Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Category: Judiciary


A State High Court in Awka on Wednesday issued an interlocutory injunction, restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting ward and local government congresses in the state. Justice Ike Ogu made the order following application by APC chairmen in Read more…


Armed operatives of the EFCC, on Monday, raided the Federal High Court at about 5:00 p.m. after most of the workers had closed for the day. Armed operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided and held a vigil at Read more…


Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, swore in Hon. Justice Afojulu Raymond Ozoemena as the substantive Chief Judge of the State after he served as Acting Chief Judge for three months on two consecutive occasions. Hon. Justice Ozoemena’s Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, re-arraigned a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering N4.6billion. Fani-Kayode was re-arraigned before Justice Daniel Osaigor by the EFCC alongside a Read more…


A judge will decide whether to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal In a tweet on Friday, WikiLeaks said that the UK would be ruling on whether founder Julian Assange could appeal his extradition to the US. The High Court will deliver Read more…


The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty to the fresh amended 15-count charge of treasonable felony filed against him by the Federal Government. Kanu, who was brought into the courtroom around Read more…


A High Court in Abia State has ordered the Federal Government to pay the sum of N1 billion to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and issue a letter of apology to him. Kanu had approached Read more…


Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday(today) said she does not want to see Nnamdi Kanu on same clothes again. The judge, therefore, ordered the Department of State Services, DSS, to allow Kanu to Read more…


Foremost constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Monday, appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja to lead the defence team of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Read more…


The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has expressed confidence that the court will uphold the law in the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu fixed for judgment on Read more…


Ahead of the judgment in the fundamental human rights suit brought by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the presiding Judge to demonstrate courage Read more…


The Benue State House of Assembly has amended the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of 2017, providing for stiffer penalties for offenders.ADVERTISING The law now provides for a 14-year jail term with an option of a Read more…