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Court Suspends Hearing In INEC Chairman’s Contempt Case

1 day ago /
Nation 

The federal high court Abuja on Thursday suspended hearing in the contempt suit against the chairman, independent national electoral commission, (INEC) in obedience to the order of the court of appeal.

Suit Seeks Removal Of Saraki As Senate President

2 days ago /
Politics 

Barely two days after two pro-Saraki senators approached the court to stop any move to impeach the senate president Bukola Saraki, another suit seeking the removal of Saraki has been received by the registry of the federal high court in Abuja.

Senate Sued Over Alleged Impeachment Plot Against Saraki

4 days ago /
Politics 

Two pro-Saraki senators, Rafiu Adebayo and Issa Missau have gone to court to stop any planned impeachment of the senate president.

Court Summons EFFC Over Benue State Accounts

1 week ago /
Judiciary  

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 IGP To Arrest INEC Chairman

1 week ago /
Nation 

An Abuja federal high court has ordered Nigerian inspector general of police to arrest and bring the chairman of the independent national electoral commission, Mahmood Yakubu to court for refusing to obey a valid court order.

INEC Chairman Appeals Against Arrest Order

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC), Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked the court of appeal to quash the arrest order issued against him by the federal high court in Abuja on alleged disobedience to court orders.

Court Orders Arrest Of INEC Chairman

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

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

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

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

EFCC Docks Three INEC Staff For Fraud

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned three staff of the independent national electoral commission before a federal high court Lagos bordering on alleged fraud of 179. 8 million naira.

EFCC Arraigns Obasanjo’s Inlaw For Forgery

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday arraigned a younger brother of a Former Nigerian First Lady, Stella Obasanjo, John Abebe, for alleged forgery.

Offa Bank Robbery: Court Grants Kwara Gov’s Chief Of Staff Bail

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday granted an interim bail to Yusuf Abdulwahab, the Chief of Staff to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, in the sum of N10million.

Dasuki Fulfills Bail Conditions, May Regain Freedom

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Detained Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki Retired, may regain his freedom this Tuesday.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

Supreme Court Upholds Senator Bassey Albert’s Election

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of senator Bassey Albert as the valid representative of Akwa Ibom northeast senatorial district.  

INEC Chairman Yakubu Risks Jail Over Contempt

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The Federal high court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission and its chairman Yakubu Mahmud to appear before it at the next adjourned date, to show a cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt. 

Court Adjourns Ruling In Dokpesis Libel Suit

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned indefinitely ruling sine die in the suit filed by Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed and the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami over the inclusion of his name in the list of looters released...

Ondo PDP Condemns Detention For Trial Of Party Chairman

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Deputy National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Eddy Olafeso has condemned the detention of the Ondo State Chairman of the party, Clement Faboyede and a member, Tokunbo Modupe over alleged laundering of five hundred million naira in the build-up to the 2015 General elections.

BREAKING: Court Grants Ex NSA, Sambo Dasuki Bail

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

Rights Activist Calls For Trial Of Suswam

1 month ago /
Nation 

An Abuja based human rights activist and legal practitioner Onoja King has called on the Department Of State Services, DSS to charge the immediate Past Governor Of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam before a court of competent jurisdiction in order to enable him respond to the allegations leveled against him.

Nnamdi Kanu’s Co-Defendants Get Bail

1 month ago /
Nation 

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the four co - defendants of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N10 million each and two sureties. 


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