Tags : Lawyer

Falana Asks FG to Release ₦6 Billion to States for

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the allocation of six billion naira to all States Government in the country for ranching development purposes, just as he did for his home State, Katsina. He noted that his demand is in consonance with Section 17 (1) of the […]

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 […]

Police Arrests 15 Kidnap Suspects In Abuja

Operatives of the FCT Police Command have arrested no fewer than 15 suspected kidnappers at various locations in Abuja. The men were said to be involved in the attempted abduction of the Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Gwagwalada Branch, Mr David Aigbefor. It was confirmed to Newsmen on Friday that the suspects were involved in […]

Jailed Kremlin Critic Complains Of Persistent Cough, Temperature

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has said he has a persistent cough and temperature. He added that there have been cases of tuberculosis in his prison. It was gathered that the 44 year old Alexei Navalny had been transferred to a medical unit with symptoms of a respiratory illness. Navalny’s Lawyer said he was in […]

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 […]

MRA Files Suit Against NBC Challenging its Powers to Impose

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, challenging the powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to impose fines on broadcasting stations since it is not a judicial body. The Organisation is asking the Court to set aside the fines of ₦3 million each imposed […]

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 […]

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 […]