Tag: case

Court Okays Termination of Appointment by Diamond Bank

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2018

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday said a new generation bank (Diamond Bank Plc) was right to have terminated the appointment of its employee, ... Read More

EFCC Challenges Contempt Charge Against Minister of Information

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a motion filed by a former Minister of ... Read More

EFCC Recorded Over 647 Convictions From 2015 to Date

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday disclosed that it had recorded over 647 financial crimes convictions from November 2015 till date. Mr ... Read More

Taraba Ex-Governor Jolly Nyame Bags 14 Years for Corruption

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2018

An FCT High Court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced former Taraba Gov. Jolly Nyame to 14 years’ imprisonment with no option of fine over N1.64 ... Read More

Appeal Court Upturns Life Sentence Passed on a Man After 5 Years

Henry Solomon- April 23, 2018

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday overturned the life-sentenced passed by n FCT High Court Maitama lower court on 35-year-old David Odey in 2013. ... Read More

Court Acknowledges More Bank Documents in Evidence Against Former PDP National Chairman

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday admitted more bank documents in evidence tendered by the Federal Government in the ongoing trial of Bello Halilu, ... Read More

Magistrates Work Under Deplorable Conditions, Association Says

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2017

Magistrates handle 80 percent of court cases in Nigeria, but they work under very deplorable conditions, Mr. Saidu Umar, the National President, Magistrates’ Association of ... Read More

No Confirmed Case Of Monkey Pox In Abuja – HHSS

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2017

The FCT Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS), Barrister Amanda Pam has declared that there is no confirmed case of Monkey Pox in ... Read More

Health Minister Confirms Case of Yellow Fever In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2017

The Minister of  Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has confirmed a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area ... Read More

Court Throws Out Suit By Police Against Journalist

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2017

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday struck out a suit instituted by the police against a journalist in Kaduna accused of incitement. The police ... Read More

Court Orders Deposit N12.5m Judgment Fine Over Nyako’s Detention By EFCC

Henry Solomon- June 6, 2017

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to deposit N12.5 million imposed on it for infringing on the ... Read More

Comparing President Buhari’s Case To That of Late Yar’Adua Is Misleading – Garba Shehu

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2017

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the hype about a constitutional crisis in Nigeria is unnecessary. He ... Read More

Gov. El-Rufai Appears In Court, Testifies In Libel Case Against The Union

Tanimu- May 10, 2017

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, today gave evidence at a Kaduna High Court in a libel action he instituted ... Read More

Sokoto State Attorney General Has No Right To Take over EFCC’s Case

Tanimu- May 8, 2017

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Barely a week after a controversial ruling by Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto which authorised the ... Read More

Death Of Dele Giwa: Journalists Call For Re-Visiting Of Investigation Into Case

Henry Solomon- October 20, 2016

Late Dele Giwa, Editor and Founder of Newswatch Magazine Thirty years after the brutal murder of Nigerian Journalist, Editor and founder of Newswatch Magazine, Dele ... Read More

Judge To Continue With The N3.1bn Fruad Trial Of Suswam

Henry Solomon- July 22, 2016

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, has returned the corruption case file of a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel ... Read More

#N1.16bDariye: Defence Makes U-turn, Shelves No-Case Submission

Tanimu- June 15, 2016

Sen. Josua DariyeFormer Plateau State Governor Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, continued on June 14, 2016 ... Read More

I Collected N1.3 Billion From Badeh For Projects – Witness

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2016

The trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, continued on May 23, 2016 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court ... Read More

Court To Pass Judgement Against Omatseye On The 20th Of May

Henry Solomon- May 9, 2016

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed May 20 for judgment against Raymond Omatseye, a former Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ... Read More

Zuma Faces Huge Obstacle In Corruption charges

Henry Solomon- April 29, 2016

The North Gauteng High Court on Friday, ruled that the decision taken by the National Prosecutions Authority (NPA), to drop corruption charges against President Jacob ... Read More