Monday, 12 April, 2021

Category: Judiciary


• Suggests urgent restructuring of country  Nonagenarian elder statesman, Elder Umah Eleazu, has warned that there may be no Nigeria to govern in 2023 going by the festering insecurity in the country.  Eleazu, an economist and political strategist who once ran for the Read more…


Ronnie Long was wrongfully imprisoned for 44 years on a rape conviction in North Carolina. But the state is only compensating him for 15 of those years.  He says he deserves more.  In 1976, Long, who is Black, was accused Read more…


Making children get jabs for common diseases is ‘necessary in democratic society’ and is in their best interests, the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday in a landmark decision against anti-vaxxers. It’s the first time the ECHR Read more…


The growing calls for the removal and prosecution of Mr Danladi Umar as the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) continued unabated on Tuesday as the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) lend its voice to the calls Read more…


A Minneapolis court has been shown new police bodycam footage of George Floyd pleading with officers during his arrest, saying: “I’m not a bad guy”. The video shows police officer Derek Chauvin with his knee on Mr Floyd’s neck for Read more…


The Court of Appeal in Abuja has discharged politician and media owner, Raymond Dokpesi and his firm, Daar Investment and Holding Company Limited, of the charges of money laundering breach of Procurement Act in relation to disbursement of the N2.1billion Read more…


The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has extended the tenure of the state’s Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Related Abuses and Other Matters for another three months. This was disclosed on Read more…


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has defended his choice of Justice Samuel Amadi as the next chief Judge of Rivers State saying he has forwarded his name to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. Some section of the judiciary Read more…


The prosecution on Thursday tendered before a Federal High Court in Abuja $1.3million cash among other currencies in the trial of a member of the Presidential Committee on the Procurement of Arms and Equipment in the Armed Forces, Air Commodore Read more…


A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, on Monday, maintained that many previous decisions of the apex court should be laid to rest and never followed. Justice Rhodes-Vivour, who clocked the 70 years mandatory retirement age on Monday, Read more…


Nigeria’s judiciary was virtually thrown into palpable confusion on Thursday, following the upturning of a Supreme Court judgment on the Imo North Senatorial election by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.Justice Taiwo declared Senator Ifeanyi Ararume the Read more…


i) Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Read more…