Tag: Legal

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

Court affirms sack of law school staff over gross misconduct

admin- May 10, 2019

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer. Emmanuel was dismissed ... Read More

Osun governor Oyetola goes to appeal court

admin- March 29, 2019

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has taken his case to the Court of Appeal in Abuja, asking for reversal of the March 22 judgment of ... Read More

Court Adjourns N100m Suit Against Diamond Bank

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2019

An FCT High Court in Gudu, on Monday, adjourned until May 8, hearing in a law suit instituted against Diamond Bank Plc for N100 million ... Read More

Alleged importation of substandard tyres: Judge frowns at manner proceedings

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 5, 2019

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday frowned at the manner of proceedings in the trial of two Chinese charged ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address at Opening of 2018 Nigerian Bar Association Annual General Conference

AMT Tanimu- August 26, 2018

I am delighted to address this distinguished gathering on the occasion of the 2018 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association. Let me thank your ... Read More

List of Newly Elevated SANS in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- July 13, 2018

The Legal Practitioners‘ Privileges Committee (LPPC) yesterday elevated 31 legal practitioners to Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Mrs Hadizatu ... Read More

Court declares sack of teacher on maternity leave `unlawful’

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 25, 2018

The National Industrial Court, on Friday, declared as `unlawful’ the dismissal of one Akpomovine Ojo-Gabriel for embarking on maternity leave by the Hillside School, Abuja. ... Read More

Globacom Charged with $6.7m Fraud Before Justice Williams

AMT Tanimu- April 17, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Monday, April 16, 2018, charged Globacom Limited alongside its Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni, ... Read More

Justice Yunusa’s Corruption Trial: Court Lacks Jurisdiction, says Lawyer

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 9, 2018

The defence in the corruption trial of Justice Mohammed Yunusa, a judge of the Federal High Court, said on Friday that an Ikeja Special Offences ... Read More

APC Drags National Assembly to Court

AMT Tanimu- March 6, 2018

Osita Okechikwu, Abuja: A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anike Nwoga, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Enugu, challenging the ... Read More

Luka Modric, Real Madrid and Croatian Midfielder Charged for Perjury

AMT Tanimu- March 3, 2018

The 32-year-old was charged by Croatian prosecutors in connection with his testimony about former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic. Mamic has been charged with embezzlement ... Read More

Bakassi : Supreme Court set Aside Judgment Compelling INEC to Conduct Election in 10 New Wards

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards ... Read More

Only Fit, Proper Judges Will Precide Over Courts Says President Buhari

AMT Tanimu- February 9, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the process of ensuring that persons, Judges and Justices recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) for ... Read More

President Buhari Approves Retirement, Dismissal of Justices

AMT Tanimu- February 9, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: Following recommendations from the National Judicial Council (NJC), President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the compulsory retirement of Honourable Justice A. F. A ... Read More

EFCC Arrests Own Staff

AMT Tanimu- January 25, 2018

EFCC, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reiterated its zero tolerance for corruption and continual drive to fight the malaise within and ... 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

Melaye: Recall Shifts to Appeal Court as INEC Seeks Substituted Service

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 28, 2017

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday withdrew its motion seeking a court order to serve the recall petition on Sen. Dino Melaye through ... Read More

Sanitation: Mobile court convicts 50 offenders in Sokoto

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 27, 2017

An environmental sanitation mobile court in Sokoto metropolis on Saturday convicted 50 persons for allegedly flouting monthly sanitation regulations. The Secretary to the mobile court, ... Read More

Court Merges Suits Seeking to Stop Dino Melaye ’s Recall

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 7, 2017

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday consolidated two different suits seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from initiating the process of ... Read More