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Falana Carpets Malami, Ngige Over Withdrawal Of Resignation Letter, Says It's Illegal

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chief Femi Falana has described the alleged withdrawal of resignation letters by Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige as illegal and gross contrav...

Sales, Disposals Of Recovered Assets Not Within Your Power, Court Tells AGF Malami

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has nullified the Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations, 2019, created by the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, ...

You Never Took Part In Anambra 2021 Guber Election, Supreme Court Tells Andy Uba

The political ambition of Senator Andy Uba was, on Tuesday, thrown into more confusion as the Supreme Court voided his participation in the 2021 governorship election in ...

Court Bars Journalists From Covering Sylvester Oromoni’s Inquest

A coroner sitting in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, barred journalists and other interested parties from covering and witnessing the inquest. The case aims to unr...

32-Year-Old Man Who Stole Ink To Sweep Court For Two Weeks

Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Thursday, ordered a 32-year-old man, Alex John, to sweep the court premises for two weeks for stealing two kegs of printin...

2014 Immigration Recruitment Tragedy: Abba Moro Has No Case To Answer — Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has discharged and acquitted Senator Abba Moro and two others in charges of fraud over the 2014 Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment...

Court Shifts Judgement Till April 6 On PDPs Suit Seeking Ayade's Sack Over Defection To APC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has postponed its judgement on the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to declare the seat of the Cross River State G...

Court Slams Student 4 Months Imprisonment For Stealing Spaghetti, Indomie In Abuja

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced a 19-year-old student, Hillary Yunana to four months imprisonment for stealing spaghetti and indomie from...

Dismissed Policeman Who Allegedly Caused Father's Death, Stole On Burial Day Jailed For 27 Months

AN Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, in Lagos, yesterday, sentenced a 36-year-old dismissed police officer, John Dennis, who stole an Iron bar, valued at N6,000 on the day...

House Of Reps Vote Autonomy For LG, State Legislature, Judiciary

The House of Representatives has voted for financial and administrative autonomy for local government councils across the Federation, ABN TV reports. [caption id="atta...

Bauchi Governor's Son To Open Defence April 28 Over Alleged N1.2bn Fraud

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed April 28 for Shamsudeen Bala, son of Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to open his defence in an alleged fraud charge level...

You're Guilty Of $3m Bribe, Appeal Court Tells Farouk Lawan

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, Thursday, affirmed the high court judgement that convicted former Chairman of then House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel...

EFCC To Arraign Okorocha, Anyim Nyerere, Others Tuesday Over Alleged N2.9bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Tuesday, arraign a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, before the Federal High Court in Abuja over ...

Two Former Policemen To Die For Armed Robbery, FCT Court Rules

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, has sentenced two ex-policemen, James Ejeh and Simeon Abraham, to death for armed robbery. They were arraigned on Oc...

HURIWA Urges NJC, CJN Tanko Mohammed To Sanction Court Of Appeal Judge Sitting Over Sen. Orji Kalu's Case At High Court

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked the National Judicial Council through the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko...

Ondo Widow Who Brutalised House Help With Razor Blade Over Meat Bags Jail Sentence

A widow and 36-year-old mother of four, Mrs Opeyemi Omoyemi, has been sentenced to four and half years in prison for brutalizing and inflicting body injuries on his 1...

Executive Order 10 Illegal, You Overstepped Your Bounds - Supreme Court Tells President Buhari

The Supreme Court, in a split decision of six Justices to one, on Friday in Abuja nullified the Executive Order 10 initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant financ...

Alleged Contract Scam: Court Rejects EFCC's Evidence Against Babachir Lawal Again

  For the second time, a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, yesterday, rejected computer-generated exhibits sought to be tendered by the Ec...

Alleged Defamation: Court Grants Kayan Mata Dealer, Jaruma Bail

  Popular dealer in aphrodisiac, better known as kayan mata, Hauwa Muhammed, has been granted bail. Hauwa also known as Jaruma was arraigned before an Upper Ar...

Man, 37 Who Raped 13-Year-Old Girl Sent On Errand Bags Life Imprisonment

  An Ekiti State High Court in Ado Ekiti has sentenced a 37-year-old man, Samuel Adebamigbe, to life imprisonment for raping a 13-year-old girl. He was tried a...

Police Trust Fund: Stop Deducting From States, Court Orders FG, Directs Reimbursement To Rivers Govt

  The Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the Federal Government from deducting funds from the Federation Account to fund the Nigerian Police force and other a...

Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Till Wednesday, Frowns At DSS Not Allowing Him Change Cloth

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned further proceedings in the case against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamd...