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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara Governorship: Supreme Court reserves judgement on APC’s application

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, reserved ruling in an application, asking it to review its judgement which nullified the victory of the candidates of the All Progressive Congress(APC) at the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State. A five-member panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of…

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

VIDEO: My takeaway from Appeal Court judgement – Oshiomhole

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered a stay of execution of the order given by Justice Danlami senchi of the FCT High Court, which led to the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress(APC). [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsBqrPlD_JI&w=560&h=315]

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai

Wadume: Court orders Buratai to produce indicted soldiers for arraignment

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to release 10 army officers for an ongoing criminal prosecution. The 10 officers have been charged alongside the suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly called Wadume. The said soldiers are…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

UPDATED: Reprieve for Oshiomhole as Appeal Court halts suspension order

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday halted the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Justice Danlami Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court had on March 4, ordered the suspension of Mr Oshiomhole, pending the hearing and determination of the…

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

APC Crisis: Appeal Court adjourns Oshiomhole’s suspension appeal indefinitely

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday adjourned indefinitely an appeal filed by the embattled national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, over his suspension. The court's clerk made the announcement after informing the court that the three member-panel meant to sit on the appeal was…

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

I wasn’t involved in Sanusi’s dethronement, banishment – AGF Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Sunday, said he was not connected with the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, and his subsequent banishment to Nasarawa State. This is contained in a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday…

Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra South Tussle: Nigerian Police sue lawyer over alleged forgery, conspiracy

The Nigerian Police have sued the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Obinna Uzor, his lawyer, and three others over allegations of fraud and forging the motion to obtain a judgment against the sacked senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah. The suit was filed before a Federal…

FILE: Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo: Daily post]

Court orders Police IG, SSS, AGF to release Sanusi

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the release of the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, from the post-dethronement detention and confinement the state government had imposed, pending the determination of the case. Mr Sanusi had on Thursday filed an application, asking the court to order his release.…

FILE: Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo: Daily post]

UPDATED: Sanusi sues IG, SSS boss, AGF over detention

The deposed Kano emir, Muhammadu Sanusi, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from the post-dethronement detention and confinement. Mr Sanusi was deposed following a resolution of the Kano State Executive Council on March 9, on allegations of insubordination. Following…

Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra Senatorial District: Appeal Court reserves judgement in Ifeanyi Ubah’s case

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Thursday, reserved judgement in an appeal filed by a sacked senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), asking it to set aside a judgement that sacked him as a lawmaker. A three-member of the appellate court led by Justice Stephen Adah…

Sambo Dasuki

I participated in searching Dasuki’s house – Witness

A prosecution witness, Williams Obiora, told the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, that he was part of the legal team that carried out a search at the residence of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in Asokoro, Abuja. Mr Obiora is the first prosecution witness (PW1) presented…

Abdulrasheed maina

Alleged Pension Fraud: EFCC accuses Maina of plotting to assassinate witnesses, lawyers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, planned to assassinate prosecution lawyers in the ongoing trial. An EFCC lawyer, Mohammed Abubakar, who made the allegation, also alleged that Mr Maina plotted to assassinate the EFCC…

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N29bn Fraud: I have no case to answer, Nyako tells court

A former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, on Wednesday, urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to strike out the alleged N29 billion money laundering charges filed against him and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency is prosecuting the former governor alongside his…

Omoyele Sowore

Prosecution’s failure to produce detailed witness statement stalls Sowore’s trial

The trial of the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court in Abuja, was on Wednesday stalled due to the failure of the federal government to produce a detailed witness statement. At the commencement of the trial on Wednesday, the judge, Ijeoma Ojukwu, had ordered the…

The former Managing Director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), Marilyn Amobi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official website of NBET]

Court orders NBET to pay whistleblower all salaries

The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) to pay a whistleblower, Sambo Abdullahi, all his salaries and other emoluments from December 22, 2017, till date. The judge, Oyejoju Oyewunmi, gave the order on Wednesday after she said the suspension of Mr Abdullahi in…

Abubakar Malami [Photo: The Guardian]

Malami rejects call to pay recovered looted funds into federation account

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday, rejected a request to return stolen funds especially the ones linked to the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, to the federation account. Mr Malami was reacting to the call made by a human rights lawyer,…

International Women’s Day: FIDA tasks Nigerian govt on effective implementation of women’s rights

Government at all levels should put in place structures that would ensure the effective implementation of women's rights, the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has said. The association's call is in commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020. The country Vice President/National President, FIDA Nigeria, Rhoda Tyoden, made…

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Months after NJC recommendation, Buhari fails to appoint new Supreme Court judges

Four months after the National Judicial Council (NJC) recommended the appointment of four new Supreme Court judges, President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to forward their names to the Senate for confirmation. The NJC made the recommendation in October 2019. Those approved were Adamu Jauro (North-East); Emmanuel A. Agim (South-south); C.…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

VIDEO: Why we took Oshiomhole to court – Afolabi

Mr Oshiomhole was suspended on Wednesday following an application filed by an applicant, Oluwale Afolabi, in January, before Justice Danlami Senchi. Mr Afolabi's interlocutory injunction application challenges Mr Oshiomhole's continuous right to parade himself as the party national chairman after initial suspension by his primary ward in Edo State. [youtube…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi on Wednesday ordered the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, pending the determination of a substantive suit. The judge, Danlami Senchi, gave the order following an application of interlocutory injunction asking the court to…

Justice Nweze

Our ruling on Imo governorship will haunt Nigeria for long time – Supreme Court Justice

The decision of Nigeria's Supreme Court on the Imo governorship election is wrong and "will continue to haunt our (Nigeria's) electoral jurisprudence for a long time to come," one of the judges of the apex court said on Tuesday. Centus Nweze, who disagreed with the majority ruling of his six…

Ihedioha Supreme Court judgement

VIDEO: Lawyers speak on Supreme Court judgement dismissing Ihedioha’s review appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to set aside a judgement that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Imo State governor. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNdx8NYwy_s&w=560&h=315]

Emeka Ihedioha, former Governor of Imo State.

Imo Governorship: Why Supreme Court dismissed Ihedioha’s application to reverse ruling

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to set aside a judgement that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Imo State governor. With one out of seven justices dissenting, the court, led by…

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Imo Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses Ihedioha’s application to reverse ruling

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to set aside a judgement that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo State governor. With one out of seven justices dissenting, the court, led by the…

NJC: Supreme Court of Nigeria (judge)

Imo Governorship: Supreme Court set to deliver judgement on Ihedioha’s application

The Supreme Court is set to deliver a judgement in an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to set aside a judegment on Imo governorship election that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner. A seven-member panel of the court,…