Tag Archives: Court

$40m Alleged Fraud: Court Adjourns Ruling On Jonathan’s Cousin No-Case Submission

File Photo   The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday adjourned ruling on the no-case submission filed by a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba has fixed March 29 decide whether or not Azibaola

Recall: Melaye Rejects Appeal Court Judgement, Heads For Supreme Court

File photo   The senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has rejected the judgement of an Appeal Court on his recall process by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Senator Melaye, who faulted the judgement on

Court Orders Continuation Of Senator Melaye’s Recall Process

File photo The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), can continue with the recall process of the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye. Justice Tunde

Court Adjourns Ruling On Metuh’s Application For Permission To Travel

File photo: Olisa Metuh The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of Olisa Metuh’s application seeking permission to travel abroad for urgent medical treatment. The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, noted that even though the application was filed as

CCT Chairman’s Arraignment Stalled, Case Transferred To Another Court

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar   The scheduled arraignment of the Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal, Mr. Danladi Umar over an allegation of receiving N10million from one Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo has been stalled. Mr

Assets Declaration: Supreme Court Adjourns Appeals By Saraki, FG Indefinitely

Senate President Bukola Saraki   The Supreme Court has indefinitely adjourned hearing in the appeals filed by the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Federal Government challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal in the trial of the Senate

Court Orders Release Of Belgore’s International Passport

  A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the release of the international passport of a Former Governorship Candidate in Kwara State, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore. The court on Thursday ordered the Deputy Chief Registrar of

Court fixes March 27 for suit challenging Oyegun tenure elongation

Femi Asu A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adewale Hameed, on Wednesday urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to declare the tenure elongation of the APC’s national officers as unconstitutional. Listed as the defendants are , the

Court Stops NASS From Taking Further Action On Electoral Act Amendment Bill

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has barred the National Assembly from taking further action or proceeding with the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The restraining order was issued on Wednesday, March 14, by Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the High

Court Strikes Out Omokore’s Suit To Recover Seized Assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had secured the injunction for the temporary forfeiture of some of Omokore’s properties.   A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has struck out a suit filed by billionaire businessman, Jide Omokore, seeking to

Court Affirms Ozekhome As Lawyer To Companies That Pleaded Guilty To Laundering $15.5m

Ozekhome   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome was validly appointed to represent four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering the sum of $15.5 million allegedly linked to Mrs

Court Adjourns Case Against Innoson Motors Till May 22

File photo: Innocent Chukwuma A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned until May 22, the hearing in the case involving the Chairman of Innoson Motors Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, over an alleged falsification of shipping documents to clear goods valued

Nigeria’s Eboe-Osuji Emerges President, International Criminal Court

President International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji. (Photo Credit: ICC-CPI)   The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Sunday elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji as President of the court. The Imo State-born judge was elected during a plenary

Justice Yinusa Asks Court To Quash Charges Against Him

FILE PHOTO of Justice Mohammed Yinusa at court premises when he was arraigned by the EFCC over corruption allegations.   The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja will on April 23 rule on the application filed by a Federal High