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Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani Alison-Madueke’s jewellery, customised iPhone

The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke has lost the bid to retrieve her jewellery and a customised gold iPhone forfeited to the Federal Government.
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Former oil minister loses bid to recover seized $40 million jewellery, iPhone

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Deizani’s jewellery: Court adjourns final forfeiture hearing till Monday

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday adjourned till September 2, a suit seeking the final forfeiture of jewellery valued at $40 million (about N14.4 billion), recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.

N7.2 billion fraud: If PDP were a company, I would own 90 per cent...

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, says if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were to be a company, he would own 90 per cent of it.

Absence of Senator Kalu’s lawyer stalls alleged N7.2 billion fraud trial

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday further adjourned the trial of the embattled former Governor of Abia State and currently representing Abia North Senatorial district in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, to August 27, 2019.
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Former minister kicks as EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N14 billion jewellery

A former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised golden iPhone.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge: I’m authorised by fiat to conclude Kalu’s trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, informed parties that he has been authorised by fiat to conclude the fraud trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu.
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Cross River election: Senator Owan-Enoh remains APC candidate – court

The three-man panel of Appeal Court Judges in Calabar, presiding over cases N0: CA/C/62/2019 and CA/C/70/2019 involving Etim John and others versus John Ochalla and others including Senator John Owan-Enoh representing other APC candidates in the 2019 elections, yielded to a petition before them and disqualified themselves from continuing in the case.

Appeal Court order upholds Senator Owan-Enoh, others as Cross River APC candidates

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Wednesday granted a Stay of Execution Order which reaffirmed Senator John Owan-Enoh, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba and others published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court awaits fresh directive to continue ex-Governor Orji Kalu’s trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos wednesday said the court would await further directive to proceed with the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Court awaits fresh directive for continuation of ex-Governor Kalu’s alleged N7.2 billion fraud trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday said that the court would await further directives to proceed with the trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, facing charges of N7.2 billion fraud.

Chris Ngige: Nigeria’s large population an advantage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, Monday said that the Federal Government would work with other partners in taking the population of the country to an advantage.

Abia, Imo hold joint valedictory court session for late Justice Uche

The Abia and Imo judiciary on Friday in Umuahia held a joint valedictory court session in honour of the first female judge in the old Imo and Abia, late Justice Ijeoma Uche.

Court revokes Orji Kalu’s bail

Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery in Germany.

N7.65 billion fraud: Orji Kalu absent in court again

Orji Uzor Kalu’s lawyer, Prof. Awa Kalu (SAN), told Justice Mohammed Idris at the Federal High Court in Lagos that his client was away in Germany for surgery.

Orji Kalu’s N7.6 billion fraud trial adjourned indefinitely

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, September 27 adjourned sine die the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, over his alleged involvement in a N7.6 billion fraud.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu loses bid to stop N3.2 billion corruption trial

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in his bid to stop his trial over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud.

Ex-Governor Kalu, others to know fate on alleged N3.2 billion fraud July 31

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed July 31 for ruling on ‘No-Case-Submission filed by the former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others, over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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