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Again, Court orders Nigerian Army to reinstate illegally dismissed officer

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has again ordered the Nigerian Army to reinstate a senior officer, Lt-Col. Abdulfatai Mohammed, who was amobg the group of 38 Army officers dismissed from the service in 2016 in a controversial circumstances. The judge, Rakiya Haastrup who gave the judgement on

SERAP sues FG over failed Chinese $460m Abuja CCTV project

Senator Iroegbu The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government of Nigeria to court to invesgigate and explain why the N166.75 billion worth Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) project awarded to a Chinese company in 2010 failed. To this end, the anti-corruption focused organisation filed a lawsuit against Mrs Zainab

Sowore: Alleged Court arrest order on DSS boss false, fabricated–Security Sources

Senator Iroegbu The reports making rounds that Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered for the arrest of the Director-General of Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Yusuf Magaji Bichi, has been described as false and malicious attempt to tarnish his image. Security sources denied as total fabrication, the reports Bichi

Money Laundry: Court grants Maina N1b bail

•Maina fit for trial, says Prison doctor  Senator Iroegbu A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday admitted former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), Abdulrasheed Maina to bail in the sum of N1 billion with two Serving senators as surety.  Maina is standing trial on 12 count charge bordering

Breaking: Tribunal upholds Buhari’s election, dismisses Atiku, PDP petitions

•Says Buhari eminently qualified to contest 2019 presidential election •Strikes out APC’s petition on Atiku’s nationality •Atiku’s petition valid, competently filed Senator Iroegbu The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the February 23, 2019 presidential

Election Petition: Buhari shocks Tribunal, closes defence after seven witnesses…

Jude Johnson In a dramatic turn of event on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari abruptly terminated his defense in the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his party seeking to upturn the declaration of Buhari as winner of the February 23 presidential

Election Petition: Confusion in Buhari’s camp as WAEC disowns Cambridge document

•We have no hand in Buhari's Cambridge documents, the exam body tells Tribunal Jude Johnson The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has told the presidential election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the body has no hand in the issuance of results to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Cambridge University International Assessment

Buhari certificate raises dust at Tribunal…

•Abba Kyari admitted receiving Buhari's 1961 WASSCE Certificate from Cambridge July 18 Jude Johnson  The controversy surrounding the educational qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari for the February 23 presidential election, took a center stage at the presidential election petition tribunal with more revelations emerging on the issue. Although President Muhammadu Buhari had in

Buhari dragged to Supreme Court for perjury

•As appellants seek his disqualification Jude Johnson  Appellants in the suit challenging the qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election has approached the Supreme Court to nullify the candidacy of President Buhari in the just concluded presidential poll. The move to ventilate their grievances at the apex court was occasioned

Shiites Crisis: Court grants FG’s request to proscribe IMN as terrorist organisation

Jude Johnson The Federal Government has obtained a court order to proscribe the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly acknowledged and known as Shiites Islamic Sect, as a terrorist organisation. The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the proscription of the Shiites’ movement as protests by the Islamic