Monday, January 20, 2020

Anti-Grazing Law: Herdsmen Drag Oyo Govt to Court, Say Law Violates...

Fulani herdsmen in Oyo State have dragged the state government and the House of Assembly to a state High Court to challenge the state’s...

Judge Withdraws from Sowore’s Suit 

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday withdrew from the fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted by the ‘RevolutionNow’ protests...

Kalu’s Plea for Post-Conviction Bail Rejected

The Federal High Court in Lagos has rejected an application for post-conviction bail by former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who is serving...

Court Reverses Disqualification Of Bayelsa Deputy Governor-Elect

An Appeal Court in Abuja has upturned  the judgment of a Federal High Court disqualifying the deputy-governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC),...

Appeal Court Upholds Conviction of Nwobike, ex-SAN  

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division,  has struck out an appeal filed by a former Senior Advocate of Justice (SAN), Mr Joseph Nwobike for...

Court Okays EFCC’s Request to Detain Ex-AGF for 14 Days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has approved the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to detain former Attorney-General...

Supreme Court Affirms Election of Gov Sule of Nassarawa State 

The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the election of Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, bringing to an end litigations concerning the 2019 governorship...

Makinde Floors Adelabu, APC at Supreme Court

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has floored the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the March 9 election, Adebayo Adelabu at...

Orji Kalu Applies for Post-Conviction Bail

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday, applied for a post- conviction bail on medical ground.  Kalu was convicted of N7.1bn...

Sowore: Court Fixes Date for Unconditional Release

The Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed December 23, to rule on a suit filed by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow, demanding his unconditionally...

Court Orders Arrest, Arraignment of Naira Marley over Alleged Car Theft

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, should be arrested and...

Gandollar: Court Dismisses Case against Ganduje

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday dismissed a suit filed by a Kano based lawyer Bulama Bukarti seeking an order of...

Falana Writes Malami to Demand Sowore’s Release

Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, to demand the release...

Ganduje Stopped from Creating Council of Chiefs 

A Kano State High Court has ordered the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje from the creation of a Council of Chiefs, Judge A....

Court Backs Magu’s Stay as EFCC Acting Chairman 

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has declined to declare the continued stay of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the...

South African Court Commits Police Constable to 32 Years in Prison...

A South African court has sentenced a South African police constable for the murder of a Nigerian, Mr Ebuka Okoli. Austin Luciano Reynold was sentenced at...

Gov Mohammed Describes Victory at Appeal Court as Majesty of Judicial...

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has described his victory at the Court of Appeal as a testimony of majesty of the judicial process where...

Supreme Court Affirms Appeal Court’s Decision to Dethrone Eleruwa of Eruwa

The Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, was on Friday dethroned by the Supreme Court after affirming the earlier judgments of the lower courts.  Justice...

Breaking: Appeal Court Upholds Bala Mohammed’s Election as Bauchi Gov

The Appeal Court sitting in Jos has on Friday upheld the election and return of Sen Bala Mohammed as the duly elected Governor of...

BREAKING: Appeal Court Affirms Lalong’s Victory

The Court of Appeal, Jos Division, on Friday affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State after dismissing the appeal filed by...

Nigerian Law School Calls 4,458 to Bar

4,458 candidates who were successful at the August 2019 Bar final examinations have been called to the Nigerian Bar by the Nigerian Law School. 147...

Court to Deliver Judgment in Olisa Metuh’s Case Feb 25

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed February 25, 2020, for judgment in the trial of a former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples...

Court Grants Maina N1bn Bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the chairman of the defunct pension reform task team Mr. Abdulrashid Maina in...

Appeal Court Hears APC Appeal against PDP, Bauchi Governor

Jos Division of Court of Appeal has heard and adjourned for judgement the appeal of the Bauchi election petition brought before it by the...

Court Sacks Emirs Appointed by Ganduje, Dissolves Four Additional Emirates

The creation of four additional emirates in Kano State has been nullified by a Kano State High Court. The presiding judge, Justice Usman Na’abba, on...

Appeal Court Sacks PDP Reps Member in Imo

The Court  of Appeal on Saturday in  Owerri nullified the election of  member representing Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe Federal Constituency of Imo State in the House...

Bayelsa Guber: Appeal Court Orders INEC to Retain APC’s Candidate

The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Friday, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to exclude the candidate of All...

PDP, Atiku Failed to Prove INEC Had Server – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, failed to prove...

Timi Alaibe’s Case Adjourned Indefinitely

The case instituted by a  former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Chief Timi ALAIBE, against the nomination of the candidate of...

Court of Appeal Upholds Gov Sule’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, on Tuesday upheld the decision of the Election Petition Tribunal affirming the election of Engineer...

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