Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has sworn-in Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu as the substantive Chief Judge of the state. She becomes the first female Chief Judge in Nasarawa State. This is just as the governor also inaugurated Barrister Mohammed Sani Bawa and Hon. Peter Mbochu, as chairman and member of...
The federal government has called on the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria(JUSUN)to suspend their nationwide strike which has crippled court activities across the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, made the plea on Monday at a conciliation meeting between the federal government and the leadership of JUSUN. TheFact...
A Federal High Court in Lagos State has barred the Federal Government from blocking SIM cards not linked to National Identity Numbers next month. The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy had, through the Nigerian Communications Commission, asked operators to block all SIM cards not linked to NIN by April...
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of Shedrack Luke Greeson a.k.a Ifaokurola Babalawo, before Justice Musa Usman of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Bwari, Abuja. Greeson, who was arrested in January, 2021 by operatives of the Commission for defrauding...
The defendant, Ibrahim Mahmud Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama Abuja has fixed April 20, 2021 for definite hearing of the six count charge of forgery and attempt to obtain $100,000,000 USD, brought against Ibrahim Olanrewaju Mahmud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ICPC has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million. Professor Ojerinde, who was arrested on 15th March, 2021, in Abuja, by operatives of ICPC,...
New evidence has been admitted in the trial of Atiku Abubakar Kigo, alongside five others before Justice Hussien Baba of the FCT High Court, Maitama, Abuja. The evidence was admitted today, 16 March with the judge admitting in the evidence, documents which the prosecution had sought to tender at the...
The Supreme Court has upheld the 10-year prison term imposed on former Plateau Governor, Joshua Dariye, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, for fraud. The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on November 16, 2018 affirmed the ruling of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, which...
The trial of Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, for an alleged ₦1.4bn fraud, continued yesterday, 9th March, before Justice Christopher Balogun of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja. At the hearing today, 10th March, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),...
The Court of Appeal in Gombe State has ordered that the case involving a former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama and four others, should be reassigned to another Federal High Court for retrial. The former minister was arraigned by the Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and...