The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Dr. MONDAY UBANI has threatened to sue the Federal Government if it follows through with its threat to ban cooked cow skin, popularly called ‘ponmo’. UBANI in a statement noted that ponmo is the most common delicacy that is mostly […]

The Senate is expected to screen for confirmation the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA on Wednesday. Senate President, AHMAD LAWAN made the announcement at plenary earlier today. LAWAN accordingly appealed to all Senators to be present at plenary on Wednesday for the required screening of the Acting CJN for substantive capacity as Chief […]

The Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja has sentenced kidnap kingpin, CHUKWUDUMEME ONWUAMADIKE, popularly known as EVANS, to 21 years imprisonment. Justice OLUWATOYIN TAIWO convicted and sentenced EVANS and his co-defendant, VICTOR ADUBA, to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping one SYLVANUS HAFIA. EVANS and his co-defendants were before the court on four counts […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit instituted by the People’s Democratic Party PDP seeking the disqualification of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, BOLA TINUBU; and his Labour Party counterpart, PETER OBI. Justice DONATUS OKORONKWO dismissed the suit challenging the legality of the substitution of the running mates for TINUBU and OBI […]

The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria has faulted the process of appointing justices to the Supreme Court, saying that the policy does not follow merit. The senior lawyers urged the National Judicial Council to abandon the current replacement policy for the Nigerian judiciary to grow alongside the rule of law and the administration of […]

A Magistrate Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja has sentenced Ameerah Sufyan to psychiatric care after she was convicted of raising a false kidnap alarm. Ameerah in a tweet earlier in the month claimed that she was abducted with 16 others, prompting the police to launch an investigation into the matter. But […]

Justice LADIRAN AKINTOLA of the Oyo State High Court has ordered all impeachment process of the State Deputy Governor, RAUF OLANIYAN be put on hold. The order was given today at Court 7 of the State High Court, Ring Road, Ibadan where it ordered that status-quo must be maintained pending the hearing of the application […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a fresh application for bail by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The application was filed pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge against him by the Federal Government. Kanu, who is currently facing a seven-count charge, had in the application […]

The Senate has resolved to continue with its investigation into the crisis rocking the Supreme Court despite the resignation of Justice TANKO MUHAMMAD as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Lawmakers in the upper chamber of the National Assembly made the resolution during the plenary on Tuesday following a motion moved by the Chairman of […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said that the decision of Justice Tanko Muhammad to vacate office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria is commendable. Atiku in a statement via his official Facebook page, wished the  Justice Tanko well even as he commended the former Chief Justice for his […]

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