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Kwara Central: Court okays suit seeking to jail Senator Saraki’s agent

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, fixed March 13 to commence hearing on a suit seeking to jail one Ladi Hassan, who was agent of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, during the collation of results of the 2015 Kwara Central Senatorial District election.

Power generation companies drags federal govt to court

Power Generation Companies (GENCOs) have sued the federal government for alleged discriminatory treatment of the companies and their gas suppliers with intent to harm their business interests.

Court fixes April 23 to hear suit seeking to stop indiscriminate deployment of military

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday fixed April 23 to hear a suit seeking to stop the Federal Government from deploying the military on place of the police to maintain law and order in the 34 states of the federation.

Patience Jonathan asks court to jail bank chiefs for disobedience of court order

Former Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to commit the Chief Executive Officers of three major banks, First Bank, Skye Bank and Diamond Bank to prison for their persistent refusal to obey the court order that lifted the embargo placed on the various bank accounts owned by Mrs. Jonathan and her family members.

IPOB blames federal govt for members’ plight in prison

The outlawed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday expressed dismay over a move by a lawyer representing Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, one of the sureties for Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in the ongoing case to release some of its members in prison custody to adjourn the case to a later date.

Court orders Senator Abaribe, lawyer to produce Nnamdi Kanu on March 28

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the defence counsel to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court on March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts.

Court orders separate trials for Nnamdi Kanu, co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separately tried from the rest of his co-defendants.

Biafra: No evidence of Nnamdi Kanu being in Nigerian Army custody – Court

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application for an order compelling the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, whom his family and lawyers had declared missing since September 2017.

Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s suit asking Nigerian Army to produce him in court

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed an application filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), praying the court to order the Chief of Army Staff to produce him in court.

Court fixes February 28 to rule on Adoke’s suit against federal govt

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 28 to rule in a suit instituted by Mr Mohammed Adoke (SAN), former Attorney-General of the Federation, against the present Attorney-General, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN).

Court rejects AGF Abubakar Malami’s bid to halt Senate probe over Abdulrsheed Maina

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, declined to grant an order of interim injunction restraining the National Assembly from probing the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal Civil Service.

Federal govt asks court to stop Senate probe of Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement

The attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.

Judgment that made Aidoko Attai senator no longer valid – Appeal Court

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has said that its December 14, 2016 judgment which made Aidoko Attai the senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District in the National Assembly is no longer valid.

Court unfreezes 16 accounts belonging to Patience Jonathan

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has reversed its order made on May 30, to freeze 16 accounts belonging to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.


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