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Bench warrant: Innoson files motion of appeal, stay of execution

The chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has filed a notice of appeal and motion for stay of execution against the bench warrant order on him.
President Buhari receives the Report of Presidential Implementation Committee on the Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary in State House on 25th June 2019 5

President Buhari to issue executive order on state legislature, judiciary autonomy

The Presidential Committee on the Implementation of autonomy of State legislature and State judiciary on Tuesday submitted its report to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.

Ex-AGF Malami leads panel to submit report to President Buhari

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday led members of the Presidential Committee on Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and Judiciary to submit its report to President Muhammadu Buhari.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders arrest of Innosson boss Innocent Chukwuma

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, and two others charged with fraud.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters law

“It is intended to ensure that where there are property subject of crime or there are crimes committed outside Nigeria or within Nigeria and the person leaves Nigeria; the provisions of the Act authorizes the Attorney-General of the Federation which is the designated authority in Nigeria to pursue and use every means to prosecute the offence within and outside Nigeria.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters act

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019, to further strengthen and boost the ongoing war against corruption within and outside the country.

Court grants presidential panel access to prosecute Senator Bassey Albert

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ruled that the Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery of Public Property is competent to initiate criminal prosecution against Senator Albert Akpan Bassey.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court again adjourns Senator Goje’s alleged N6 billion fraud case until July 4

The Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Friday further adjourned the alleged N6 billion alleged fraud case labeled against former Gombe State Governor, Sen Danjuma Goje, by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF).

Court adjourns Senator Kashamu’s extradition suit

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday adjourned to June 27 for hearing in a suit filed by a former senator for Ogun East district, Buruji Kashamu.
Abubakar Malami

Disciplinary panel dismisses petition against ex-AGF Abubakar Malami

The Disciplinary Panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Thursday dismissed one of the two petitions against the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop confirmation of acting CJN Tanko July...

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday fixed July 12 to deliver judgment in the suit seeking an order to halt the appointment of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, as the substantive Chief Justice.

Minister: Cybercrimes Act will be amended

The Federal Government has stated that the Federal Ministry of Justice is committed to pursuing the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act, which many lawyers, journalists and activists have considered repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: I’ll appear before disciplinary panel Friday

The immediate-past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, says he will appear before the disciplinary panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Friday to face the petitioners seeking the stripping of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank for alleged misconduct.
Abubakar Malami

Ex-AGF Abubakar Malami faces disciplinary panel over alleged professional misconduct

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: OAGF has constitutional power to takeover any criminal case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has constitutional power to takeover any criminal case at any stage of investigation.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court adjourns suit seeking Femi Gbajabiamila’s disqualification

A Federal High Court on Friday adjourned for further mention a suit challenging the nomination of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a member of the House of Representatives vying for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly until June 14.
DAAR Communications

NBC: Court restores DAAR Communications broadcast licence

DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Ray Power FM may have heaved a sigh of relieve as a Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order ex-parte for the maintenance of status quo, following the suspension of its operating licence by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
DAAR Communications

DAAR suspension: Court orders maintenance of status quo

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order ex-parte for the maintenance of status quo, pending the determination of a motion filed by DAAR Communications Plc in its suit challenging the suspension of its operating licence by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

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