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Appeal Court To Commence Trial Filed By Atiku/PDP

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal is set to commence the trial of the substantive petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Okorocha Vs INEC: Court Fixes June 7 For Judgment

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 7 for judgment in the suit filed by former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, in which he is asking the court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a  certificate of return.

Ortom Vs Oshiomole: Court Fixes July 11 For Ruling

2 months ago /
Nation 

A Makurdi High Court Presided over by Justice Augustine Ityoyiman on Friday fixed July 11, 2019, to rule on the application brought before it by counsel to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole in the libel suit instituted against  APC, and Chairman by Governor Samuel Ortom.

EFCC Arraigns Naira Marley For Credit Card Fraud

3 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned upcoming musician, Afeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley.

Akpabio Says He Defected After Suspension By PDP

3 months ago /
Politics 

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has told the Federal High Court in Abuja that he joined the All Progressives Congress, APC in order not to become a political orphan haven been suspended from his immediate ward, of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. 

Court Fixes June 3 For Hearing Of Suit Challenging Appointment Of Tanko As CJN

3 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 3, 2019, to commence hearing of the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

New Kano Emirates: Why Court Restrained Ganduje

3 months ago /
Nation 

A Kano High Court sitting at Ungogo on Friday granted an order restraining Governor  Abdullahi Ganduje from taking any action to legitimize the four new emirates he created. 

EFCC Docks Four Kwara Government Officials For Money Laundering

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin zonal office has arraigned four officials of the Kwara state government before Justice Babangana Ashigar of a Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on a two count charge bordering on money laundering.

Firm Sues EFCC, Seeks N500m Damages

4 months ago /
Politics 

An FCT High Court has fixed May 2 for the hearing of the N500 million damage suit filed by Social Exchange Market International Limited, SEM against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).

Sokoto Court Of Appeal Set Aside Zamfara State High Court Decision On APC Primaries

5 months ago /
Politics 

Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has set aside the decision of the Zamfara State High Court that paved way for the All Progressives Congress, APC, to field candidates in the last general election.

Court Invalidates Nomination Of Kano PDP Governorship Candidate

5 months ago /
Politics 

A federal high court sitting in Kano has invalidated the nomination of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and candidate for Kano State governorship election Abba Yusuf.

Court Adjourns Offa Robbery Trial

6 months ago /
Nation 

The presiding judge of the Ilorin high court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, Justice Halima Salman, has adjourned hearing till March 14 and 15, 2019.

Cross-River Governorship: Court Orders APC, INEC To Maintain Status Quo

6 months ago /

A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, not to take any further action in the nomination of candidates for the governorship election in Cross River state.

FG Cautions Envoys Against Interfering In Nigeria’s Internal Affairs

6 months ago /
Nation 

The federal government has cautioned representatives of foreign countries and organisations resident in the country against interfering in Nigeria’s internal affairs.

Court To Hear Suit On “Python Dance” March 8

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed  March 8 for the hearing of a  suit challenging the on-going national security operation by the Nigerian Army Code, named “Python Dance 3”.

Eight Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Armed Robbery In Adamawa

7 months ago /
Nation 

An Adamawa High Court has sentenced eight armed robbers to death by hanging.

Court Grants Dino Melaye Bail

7 months ago /
Nation 

An FCT High Court sitting in Maitama has granted bail to the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

Polytechnic Students, Graduates Want Professional Recognition From ARCON For HND Holders

7 months ago /
Education 

Students of architecture in polytechnics and graduates with the Higher National Diploma have urged the Architect Registration Council of Nigeria, ARCON, to accord them professional recognition for career progression.

Evans Shot Young Shall Grow Motors’ Chairman, Killed Two Escorts – Witness Tells Court

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has heard how suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudume­me Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans shot the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow motors, Obianuju Vincent, in an attempt to kidnap him.

Court Reserves Ruling On Admissibility Of Evidence Against Jang

8 months ago /
Nation 

Hearing in the trial of the former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, on an alleged misappropriation of funds, two months to the end of his tenure resumed on Tuesday in Jos, the Plateau State capital.


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