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Abuse of office: Judge discharges ex-President Jonathan’s Physician

 Jude Johnson    A No-Nonsense Judge of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Abuja, Justice Peter Affen has dismissed the six-count charge bordering on alleged abuse of office preferred against Dr Fortune Feberesima, a Chief Physician to former President, Goodluck Jonathan.  The EFCC had accused Fiberesima of awarding contracts valued at N258.9 million

Boko haram member sentenced to 60 years in prison

A federal High Court sitting in Wawa, Niger State has sentenced a 22-year-old Boko Haram member, Abba Umar, to sixty years in prison. While delivering judgement on Tuesday, the judge found Umar guilty of four terrorism-related charges. On count one of being a member of the proscribed Boko Haram sect, the judge

Dasuki: Witness presents documents stating Dokpesi’s complicity in N2.1bn arms fraud

Jude Johnson The trial of Raymond Dokpesi, founder, African Independent Television and Daar Investment & Holdings Limited, in the N2.1 billion Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) fraud continued on Wednesday before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the testimony of the 12th prosecution witness, Abubakar

Abia CJ’s Counsel lauds NJC’s verdict vacating suspension

Jude Johnson    The Constitutional lawyer, Ms. Carol Ajie, who is Counsel to the Abia Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Theresa Uzokwe, has lauded the verdict of the National Judicial Council (NJC) declaring the suspension of her client as unconstitutional.   The National Judicial Council (NJC) had in a statement on Wednesday by the Director

Court Adjourns Fani-Kayode’s N4.9bn Fraud Trial to Feb.28

Babatunde Abiodun  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, adjourned further hearing in a case involving a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and others to February 28, 2018. Fani-Kayode is standing trial alongside a former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi