Judiciary

Supreme Court Dismisses APC Appeal Against Zamfara_Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court Friday, dismissed the application for judicial review filed by the APC in Zamfara State against Senator Kabiru Marafa and 179 others. The Justice Inyang Okoro led court,held that the application is a vexatious, frivolous and gross abuse of court process. The court awarded the cost of N2m to be paid by the… Continue reading Supreme Court Dismisses APC Appeal Against Zamfara_Ada Nkong

Crime

EFCC ARRAIGNS OYO-ITA ,8 OTHERS MONDAY_Ada Nkong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC says it will on Monday, March 23, 2020 arraign the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoCSF, Winnifred Oyo-Ita before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja. According to.Tony Orilade Acting Head, Media & Publicity, ' Others to be arraigned… Continue reading EFCC ARRAIGNS OYO-ITA ,8 OTHERS MONDAY_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Abuja High Court Orders Release of Former Emir Sanusi From Detention_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday has granted an interim order for the release of the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi from detention. Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the order following an exparte motion filed on behalf of the deposed Emir by Mr Lateef Fagbemi SAN. The judge noted that the order for… Continue reading Abuja High Court Orders Release of Former Emir Sanusi From Detention_Ada Nkong

Crime · HUMAN INTEREST

3 day old child sold for N300,000 in Akwa Ibom_Femi Ehiabhi

The police has alledged that a woman in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria, has confessed to selling her own three-day-old baby for N300,000. The police in Akwa Ibom State said the woman, identified as Nse U. James, also confessed that she has been involved in child-trafficking for several years. The Commissioner of Police in Akwa… Continue reading 3 day old child sold for N300,000 in Akwa Ibom_Femi Ehiabhi

Governance · Judiciary · POLITICS

High Court in Kano sets aside FCT High Court ruling on Oshiomholes Suspension_Femi Ehiabhi

 Federal High Court Kano, has set aside the ruling of the FCT High Court upholding the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole from the party. The court further directed police, DSS to provide security to the National Chair to resume in his office. Recall, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in… Continue reading High Court in Kano sets aside FCT High Court ruling on Oshiomholes Suspension_Femi Ehiabhi

APPOINTMENTS · Governance · Judiciary · POLITICS

Substantive CJN of Cross River State: “Non Indigene” disqualified_Femi Ehiabhi

The Cross River State Government is enmeshed in controversy over the appointment of a substantive chief judge of the state. The most senior judge in the state, Akon Ikpeme, who ought to be appointed the chief judge in accordance with the Nigerian Constitution and legal tradition, has been disqualified by the state assembly allegedly because… Continue reading Substantive CJN of Cross River State: “Non Indigene” disqualified_Femi Ehiabhi

Judiciary

Ihedioha Loses Again at Supreme Court _Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, turned down the appeal to restore Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the Governor of Imo State. In a decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, the Supreme court reinstated its judgement on January 14, declaring… Continue reading Ihedioha Loses Again at Supreme Court _Ada Nkong