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FHC: No attempt to subvert Justice Tsoho’s emergence as substantive Chief Judge

The Federal High Court Abuja on Sunday said that there was no plot to undermine its acting Chief Judge (CJ), Justice John Tsoho, from becoming the substantive CJ.

Military invasion: Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion compensation

Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.

Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion over 2001 military invasion

Alexander Gaadi, Peter Orngu, Terfa Akaagba, Anongo Unishigh, Ngunengen Adula, Demelu Adula, Zaki Mazan, Mbakesen Ayatse, Mbayemen Maswuan, Anande Agashia, Azenda Igo, Elizabeth Aoughakaa, and Andrew Juntu

Indian national attempts suicide during arrest for N116m fraud

An Indian national, Lokesh Parwani, who attempted suicide by swallowing rat poison to escape prosecution over alleged fraud of N116 million, was, yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, sitting at Igbosere.

No order to deny #RevolutionNow protesters bail – Lagos judiciary

The Chief Registrar of the Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Taiwo Olatokun, Wednesday denied a news report that she instructed Magistrates to deny bail to #RevolutionNow protesters.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal high courts end legal year, begin vacation

Federal High Courts in Nigeria, on Monday, commenced the annual long vacation for the year 2019, newsmen reports.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).
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.
Ademola Adeleke

Court permits Senator Adeleke to travel to US, orders him to honour fresh Police...

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to travel to the United States of America for medical check-up on Tuesday.

Court nullifies Kogi Assembly resolution recommending Chief Judge’s removal

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State, on Thursday nullified the April 2 resolution of the House of Assembly recommending the removal of the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, for gross misconduct.
Gboyega Oyetola

May Day: Osun government to begin implementation of NHIS

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to begin implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) this month.

Court adjourns sine die ruling in suit challenging removal of Kogi CJ

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi, on Friday adjourned sine die, a suit instituted by the state Judiciary against the Executive over alleged attempts to illegally remove the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Kogi judiciary prays court to nullify assembly resolution on removal of CJ

Kogi Judiciary on Monday approached the State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe seeking nullification of the April 2, resolution of Kogi House of Assembly recommending the removal of the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Why Justice Walter Onnoghen resigned

Persistent pressure from the executive and the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to President Muhammadu Buhari may have prompted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to tender his resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari, our reporters gathered yesterday.

Kogi Assembly recommends removal of chief judge

The Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended outright sack of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana, but gave him an option to step aside for what it termed gross misconduct.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos judges to begin Easter vacation April 17

The Lagos State Chief Judiciary has slated April 17 to 29, 2019 as Easter holiday for all Judges of the State High Court.

Appeal Court president warns tribunal staff against sharp practices

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has warned secretaries of the Election Petition Tribunals not to allow themselves to be used as tools to truncate justice.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court vacates order stopping customs agents’ association’s election

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has vacated an ex-parte order it granted on January 9, 2019 stopping the conduct of election into the different offices of the Registered Trustees of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA).

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.