Judiciary · POLITICS

SOWORE RE-ARRESTED AND DETAINED BY DSS_Ehiabhi Femi

A mild drama ensued at the Courts today as SOWORE was again arrested by the DSS operatives. After complying with the courts directive that he be released within 24hr yesterday, recant on the instruction by trying to make the arrest within the court premises after the just adjourned the case. Human rights Lawyer, Femi Falana… Continue reading SOWORE RE-ARRESTED AND DETAINED BY DSS_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS

FINALLY, DSS RELEASES SOWORE_Ehiabhi Femi

Omoyele Sowore, the and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare have just been released by the Department of State Services. This was confirmed by one of the legal practitioners of the defendants Omoyele Sowore  was born on the 16th of February 1971. "Yele", as he is populaly called, is a Nigerian human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner, former presidential… Continue reading FINALLY, DSS RELEASES SOWORE_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary

SOWORE: COURT ORDERS RELEASE, SLAMS DSS N100,000_Ada Nkong

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Department of States Services (DSS) to pay N100,000 to the Convener of the ‘Revolution now’ protest, Omoyele Sowore and Bakare for failing to comply with the court’s order for their release. Ruling on the case, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordered that the defendants be released in… Continue reading SOWORE: COURT ORDERS RELEASE, SLAMS DSS N100,000_Ada Nkong

Judiciary · POLITICS · SCANDALS

BREAKING: ORJI KALU BAGS 12 YEARS IMPRISONMENT OVER FRAUD_Ehiabhi Femi

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment. This was after the court found Kalu, and two others guilty of N7.65billion fraud. Mr Kalu’s co-defendants are his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and Mr Udeh Udeogu, who was Director of… Continue reading BREAKING: ORJI KALU BAGS 12 YEARS IMPRISONMENT OVER FRAUD_Ehiabhi Femi

ECONOMY · Judiciary · POLITICS

RECOVER PENSIONS COLLECTED BY FORMER GOVERNORS-HIGH COURT_Ehiabhi Femi

The Federal High Court in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered the federal government to “recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, and directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN to challenge the legality of states’ pension… Continue reading RECOVER PENSIONS COLLECTED BY FORMER GOVERNORS-HIGH COURT_Ehiabhi Femi

Crime · Judiciary

COURT AGREES WITH DIKKO NOT TO BE PROSECUTED_Ehiabhi Femi

Former Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Abudullahi Inde Dikko has been shielded by a High Court in Abuja, stopping the EFCC from prosecuting him for alleged financial infraction while in office. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in a judgment on Monday, upheld Dikko’s argument that he could no longer be prosecuted by any agency of the Federal… Continue reading COURT AGREES WITH DIKKO NOT TO BE PROSECUTED_Ehiabhi Femi

Crime · Judiciary

MAINA GRANTED N1BILLION BAIL_Ehiabhi Femi

Chairman of the defunct pension reform task team  Mr. Abdulrashid Maina has been granted bail in the sum of one billion naira with two sureties in like sum by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. According to the conditions attached with his bail, both sureties must be serving Nigerian Senators with no criminal cases before the… Continue reading MAINA GRANTED N1BILLION BAIL_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

DASUKI: VARIATION OF BAIL TERM ACCEDED TO_Ehiabhi Femi

Appeal Court has varied terms in bail granted the detained ex-National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Dasuki (retired), the Court of Appeal in Abuja acceded on Friday to his request for a variation in the terms attached to the bail earlier granted him. In an unanimous judgement, three-man panel of the court expunged the requirement… Continue reading DASUKI: VARIATION OF BAIL TERM ACCEDED TO_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary · POLITICS

APPOINTMENT OF EMIRS IS ILLEGAL_Ehiabhi Femi

A Kano state high court has sacked four emirs appointed by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state. Usman Na’Abba, the presiding judge, gave the order on Thursday. His judgment averred that the creation of the Emirates and appointment of four first Emirs was illegal. In may, the governor created four additional emirates in Kano —… Continue reading APPOINTMENT OF EMIRS IS ILLEGAL_Ehiabhi Femi