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Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Falsehood: Senator Melaye files no-case-submission

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged an FCT High Court to strike out all charges filed against him, over allegation of providing false information to the police.
Police parade Abuja bank foiled robbery suspects — in picture

Court remands five suspects arraigned over Abuja failed bank robbery

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the remand of five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commercial bank in Abuja.

Man to die by hanging for killing Uber driver

Obinna was standing trial alongside one Mister Everly Nnerun for allegedly conspiring to kill the Uber driver identified as Edwin Ali on December 26th, 2016 along the Abuja airport road.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Senator Omo-Agege: Ex-convict allegation mere distraction

Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has described the failed litigation seeking to disqualify him on account of allegedly being an ex-convict in the United States as a mere distraction.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Urhobo leaders rally support for Senator Omo-Agege

Kings, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to express solidarity with the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, warning all mischief makers to leave their son alone or incur the wrath of Urhobo people.

Civil servant bags life imprisonment for raping, assaulting wife’s niece

Justice Hassan Babangida of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja has sentenced a civil servant, Francis Kyamang, to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s niece and assaulting the victim after the act.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Court dismisses suit seeking sack of Senator Omo-Agege

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Bwari on Wednesday dismissed a suit seeking the sack of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Maryam Sanda found guilty of killing husband

A federal capital territory (FCT) high court has found Maryam Sanda guilty of killing Bilyamin Mohammed Bello, her husband.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC berates Transparency International over low rating of Nigeria’s anti-graft war

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has berated Transparency International (TI) over its ranking of Nigeria as the 146th of the 180 analysed on the organisation’s 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI).
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC: Transparency International corruption index assessment of Nigeria baseless, illogical

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has condenmed in strong terms, the 2019 Corruption Perception Index, CPI, recently released by Transparency International, TI, which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 countries analysed.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC witness says JAMB officer, boss failed to remit N36.5 million revenue

An EFCC witness, Stanley Ani, on Tuesday told an FCT High Court, N36.5 million was not remitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as revenue.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional; and to restrain and stop AMAC, its chairman; deputy chairman; speaker; legislature and/or their agents from paying life pensions to former officials, and ultimately, to themselves under the edict/law.”
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Anambra South: Justice will be served – Senator Ubah

The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah appeals sack by court

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah on Saturday declared he has appealed against the judgement of an Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bwari, which sacked him from the Senate.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra South: Senator Ifeanyi Ubah faults FCT high court judgement

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP) has filed an appeal against Friday’s judgement by the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari removing him as member of the Senate.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Defence counsel’s ill health stalls trial of JAMB official over ‘missing N35 million’

The trial of one of the accused persons charged with the misappropriation of N35 million belonging to JAMB, Yakubu Jekada, was stalled in an FCT High Court, Maitama, due to the defence counsel’s ill-health.
An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

Court fixes date for suit seeking Speaker Gbajabiamila’s disqualification

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

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