Tag Archives: Court

Court Orders Benue Assembly To Maintain Status-Quo

Benue Assembly   A Makurdi High Court has granted an exparte order, restraining the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Titus Uba, and five others from carrying out any legislative sitting and responsibilities, pending the determination of

Court Orders Stay Of Execution Of Arrest Warrant On INEC Chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered a stay of execution of the arrest warrant issued against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu. Justice Abdul Aboki who gave the stay of execution order

Court Orders IGP To Arrest, Produce INEC Chairman 

Justice Stephen Pam of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to arrest and bring the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to court. This is due

Court Dismisses Case Against Osun PDP Governorship Candidate, Adeleke

Senator Ademola Adeleke (file)   The Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has dismissed the alleged forgery case against the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The presiding judge, Justice David

Court Fixes August 8 To Rule On Adeleke’s Certificate Controversy

(File) Senator Ademola Adeleke// [email protected]   The Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has fixed August 8, 2018, to rule on the suit challenging the eligibility of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Senator

APC Reserves Right To Challenge Defectors In Court – Lai Mohammed

 The Federal Government says the All Progressives Congress (APC) reserves the right to challenge defectors in court. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said this on Saturday during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise. The Minister when asked about the

Journalist Jones Abiri Appears In Court, Remanded In Keffi Prison

Jones Abiri was arrested in 2016                                                                   Photo: Jones

Court Fixes October To Rule On El-Zakzaky’s Bail Application

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky addresses reporters in Abuja in January 2018.   The Kaduna State High Court has fixed October 4 to rule on the bail application of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.   Justice

INEC Boss Asks Appeal Court To Quash Arrest Order Against Him

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu (file)   The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked the Court of Appeal to quash the arrest order issued against him. He made the request in an appeal

Adeleke’s certificate: Court adjourns hearing for out-of-court settlement

Femi Makinde, Osogbo An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has adjourned till Monday, August 6 for hearing of all pending applications before it including the application for an out-of-court settlement made by the plaintiffs in the case challenging

Court Summons Impeached Benue Speaker, Others

  A High Court in Makurdi has given a seven-day notice to the impeached Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange; his Deputy, Mr James Okefe; and the Majority Leader, Benjamin Adanyi, to appear before it.

Court Orders Arrest Of INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu   A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the arrest of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, for failing to appear in court. Justice Stephen Pam issued the warrant

Court Stops APC Lawmakers From Impeaching Ortom

  A High Court sitting in Makurdi has retrained the eight suspended members of the Benue State House of Assembly from proceeding with the impeachment process they initiated on the state governor, Samuel Ortom. The presiding judge, Justice Theresa Igoche, on

Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Court Dismisses ‘No Case Submission’ By Orji Kalu

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in response to the 7.6 billion naira fraud charges against him by the Economic And Financial