Judiciary

El-Zazaky’s Wife Covid-19 Evidence Admitted,Orders Relocation to Treatment Center-Ada Nkong

A Kaduna State High court presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada has ordered the Nigerian Correctional Service to evacuate the wife of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Zeenat Elzakzaky to an isolation centre to enable her to undergo treatment for COVID-19. Mrs Elzakzaky reportedly contracted the virus inside the Nigerian… Continue reading El-Zazaky’s Wife Covid-19 Evidence Admitted,Orders Relocation to Treatment Center-Ada Nkong

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Supreme Court refuses quick action on last-ditch Trump election lawsuits_Femi Ehiabhi

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected efforts by President Donald Trump and his allies to get the court to quickly consider challenges to President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the November election. The move effectively shut the door on the president's last-ditch legal strategy to overturn his defeat. The court released an order in the morning… Continue reading Supreme Court refuses quick action on last-ditch Trump election lawsuits_Femi Ehiabhi

Judiciary

16 #EndSARS Protesters Ask Court to Unfreeze Account_Ada Nkong

Sixteen #EndSARS campaigners have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to reverse the restriction placed on their accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The CBN had frozen the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners through an ex-parte order obtained from Justice Ahmed Mohammed to back his action. In a supporting affidavit, the apex… Continue reading 16 #EndSARS Protesters Ask Court to Unfreeze Account_Ada Nkong

Crime

Lagos Police Command Sacks Ten for Murder, Corruption. _Raphael Bichene

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed no fewer than 10 of its personnel for various offences ranging from murder, discreditable conduct, excessive use of power, corruption among others. The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday, entitled “Lagos command kicks against indiscipline, dismisses 10 personnel”, noted that… Continue reading Lagos Police Command Sacks Ten for Murder, Corruption. _Raphael Bichene

Judiciary

Nigeria Secures Landmark Victory in P&ID Judgement overturn_Ada Nkong

Nigeria has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID). Delivering his judgement on Thursday, Ross Cranston, a judge of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, granted Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and… Continue reading Nigeria Secures Landmark Victory in P&ID Judgement overturn_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Nigeria Secures Landmark Victory in P&ID Judgment Overturn_Ada Nkong

Nigeria has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID). Delivering his judgement on Thursday, Ross Cranston, a judge of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, granted Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and… Continue reading Nigeria Secures Landmark Victory in P&ID Judgment Overturn_Ada Nkong

Crime

Suspected Oyo Serial Killer, Rearrested_Ada Nkong

The Oyo State Police Command has rearrested the suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi confirmed the development to Channels Television on Sunday. Mr Fadeyi did not give details of where the suspect is being kept at the time of this report.His arrest comes some days after he escaped from… Continue reading Suspected Oyo Serial Killer, Rearrested_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Court Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election_Ada Nkong

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal on Monday nullified the election of Governor Douye Diri. The Tribunal also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to order a fresh election within 90 days. The verdict follows the petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) challenging the victory of Governor Diri in the November 19 governorship… Continue reading Court Nullifies Bayelsa Governorship Election_Ada Nkong

Crime

Suicide: Police Investigate Death of Jilted Lover in Kano_Ada Nkong

The Police Command in Kano State says it has begun investigations into the death of a 22-year-old jilted lover, Ashiru Danrimi, who allegedly committed suicide. The spokesman of the Command, Mr Abdullahi Haruna, a DSP, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Sunday. Haruna alleged that… Continue reading Suicide: Police Investigate Death of Jilted Lover in Kano_Ada Nkong