Tag: Judge

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

Court Dissolves 6 Year Old Marriage Over Child Abuse

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2018

The President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Chief Ademola Odunade,  on Tuesday dissolved the six-year-old marriage between one Femi James and his wife, ... 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

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

Court Adjourns Trial Of Embattled Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned trial of Jide Omokore, embattled chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development and Atlantic Energy ... Read More

Portuguese Judge Orders Trial Of Angola’s Vice President

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2017

A Portuguese judge has ruled that corruption and money laundering charges brought by prosecutors against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente were valid and all suspects ... Read More

Sales Rep To Get 6 Strokes For Stealing Phone

Abdul Jimoh- June 19, 2017

Sales Rep To Get 6 Strokes For Stealing Phone An FCT Grade 1 Area Court in Karmo on Monday ordered that a sales representative, Thomas ... 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

Poll Result Run Disagree With The NJC Plan Recall of The 5 Accused Judges of Corruption

AMT Tanimu- June 5, 2017

Nigerian Television Authority NTA ran a poll yesterday that runs through to today on whether the 5 accused Judges be recalled by the National Judicial ... Read More

Alleged N190m Fraud: Court Discharges Oronsaye

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

Court Discharges Oransaye Over Corruption Allegation An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday discharged Steve Oronsaye, former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, ... Read More

N2.8bn Fraud: Ex-NBC Boss, Mba’s Trial Adjourned to April 4

Abdul Jimoh- March 9, 2017

Former NBC DG, Emeka Mba Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned to April 4, 2017 for continuation of trial of ... Read More

Police Refute Media Publication On Court Order

Henry Solomon- February 2, 2017

The Nigerian Police Force has refuted claims in a media publication on the 31st January 2017 captioned: “High Court Stops The Inspector General of Police From ... Read More

Dasukigate: Court Rejects Almond Properties Ltd MD’s Request to Travel For Treatment Abroad

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 rejected an application by Olugbenga Obadina, Managing Director, Almond Properties Limited, ... Read More

EFCC Secures Conviction of Serial Hacker

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of a serial hacker, Chidi Onouha, who was brought before Justice Beatrice Iliya of ... Read More

Armsgate: Air Vice Marshall Docked, Remanded In Kuje Prison

Henry Solomon- November 11, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 11, 2016, arraigned Air Vice Marshall Tony Omenyi (rtd) alongside his company, Huzee Nigeria Limited, ... Read More

Court Docks Kano Physician For N2.7m Dud Cheque

Henry Solomon- November 9, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today November 9, 2016 arraigned one Dr. Abubakar Abdullahi, a Kano-based Physician before Justice Nuhu Yahaya Galadanci of the Kano ... Read More

Former Local Government Boss To Spend 70 Years In Jail

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2016

Law Caught Up With Former Hong Local Government Chairman The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says a former local government council chairman of Hong ... Read More

How Nigeria Got Into Trouble ~ President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- September 23, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja; They converged from different parts of the United States of America, top rate professionals all, Nigerians whom Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special ... Read More

Ikpeazu To Appeal His Sack By Court

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2016

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state says he will appeal the ruling of the Federal High Court that ordered him to vacate his office. Ikpeazu ... Read More

Man Bags 7 Years For Impersonation

Henry Solomon- June 23, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on June 23, 2016 secured the conviction of Gabriel Charles in a case of impersonation and obtaining by ... Read More