Category: Legal

Buhari Congratulates New NBA President, Olumide Akpata

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Olumide Akpata on his election as the President of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The president, in a statement issued by ... Read More

Olumide Akpata emerges NBA President, pledges transformational leadership

inno.korie- July 31, 2020

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBl) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA. Akpata ... Read More

NAPTIP Secures over 500 Convictions, Rescues over 18,000 Victims

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of over 500 traffickers and rescued over 18,000 victims acrocc ... Read More

Court adjourns National Theater concession suit until Oct. 29

inno.korie- July 24, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned until October 29, the continuation of hearing in a suit by a company, Topwideapeas Ltd., challenging ... Read More

Court adjourns suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack until July 20

inno.korie- July 15, 2020

The Federal High Court Abuja, has adjourned until July 20, a suit filed by Reform and Advancement Party (RAP) and its 2019  governorship candidate, Mr Okere ... Read More

NAPTIP vows to go after traffickers of Arowolo

Suleiman Idris- July 12, 2020

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has vowed to go after the traffickers who planned the trafficking of Temitope-Olamide Arowolo to ... Read More

NHRC calls for media action on Human Rights protection

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday called for media action to tackle allegations of human rights abuses in Nigeria. Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive ... Read More

Court Affirms INEC’s De-registration of 32 political Parties

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the applications filed by the 32 deregistered political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice ... Read More

Kalu Resumes Duty at The Senate Chamber

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia-APC), on Tuesday resumed duty at the senate by attending plenary after his release from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. Kalu, who ... Read More

President Buhari Nominates Dongban-Mensem as President Court of Appeal

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Acting President, Court of Appeal to the Senate for ... Read More

Court fixes June 3 to hear substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

inno.korie- May 29, 2020

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has again adjourned until fixed June 3 to hear a suit filed by 31 political parties against the Independent National ... Read More

NJC recommends appointment of Heads of Courts, Judicial officers

inno.korie- April 26, 2020

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended a total of 70 candidates to their respective state Governors for appointment as Heads of Court and as ... Read More

ECOWAS Judges Seek More Women Inclusion in Nation Building

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

The Community Court of Justice Women’s Forum for ECOWAS on Saturday in Abuja sought for more women inclusion in Nation building for the betterment of ... Read More

Justice Mensem’s Appointment Well Deserved – Plateau Speaker

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2020

The Speaker,  Plateau House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has described the appointment of Justice Dongban Mensem as Acting President of the Court of Appeal  by ... Read More

Kano Court Sets Aside FCT High Court Ruling on Oshiomhole

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

A Federal High Court in Kano, on Thursday set aside the ruling of the FCT High Court which suspended National Chairman of All Progressives Congress ... Read More

Oshiomhole Appeals Suspension Order, Seeks Stay of judgment

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the ... Read More

New Appeal Court Complex Commissioned in Yola

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2020

A new complex of Court Appeal Yola division comprising Adamawa and Taraba states had been commissioned on Friday in a colorful ceremony that attracted former ... Read More

OML 98 License Revoked for Non Remittance of Royalties

Tanimu- February 14, 2020

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)  has officially handed over the Oil Mining Licence (OML) 98 to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of ... Read More

Teenager Sent 3 Months to Prison for Stealing Alcohol

Tanimu- February 11, 2020

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Tuesday sentenced a teenager, Isaac Johnson, to three months imprisonment for stealing distilled alcoholic drink worth N17,200. Magistrate Sam ... Read More

Zuberu, 25 in Kirikiri for Rapping 13 Years Old Girl

Tanimu- February 6, 2020

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old man, Zuberu Kamilu, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly defiling  a 13-year-old girl. The Chief ... Read More