News - Federal High Court

Court Dismisses EFFC’s Suit Against Patience Jonathan

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), freezing the sum of $5.3 billion.

Court Refuses Olisah Metuh's Application For Foreign Medical Trip

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again refused to grant the application filed by the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh seeking  the release of his international passport to enable him travel to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.

Court Upholds Suspension Of Kekemeke As Ondo APC Chairman

5 days ago /
Politics 

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has dismissed a suit challenging the removal of Isaac Kekemeke, as the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Malabu Oil Deal: Court Absolves Adoke Of Criminal Liability

6 days ago /
Nation 

The plan by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prosecute a Former Attorney General and Justice Minister, Mohammed Bello Adoke, over the Malabu Oil Deal may have collapsed.

Court To Rule May 14 On APC Tenure Elongation Suit

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May 14 to deliver judgment in the suit seeking to stop any move by the All Progressives Congress to extend the tenure of its National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun and other elected officers of the party.

Court Strikes Out Application By EFCC Seeking Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s Monies

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  seeking an interim forfeiture of monies belonging to Patience Jonathan and Lawari Furniture Ltd.

Court To Rule April 30 On Forfeiture Of Abuja Properties By Patience Jonathan

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal high court in Abuja has fixed April 30th 2018 to rule on a motion ex parte brought before it by the economic and financial crimes commission seeking to confiscate properties traced to the former first lady, patience Jonathan’s foundation

Alleged N450m Fraud: You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Belgore

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of Planning, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman, to open their defence in a N450million alleged fraud suit slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Police To Arraign Senator Melaye On May 10

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police Force has concluded arrangements to arraign the Senator Representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, before the Federal High Court Lokoja on May 10.

Produce Kanu Or Forfeit Bail Bond, Court Tells Senator Abaribe

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has given Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, and two others standing as sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, up till June 26, 2018, to show cause why they should not forfeit the bail bond of N300m due to Kanu’s continued absence in court.

Court Orders Associated Airline To Pay Falae’s Family N246m Compensation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered Associated Airline to pay the sum of N246million as compensation to Ese Falae, the wife of late Deji Falae.

APC NWC Tenure Elongation Suit Adjourned Till April 16

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

A suit seeking to overturn the elongation of  the tenure of national officers of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has been  adjourned till April 16, 2018 for commencement of hearing.

How We Recovered N2.4bn, $115,000 From Ex-Air Chief, Amosu – EFCC

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how it recovered the sums of N2.4 billion and $115,000 allegedly diverted by the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (Rtd).

Court To Rule On Electoral Suit April 25

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

An Abuja Federal High Court will on April 25, deliver its judgement in the suit challenging the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of 2019 general election.

Police Threaten To Declare Dino Melaye Wanted

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police have threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on Senator Dino Melaye if he fails to appear in court on March 28 to answer charges of conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms preferred against him at the Federal High Court Lokoja.

Court Dismisses Money Laundering, Passport Fraud Charges Against Justic Ngwuta

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal high court on Friday dismissed all the 13 counts of money laundering and passport fraud instituted by the federal government against a serving justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta.

House Of Representatives Protest Judicial “Interference” In Its Legislative Duties

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants the country’s chief justice to take immediate steps to ensure that judges respect the independence of the legislature.

Fresh Charges Filed Against IPOB Separatists

1 month ago /
Nation 

Four members of the leadership of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB who were charged along with  Nnamdi Kanu have been arraigned on a fresh charge  before a federal high court in Abuja.

Police allegations laughable - Dino Melaye

1 month ago /
Nation 

Senator Dino Melaye has described as preposterous and laughable, the allegations by the police that he hired two political thugs and armed them to cause mayhem in Kogi State.

Court To Rule On Metuh’s Bail Application

1 month ago /
Nation 

The trial of the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh continued on Thursday before the Federal High Court in Abuja with the defense calling on his 10th witness.


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