News - Federal High Court

Charles Okah To Know Fate March 7

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The federal high court in Abuja has adjourned to the 7th of march 2018 for judgment in the trail of Charles Okah who is said to be the alleged mastermind of the 2010 bombing at eagle square in Abuja.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

1 day ago /
Nation 

A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

Court Orders Separate Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the separate trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and those of his three other co-defendants.

Court Of Appeal Reserves Ruling In Nnamdi Kanu’s Suit

2 days ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal in Abuja has reserved ruling in the appeal instituted by the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu seeking to set aside the federal high court’s order granting protection for  the prosecution witnesses and secret trial

475 Boko Haram Suspects Released

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in wawa military cantonment, New Bussa, Niger State has released   475 boko haram suspects.

Abductor Of Chibok Girls Gets 15 Years Jail Term

1 week ago /
Security 

The federal high court in Wawa military cantonment, New Bussa, Niger State has sentenced one boko haram member, Haruna Yahaya, to 15 years imprisonment for his role in the abduction of Chibok girls in 2014. 

 

Buhari Retires Justice Ademola, Dismisses Justice Tokode

1 week ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

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.

Kebbi Governorship Tussle: Parties Opt For Written Arguments

1 week ago /
Politics 

Parties in the ongoing Kebbi state pre-election matter before an Abuja federal high court have unanimously opted for written arguments on objections raised by first defendant’s counsel, Yakubu Maikiyau on the admissibility of documents to be tendered by the plaintiffs’ lawyer.

Alleged N5.5bn: Otudeko Appears In Court

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of Honeywell Group Ltd, Oba Otudeko, has appeared at the Federal High Court today in obedience to a Witness Summons issued on him by the court.He was summoned to give evidence, in relation to an alleged N5.5billion debt owed Ecobank Nigeria Plc.Oba Otudeko, was however not allowed to...

House Of Representatives Wades Into Metu’s Health Situation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami , to intervene in the case of the former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, Olisa Metu, to enable him seek proper medical attention abroad. This was contained in a motion...

EFCC Vs Akinjide, Others: Ex-Senator Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Ayo Adeseun, has filed an application to challenge the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to try him and two others before Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of laundering N650 million. On the...

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of £578,080 Stolen From NIMASA

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of £578,080.00 to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Saliu Saidu who made the order of final forfeiture held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had shown that the funds were proceeds of unlawful...

Guild Of Medical Directors Sue Abuja Council Over Multiple Taxation

2 weeks ago /
Health 

An Abuja Federal High Court has adjourned to march 8, 2018 an action challenging multiple taxation payable by members of the guild of medical directors.

Fayose Reacts Angrily To Suit To Stop 11bn Refund For Ekiti State

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described as ‘unfair’ a case instituted by the finance commissioner to former governor Fayemi, Dapo Kolawole at the federal high court, Abeokuta seeking an order to stop the payment of eleven billion naira due to Ekiti state as refund for construction and rehabilitation of federal roads in the state.

Suswam's Trial Adjourned To March 14

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) on Wednesday sought to tender a document before the federal high court in Abuja claiming  former governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam tampered with its fourth prosecution witness, Abubakar Umar.

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Lagos Director’s N28.5m, Properties

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi area of Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of N28.5million belonging to a Director of Accounts, Lagos State Ministry of Public Works Corporation, Anifowoshe Alade, to the Federal Government. Justice Rilwan Aikawa, who gave the order in a ruling on Wednesday,...

N4.9bn Fraud Allegation: Fani-Kayode Absent From Court Again

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has adjourned the criminal trial of Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode on grounds of ill-health. Mr Fani-Kayode is standing trial alongside a former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman and two others, Danjuma Yusuf and Joint Trust Dimensions Nigeria Limited, on a 17-count charge of alleged...

Court Throws Out Breach Of Rights Suit By Patience Jonathan

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal high court, Abuja on Tuesday struck out the breach of fundamental human rights suit filed by wife of former president, Patience Jonathan against the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC.

FHC, Ado Ekiti Bars EFCC From Investigating State Finances

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital on Tuesday barred the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) from investigating the finances of the state or arresting any official of the state under the guise of fighting corruption.

IPOB Loses Suit Against Nigerian Army To Produce Kanu

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seeking to compel the Chief of Army Staff to produce the missing leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu. The trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako also over-ruled the appeal for lack of merit...


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