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Justice Tsoho: Corruption will be tackled in the judiciary

The newly sworn-in Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of the c, Justice John Tsoho, has expressed his views on how anti-graft war in the judiciary can be a success.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu saves eight from hangman’s noose

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 3

Ayo Fayose’s trial: EFCC has lost confidence in Justice Olatoregun – CJ

The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, (FHCN) , Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, has declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC,) has lost confidence in Justice Mojisola Olatoregun in the ongoing trial of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

CJ transfers Ayo Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud case to new judge

The Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court has transferred the trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, charged with alleged N6.9 billion fraud, to a new judge.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer.

Court threatens to strike out ex-Abia CJ’s suit

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday threatened to strike out a suit filed by the former Chief Judge of Abia, Justice Kalu Amah (rtd), challenging non-payment of entitlements.

Comptroller: 1,226 against 390 occupies Agodi prisons

No fewer than 1,226 inmates are presently occupying the Agodi Prisons, Ibadan. Originally, the facility was designed to accommodate 390 inmates.

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.

Justice Onnoghen: President Buhari practising dictatorship – Ijaw youths

Ijaw youths have rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Opeyemi Oke

Reactions trail new Lagos high court rules

Reactions have continued to trail the launch of the High Court of Lagos Civil Procedure Rules 2019, with some lawyers hailing the development and others showing resentment.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: How fellow Muslims opposed me while Christians stood by me

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “bloody nonsense” the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt acts.

JUSUN apologises to Nasarawa chief judge for disrupting court sitting

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has apologised to Mr Suleiman Dikko, the Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State for disrupting the sitting of his court.

Nasarawa chief judge faults condition of prison inmates

Irked over non-arraignment of many prison inmates four years after their arrest, Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State, has threatened to stop signing arrest warrants for the police.

68 inmates gain freedom in Ogun

The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.

Nasarawa JUSUN begins indefinite strike

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has commenced an indefinite strike following the failure of the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Suleiman Dikko, to meet their demands on welfare issues.

Imo court declares Eze Madumere’s impeachment illegal

There is jubilation within the premises of the Owerri High Court as Justice Benjamin Iheaka has declared the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Imo state, Eze Madumere, invalid and of no legal effect.

38, 336 court cases filed in Kaduna this year

The Acting Chief Judge of Kaduna State, Justice Muhammadu-Lawal Bello, on Monday said a total of 38,336 cases were filed in all courts of the state in the 2017/2018 legal year.

Imo court stops swearing in of deputy governor-designate

An Imo State High Court 8 sitting in Owerri the state capital Tuesday stopped all parties, including the Chief Judge of the state, State House of Assembly, and the 7-man panel set up by the CJ from taking any action in the suit filed by the impeached deputy governor, Prince Eze Madumere, until the determination of the substantive case.

Oyo chief judge releases 30 inmates from Agodi prisons

The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Muntar Abimbola, who paid a visit to the Agodi Prison, Ibadan, today in a session that lasted about seven hours released 30 inmates. Among the released inmates were two females.

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Group drags Delta governor, others to court over oil commission board chair

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and three others to court over the appointment of a former member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Michael Diden, as chairman of the board of the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).

Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Senator Gyang: Elite neglect through medical tourism has killed Nigeria’s healthcare system

Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Dung Gyang, has described medical tourism abroad by Nigeria’s elite as contributing to the neglect that has led to the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.
Ashley Cole leaves the LA Galaxy after three seasons.

Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole has announced his retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38 following a two-decade-long career.

Malnutrition: 20 children dead, more risk death in Nasarawa

Not less than 20 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa State are reported to have died and more are expected to follow due to the non availability of the food supplements used for management of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in the various general hospitals across the state.