News - Judiciary

National Judicial Council Extends Appointment of Acting CJN

5 days ago /

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has extended the appointment of Justice Tanko Mohammad as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for three months.

Court Nullifies Election Of Kano APC House Of Reps Member-Elect

1 week ago /

A federal high court sitting in Kano has voided the election of Abdurrahman Kawu Sumaila member-elect representing Takai/Sumaila federal constituency.

Onnoghen Guilty of Misconduct, CCT Orders His Removal From Office

1 week ago /

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of misconduct in his trial over non and false asset declaration and ordered his removal from office as CJN and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC.

Fayemi Reacts to Supreme Court Judgement

1 week ago /

Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi says he now expects his former colleague, Segun Oni to bury the hatchet and join him in building a new Ekiti.

Malabu Scam: Court Orders Arrest of Adoke, Dan Etete, Four Others

1 week ago /

An FCT High Court has ordered the arrest of the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, a former minister of petroleum resources, Dan Etete, and four others.

CJN Tanko Tells Judges To Apply The Criminal Justice Act Strictly

1 week ago /

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has urged judges to always apply the Administration Of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA), 2015.

EFCC Arrests Justice Ajumogobia

1 week ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday arrested a former federal high court judge, Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia, shortly after an Ikeja high court struck out a thirty count charge bordering on corruption against her.

 

Extra-Judicial Killing: CSOS Demand Justice For Murdered Civil Defence Officer

1 week ago /

A group of civil society organizations is demanding for justice over the killing of Ogar Jumbo, a civil defense official who was murdered by men of the Nigeria Police Force along Nyanya-Karu road on the 20th of March 2019.

Sen. Shehu Sani Questions Choice Of Lawyer By INEC

1 week ago /

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, Shehu Sani has questioned the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to hire the services of El-Rufai’s personal lawyer as its legal counsel during the sitting of the election tribunal in Kaduna.

Court Jails Social Media Activist For 12 Years For Defamation, Incitement

1 week ago /

A high court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, sitting in Maitama on Monday sentenced a social media activist, Ibrahim Wala, popularly known as I.G. Wala, to 12 years imprisonment.

Court Orders Trial -Within -Trial In EFCC Case Against Jang

2 weeks ago /

The Plateau state high court sitting in Jos has ordered a trial- within- trial to ascertain whether the statement which the Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, obtained from a former cashier of the state government house, Mr Yusuf Pam who is facing charges of fraud for over N6bn were voluntarily made.

Supreme Court Strikes Out Appeal By Saraki Backed APC Faction In Kwara

2 weeks ago /

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by members of the sacked Balogun Fulani-led executive committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara state.

Ochanya: FG Arraigns Wife And Mother Of Alleged Rapists

2 weeks ago /

The federal high court in Makurdi, on Tuesday, remanded, Mrs. Felicia Ochiga-Ogbuja at the federal prisons, Makurdi, for negligence over the alleged rape and death of 13-year-old Ochanya Oogbanje by the defendant's husband and son, Mr. Andrew Ogbuja and Victor Ogbuja, respectively.

Appeal Court Nullifies Election Of APC Senator-Elect

2 weeks ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Mohammed Sani Musa and declared Senator David Umaru as Senator-Elect for Niger East senatorial district.

Supreme Court Strikes Out Magnus Abe’s Case On Rivers APC Primaries

2 weeks ago /

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by Senator Magnus Abe, challenging the primary election conducted by the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State.

Judges Enjoined To Avoid Compromise In Decision Making

2 weeks ago /

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, has urged judges, heads of courts and the Nigerian judiciary to aspire to implement the guidelines provided by the judicial information technology policy while carrying out their judicial responsibilities.

Family Of Man Who Died In EFCC Custody Yearns For Justice 3 Years After

2 weeks ago /

Three years after the death of the chief protocol officer of a former minister of state for defense, Desmond Nunugwo, the family is still yearning for justice.

Sanwo-Olu Promises Justice For Murdered Lagos Football Fan

2 weeks ago /

Lagos State Governor-Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the family of late thirty-six-year-old Kolade Johnson who was shot last week Sunday by inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan of the police anti-terrorism unit.

Former Croatian PM Ivo Sanader Jailed For A Corruption Conviction

3 weeks ago /

Former Croatian Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader has been jailed for a corruption conviction after the Supreme Court increased his sentence above the level that requires him to go to prison.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

3 weeks ago /

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.


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