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Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
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President Buhari rejects bid to stop EFCC, ICPC, others from seizing assets

The bill is seeking to establish the Proceeds of Crimes Recovery and Management Agency (POCA), which will strip the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and six other agencies of powers to seize assets or invoke the forfeiture clause. It has been sent to the President.

Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Senator Ekweremadu’s election

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu State on Monday refuse an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”

Enugu East: Court dismiss suit seeking disqualification of Senator-elect Nnamani

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit challenging the nomination of Senator-elect Ken Nnamani as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Enugu East senatorial seat.

Court dismisses pensioners’ suit against labour minister for lacking in merit

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday has dismissed a suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), against the Minister of Labour and Employment, for lacking in merit.

Justice Onnoghen to open defence as CCT dismisses no case submission

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed the No Case Submission filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is standing trial before the tribunal for alleged non asset declaration.
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Lagos court admits extra-judicial statement of dead man in ex-Governor Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra-judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of Ekiti State former Governor, Ayodele Fayose, facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Rep. Agbonyinma: How INEC staff exposed PDP rigging in Edo

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor federal constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has said that God used an Electoral Officer to expose how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rigged the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly election
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Elections: Court sacks Imo SDP candidate Okey Ezeh

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday sacked the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo State, Okey Ezeh.

Court admits 120 documents as exhibits against sacked UI lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Wednesday admitted about 120 documents as exhibits tendered against a senior lecturer at the University of Ibadan (UI), Adenike Ogunshe.
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Court sacks, replaces Imo SDP governorship candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday sacked Mr Okey Ezeh as governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo.
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Former Covenant University vice-chancellor passes on at 59

A Professor of Guidance and Counselling and former Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Aize Obayan, has passed on. She was 59.

Enugu East: APC’s Lawrence Eze asks court to disqualify Chimaroke Nnamani

Lawrence Eze, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Enugu East, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to disqualify former governor of Enugu State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Chimaroke Nnamani, from contesting the Enugu East senatorial election.

N6.3 billion fraud: Court reserves ruling on admissibility of evidence by EFCC on Jonah...

Plateau State High Court, Jos, yesterday reserved ruling on the admissibility or otherwise of a Zenith Bank statement in court in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Plateau State and Senator Representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang, by by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

SERAP sues NYSC over failure to publish Kemi Adeosun’s exemption certificate

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, and the NYSC over failure to publish specific documents and information on Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun’s application for NYSC exemption, and seeking to compel them to explain if she obtained any Exemption Certificate from the corps.

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