Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Category: Judiciary


Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Bola Tinubu to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, to probe  the allegations that $3.4 billion loan obtained from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Read more…


In a 100-day span ending January 2024, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it recovered N70.6 billion, secured 747 convictions, mainly for cybercrimes, out of 2,657 accepted petitions. According to EFCC Chairman Ola Olukoyede, the recoveries Read more…


The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established special panels aimed at clearing the backlog of pending appeals before the court. Presiding over one of the panels on Tuesday in Abuja, Justice Dongban-Mensem welcomed counsel Read more…


A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday, restrained the police from arresting Chief of Staff to the Rivers Government House, Edison Ehie, the immediate past factional Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly. On the same Read more…


Activist and social commentator, Boniface Okonkwo, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit at the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State. He has been in detention since January 3 when he was arrested following a complaint by businessman Sir Read more…


There was a mild drama at a Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday after Justice James Omotosho adjourned the hearing of a bail application of Prof. Cyril Ndifon, the suspended Dean of Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (UNICAL), until January Read more…


Palestinians trapped in the grip of war were caught between feelings of pride and frustration on Friday following the UN’s top court saying Israel must prevent genocide in Gaza. In the Palestinian territory’s southern city of Rafah, more than a Read more…


A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Adeleke Agbola says Governor Simi Fubara of Rivers State risks impeachment and therefore needs to tread carefully. The legal practitioner was speaking in light of recent political developments in the oil-rich state. Fubara and Read more…


South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has told President Bola Tinubu that the immediate past governor of Rivers State and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCT, Nyesom Wike, was not ready for peace in the political crisis rocking the Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, docked the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on a nine-count money laundering charge. Obiano, who was arraigned before trial Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Read more…


The United States of America has urged the Federal Government to implement the reports of various #EndSARS panels set up to investigate human rights abuses by security agencies during the #EndSARS protests in 2020. The US made the call at Read more…


The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, put an end to the political crisis rocking the Rivers state House of Assembly when it stopped the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara from interfering with the legislative functions of the House. The Court Read more…