Tag: High court

Killers of Hanifa Sentenced to Death by Hanging

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2022

Kano State High Court on Thursday passed judgement on the killers of 6 year old Hanifa Abubakar. Abdulmalik Tanko and Hashim Isyaku were sentenced to ... 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

Cybercrime: Court Sends Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly Students to Jail

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2021

Fraudster Bags 7 years for Criminal Conspiracy and Forgery The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 27, ... Read More

EFCC Prosecutes Man for N8m Oil Scam in Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- December 7, 2020

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, December 7, 2020, arraigned one Shafiu Suleiman before Justice Raliya Uthman ... Read More

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Abdul Jimoh- 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

COVID-19: Federal High Court Chief Judge, John Tsoho, goes on self-isolation

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2020

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, has gone on self-isolation following a confirmed case of COVID -19.   Justice ... Read More

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of 11 Judges for FCT High Court, others

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammad Buhari for the confirmation of 11 nominees as Judges of the Federal High Court ... Read More

IHRC approves FCT Chief Judge’s nomination to represent Nigeria in ICC

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The International Human Right Commission (IHRC) has endorsed Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory to represent Nigeria in the International Criminal ... Read More

Man jailed 6 months for misappropriating N1.6m

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2020

A Kaduna High Court on Friday sentenced a businessman, Mr Isah Adamu, to six months imprisonment for criminal misappropriation of N1.6 million. The court, however, ... 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

Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

Abdul Jimoh- February 17, 2020

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties. Justice Chikere, ... Read More

Court Grants El-Zakzaky and Wife Leave to Travel for Medical Attention

Henry Solomon- August 5, 2019

The Kaduna High Court on Monday, presided over by Justice Darius Khobo has granted Sheik El-Zakzaky and his Wife leave to travel to London for ... Read More

Dino Melaye Docked, Granted N5m Bail

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

Senator Dino Melaye was on Wednesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Apo, on a six-count charge, bordering on attempted suicide, attempt to escape from ... 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

Kwara: Suspected cultists never implicated anybody – DPP

admin- May 19, 2018

  The Kwara State Ministry of Justice has said that the suspected cultists arrested in the state did not implicate anybody in their confessional statement ... Read More

Senator Dino Melaye Granted Bail by Kogi High Court

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2018

A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja on Wednesday granted bail to Dino Melaye standing trial over alleged criminal conspiracy, illegal possession and dealing in ... Read More

Lagos Government Seeks to Amend High Court Law

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2018

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday said a bill seeking to amend the High Court law was underway, to meet up with the ... Read More

Court Dismisses Landlord’s Breach of Property Lease Suit Against UBA

Henry Solomon- April 10, 2018

Justice Bola Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed the N36.8 million suit filed by a Lagos businessman, Alhaji Azeez Ayomumoye, against the United ... Read More

Association Drags University VC to Court Over Unauthorised Withdrawal of Funds

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2017

The Alumni Association of Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba, has instituted a case against the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammed Abdulkadir, over the alleged unauthorized ... Read More

Senate To Appeal Sen. Ndume’s Judgement

AMT Tanimu- November 13, 2017

Mike Ozekhome, Abuja: The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will on Monday, November 13, 2017, file an appeal against the judgment of the ... Read More