News - Judiciary

Dino Melaye, Others Appear In Lokoja Court, Deny Charges Of Arms Possession

1 week ago /

The two prime suspects Kabiru Seidu, 31, aka "Osama" and Nuhu Salihu, 25, aka "Small" who allegedly  implicated senator Dino Melaye in the alleged offences of criminal conspiracy, illegal possession of firearms and illegal arms dealing has declared that the allegations are false. 

Buhari Mourns Justice Akanbi

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has commisserated with the Kwara State Government over the demise of the pioneer Chairman Of The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission, Justice Mustapha Akanbi ICPC, who died recently at the age of eighty five.

Anti-Corruption: EFCC Operative Accused Of Extorsion, Abuse Of Office

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister Of Justice Abubakar Malami have been urged to compel the investigation of one Abubakar Madaki, a Personal Assistant to the Acting Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu over alleged acts of extortion and abuse of office.

Court Of Appeal Insists On Due Process On Fraud Litigation

1 week ago /

The court of appeal in Abuja on Tuesday ruled that federal agencies should exercise restraint in filing charges against the economic and financial crimes commission EFCC for conducting its rightful duty of investigating and prosecuting corruption related cases.

Justice Mustapha Akambi Buried In Ilorin

2 weeks ago /

Members of the bar and bench have been advised to shun corrupt tendecies and support the present administration in its fight to reduce corruption to its barest minimum.

Court Adjourns Hearing Of Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi

2 weeks ago /

The Federal High Court has adjourned hearing in the suit filed by media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the federal government  over the recent inclusion of his name in the alleged looters list to June 6, 2018. 

CJN Onnoghen Says Adherence To Rule Of Law Key To Development

2 weeks ago /

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen says without  strict adherence to the rule of law and respect for human rights, attaining peace, security and good governance in Nigeria remains herculean task. 

Former Governor Yero Remanded In Prison Custody

2 weeks ago /

Former governor of Kaduna state, Ramalan Yero has been remanded in prison custody by the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna pending the hearing of his bail application.   

Jolly Nyame Jailed For Fraud

2 weeks ago /

Former  governor of taraba state , jolly nyame has been sentenced to 14 years  imprisonment without an option of fine 

Court Nullifies Jibrin's Suspension By House Of Representatives

3 weeks ago /

The Federal high court in Abuja has set aside the suspension of the former chairman of house of representatives committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin by the house of representatives

Fayose Appeals For The Appointment Of More Judges For Ekiti State

3 weeks ago /

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has urged the Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen to appoint more judges for the state, in order to solve the problem of congestion of courts and delayed trial.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Appeal Court Dismisses Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit

1 month ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the decision of Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja that Obiora Okonkwo has no legitimate claim to the Anambra Senatorial seat.

Justice Onnoghen Advises Judges On Speedy Justice Delivery

2 months ago /

The Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has advised judicial officers in the country to keep abreast with the recent developments in law and judicial precedents of superior courts in the discharge of their duties.

Gov. Obiano Swears-In Two New Judges

2 months ago /

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state, Southeast Nigeria, has sworn-in two new judges and members of three new boards of some state agencies.

NJC Sack Judges

3 months ago /

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the sack of two judges in the Abia State Judiciary.  

Court Of Appeal Bars CCT Chairman From Trial Of Former Customs Boss

3 months ago /

The court of appeal has barred the chairman of the Code Of Conduct tribunal , Danladi  Umar from participating in the trial of a former comptroller of The Nigerian Customs Service, Rasheed Owolabi who accused him of demanding a 10million Naira bribe to pervert the course of justice.

Legal Practitioners, Judicial Officers Charged On The Rule Of Law

3 months ago /

Legal experts In Nigeria have been advised to shun all forms of unethical practices and adhere strictly to the code of conduct of the legal profession.  

ICPC Arraigns Civil Servant For Presenting Fake Certificate For Upgrade

3 months ago /

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),  has arraigned a civil servant in the office of the auditor-general of the federation, Lebi Ayodele James, before Justice Yusuf Halliru, of the  Federal Capital Territory High Court,  on a 3-count charge bordering on false statement and forgery

Civil Society Groups Urge Buhari To Sign Amended Electoral Act

3 months ago /

Some civil society croups have appealed to president muhammadu buhari to assent to the electoral act as amended by the national assembly


Buhari Retires Justice Ademola, Dismisses Justice Tokode

4 months ago /

Following recommendations from the national judicial council (NJC), President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the compulsory retirement of honourable justice a. F. A Ademola of the Abuja division of the federal high court and the dismissal from office of honourable Justice O.O Tokode of the Benin division of the federal high court.

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