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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

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

Nigeria sues Alabama university

The Nigerian government has dragged a university in the United States, the Alabama State University, to court for allegedly mishandling the scholarship meant for students’ rent, books and food. According to a BBC report, Nigeria also accuses the university of charging them for accommodation they did not use and lessons they did not

Supreme Court berates EFCC’s Lawyer over incompetent application

Jude Johnson  The Supreme Court has on Wednesday berated the counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) for filing an incompetent application in the appeal that emanated from false assets declaration suit brought against the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Saraki by government. The Counsel in a

Court orders Kanu’s separate trial, Abaribe to explain his whereabouts


Jude Johnson The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the separation of trial of the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from that of his three other co-accused persons. Kanu, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, are currently facing an amended 6 count charge

CCT to rule on Supreme Court Justice trial March 21, 2018

Jude Johnson The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will on March 21, 2018 deliver ruling on the competence of the criminal charge brought against the Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta by the Federal government on charges of false assets declaration. The tribunal fixed the date after taking arguments from counsel to