Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Category: Judiciary


German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s government has made clear that it would cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) if proposed arrest warrants are issued against Israeli leaders over alleged war crimes against the Palestinians. Speaking at a press briefing on Read more…


In an unprecedented move, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted permission to a detained Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, who is facing drug trafficking charge, to travel to his hometown to bury his mother. The court, Read more…


The APC-PDP Youth Forum has welcomed the court judgment invalidating the amended Local Government Law proposed by the Martins Amaewhule faction of the Rivers State House of Assembly. In a statement signed by its chairman, Comrade Nwogu Benjamin, the group Read more…


The High Court in London has ruled that WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has the right to appeal an extradition request by the US. Washington is seeking to put the Australian publisher on trial for espionage for disclosing alleged war crimes Read more…


Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has denied bail to Tigran Gambaryan, an executive of Binance Holdings Limited. The judge determined that Gambaryan is likely to abscond if released on bail. Gambaryan and Binance Holdings Limited Read more…


A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday reserved judgment until June 3 in the money laundering charge against a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji. Justice Mohammed Liman gave the date after prosecution and Read more…


A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, Victor Onyejiuwa, on Friday, told the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja that he paid a $600,000 bribe to Read more…


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In a significant development, former Vice-President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, hosted Labour Party (LP) national leader Peter Obi in his Abuja residence. This comes barely 15 months after the last general elections that saw Bola Tinubu Read more…


Barring last-minute change, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will arraign the immediate-past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, before an FCT High Court on Wednesday, for approving the printing of N684.5m naira notes at Read more…


The Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has disclosed that the state government would set up a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate how the affairs of governance were conducted in the State before he assumed office. The Governor Read more…


After he was arrested in 2022 over an alleged rape, armed robbery and other crimes, a children, sexual and Gender-based Violence (GBV) Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has found one Michael Arinze not guilty of the said offences contained Read more…