Atiku asks court to dismiss suit seeking to bar him from vying for presidency

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has asked the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, to dismiss a suit seeking to bar him from vying for the presidency. Atiku, who was the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…

ICPC recovers $919,207 from workers of Federal High Court

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday said it has secured the final forfeiture of $919,202.07 fraudulently kept in an interest yielding bank account by some staff of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt. The Commission,…

*Lekki shooting: Two men ask court to disband Lagos Judicial Panel (Nation)*Lagos command tries 81 policemen, dismisses 10 for murder, corruption (Punch)

Lekki shooting: Two men ask court to disband Lagos Judicial Panel (Nation) Two men have asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to disband the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses in Lagos State…

Suspect fakes own death certificate to evade prosecution

One Ajari Oghenekewe accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of presenting a fake death certificate to evade investigation, on Tuesday appeared before a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State. The defendant was arraigned on three counts…

2 oil thieves bag 3 years jail term

Justice L. N. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has convicted and sentenced two oil thieves to three years imprisonment. According to Dele Olawale, EFCC spokesman, the convicts, Paul Ovie and Frank Okuba, were arraigned alongside…

Court to hear N1.2tr National Theatre concession suit April 9

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on April 9 hear a suit by Topwideapeas Ltd on the National Theatre concession. The firm is challenging the nullification of its concession right over the complex located in Iganmu, Lagos. The plaintiff…

*EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Lagos Govt partners China on prevention of Coronavirus in Nigeria (Vanguard)

EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, during a sting…

Half-naked women from Sowore’s village storm Abuja court (Punch)

A group of half-naked women from the birthplace of Mr Omoyele Sowore, in Kiribo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of their son by…

Court gives DSS 24 hours to release Sowore, Bakare (Punch)

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday gave the Department of State Service 24 hours ultimatum to release the Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the order at the scheduled commencement…

FRSC ‘can no longer’ fine motorists, court rules

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences. John Tsoho, a judge, held that the commission could not turn itself into a court…

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