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Court Dismisses FG’s Appeal Against Acquittal Of Justice Ademola’s Lawyer

  The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the discharge and acquittal of the lawyer to retired Justice Adeniyi Ademola, Mr Joe Agi, on an allegation of bribery. Delivering a judgement, Justice Peter Ige dismissed the appeal filed by

Justice Ajumogobia’s Trial Stalled As Judge Slumps In Court

A file photo of Justice Rita-Ofili-Ajumogobia   The trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia was stalled at the Lagos High Court Sitting in Ikeja on Friday as the judge slumped before proceedings could commence. The incident caused the court to adjourn

Jerry Gana Reacts To Court Judgment Declaring Him As SDP Presidential Candidate

File Photo: Jerry Gana   A former Minister of Information and chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Professor Jerry Gana, has applauded the judgment of an Abuja High Court affirming him as the presidential candidate of the party. Addressing

Court Declares Jerry Gana As SDP Presidential Candidate, Sacks Donald Duke

Jerry Gana                                                                             

N5bn Libel Suit: I Wouldn’t Buy Houses In Maitama, Magu Tells Court

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, at the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on December 13, 2018.   The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has told a Lagos State High Court sitting

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Ex-NDDC Director’s Property Worth N1.8bn

File photourt logo   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of property worth N1.8 billion belonging to a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Tuoyo Omatsuli. The court on Monday

Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Arraignment Of NBA President

 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the arraignment of President of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro. The NBA boss appeared earlier in court today before Justice Muslim Hassan over N1.4billion fraud allegations filed against

NBA President Appears In Court Over Alleged N1.4bn Fraud

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), has appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos for his scheduled arraignment over alleged money laundering. The NBA President arrived the court at 8.32 a.m. today. Mr Usoro

Alleged Bribery: SERAP Asks Court To Compel Buhari To Investigate Ganduje

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has gone to court over the alleged failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to order an investigation into allegations of bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. The group in a statement

2019 Elections: Court Orders INEC To Register Inmates

  A Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City, the Edo State capital has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure inmates are included on the National Voters’ Register. Justice Samuel Oseji gave the directive on Friday while

Court Orders EFCC To Produce Taraba APC Gov Candidate For Trial

  A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital has asked the EFCC to produce the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, Sani Danladi, for trial on allegations of money laundering and

Court Orders EFCC, IGP, Others To Produce Diezani In 72 Hours

(File) Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke   The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in the Apo area of Abuja has ordered the arrest of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. In a ruling on Tuesday,

Court Fixes Jan 10, 2019 For Trial Of Saraki’s Aide, Others

File photo   The scheduled trial of Mr Gbenga Makanjuola, a Deputy Chief of Staff to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and two others over an alleged N3.5bn Paris Club Loan scam has been adjourned till January 10, 2019.

Court Reserves Ruling On Admissibility Of Bank Document Tendered Against Jang

File photo   Justice Daniel Longji of Plateau State High Court has reserved ruling on the admissibility of the bank document tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang and Yusuf Gyang