News - Court of Appeal

Court Adjourns Army Retirement Suit Until March15

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The court of appeal Abuja division has adjourned hearing in the appeal challenging the alleged illegal retirement of major general Ibrahim Sani by the Nigerian army. The three-man panel of justices led by Justice Datti Yahaya on Wednesday adjourned the suit to march 15,2018 to enable Sani’s new counsel, Magaji Mahmoud...

Appeal Court Upholds Interim Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m, N2.5bn

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Court of Appeal in Lagos has upheld the order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $5, 842, 316.66 and N2, 421, 953, 522.78 traced to the accounts of the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, had, on April...

FCT Judiciary Honours Retiring Justice Bello

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

The chief justice of the FCT, Justice Ishaq Bello has urged the outgoing president of the customary court of appeal, justice Moses Bello to use his alternative dispute resolution skills acquired from the bench to better the lives of the people. The call was made during a valedictory service in honour of...

CNPP Backs INEC On Fresh Anambra Senatorial Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

The conference of Nigeria Political Parties, says it will back the independent national electoral commission to organise the anambra central senatorial election scheduled for January 13, 2018. The umbrella body of political parties made this known at a media briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. Though, INEC had fixed the January 13 date...

Illegal Petroleum Deals: Appeal Court upholds Conviction of 14 Foreigners

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal Sitting in Lagos has dismissed the appeal filed by 14 foreigners who challenged their conviction by a Federal High Court for illegal dealing in petroleum products. In a unanimous judgment read by Justice Garba Haruna on Tuesday, the appeal court panel held that the appeal of the...

Appeal Court Declares Kogi East Senate Seat Vacant

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has invalidated the election of Senator Attai Aidoko who represents Kogi East senatorial district. Justice Abdul Aboki annulled the election in a judgement delivered on Monday at the appellate court in the Federal Capital Territory. He held that Senator Aidoko was not the rightfully elected candidate...

Court Of Appeal Sacks Senator Aidoko

1 month ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal, Abuja has invalidated the election of Senator Attai Aidoko representing Kogi East Senatorial District. In a judgement on Monday, Justice Abdul Aboki refused the application by senator aidoko and directed instead that all the parties should go back o the federal high court for a fresh hearing...

INEC To Decide On Anambra Senatorial Judgement

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has applied for the certified true copy of the judgment of the Abuja High Court which ordered the senate president Bukola Saraki, to inaugurate Obiora Okonkwo to take over the senatorial seat forthwith. In a statement by the commission and endorsed by its...

INEC Registers 21 New Political Parties

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67. The decision was taken on Thursday during the weekly meeting of the electoral body held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A statement signed by INEC...

 

Anambra Senatorial Court Judgetment Pits High Court Against Court Of Appeal Ruling

1 month ago /
Politics 

Plans by The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to hold a re-run election for the Anambra central senatorial district in January 2018 may be put on hold now as a result of a federal high court order on Wednesday After two years of legal tussle, the federal high court in Abuja...

Oando Drags SEC To Appeal Court

1 month ago /
Nation 

Oando Plc has approached the Court of Appeal with a view to lifting the technical suspension imposed on its shares on the floor of the Nigerian stock market by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Oando wants the Court of Appeal to make an order “reversing the decision of Justice Rilwan...

Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me, Saraki Insists

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has insisted that he has no case to answer on 15 of the 18 charges filed against him by the Federal Government. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Monday,  Mr Saraki noted that the verdict of...

EFCC Kicks Against Appeal Court Verdict On Judicial Officers

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it will appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which today held that the agency lacked powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except where such officers have been dismissed by the National Judicial...

Appeal Court Reverts Saraki Back To CCT To Clear Three Charges

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has ordered the retrial of three charges out of 18 amendend charges brought against senate president, Bukola Saraki by the federal government before the code of conduct tribunal  In an appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, challenged the decision of the code...

Court Of Appeal Halts Demotion Of General Ibrahim Sani

1 month ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal in Abuja has asked the Nigerian army to maintain status quo in the appeal brought before it by one Major Ibrahim Sani who was court martialed by the Nigerian Army and found guilty. In the motion for stay of execution of  judgement of the special court martial  filed by...

NJC Answers Justice Ademola

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC said it recommended the compulsory retirement of two Federal High Court Judges, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and justice Tokode, both of the federal high court. And gave serious warning to four other judges.

ICPC Investigates Ex-Court Of Appeal Justice, Tsamiya Over Alleged N200m Bribe

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mohammed Ladan Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe from Mr Nnamdi Orji. According to the commission, the bribe was in exchange for a favourable judgement in a National Assembly...

Court Orders Arrest Of Former Enugu Governor

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani. Presiding Justice, Chuka Obiozor made the order of arrest following the failure of the former governor’s lawyer, to give any reasonable evidence as to why his client...

Southwest PDP Leadership Tussle: Appeal Court Orders Stay Of Execution

1 month ago /
Politics 

The court of appeal sitting in ado-Ekiti on Monday ordered a stay of execution on all the pending orders and rulings from lower courts on the leadership tussle at the southwest zonal executive committee of the peoples democratic party, PDP, thereby paving the way for the participation of eddy Olafeso-Led...

NJC Recommends Justices For The Court Of Appeal

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council has released a list of prospective justices of the court of appeal. The list is in two categories of priority and reserved judges who have performed well morally in the discharge of their duties. There are thirteen judges on the priority list. They are Justice P.  Mahmoud ,  Justice F. Ojo,   Justice I....


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