News - Judiciary

South Sudan Soldiers Jailed For Rape

2 weeks ago /

A Military Court in South Sudan has sentenced 10 Soldiers to Jail terms ranging from seven years to life for raping foreign aid workers and murdering a Local Journalist.

Wike Bans Rivers State Officials From Appearing Before EFCC

3 weeks ago /

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says no official of the Rivers State Government will appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over what he describes as politically motivated investigations until the Commission approaches the Court of Appeal to set aside the 2007 Judgment secured by the Administration of Former Governor Peter Odili barring it from investigating the State.

Lawyers Advise African Countries To Recognise Positives, Not Negatives

3 weeks ago /

Lawyers at the ongoing Nigerian Bar Association  Conference have called on African Nations to appreciate themselves in the areas where Africans have performed well rather than dwelling on the Negatives.

European Diplomats Call For Respect For Rule Of Law In Nigeria

3 weeks ago /

The international community has called on the Nigerian government to always follow the rule of law especially during elections.

NBA 2018 Election

1 month ago /

The Nigerian Bar Association now has a new National executive. 

DAAR Condoles Rivers Government Over Death Of Aguma

1 month ago /

DAAR Communications PLC, owner and operator of Africa Independent Television, Raypower FM and Faaji FM has commiserated with the Government and people of Rivers State over the death of the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Emmanuel Aguma.

Premium Times Journalist Gets Bail

1 month ago /

A Journalist with the Premium Times, Samuel Ogundipe, who has been in detention since August 14, this year  has been granted bail by a Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja.

Kwara High Court Threatens IGP With Contempt For Disobeying Its Order

1 month ago /

A Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has threatened the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, with contempt of court proceeding over his flagrant disobedience of its order to release Olalekan Alabi, the personal assistant on political matters to governor Abdulfatah Ahmed.

Court Frees Lagos PDP Chairman Salvador Of Murder

1 month ago /

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos state, Moshood Salvador who was charged along with ten others for the alleged murder of the PDP chairman in Apapa local government area of the state, Adeniyi Aborishade has been set free by a Lagos high court.

Benue Lecturer Arraigned For Criminal Conspiracy And Rape Of 13 Year Old

1 month ago /

A Lecturer of the Department of Catering and Hotel Management Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, Andrew Ogbuja has been arraigned at the upper Area Court One in  Makurdi, the State Capital, for Criminal Conspiracy and Rape of a thirteen year old girl.

Court Restrains Benue Speaker From Legislative Sitting

1 month ago /

A Makurdi High Court has granted an Exparte Order, restraining the speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, and five others from carrying out any Legislative sitting and responsibilities, pending the determination of a substantive suit.

Court Summons EFFC Over Benue State Accounts

1 month ago /

Federal High Court in Abuja has summoned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  ,EFCC to appear before it over the freezing of the Benue State Government Account.

Court Orders Arrest Of INEC Chairman

1 month ago /

A federal high court has issued a bench warrant against the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Yakubu Muhamud to show cause why he should not be committed to prison.

Court Of Appeal Affirms National Assembly’s Powers To Re-Order Election Esquence

1 month ago /

The court of appeal in Abuja has upheld an appeal filed by the national assembly seeking the declaration that it has the constitutional powers to amend the electoral act to re-order the election sequence

UK Declines To Block Death Penalty For Two Islamic State Members

2 months ago /

The UK will not block use of the death penalty by the US in the case of two men who are accused of being Islamic State members.

 

Ekiti Chief Judge Grants Pardon To 44 Prison Inmates

2 months ago /

The Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice Ayo Daramola has granted pardon to 44 inmates of the Federal Prisons, in Ado-Ekiti, the State Capital on Thursday.

Obono-Obla May Be Stripped Of His Law Certificate

2 months ago /

The chairman of the special investigation panel, Okoi-Obono-Obla, may be losing his law certificate.

LPPC Confers New SAN’s

2 months ago /

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has conferred Thirty One legal practitioners with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria signifying a mark of excellence to members of the legal profession who have distinguished themselves as advocates and academics.

The Controversy Over Order Six

2 months ago /

Corruption is a threat to Nigeria’s Economic well-being is a consensus. The point of divergence, however remains how best to tackle it.

Falana Demands Withdrawal Of Executive Order

2 months ago /

A senior Advocate of Nigeria and human rights Lawyer Femi Falana has asked the executive to withdraw the executive order number six.


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