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Court Orders Remand Of Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the remand of fugitive leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu in the custody of the Department of State services (DSS). The remand order was sequel to an application by Federal Government Lawyer, Mr Shuaibu Labaran. Mr […]

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, […]

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 […]

“Nigerian Elites Should Judge Us Fairly” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigerian elites should judge his administration with fairness. The President was speaking at the closing of the first-year ministerial performance review retreat held in Abuja on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Arguing that his administration has done more for the Country with less resources, President Buhari said the average production of […]

Djokovic Disqualified From US Open For Hitting Judge

Novak Djokovic was dramatically disqualified from the US Open on Sunday, September 6, 2020, after accidentally striking a female lines Judge with a ball in frustration during his last-16 match, sending shock waves through the tournament. The world number one apologized for hitting the ball in disgust after losing his serve to go 6-5 down in the […]

Appeal Court Sets Aside High Court Judgment Restraining Oyo Government

Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division, has set aside the judgement of Oyo State High Court which restrains the State Government from sacking Local Government Council Chairmen. The Court based his judgement on the fact that the High Court judgement was based on speculation which could be taken for cause of action. In the judgement read, […]

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 […]

Metuh’s Lawyer Vows To Appeal Judgement

Counsel to former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh has said an appeal will be filed quickly to review the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja which sentenced his client to seven years in prison. The trial Judge, Justice Okon Abang, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, convicted […]