Sokoto State Governor, Ahmed Aliyu, has described the Court of Appeal’s judgment upholding his election as a testimony of an unbiased Nigeria’s judiciary. He stated this in a statement shortly after the appellate court in Abuja, on Monday, upheld the earlier judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, reaffirming his victory at the 2023 polls. […]

The Osun State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has picketed the office of the State Chief Justice. The action by the Osun JUSUN, newsmen gathered, is in solidarity with some of their members whom they alleged have suffered various forms of persecution under the embattled Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Adepele Ojo. […]

Following the intervention of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s National Working Committee, the Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday asked the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to form a seven-man panel to investigate allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the embattled Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Ayedatiwa, following the expiration of the interim injunction granted […]

The Chairman of the Supreme Court panel hearing the appeals against the election of President Bola Tinubu, Justice John Okoro, said on Monday that the Peoples Democratic Party standard bearer in the February presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, must prove the allegation of certificate forgery levelled against the ex-Lagos State governor beyond reasonable doubt. Okoro handed […]

The Supreme Court will today (Monday) commence hearing on appeals filed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party and the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, seeking to unseat President Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The newsmen reports that Atiku, Obi, and the APM […]

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 […]

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