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Federal high courts to proceed on annual long vacation

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on July 9, begin annual long vacation for the year 2018, according to a circular signed by the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati.

Court consolidates 12 ‎suits over EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu’s position

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the consolidation of 12 suits filed last year bordering on the status of the Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.

Biafra: IPOB asks Appeal Court to cancel proscription order

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal to suspend the enforcement of the order for its proscription issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja in September 2017.

Why Nnamdi Kanu is hiding – federal govt

The Federal Government on Tuesday told an Abuja Federal High Court that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnmadi Kanu, deliberately went into hiding to avoid the consequences of himself and his group.

Nnamdi Kanu imported 2,671 seized rifles to destabilise Nigeria – federal govt

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that the 2,671 pump action rifles illegally imported from Turkey but intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service on four different occasions in 2017 alone could be linked to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Court rules on IPOB’s motion against proscription January 17

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday fixed January 17, 2018, for ruling on the application by the Indigenous People of Biafra challenging the order of proscription made by the court on September 20, 2017.

Fed govt writes to US, UK, others about IPOB proscription

The Federal Government has formally notified the governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and other foreign countries about the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and the designation of the group as a terrorist organisation.

Judge transfers ex-Governor Babangida Aliyu’s trial to Minna

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday transferred the criminal trial of a former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, to the Minna Division of the court.

Still on IPOB as a terror group

Then the Attorney General of the Federation approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, which under Acting Chief Judge Abdu Kafarati, made an order designating IPoB as a terror group and outlawed its activities within Nigeria. These orders were made on the strength of extant laws

Lawyers ask court to order Buratai to produce Kanu

Lawyers, acting on behalf of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, alleged, on Wednesday, that the Biafran agitators’ arrowhead was likely to have been killed by the Nigerian Army.

17 cases filed in courts over Magu’s stay as EFCC chief

It was learnt that some of the 17 cases were in support of Magu, while the rest sought Magu’s removal from office on the grounds that he had been rejected by the Senate.

Fed govt to take over IPOB’s assets in Nigeria and abroad

“This is final that IPOB is an unlawful society, it’s an illegal society. So, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the President will subsequently appoint an administrator to take over all the properties belonging to IPOB in Nigeria and abroad.”

Biafra: IPOB asks court to nullify proscription order

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group.

Biafra: Fed govt should arrest Kanu, IPOB members – CCCN

Following the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Concerned Citizen Coalition of Nigeria (CCCN) has appealed to the Federal Government to immediately arrest leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu and its members.

Onnoghen swears-in Kafarati as acting FHC chief judge

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Saturday, swore-in Justice Abdu Kafarati as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

CJN urges judicial officers to keep to the rules

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has advised judicial officers to strictly abide by their oath of office, the provisions of the country’s constitution and laws for improved justice delivery.

Corruption: AGF dismisses alleged probe of CJN, others

Media reports stated that the EFCC had alleged that the office of the AGF leaked classified information concerning the purported investigation of the CJN and others by security agencies over corruption.

Onnoghen, Kafarati not under investigation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it is not investigating the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and Justice Abdu Kafarati of the Federal High Court.

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