News - Court Orders

Court Orders Ex-AGF Adoke To Be Kept In Custody For 14 Days

2 months ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Friday granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to detain Mohammed Adoke, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice for 14 days.

NHRC Takes Nigeria’s Right Violation To International Bodies

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Abuja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration performed poorly in protecting and enforcing human rights of Nigerians.

Court - DSS Given 24 Hours To Release Sowore

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered Nigeria’s secret police to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters within 24 hours.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

Shehu Sani Says Proposed Social Media Bill Threatens Human Rights

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Senator, who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has said the social media bill in the red chamber was a threat to the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of $8.4 And N9bn Linked To Patience Jonathan

7 months ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of $8.4 million and N9 billion, linked to the wife of President, Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan.

INEC Appeals Judgment On Certificate Of Return For Okorocha

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the court judgment which directed it to issue a certificate of return to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has grave implications for future elections in the country.

Court Orders INEC To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

8 months ago /
Judiciary 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue the former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.

Court Orders Ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu To Open Defence In $9.8 Million Fraud

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court Abuja has asked the former group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu to open his defence in the $9.8 million fraud allegation brought against him by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

House Of Reps Probes Unremitted N2.8tn Stamp Duties

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Post Master General, Bisi Adegbuyi says a plethora of cases at the Supreme Court and disagreement between NIPOST and the revenue mobilization and fiscal, allocation commission have disrupted the remittance of an estimated 2.8 trillion stamp duties fund.

Wike Warns Zenith Bank Against Financial Disclosures

9 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed displeasure over what he described as the violation of court orders by Zenith Bank Plc regarding the disclosure of the details of the financial transactions of the state government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

PDP Slams Buhari’s Private Visit To UK

10 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari for leaving the country at a time his services as commander in chief of the armed forces are needed. 

Malabu Scam: Court Orders Arrest of Adoke, Dan Etete, Four Others

10 months ago /
Judiciary 

An FCT High Court has ordered the arrest of the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, a former minister of petroleum resources, Dan Etete, and four others.

Court Orders Trial -Within -Trial In EFCC Case Against Jang

10 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Plateau state high court sitting in Jos has ordered a trial- within- trial to ascertain whether the statement which the Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, obtained from a former cashier of the state government house, Mr Yusuf Pam who is facing charges of fraud for over N6bn were voluntarily made.

Court Orders Maryam Sanda To Enter Defence, Discharges Other Defendants

10 months ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court has ordered Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to enter defence.

UPDATE: Court Orders Saraki, Others To Honour Police Invitation

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senators Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce to immediately honour the invitation by the Police for questioning over their roles in the October 5, 2018, street procession staged in Abuja by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

INNOSON VS GTB: Officials Prevent Court Bailiff From Sealing Up Ogui, Enugu Branch

10 months ago /

The case between Innoson Group Nigeria Limited and Guaranty Trust Bank, GTB, has taken another dimension as the bank officials refused the court bailiff access to seal off its facility at Ogui branch in Enugu state southeast Nigeria.

Osinbajo Expresses Concern Over Exposed Weaknesses Of The Judiciary

10 months ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, says the weaknesses exposed in the country's judiciary are disturbing.

Court Orders Release Of Man Detained By Army

11 months ago /

A Port Harcourt high court has given an exparte order for the unconditional release of one Kenneth Opusingi from the custody of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt.

Police VS Peace Corps: Court Of Appeal Orders IGP To Respect Court Rulings

1 year ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal, Abuja division, on Monday, said that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), should respect court orders mandating police to unseal the corporate head office of the peace corps of Nigeria in Abuja, which was sealed up about two years ago.


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