News - Court of Appeal

FG Drops N446.3 Billion Charge Against Mohammed Abacha

5 years ago /
Nation 

The N446.3 billion case instituted by the Federal Government against the eldest son of a former military Head of State, Mohammed Abacha before an Abuja High Court has been withdrawn.

NJC Orders Justice Daisy Okocha To Resume As Rivers Chief Judge

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council has directed Justice Daisy Okocha to begin acting as the Chief Judge of Rivers state.    

Felix Oduah Wins PDP Chairmanship Tussle In Rivers State

5 years ago /
Politics 

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State and their admirers Thursday turned out in their numbers to celebrate the victory of the state chairman of the party, Felix Obuah in the suit filed by Godspower Ake challenging a court judgment reinstating him as state chairman of the party.    

Gabriel Suswam Wins Election Petition At The Supreme Court

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the then action congress of Nigeria governorship candidate in Benue State, Steve Ugba who is asking the court to re-open his case.    

Defecting lawmakers ask Judge to stay his judgment as they file new application

5 years ago /
Nation 

The thirty seven federal lawmakers and others who defected from the PDP to the APC on Wednesday stalled the judgment that would have determined whether they should lose their seats or not.

Senate confirms Godwin Emefiele, Bulkachuwa

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as the new Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and the appointment of Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as the new President of the Court of Appeal.

 

Senate to screen Sanusi’s replacement

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has joined in the search for a substantive replacement for suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.  

Judiciary elevation: 25 new Judges for the Appeal court

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 25 justices to the court of appeal.

Civil Rights lawyer sues NJC

5 years ago /
Nation 

Civil Rights lawyer Nkereuwem Akpan has dragged the National Judicial Council NJC and President Goodluck Jonathan before a Federal high court over the nomination of Justice Zainab Bukachuwa as the President of the court of appeal.

JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT: SUSPENDED JUDGE SEEKS JUSTICE, CLAIMS PUNISHMENT IS UNFAIR

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal high court Judge, Justice Gladys Olotu has asked the court to restrain the president from giving effect to the recommendation of NJC on her compulsory retirement.

WHY TWO HIGH COURT JUDGES WERE RECOMMENDED FOR RETIREMENT

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has suspended two Judges.  They are Justice Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court, Abuja division and Justice Uffot Inyang of the Federal Capital Territory High court.

COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSES BURUJI KASHAMU’S CASE

5 years ago /
Nation 

Kashamu had approached the High Court based on allegations that they were moved to have him extradited to the United States on alleged involvement in the importation of prohibited Narcotics between 1993 to 1995.

PDP CRISIS: OYINLOLA, BARAJE SUE PDP

5 years ago /
Politics 

The crisis rocking the ruling party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, appears to be far from over as members of the Factional Group, New PDP have taken their grievances to the Judicial arm of government.

PDP CRISIS: MIXED REACTIONS TRAIL SUSPENSION OF PARTY MEMBERS

5 years ago /
Politics 

The recent suspension of the newly reinstated National Secretary of the Peoples Democartic Party by the Court of Appeal, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and three others has launched yet another chapter in the crisis rocking the party.

RIVERS: SUPREME COURT SETS DATE TO DECIDE ON ELECTION

5 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Rotimi Amaechi certainly has his plate full as he not only has the ruling party, PDP, to contend with; he also has to contend with former Governor of Rivers state, Celestine Umehia.

PDP CRISIS: PDP LEADERS SUSPEND OYINLOLA, BARAJE, OTHERS

5 years ago /
Politics 

 In yet another dramatic turn of events, the PDP crisis has once again evolved to an even more tangled web of power tussles and ego battles as the recently re-instated National Secretary of the PDP, former Governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola was suspended by the National leaders of the ruling party.  

PDP CRISIS: RIVERS PDP APPEAL

5 years ago /
Politics 

The bid by the pro-Governor Amaechi Executive of the PDP to regain control of the party at the state level after its sack by a court suffered another hitch on Tuesday at the Court of appeal.

 

APGA LEAVES ROCHAS OKOROCHA

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All-Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA has left the Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha to his fate following its withdrawal from Okorocha’s appeal over the supplementary Governorship election of May six, 2011.

 

AUSTRALIA: COLLAR BOMBER APPEALS COURT DECISION

5 years ago /
International News 

The man who strapped a fake collar bomb around the neck of a Sydney schoolgirl and then fled to the United States launched an appeal against his sentence in a Sydney court on Tuesday.


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