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Court Paralysed In Oyo State As JUSUN Commences Nationwide Strike

The Oyo State Chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has paralysed judiciary activities in the State as the Union embarked on nationwide strike. BCOS News visited various Courts including the Federal High Court division, National Industrial Court, Court of Appeal, Oyo State High Court Iyaganku and High Court, Ring road, all in Ibadan. […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]

Justice Ngwuta Of Supreme Court Dies

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta is dead.  The Hon. Justice died on Sunday, March 7, 2021, after a yet-to-be-determined illness. The Senior Judge who was preparing for his retirement would have turned 70 years on March 30th, 2021. A communique confirming Justice Ngwuta’s demise was sent out by the Supreme Court, […]

Obaseki Hails Court Verdict, Says Ruling ‘Victory For Truth, Rule

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which dismissed the certificate forgery suit brought against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Obaseki, in a statement issued on Saturday, January 9, 2021, said the judgement is a triumph of the rule of law and […]

FG Asked To Drop Charges Against Sowore, Others

Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and four others. In a series of tweets on Saturday, January 9, 2021, it called for the immediate release of the activists and demanded that the charges against them be dropped. The group said Mr […]

Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the Party, Mr Williams Edobor, against the Governor, in a judgement delivered […]

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Court Orders Remand Of Sowore, Four Others In Kuje Prison

A Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, has ordered the remand of Mr Omoyele Sowore and four others at Kuje Correctional Centre. This is pending when their formal bail application will be heard Tuesday, January 5, 2020. The Magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello while ruling on the oral bail application said all the charges are […]

Polls Open In The Central African Republic To Choose New

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic (CAR) to choose a new President and Parliament amid fears as the Government tries to hold off a rebel advance on the capital, Bangui. Armed groups hostile to President Faustin-Archange Touadera who is seeking a second term have stepped up attacks since the Constitutional Court rejected several […]

Corruption Trial: Maina Collapses In Court

The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina has collapsed in Court. Mr Maina was recently extradited from the Niger Republic after he jumped bail and escaped the country, but the former pension Boss collapsed on Thursday, December 10, 2020, when his counsel, Mr Anayo Adibe was addressing the Court […]