News - Sylvester Ngwuta

Ngwuta Lied About His Age, Passport Status – Witness

3 months ago /

The third prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that the judge travelled to different countries using two different valid diplomatic passports. The witness, Mr Tanko Kutana, an immigration officer, also told the court on Monday...

Justice Nguta Pleads Not Guilty To 8-Count Charge At CCT

5 months ago /

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta has pleaded not guilty to an 8-count charge of false declaration of assets, preferred by the Federal Government, against him before the tribunal. According to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Mr Ngwuta contravened section 15 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, laws of...

CCT Fixes April 20 For Arraignment Of Justice Ngwuta

6 months ago /

The Code Of Conduct Tribunal has approved April 20, for the arraignment of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, before a two-man panel of the CCT in Abuja. This was made known in a statement signed by the CCT Head, Press & Public Relations, Ibraheem Al-Hassan on Wednesday. Justice Ngwuta’s case file was submitted to the...

Justice Ngwuta’s Trial: Federal Government Appoints New Prosecutor

8 months ago /

The Nigerian government has appointed Olufemi Fatunde of the Federal Ministry of Justice, as the Lead Prosecutor in the trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, a Supreme Court Justices who is standing trial for alleged corruption. At the resumed hearing of the case in Abuja, Fatunde announced appearance as the new Head of...

Opposition Leaders In Rivers, Akwa Ibom Corrupted Judiciary – Sagay

11 months ago /

Renowned lawyer, Itse Sagay (SAN), has said opposition leaders in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states corrupted the judiciary after the 2015 elections. Sagay said this in a statement on Thursday while reacting to allegations by two Supreme Court justices, who are under probe, that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, attempted...

Arrested Judges: Lawyer Sues Buhari, DSS, AGF, Others

1 year ago /

A Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has filed a 50 billion Naira suit against the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, the Department of State Services (DSS) and its Director-General, Lawal Daura, along with others for allegedly violating the rights of judges whose houses were raided by the DSS operatives between October 8...

BREAKING: Supreme Court orders Rev King to die by hanging

1 year ago /
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The Supreme Court has ruled that the convicted General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King is to die by hanging. In a unanimous judgment this afternoon, a seven-man panel of Justices ‎of the apex court led by Justice Walter Onnoghen, upheld the death sentence that was earlier...

Breaking: Supreme Court Sacked The Acting Governor Of Taraba State

2 years ago /

Breaking News: Supreme court sacked the acting governor of Taraba state. The former Deputy Governor has been asked to take over. The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Sanni Danladi, who was impeached by the state House of Assembly in October 2012.   In a unanimous...