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Court orders Sen. Abaribe, others to pay N100m over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Eyinnaya Abaribe and two others to pay the sum of N100m each into the court’s account within two months for their inability to produce the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPO), Mazi

Dasuki vows to boycott trial over FG’s disobedience to court order

The former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has berated the Federal Government over his continued detention and disobedience to various court orders that admitted him on bails.   Dasuki in a strongly worded letter he personally signed and addressed to the Registrar of the Federal High Court Abuja vowed to

Court denies El-zakzaky, wife bail, to remain in DSS custody

The 65-year-old leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) popularly known as Shiite Islamic sect, Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife have been denied bail by the Kaduna High Court. The Court sitting on Wednesday denied the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The Presiding

Court threatens to revoke shinkafi’s bail

Justice Fatima Aminu of the Federal High Court sitting in Gusau today threatened to revoke the bail she earlier granted to a former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Shinkafi, for his failure to appear in court. Shinkafi who is the second defendant in the charge,  was arraigned alongside three others;  Ambassador

Detained journalist, Abiri rejoins family

Bayelsa Journalist Jones Abiri, standing trial for alleged involvement in militancy, returned to the warm embrace of his wife, children and colleague on Tuesday in Yenagoa. Mr Abiri, who was received at the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Press Centre, expressed his optimism of getting justice. Mr Abiri was arrested by the

Detained premium times reporter Samuel ogundipe finally released

Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who had been detained by the Nigerian police since on Tuesday, has been released. Mr Ogundipe was released on Friday morning after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. The judge had first heard the case

The Nigeria Police, A Time For Renewal!

By Ray Morphy   I had been restraining myself from writing on the police for many reasons. In 1983, as a fresh graduate undergoing national service, NYSC, at Minna in Niger State, I applied to join the Police Force as a Cadet. Those days, we had to travel all the way to

FG seeks revocation of Kanu’s bail

The Federal Government has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the revocation of the bail of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The application was attached as a press release and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja by Mr

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