Friday, July 23, 2021

CJN to Swear in 18 New Appeal Court Judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will swear in 18 judges who have just been elevated to the Court of Appeal, on...

Bauchi CJ Releases 19 Awaiting Trial Inmates Across Custodial Centres

As part of efforts by the Bauchi State Committee on the Review of Criminal Justice system to revisit cases of persons awaiting trials , ...

Alleged Sexual Defilement: Court Grants Baba Ijesha Bail

An Ikeja sexual offences Court on Thursday granted bail to actor Omiyinka Olanrewaju a. k. a. Baba Ijesha . Baba Ijesha has been in custody...

$3m Bribery: Court Sentences Lawan to 7 Years in Prison

A former member of the House of Representatives Farouk Lawan has been sentenced to 7 years in prison by a Federal High Court sitting...

Money Laundering: Court Discharges Lawmaker

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of the N322 million money laundering charge filed against him. The...

Court Bars Gov Akeredolu from Investigating Chief Judge

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Ondo State government from investigating the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu,over a viral video...

Ondo 2020: Appeal Court to Determine Akeredolu, Jegede’s Fate Next Week

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, has fixed  Wednesday June 16, 2021 as judgement day in the appeal brought before it by candidate...

Court Stops National Assembly Members from Fixing Own Salaries

The Federal High Court in Lagos has declared that the National Assembly Service Commission has no power to fix or determine the pay of...

Reverse Twitter Suspension or Face Litigation, NBA Tells Buhari

The Nigerian Bar Association has vowed to drag the Federal Government to court if it failed to reverse its decision to ban the activities...

Memo to Buhari for Martial Law False, I Remain a True...

Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami has said he "remains a true democrat who believes in rules of law and tenant of democracy...

Supreme Court Verdict: Oshiomhole Congratulates Obaseki

Former governor of Edo State and ex-National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC,  Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his Supreme...

Supreme Court Strikes Out Ize-Iyamu’s Certificate Forgery Case Against Obaseki

The Supreme Court has struck out a suit filed by Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress.candidate in the last Edo State gubernatorial election, ...

Supreme Court Upholds INEC’s De-registration of 74 Political Parties

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld an earlier judgment of the Court of Appeal which okayed the de-registration of National Unity Party and 73...

Assault: Senate Gives CCT Chair Two Weeks to Defend Himself

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr Danladi Umar, has been given two weeks to respond over alleged assault of one...

FG Appeals to Judiciary Workers to Suspend Strike

The Federal Government on Monday, appealed to the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) to suspend its nationwide industrial action, which had paralysed activities in...

Court Jails UNICAL Professor for Manipulating Election Results

A State High Court sitting in Ikot Epene, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday, sentenced a lecturer at the University of Calabar, Cross River State,...

Court Orders Release of Six Suspected Kidnappers of Akewugbagold’s Twins

A High Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Wednesday, struck out a suit against six persons alleged to have kidnapped the...

Court Remands Herdsmen for Allegedly Killing Farmer in Ondo

Two herdsmen, Babuga Mallam aged 28, and Manu Abubakar aged 18, have been remanded for the alleged killing of a farmer identified as Adebayo...

Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta, is dead

Sources at the apex court confirmed that Ngwuta died in the early morning of Sunday in his sleep at his official residence in Abuja...

Court Suspends Scheduled Debate Between Kabara, Other Islamic Clerics in Kano

A Chief Magistrate Court in Kano has ordered the state government to suspend the shecduled debate between a controversial Islamic cleric in the state,...

Archbishop of Canterbury Condemns Nigerian Primate’s Attack on Homosexuality

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has described as "unacceptable" the language used by the Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria, the Most Reverend...

Alleged Harassment: Court Orders Substituted Service on Ohakim

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday ordered substituted service of court summons on former Imo Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim. Ohakim and Chinedu Okpareke were...

Former Federal High Court Chief Judge Kafarati Dies at 67

A former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, has died at the age of 67. Kafarati died of cardiac arrest on...

N3.1bn Money Laundering: Court Adjourn Gabriel Suswam’s Trial till March

Justice A.R Mohammed of the  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the money laundering trial of a former Governor of Benue State,...

Akeredolu Orders Probe of Ondo Chief Judge

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has directed the Attorney General of Ondo State and Commissioner for Justice, Charles Titiloye, to investigate an allegation made...

Court Remands Man for Allegedly Plotting to Abduct Wife

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a man,  Usman Abdulkareem, who allegedly conspired with a herbalist and friend to abduct his wife,be...

Court Orders CBN to Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters’ Accounts

 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of the 20 #EndSARS promoters. Justice...

Justice Binta Nyako Tests Positive for COVID-19

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, has tested positive for COVID-19. A competent source in the court told the News Agency...

Ex-convicts to Die by Hanging for Armed Robbery in Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court, Tuesday, sentenced two ex-convicts to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery. At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare...

47-year-old Man in Court for Illegally Distributing NIN Form

A 47-year-old man, Ibrahim Issa, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for unlawfully distributing the National Identification Number (NIN) forms to...

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