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Breaking: After a decade of trial, Court jails Sen. Dariye for 14 years

Jude Johnson The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja has sentenced the former Plateau State Governor, Sen. Joshua Dariye to 14 years in prison after a decade of trial. Dariye was on Tuesday convicted and sentenced by Justice Adebukola Banjoko to 14 years imprisonment for criminal breach of

Anti-corruption: Stakeholders berate FG over poor funding of ACJ Monitoring C’ttee

•FCT Chief Judge commends opening of ACJMC Secretariat Godsgift Onyedinefu The stakeholders in Nigeria's anti-corruption drive have urged President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government  to step up its funding of the Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) so as to strengthen its capacity. The Secretary of ACJMC,  Mr. Obla Okon Obla, made

Allow me travel abroad for treatment, Metuh begs court

Oluwatosin Komolafe   The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, on Wednesday approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with an application seeking the release of his International Passport to enable him travel abroad for medical attention. The former PDP spokesman, in his application moved by

Court restrains NASS from vetoing Buhari on Electoral Amendment Bill

Jude Johnson Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday gave an order restraining the National Assembly from taking steps to pass into law the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018. Justice Mohammed who granted the preservative order specifically ordered the defendants to maintain status quo ante belum pending the next

Dasukigate: Judge berates EFCC over misconducts …withdraws from suit

Jude Johnson The Judge of Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, has berated the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) over display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1 billion corruption case by the anti-graft agency. The Judge who on Wednesday, accused the EFCC of frustrating proceedings in the

Breaking: Nigeria’s Osuji elected ICC President for 3 years

The  International Criminal Court (ICC) has elected Nigeria's Mr. Chile Eboe-Osuji as the President for three years from 2018 to 2021. This was announced in a statement on Sunday by the Spokesperson/Head, Public Affairs Unit, Mr. Fadi El Abdallah, who said the three-year term is with immediate effect. "Today, 11 March 2018,

Code of conduct tribunal adjourns Saraki’s trial indefinitely

The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has been adjourned indefinitely. Chairman of the Tribunal, Mr. Danladi Umar, announced the adjournment in a short ruling on the resumption of trial in Abuja today. He said the tribunal would await the decision of the Supreme Court