The federal government of Nigeria has declared that it won’t immediately pay the ₦20billion awarded against it by the court over the invasion of Sunday Igboho’s residence by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS. Disclosing this earlier today, September 17, in an interview granted to the News Agency...
The Supreme Court has disassociated itself from a viral list of lawyers shortlisted for the award of Senior Advocates of Nigeria( SANs) rank for 2021. The Supreme Court, in a statement on Wednesday by the Director of Press and Information , Festus Akande said the list was fake and unofficial. TheFact...
The family of Late Mr Michael Usifo Ataga has engaged the services of fiery Constitutional Lawyer and renowned Human Rights Activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, (SAN), to protect and defend the its interests and and that of his teeming friends, admirers, kinsmen, and business associates, to ensure that justice is duly...
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has set October 22 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director, MD and Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of First Nation Airways Limited, who is being prosecuted for an alleged N1.7bn fraud. Odukoya is...
Three judges of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced a total of five oil thieves, to different jail terms. The convicts, Noel Akpan, Digie Global Marine Services, MT Europort, MV Sea Rich and Obinna Onyeneho Kenneth, were all convicted for illegal dealing...
A former bank cashier, alongside his wife and mother-in-law, have been convicted and sentenced to sixty years imprisonment for conspiracy and stealing. Ebenezer Adeolu Alonge, and his wife and mother-in-law, Isakunle Olamide Oyinlola, and Isakunle Eunice Moradeke, respectively, were convicted and sentenced today, 23July, by Justice Adekanye Ogunmoye of Ekiti...
National Chairman of the Action Alliance party, Chief Kenneth Obidiche Udeze has filed a Direct Criminal Compliant in Court to challenge the alleged defamation of his character by the former Osun State Chairman of the Action Alliance, Mr. Rufai Adekunle Omoaje. Mr. Rufai Omoaje, was alleged to have written a...
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ruled that former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, has a case to answer in the N29 billion fraud charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Nyako is being prosecuted by the EFCC alongside his son, Abdul-Aziz,...
The Federal High Court has said it would proceed on a three-week annual recess beginning from July 26. In a circular dated July 6 and signed by the Chief Judge of the Federal high court, Justice John Tsoho, the vacation is expected to end on September 17 while normal court...
A Federal High Court in Abuja, has cleared the former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, of the controversy over her participation in the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC), saying the certificate was not a mandatory requirement for holding political office. The court stated this on Wednesday while delivering judgment on the certificate...