

Alleged money laundering: Adoke prays court to extend his medical trip to Dubai

FORMER Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has sought for an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, extending his stay... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke

SERAP petitions UN over vicious assault on Justice Mary Odili

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged  Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, to “put pressure on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: SERAP, Diego García-Sayán, Justice Mary Odili

Odili: Ubani commends FG for arrest of suspects

CHAIRMAN of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Mr Monday Ubani, on Saturday hailed government for the arrest of suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: Monday Ubani, Justice Mary Odili

Malami's fake consultant, others nabbed for invading Odili's house

THE Nigeria Police Force has arrested a total of 14 suspects including the principal suspect - a fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, - for complicity... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 526 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Justice Mary Odili, Frank Mba, Lawrence Ajodo

Police parade fake CSP, 13 others over invasion of Justice Odili’s house

THE police force headquarters in Abuja, Thursday paraded 14 suspected criminals including a fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Lawrence Ajojo, who invaded the home of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 219 times

Tags: police, Justice Mary Odili

Police set to parade invaders of Justice Odili’s Abuja home

THE Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja is set to parade suspected police officers who invaded the home of Justice Mary Odili’s home in Abuja. The suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Police, Justice Mary Odili

Why Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyers walked out in court

THE Nigerian government told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that a team of lawyers, representing Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu, JUstice Binta Nyako

EU court to rule on 2.4bn Google appeal of historic fine

U.S. tech giant Google on Wednesday will know the outcome of an appeal against a massive EU competition fined for squeezing rival shopping services on its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Google, Margrethe Vestager, European Court of Justice

Senate indicts EFCC, AGF, police on invasion of Justice Odili’s home

THE Senate, yesterday, said a joint panel recovery unit of the Ministry of Justice, comprising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), police and Ministry of Justice,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Senate, EFCC, Justice Odili

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Odili: Niger Delta ex-militants talk tough, seek justice

NIGER Delta former agitators have called on the Federal Government to investigate the recent siege to Justice Mary Peter-Odili’s house and not to sweep it under the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: NIGER Delta, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, John Dukku

NAF to improve airpower capabilities by adopting strategies from Int’l fighter conference –CAS

THE Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would embrace the measures adopted at the ongoing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet,

NBA condemns raid on Odili’s residence, vows to get to root

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Friday said that the association would do its best to find out the raiders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Odili

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Man, 27, bags 1 year in prison for dealing in cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, to a year in prison for being in possession of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Woman, 45, bags10 years imprisonment for attempted murder

AN Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old woman, Yemisi Najimu, to 10 years imprisonment with an option of N70,000 fine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Ekiti State High Court, Yemisi Najimu, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, EFCC, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Justice Ekwo

Court remands man for alleged possession of 500g of Indian hemp

JUSTICE Jane Inyang of Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday ordered the detention of one Umar Abdullahi, 31, at the Kano Correctional Centre for alleged possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Justice Inyang, Umar Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Body of SANs want invasion of Justice Odili’s residence investigated

THE Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) has tasked the Federal Government to investigate and unravel those behind the invasion of the residence of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Justice Mary Odili, Supreme Court

Alleged unlawful invasion: NHRC calls for prosecution of perpetrators

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the prosecution of those behind what it called the unlawful invasion of the Abuja residence of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: NHRC, Justice Mary Odili

Imo NBA decries seige on Odili’s home

THE Imo chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has decried Friday’s reported seige on Justice Mary Peter-Odili’s residence by security operatives.This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: NBA, Justice Mary Peter-Odili

NBA reacts to raid on Justice Mary Odili’s residence by security operatives

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says that it received with grave concern the news of the unlawful siege on the Abuja residence of a Justice of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili

Security operatives storm Justice Mary Odili’s Abuja home

A detachment of security operatives made up of soldiers and policemen yesterday stormed the Maitama, Abuja home of Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili. Justice Odili’s husband and former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 242 times

Tags: Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili, Peter Odili

Adopt the Child Rights Act, Justice Nyesom-Wike urges state govts

THE Wife of the Rivers state Governor, Justice Eberechi Nyesom-Wike has advocated for the adoption of the Child Rights Act in all the states of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Justice Eberechi Nyesom-Wike

Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 740 times

Tags: Governor Peter Obi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Maurice Iwu, Save Nigeria Movement, Michael Egwuatu, Professor Okechukwu I

Be just, fair in discharging your duties – CJN urges new FCT CJ

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad has urged the new Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Justice Tanko Muhammad

ECOWAS court dismisses claims that 105 persons died in communities/headsmen clashes 

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed for lack of locus standi, a suit filed by 14 persons from Nigeria’s Adamawa State asking for N5 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: ECOWAS court, Justices Gberi-be Ouattara, Dupe AtokiLawrence Jonathan, Justice Keikura Bangura, Fulani herdsmen,

Nnamdi Kanu pleads not guilty to 7-count charge

NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, who is being detained by the Department of State Services, DSS, has pleaded not guilty to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 444 times

Tags: NNAMDI Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako,

Tight security in Federal High Court ahead of Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

THERE is tight security at the Federal High Court Abuja as the court sets to continue the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako,

Nasarawa Assembly confirms appointment of President Customary Court of Appeal,others

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel as President, Customary Court of Appeal of the state. The House also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

President warns that non enforcement of its could imperil the ECOWAS regional court

THE President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Honorable Justice Edward Amoako Asante has warned that the non-enforcement of the decisions of the 20 year old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

President warns non enforcement of decisions could imperil ECOWAS regional court

JUSTICE Edward Amoako Asante, president of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has warned that the non-enforcement of the decisions of the 20-year-old court could imperil its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: ECOWAS, JUSTICE Edward Amoako Asante

#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: #EndSars, DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Suleiman Galadima (Rtd), Esther Tanko, National Human Rights’ Commission, NHRC, Kelvin Nwabueze Ezike,

External session of ECOWAS Court for 2021 begins Tuesday in Abidjan

ELEVEN l cases, mostly against ECOWAS Member States, have been listed for judgment by the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS during its external court session which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Frustrations of Landlord in the hands chief magistrate  

  By Anthony Isibor   MICHAEL O. Ihemaguba, a New York based medical practitioner, is having a firsthand experience of the injustice that is prevalent in the judiciary system... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 883 times

Tags: Michael Ihemaguba, Chijoke Nwogu, Justice Onuoha Arisa Kalu Ogwe, Gaius Anyanwu, Monday O. Ubani, Ifeany Elenwoke, Friday Okon, Onuegbu Chambers

Supreme Court upholds Soludo as candidate of APGA in Anambra

THE Supreme Court has upheld the emergence of ex-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Charles Soludo as the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 317 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Justice Mary Odili,,

Man in court denies sleeping with 16-year-old niece, sexually abusing 2 daughters

 A 49-year-old man, Yusuf Yahaya on Thursday in an FCT High Court, Kubwa denied sleeping with his 16-year-old  niece and sexually abusing his eight and six-year-old... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Yusuf Yahaya, Jacob Agada,

Alleged N400m fraud: Absence of judge stalls Olisa Metuh’s re-arraignment

THE absence of Justice Obiora Egwuatu of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday stalled the re-arraignment of former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Olisa Metuh’s re-arraignment,

Senate confirms Justice Yusuf as Chief Judge of FCT High Court

 THE Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Husseini Yusuf as the Chief Judge of FCT High Court. This followed the presentation and consideration of the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Justice Husseini Yusuf,

Court fixes Dec. 2 for arraignment of Anambra Varsity professor, others over alleged forgery

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday fixed Dec. 2 for the arraignment of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others over allegations bordering on forgery.   Justice Inyang... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court jails Femi Adesina’s impersonator for 28 years

A Kwara state High Court, sitting in Ilorin, has sentenced Jamiu Isiaka to 28 years at the Mandala Correctional Centre, Ilorin, for impersonating Femi Adesina, presidential... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Jamiu Isiaka, Femi Adesina, Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar,

ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna before Hon.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Justice Buba Ibrahim,Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna,Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission,

AMCON takes over former Kwara State governor's mansion over ₦5 Billion Debt

FOLLOWING the order of Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, on Wednesday, September 22, in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 543 times

Tags: Abdulfatah Ahmed,Justice A.M. Liman,Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria,

10-year-old abused Ifunanya: Ikpeazu's wife to fly her to Abuja for surgery

FURTHER intensive medical Investigations have been done by the team of doctors handling the treatment of 10-year-old Ifunanya.    Ifunanya is the young girl whose case in Umuahia... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 639 times

Tags: Chilaka Anyanwu,Justice KCJ Okereke,Esther Orjiugo Zazi Kelechi David,Ngozi Obioma,

ECOWAS Court President warns of dangers of recent political developments in the region

THE President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, has warned that the recent political upheavals in Guinea and Mali portend grave danger... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Mompha’s accomplice, Hamza Koudeih jailed for 1 year

                                                   ... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 10 months ago | seen 611 times

Tags: JUSTICE Tijjani Garba Ringim, Hamza Koudeih, Kayode Phillips, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Yabatech Museum’s Cartoon Nation, tool to advocate social justice issues — Deputy Registrar

THE Yaba Art Museum of YABATECH says the ‘ Yaba Cartoon Nation’ event holding Sept. 2, 2021  in Lagos is part of Ford Foundation’s programmes to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 321 times

Tags: Yabatech Museum’s Cartoon Nation, tool to advocate social justice issues — Deputy Registrar

Fifa awarded $201m in forfeited funds after corruption probe by US Department of Justice

FIFA will receive $201m (£146m) in forfeited funds seized during a corruption probe, the US Department of Justice has announced. More than 50 defendants have been criminally... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Fifa awarded $201m in forfeited funds after corruption probe by US Department of Justice

MRA sues FG at ECOWAS Court for failing to investigate, punish killers of 11 journalists

THE Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has filed a suit at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja over the failure of the Federal Government of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags:  Media Rights Agenda,ECOWAS Community Court of Justice,