Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the arrest of British national, James Nolan, for jumping bail and failing to appear for trial. Justice Mohammed, while delivering the ruling on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, stated that Nolan had broken the terms of his bail...
A Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed a suit instituted by the Federal Government seeking to extradite the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari, to the United States of America (USA). Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, Monday, described the extradition request as “an abuse of court process,”...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has secured a judgement of three (3) years jail term fine against a falsified drugs merchant at the Federal High Court, Kano, Kano State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Resident Media Consultant of NAFDAC, Sayo...
A Kano State High Court has sentenced Abdulmalik Tanko, kidnapper and killer of 6-year-old schoolgirl, Hanifa Abubakar, to death by hanging. Justice Usman Na'aba, who gave the sentence, also slammed a five-year jail term on the murderer for all the five charges levelled against him. TheFact Daily recalls that Hanifa, who...
Chief Judge of Akwa Ibom, Ekaette Obot has sentenced a human right lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, to one month imprisonment over perceived contempt of court. Effiong who alleged in a Twitter thread on Wednesday, said the judge sent him to prison when he came to court to defend Leo Ekpenyong, a...
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja has ordered the remand of the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris, over alleged N109 billion fraud charges. Idris was arraigned alongside three others:Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited, by the...
The recent judgement delivered by the Hon. Justice Ibrahim Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has Frustrated the Area Councils tenue elongation plans in Abuja. Recall, the outgoing Chairmen and Councilors of the six (6) FCT Area Councils went to court to obtain judgement for one year...
An Abuja Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted Ochuko Momoh, wife of the former Managing Director of Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC), Haruna Momoh, of a N3bn fraud TheFact Daily reports that in a judgment on Thursday, Justice Taiwo Taiwo acquitted Ochuko and five others on money laundering...
The Court of Appeal sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, has upheld the conviction of the former managing director of the defunct FinBank Plc, Mr. Okey Nwosu, and Dayo Famoroti. The Court gave the sentence Wednesday, 8 June, 2022. TheFact Nigeria recalls that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had...
A medical doctor, has expressed readiness for the disposal of the N126bn forfeited physical structures (real assets) belonging to the University of Ibadan. The proposed action is following the decisions of the Federal High Court and the Court of Appeal in FHC/IB/CS/64/2000 and CA/I/43/2003 respectively. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, the...