Friday, 25 June, 2021

Category: Judiciary


*Voids June 10 and 11 delegate elections Justice Olukayode Adeniyi, in a ruling on Wednesday, held that the three applicants – the PDP, Chief Ndubisi Nwobu and Barr. Uchenna Obiora – failed to make out a case to warrant the Read more…


Most of the injuries recorded in the aftermath of the alleged shootings at the Lekki Tollgate and environs were predominantly fractures, machete wounds and minor cuts, the Lagos State Judicial Panel probing the incident heard on Tuesday. Lagos Head of Read more…


An FCT High Court has sentenced a former member of the House of Representatives and chairman of the Adhoc Committee on Petroleum Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan, to seven years imprisonment. Lawan was accused of demanding $3 million bribe from billionaire Read more…


Officials of the Narcotics Control Board in Thailand have arrested a Nigerian, Ejimadu Uchechukwu, and a Thai woman, Nuchanart Leela, for conspiring to traffic drugs. On Monday, officials recovered 390 grammes of cocaine that were hidden in mascara tubes. The Read more…


By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja The Federal Government has been ordered to pay Bayelsa State Government a total of $951million being the 13 per cent derivative sum due as arrears of revenue and payable to the state. Justice Inyang Ekwo of Read more…


The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday fixed June 23 for the hearing of the suit instituted by the South-Eastern group, Alaigbo Development Foundation, against the National Judicial Commission over the appointment of judges to the Court of Appeal. In Read more…


Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Sir Chukwudi Umeaba, yesterday, suspended the three-man ward delegate congresses of the party, which started last Thursday across the state. Umeaba said that by the ruling of the Abuja High Read more…


A French court has handed Damien Tarel, the man who slapped the country’s President Emmanuel Macron, an 18 month sentence, with 14 months suspended. The man also faced other penalties. The 28-year-old suspect appeared before court on Thursday. The hearings Read more…


By Ifeoma Ejiofor The chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu on Thursday says the party’s hammer will soon fall on the fifth columnists doing dirty job in the party. Chief Nwobu who was addressing Read more…


Confusion can best describe the mood in the Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the emergence of two chairmen of the party in the state. An Abuja High Court delivered a judgment two days ago, removing Read more…


Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) have suspended their weeks-long strike over judicial autonomy. Details Later…


…Gives scholarship to 55 students Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the agreement reached by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) is not binding on the Rivers government. The governor said it Read more…