Judiciary

BREAKING: Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali is Dead_Ehiabhi Femi

A former Supreme Court judge, Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali, is dead. Family sources told newsmen that the late jurist died at his residence in Kano after a protracted illness. Justice Wali was the first judge from the Shariah Court of Appeal to rise through the rank to become a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Details… Continue reading BREAKING: Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali is Dead_Ehiabhi Femi

Crime · Judiciary

Malabu Oil Deal: EFCC to Arraign Adoke, Six Others Today_Ehiabhi Femi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today arraign a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mister, Mohammed Adoke. The anti-graft agency had filed 12 counts against Mr Adoke, Aliyu Abubakar, Rasky Gbinigie, as well as Malabu Oil and Gas Limited before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja. Others listed… Continue reading Malabu Oil Deal: EFCC to Arraign Adoke, Six Others Today_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS

BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses Appeal against Bauchi Governor_Ehiabhi Femi

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor of Bauchi State. A seven-man panel of the court was unanimous in holding that the appellants, Mohammed Abubakar and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove their case. Justice Dattijo Mohammed, who read the lead judgment,… Continue reading BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses Appeal against Bauchi Governor_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses Appeal against Tambuwal’s victory_Ehiabhi Femi

The Supreme court has dismissed an appeal filed by Ahmed Aliyu challenging the election of Aminu Tambuwal as Governor of Sokoto state. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, the apex court dismissed the appeal on the ground that the appellant failed to prove his allegation of non-compliance with the electoral act and… Continue reading BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses Appeal against Tambuwal’s victory_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary

Breaking: Supreme Court upholds Gandujes’ Election_Nkong Ada

The Supreme Court Monday upheld the victory of Abdullahi Ganduje as the elected governor of Kano state. Supporters of the Governor have taken to Facebook and other social media platforms flying the flag and celebrating the Victory. Details to follow

Judiciary

Court Upholds Ifeanyi Ubah’s Sack as Senator_Ada Nkong

A Federal capital territory (FCT) high court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja, has nullified the election of Ifeanyi Ubah as Senator representing Anambra south. In his judgement, Bello Kawu, the judge, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Ubah and to issue a fresh certificate to Obinna Uzoh,… Continue reading Court Upholds Ifeanyi Ubah’s Sack as Senator_Ada Nkong

Judiciary · LEGISLATURE · POLITICS

The Imo Gubernatorial Judgement-A painful but legally correct verdict-Kenneth Ikonne_Ehiabhi Femi

It is indeed a perplexing paradox: Hope Uzodinma may not have won the 2019 Imo State gubernatorial election, yet the Supreme Court, on the facts, was right in declaring him the winner of that election in law. The error was not the Supreme Court's, but that of Governor Emeka Ihedioha's legal team; and it was… Continue reading The Imo Gubernatorial Judgement-A painful but legally correct verdict-Kenneth Ikonne_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS

Ihedioha Emeka hand over statement_Ehiabhi Femi

STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019. JANUARY 15, 2020 My dear good people of Imo State,I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgement of 14thJanuary 2020.In my… Continue reading Ihedioha Emeka hand over statement_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · LEGISLATURE · POLITICS

“Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi

The Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr Umar Gwandu, in a statement signed says the state governments establishment of Amotekun is not backed by any known law in the land. The statement reads in part: “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun”… Continue reading “Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi