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Kidnapping: Judge hands-off Evans case

Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Wednesday declined to hear a fundamental rights suit filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Share on: WhatsApp

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Traditional Ruler jailed for embezzlement

The High Court of Abia State has sentenced the traditional ruler of Ipupe community in Ubalaka, Umuahia South local council, Eze Bob Ubiaru to two years in prison for embezzlement of funds. Share on: WhatsApp

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Court Vacates Order to Take over Jimoh Ibrahim’s Companies

AMCON, businessman to explore amicable settlement Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday vacated the interim order granted to the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over some assets belonging to businessman, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, over his alleged indebtedness to the corporation. Share on: WhatsApp

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Federal High Court Declares PDP Convention Legal, Confirms Sack of Sheriff

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday declared the May 21 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution of the party. Delivering judgment on a suit brought before him by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, the Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, …

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Court stops Ogah’s swearing-in as Abia Gov

The ongoing tension in God’s Own State, Thursday, took another dramatic turn, as a High Court sitting in Osisioma, Abia State, issued an injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issuing a certificate of return to Uchechukwu Ogah who was declared governor by an FCT High Court on Wednesday. The Court also restrained the Chief Judge of Abia …

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Forgery Charge: Court grants Saraki, Ekweremadu, others bail

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court, has granted bail to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and two other accused persons — Salisu Maikasuwa, former clerk of the national assembly, and Benedict Efeturi, deputy clerk of the legislature. Saraki, Ekweremadu and others were docked before Justice Yusuf Haliru over their alleged complicity in forgery of the Senate Standing …

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Court sacks Abia Governor, Ikpeazu to appeal Judgement

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has annulled the election of Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia and ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Dr. Samson Oga. The court also ordered Ikpeazu to vacate office immediately The order was based on the allegation that Ikpeazu submitted false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the …

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Again, Another Court Orders FG to Allow Dasuki Access Lawyers

…. Grants Bafarawa Permission to go for Lesser Hajj For the third time, the Federal Government has been ordered to allow the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to have unhindered access his lawyers for consultation and briefing in order to allow him prepared adequately for his trial. The court also granted permission to former Governor of Sokoto State, …

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Fuel Price Increase: Court Stops NLC from Going on Strike

The National Industrial Court has stopped ‎the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on strike to protest last week’s increase in fuel price by the federal Government. Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order following a suit by the Attorney General of the Federation. Justice Adejumo, held: “The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the …

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