Imo Verdict: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Till March 3

The Supreme Court has adjourned its hearing of the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s Candidate in Imo State till Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Mr Emeka Ihedioha is asking the Apex Court to set aside its judgment that sacked him as Governor of Imo State on January 14, 2020. The top Court adjourned the […]

Assets Declaration: Court Strikes Out Charges Against Ekweremadu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, February 24, 2020 struck out charges of non-declaration of assets against a Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The case was instituted against Ekweremadu, by the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property. The Nation reported.

Lipolelo Thabane’s Murder: Lesotho Police Postpone PM Court Appearance

Lesotho Police has said they would wait for the Prime Minister’s return from “sick leave” to resume a Court case in which he is suspected of murdering his estranged wife. Thomas Thabane, 80, is accused of having acted in “common purpose” in the June 2017 killing of 58-year old Lipolelo Thabane, whom he was divorcing. […]

L.G Crisis: Court Adjourns Case Till March 20.

Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the State capital, has adjourned a suit filed by the State Government seeking to restrain the sacked Chairmen of Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from forcefully taking over the Councils in the State. The Court, presided by Justice Mashood Abass, adjourned the matter till Friday, […]

“Release Dasuki’s Passport For Renewal,” Court Orders

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, has ordered the release of the passport belonging to a former National Security Adviser, Mr Sambo Dasuki for renewal. The order was given after Mr Dasuki’s Lawyer, Mr Ahmed Raji, notified Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, that the passport had expired since the Court took its custody. At […]

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Ihedioha’s Case

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of former Governor of Imo State, Mr Emeka Ihedioha to March 2, 2020. Mr Ihedioha approached the Apex Court with an application to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from Office as Governor. The Supreme Court had fixed Tuesday, February 18, 2020, to hear the appeal filed by […]

Court Orders Arrest Of Ex-Customs Boss, Dikko

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Abdullahi Dikko. A statement released on Monday, February 17, 2020, by the Spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, stated that the Judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued […]

Agba Jalingo Released From Detention

A publisher of Cross River Watch, Mr Agba Jalingo, has been released from prison custody after meeting his bail conditions. An activist, Mr Inibehe Effiong, confirmed his release to Journalists on Monday, February 17, 2020. It was reported that Mr Jalingo was first arrested by the Police in August 2019 on the orders of the Ben […]

Court Restrains INEC From Deregistering 35 Political Parties

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Anwuli Chikere has restrained Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from de-registering 35 Political Parties. In her ruling in Abuja on Monday, February 17, 2020, Justice Chikere said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected Political Parties had the legal right which must be […]