News - Federal High Court

Dasuki Fulfills Bail Conditions, May Regain Freedom

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Detained Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki Retired, may regain his freedom this Tuesday.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

Supreme Court Upholds Senator Bassey Albert’s Election

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of senator Bassey Albert as the valid representative of Akwa Ibom northeast senatorial district.  

INEC Chairman Yakubu Risks Jail Over Contempt

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary  

The Federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission and its chairman Yakubu Mahmud to appear before it at the next adjourned date, to show a cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt. 

Court Adjourns Ruling In Dokpesis Libel Suit

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned indefinitely ruling sine die in the suit filed by Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed and the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami over the inclusion of his name in the list of looters released...

Ondo PDP Condemns Detention For Trial Of Party Chairman

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Deputy National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Eddy Olafeso has condemned the detention of the Ondo State Chairman of the party, Clement Faboyede and a member, Tokunbo Modupe over alleged laundering of five hundred million naira in the build-up to the 2015 General elections.

BREAKING: Court Grants Ex NSA, Sambo Dasuki Bail

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

Rights Activist Calls For Trial Of Suswam

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

An Abuja based human rights activist and legal practitioner Onoja King has called on the Department Of State Services, DSS to charge the immediate Past Governor Of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam before a court of competent jurisdiction in order to enable him respond to the allegations leveled against him.

Nnamdi Kanu’s Co-Defendants Get Bail

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the four co - defendants of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N10 million each and two sureties. 

CJN Onnoghen Inaugurates Nine New Federal High Court Judges

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday emphasized the need for judicial officers in the country to always abide by the constitution, oath of Office and Code of Conduct of the profession   

Buhari Appoints 28 Judicial Officials

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 28 judicial officers for the court of appeal, the federal high court and the high court of the federal capital territory.

Justice Kafarati Sworn In As Chief Judge Federal High Court

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen has urged judicial officers in the country to adhere strictly to the rule of law in the discharge of their duties 

Court Sacks Kogi East Senator, Aidoko

1 month ago /
Nation 

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the federal high court has ordered the immediate sack of the senator representing Kogi east senatorial district, senator Attai Aidoko of the peoples democratic party (PDP) from the national assembly.

Mixed Reactions Greet Dariye’s Jail Sentence

1 month ago /
Nation 

The conviction of former plateau state governor and a current serving senator Joshua Dariye for fraud and sentenced to fourteen years imprisonment by a federal high court in Abuja continue to generate reactions among residents of the plateau state.

Court Halts Trial Of Peace Corps Commandant, Akoh

1 month ago /
Nation 

The federal high court in Abuja has halted the trial of the National Commandant of the peace corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh in the 13 count alleged criminal charges proffered against him by the Nigerian police until the two previous judgments are fully obeyed by the police 

Court Adjourns Hearing Of Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

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. 

Former Governor Yero Remanded In Prison Custody

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

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.   

Dokpesi Vs FG: EFCC Closes Case, Dokpesi To Make No Case Submission

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has closed its case in the 2.1billion Naira corruption allegation suit against media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi at the Federal High Court in Abuja. 

Metuh's Lawyers Pullout Of His Trial

1 month ago /
Nation 

The trial of the Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party Olisah Metuh by the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday took a different dimension as the defendant and his counsel did not show up in court without any reason. 

PDP Leaders Visit Metuh, Decry Deteriorated Health

1 month ago /
Politics 

The peoples democratic party (pdp) says it is concerned about the deteriorating health of its former national publicity secretary, olisa metuh, who was rushed to the national hospital by medical personnel of the federal high court, where he fell during proceedings on monday.


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