Tag Archives: Court

Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail

  The Federal High Court in Abuja has denied Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband, bail. In his ruling on Thursday, Justice Yusuf Halilu held that court was not inclined to grant the accused bail as no

Court To Hear Maina’s Suit Against EFCC On January 15

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna state will on January 15, 2018, hear a suit brought before it by the embattled former chairman of the pension reform task team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, seeking to quash the EFCC act of

Court Declares ‘State Of Osun’ Illegal, Rebukes Aregbesola

File Photo   Osun State High Court sitting in Ilesa has declared the change of the name of the state to the “State of Osun” as illegal, null and void. The ruling followed a case instituted by a human rights

BREAKING: Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja has denied Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband, bail. The court which arraigned her alongside her mother, brother and one other person on Thursday, said it was not inclined to grant

N2bn Scam: Court Grants Oronsaye Leave To Travel Abroad

File photo A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr Stephen Oronsaye permission to travel to India for medicals and to return for the continuation of his trial in January 2018.

Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me, Saraki Insists

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has insisted that he has no case to answer on 15 of the 18 charges filed against him by the Federal Government. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,

BREAKING: Appeal Court Orders Retrial Of Saraki On Three Counts

The Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct tribunal to conduct a retrial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki on three out of 18-count amended charge on false declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government.

EFCC Kicks Against Appeal Court Verdict On Judicial Officers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it will appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which today held that the agency lacked powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except

BREAKING: Court Strikes Out Bribery Charges Against Justice Nganjiwa

File Photo The Court of Appeal Sitting in Lagos has struck out the charges filed against a Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa who is alleged to have collected bribes to pervert the course of justice. In

Federal High Court Judge, Ademola Retires

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court has voluntarily retired. He tendered his resignation letter to the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Thursday morning. Earlier in the year, he was discharged and acquitted by an FCT high court on

Court Unfreezes 16 Accounts Belonging To Patience Jonathan

File photo The Federal High Court in Abuja has reversed its order made on May 30, to freeze 16 accounts belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. Justice Binta Nyako withdrew the order on Tuesday on the

Court Sentences Adesina’s Impostor To Eight Years In Prison

A young man, Christian Efe Oyovweyho has been sentenced to jail for eight years by the Federal High Court in Kano for impersonating the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. He was also convicted for

BREAKING: Court Orders Forfeiture Of Diezani’s Properties Worth $4.760million

File photo: Diezani Alison-Madueke A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos, has ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses valued at $4.760million and linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, ordered that the two properties:

BREAKING: Court Grants Nenadi Usman Permission To Visit US For Treatment

File photo: Ex-Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of Finance, Mrs Nenadi Usman, permission to travel to the United States for medical care. Justice Rilwan Aikawa ordered that her passport