Friday, 30 October, 2020

Category: Judiciary


A Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt has remanded 21 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra at the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre over alleged acts of terrorism. The state police command, while arraigning the suspects in court, said they Read more…


However, the judge said it would grant the anti-graft agency time to make effective changes to the case. Nigeria’s former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has been named in several corruption scandals, got a temporary relief on Wednesday as a Read more…


CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF PETITIONS, COMPLAINTS AND MEMORANDA 1. It is hereby announced for the information of the general public that the Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Chief Willy Obiano, has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry to Read more…


Bayelsa State chapter of the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has inaugurated a five-man committee to investigate incidents of police brutality and human rights abuses by security personnel in the state. Nengi James, the state chairman of CLO, who inaugurated the Read more…


An Upper Area Court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja, Tuesday ordered Atiku Abubakar to immediately hand over his three sons to his estranged wife, Maryam Sherif. Abubakar is the son of a former Nigeria’s vice-president with the same name. The order Read more…


Two Magistrates’ Courts on Monday in Ilorin, ordered that 34 suspects be remanded in Oke – Kura Correctional Centre, for their alleged involvement in looting and destruction of Kwara Mall and other stores. The police charged them charged with Criminal conspiracy, Read more…


The Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on #EndSARS, SARS victim abuse and police brutality has announced the submission of complaints from victims of police brutality. Complaints should be addressed to the secretary of the panel, Barr. Rita Chinelo Onyeka, Read more…


Governor Nyesom Wike has set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the brutality and human rights abuses perpetrated by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) in Rivers. This was made known in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Read more…


Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the inauguration of a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of extra-judicial killings and brutality by security agents in the state. The composition of the panel is as follows: 1. Retired Read more…


Governor Willie Obiano has set up a broad based panel to look into abuse of human rights by the defunct SARS in the state over the years. A release signed by the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment Mr. C. Read more…


The Nigeria Police Force’s legal team led by Dr Alex Izinyon(SAN), says the Court of Appeal has not nullified the Police Act 2020. Izinyon said in a statement on Thursday that the media reports quoting the spokesperson for the Police Read more…


The Court of Appeal has declared as unconstitutional and void, the Police Act 2020, enacted in September this year as it affects the constitutional mandate of the Police Service Commission. It ruled that the provision of the Act was in Read more…