Crime · Judiciary · POLITICS

EFCC SLAMS FRESH CHARGE ON MAINA_Ehiabhi Femi

The former PENSION Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a fresh charge of contract racketeering and stealing on Wednesday, November 20th. Maina was arraigned before Justice Abubakar Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory High Courtsitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja. According to reports, the former chairman of the… Continue reading EFCC SLAMS FRESH CHARGE ON MAINA_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary

COURT RULES ON JOSEPH ODOK’S BAIL APPLICATION NOVEMBER 21_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, has fixed November 21, 2019 for its ruling on the bail application of Barrister Joseph Odok, facing trial for alleged cyber crimes and terrorism. Justice Simon Amobeda who presided over the case, had on Wednesday struck out the application of the prosecution counsel, Dennis Tarhemba to withdraw charges… Continue reading COURT RULES ON JOSEPH ODOK’S BAIL APPLICATION NOVEMBER 21_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

BUHARI EMINENTLY QUALIFIED TO CONTEST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS-SUPREME COURT_Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari is “eminently qualified” to contest the February 23 presidential election. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, prepared the full judgment of the apex court which was read by Justice John Okoro. The full judgment delivered on Friday was to provide explanations for the apex… Continue reading BUHARI EMINENTLY QUALIFIED TO CONTEST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS-SUPREME COURT_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST · Judiciary · SCANDALS

COZA GATE: HIGH COURT DISMISSES CASE AGAINST PASTOR FATOYINBO_Ehiabhi Femi

The rape case filed against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has been dismissed. The court sitting at Bwari, Abuja on Thursday dismissed the case against the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly Senior Pastor on the ground that it amounts to injustice, and an abuse of judicial… Continue reading COZA GATE: HIGH COURT DISMISSES CASE AGAINST PASTOR FATOYINBO_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · SCANDALS

FEDERAL HIGH COURT TO EFCC: EXTRADICT DIEZANI WITHIN FOUR MONTHS ELSE…._Ehiabhi Femi

The anti-corruption agency had in November 2018 filed a 13-count charge of money laundering against the former minister accusing her of unlawfully taking into her possession the sums of $39.7 million The Federal High Court in Abuja has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an ultimatum of four months to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke, a… Continue reading FEDERAL HIGH COURT TO EFCC: EXTRADICT DIEZANI WITHIN FOUR MONTHS ELSE…._Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS

DOKPESI: YOU CAN TRAVEL ABROAD_Ehiabhi Femi

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an application filed by the CEO DAAR Communications Raymond Dokpesi, requesting for leave to travel abroad for medical attention. Justice John Tsoho, who granted the application filed by Dokpesi’s defence lawyer, Kanu Agabi, SAN, also granted the request for adjournment. The judge later adjourned the matter till… Continue reading DOKPESI: YOU CAN TRAVEL ABROAD_Ehiabhi Femi

Crime

THIEF NAKEDS SELF,FEIGNS DRUNKENNESS TO STEAL TRAIN BATTERY_Ada Nkong

There was mild drama at the new railway yard at Ebute Meta early this morning as a young man apparently in his early thirties was seen bound hand and foot sitting stark naked in the dust.Sources say the man, name withheld , had disguised himself to steal a train battery at the railway yard. He… Continue reading THIEF NAKEDS SELF,FEIGNS DRUNKENNESS TO STEAL TRAIN BATTERY_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

SOWORE’S TRIAL:COURT GRANTS ADJOURNMENT TO PERFECT BAIL CONDITIONS_Ada Nkong

Drama ensued at Court 7, Federal High Court, Abuja, following the failure of the application by the Department of State Services (DSS) counsel, Hassan Liman, to take witnesses in the ongoing trial of Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow Protest, in camera. Sowore, and Olawale Bakare, are being charged by the DSS with treasonable felony, money laundering,… Continue reading SOWORE’S TRIAL:COURT GRANTS ADJOURNMENT TO PERFECT BAIL CONDITIONS_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

46 PERSONS TO BE ARRAIGNED NOVEMBER 22 FOR GAY ACTS_Ada Nkong

46 persons charged with homosexuality by the police are to be arraigned by the Federal High Court in Lagos on November 22, 2019. According to reports,the defendants were arrested in August at a hotel in Egbeda. The accused were brought to court on Tuesday for arraignmen but Justice Rilwan Aikawa said his courtroom was too… Continue reading 46 PERSONS TO BE ARRAIGNED NOVEMBER 22 FOR GAY ACTS_Ada Nkong