The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, fixed August 15 to hear an application by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, seeking to halt his trial by the Federal Government through the Department of State Services.   The court will also hear an application by the DSS seeking to […]

The suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, was on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of N20 million with one surety in like sum by the Federal High Court in Lagos State.   He was granted bail after pleading not guilty to the two counts bordering on the alleged illegal possession of firearms […]

The National Industrial Court has scheduled Wednesday, the 21st of September to rule on the application for an interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal Government against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Justice PETER HAMMAN fixed the date after the lead counsel to the Federal Government, Mr. JAMES IGWE, argued his application seeking an […]

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 […]

A Federal High court in Gusau, Zamfara State has nullified the primary election that brought in DAUDA LAWAL as the People’s Democratic Party’s Governorship candidate ahead of the 2023 general elections. In a judgment summarily delivered by Justice AMINU BAPPA, the court granted all the prayers by the plaintiff which is to nullify the primary […]

The National Industrial Court has adjourned the suit filed by the Federal Government challenging the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to Monday, the 19th of September. Counsel to the Federal Government, JAMES IGWE at the resumed sitting earlier today, asked the court to give the suit an accelerated hearing due […]

The factional president of the National Association of Nigerian Students UMAR LAWAL has sued some ministers of the federation and striking university lecturers over the industrial action. You would recall that university lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities have been on strike for seven months. In a document filed before […]

A Federal High Court Abuja has granted a prayer by the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain the former terrorists’ negotiator, TUKUR MAMU, for 60 more days. Justice NKEONYE MAHA ruled on the ex-parte motion moved by counsel for the DSS, AHMED MAGAJI. DSS in the motion dated and filed on the 12th of […]

The Court of Appeal Oyo State has nullified the 20-billion-naira damages awarded to Yoruba Nation agitator, SUNDAY ADEYEMO, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, last year after the violent invasion of his residence in Ibadan. ADEYEMO had gone to court challenging the action which led to the death of some of his aides. In its sitting, […]

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