• Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years imprisonment

    Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years imprisonment0

    The federal high court in Lagos has sentenced the former governor of Abia State Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found guilty on all the 39-count charges brought against him. He was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. Kalu was convicted alongside

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  • JUST IN: Court declines to sack Magu as Acting EFCC Chairman

    JUST IN: Court declines to sack Magu as Acting EFCC Chairman0

    The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to declare the continued stay of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as illegal and unconstitutional. However, the court, in a judgement delivered by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, said it was a mandatory requirement of the law

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  • AI lawyer -Buhari has disobeyed court 40 times

    AI lawyer -Buhari has disobeyed court 40 times0

    A legal adviser to Amnesty International, Dr Kolawole Olaniyan, has said that since assuming office in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has shown “stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights, ignoring Nigerian judges on at least 40 occasions.” The London-based lawyer, who accused the President of treating judges with disdain, also questioned the

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  • Court disqualifies Bayelsa APC deputy governor candidate

    Court disqualifies Bayelsa APC deputy governor candidate0

    The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday disqualified the Bayelsa State deputy governorship candidate of the All Progresives Congress, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, from participating in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. Justice Inyang Ekwo ordered Degi-Eremienyo’s disqualification on the grounds that he presented false information about his educational qualifications in his Form

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  • Kogi Election: Court approves APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary

    Kogi Election: Court approves APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary0

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has approved the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, challenging the party’s choice of mode of

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  • Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Kwara State Governor

    Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Kwara State Governor0

    Justice Adenike Akinpelu of an Ilorin High Court on Wednesday struck out a certificate forgery case filed against the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, following the withdrawal of the suit by the claimant, Mr Abraham Adekunle. The court also struck out the application of Olusola Olaseinde who sought to be joined as a co-claimant

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