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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 […]

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 […]

Federal High Court Releases Guidelines For Virtual Proceedings

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court has released guidelines and practice directions authorising Judges to adopt virtual proceedings for Court cases in all its judicial divisions. The Chief Judge, Justice John Tsoho, issued the practice directions for cases to be heard virtually on Zoom, Skype or any other audio-visual means approved by the […]

“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 […]

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 […]

F.G To Re-Arraign Sowore On Fresh Charges

The convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned on fresh charges by the Federal Government. This was after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu informed the Court that the […]

COURT GRANTS SHEHU SANI ₦10M BAIL

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to a former member of the Senate representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani. Justice Inyang Ekwo granted Senator Sani bail on Monday, January 27, 2020, in Abuja during his arraignment on two counts of bribery and advance fee fraud. The charges were preferred against him by […]