Category: Legal

Court Orders Interim Seizure of NOK University, Other Properties linked to a Former Federal Director of Accounts

Suleiman Idris- June 1, 2022

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, ordered the interim forfeiture of every asset of NOK University, based in Kaduna. ... Read More

25kg Cocaine deal: Court grants NDLEA’s request to detain Abba Kyari, 6 others for 2 weeks

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2022

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided over by Justice Zainab Dimka Abubakar has granted an application by the National Drug Law Enforcement ... Read More

Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Continues

Abdul Jimoh- January 19, 2022

The acclaimed leader of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu has been arraigned on the fifteen counts charge preferred against him by the ... Read More

Trial of Nnamdi Kanu Continues Today

Henry Solomon- January 18, 2022

The trial of the acclaimed leader of the Proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu at the Federal High court Abuja has been adjourned to ... Read More

Ebonyi CJ frees 12 inmates of Afikpo Custodial Centre

Suleiman Idris- July 28, 2021

gavel By Douglas Okoro The Chief Judge of Ebonyi, Justice Elvis Ngene on Tuesday at Ukpa, Afikpo in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi ... Read More

Adamawa Records 774 SGBV Cases, Convicts 297

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2021

Adamawa recorded 774 cases of sexual and gender violence between 2020 and the first half of 2021. Two-hundred-and-ninety-seven of the perpetrators have so far been ... Read More

Informants to die by hanging as Governor Sani Bello assents to some laws

Suleiman Idris- July 17, 2021

Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central States Governor's Forum (NCSGF) Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assented to some laws in accordance with Section 100(3) ... Read More

Court threatens to issue arrest warrant on ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2021

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, if she failed to appear ... Read More

Court fixes Sept. 20 for judgment in Kalu’s suit seeking to stop retrial

Abdul Jimoh- July 2, 2021

Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed Sept. 20 for judgment in the suit by former Abia governor, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu challenging his retrial by ... Read More

Court Jails Woman Two Years For Stealing

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2021

Justice H.I.O. Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Blessing Adunun to two years imprisonment for ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Three FIRS Directors, Six Other Officers for N4.5bn Fraud

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, March 11, 2021 arraigned Peter Hena, Former Coordinating Director of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and ... Read More

Retired army officer demands 3.4m Naira from police.

Suleiman Idris- March 2, 2021

A retired army officer and a petitioner Mohammed Labaran wants the Independent Investigative Panel on SARS to compel the police to refund him the sum ... Read More

N3.1bn Money Laundering: Court Adjourn Suswam’s Trial till March 24

Suleiman Idris- February 26, 2021

Justice A.R Mohammed of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the money laundering trial of a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel ... Read More

National Assembly Has No Power To Summon President Buhari Says Malami

Suleiman Idris- December 9, 2020

President Muhamamdu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has recorded tremendous success in containing the hitherto incessant bombing, colossal killings, wanton destruction of lives ... Read More

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 ... Read More

Boundary Commission Set to Resolve Benue-Taraba Crisis

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2020

The National Boundary Commission, says it was set to resolve crisis in grey areas of boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba in early 2021, and ... Read More

Widow Seeks Justice for Daughter Hit by Police Stray Bullet

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

A widow, Patience Ajibo, on Thursday, appealed before the National Human Rights Commission ‘s Panel on the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), demanding justice for ... Read More

Court sentences man to 18 months imprisonment for peddling hemp

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akeem Sanusi, to 18 months imprisonment for peddling 1.1kg of hemp. The National ... Read More

Malami Welcomes CPJ Report, says Nigeria Vows to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Suleiman Idris- November 2, 2020

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN said that the Federal Government of Nigeria vowed to end impunity for crimes against ... Read More

Mobile Court Prosecutes 19 Sanitation Offenders in Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

A mobile court, handling environmental-related cases, on Saturday prosecuted 19 persons suspected to have violated environmental sanitation laws in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The Prosecutor, Mr ... Read More