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Law students sue ASUU, AGF, minister, others over strike

The Law Students Association of Nigeria has dragged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), it’s President Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, and the Minister for Education before the Federal High Court Abuja.

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Plaintiffs seek transfer of suit to Taraba

The Federal High court Abuja has adjourned indefinitely a suit challenging the composition of the panel of investigations into the Tiv/Jukun crisis in Taraba.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Court revokes Abdulrasheed Maina’s bail, orders his arrest

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the revocation of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT)’s bail.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 24, 2021, for hearing in a N100 million suit filed by a whistleblower, George Davidson, against the ICPC.

Court fixes date to hear whistleblower’s N100 million suit against ICPC

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 24, 2021, for hearing in a N100 million suit filed by a whistleblower, George Davidson, against the ICPC.
The Central Bank of Nigeria was granted permission to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after linking the funds in their account to “suspected” terrorism activities.

#EndSARS: Group reports judge to NJC for freezing campaigners’ accounts

The Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution has written a petition to the National Judicial Council accusing a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, of misconduct.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of proceeds of cybercrime

The Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday ordered a permanent forfeiture of proceeds of cybercrime, perpetrated by a 22-year old student, Tunde Moses.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, re-arraigned former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, before Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

EFCC re-arraigns Senator Suswam for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, re-arraigned former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, before Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

#EndSARS: SERAP, others sue NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise TV fines

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and 261 concerned Nigerians, civil society and media groups have filed a lawsuit against the National Broadcasting Commission [NBC] and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, asking the court to “declare arbitrary, illegal, and unconstitutional the N9m fines imposed on Channels, AIT and Arise TV [N3m each] over their coverage of the #EndSARS protests, and to stop the NBC from collecting the money.”

DRLI drags NBC to court over fines imposed on broadcast stations

The Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative, DRLI, has dragged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) before the Federal High Court, Abuja over fines recently imposed on three television stations – ARISE TV, Channels TV and AIT.

NIS recruitment scam: Absence of judge stalls Senator Abba Moro’s trial

The absence of Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, stalled the trial continuation of former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, and others.
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 re-arraigns ex-minister for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud.
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 contradicts self in ex-minister’s trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Mr Umar Tahir, on Monday, contradicted himself in the ongoing trial of a former Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan-led government, Tanimu Turaki.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo election: Court fixes October 14 to hear PDP’s suit seeking Pastor Ize-Iyamu disqualification

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned to October 14, to commence hearing in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking the disqualification of Pastor Osagie Ize-iyamu from the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.

PDP House of Reps caucus sues minister, AGF, NBC over broadcasting code

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has dragged the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja to invalidate the controversial 6th broadcasting code.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP faces contempt suit for ‘disobeying’ court orders

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to appear before it through his counsel or representative to face a contempt suit on September 28 for disobeying judgments, which his successive predecessors, too, serially shunned.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police fails to produce detained Bayelsa guber candidate in court

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Adamu Mohammed, on Wednesday, shunned the August 31, 2020 order of the Federal High Court in Abuja, directing him to produce a Bayelsa State governorship candidate, Vijah Opuama, who has been in police detention since August 15, 2020.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo poll: Court approves substituted service on Pastor Ize-Iyamu, Comrade Oshiomhole, others

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved service through substituted means in the suit seeking an order disqualifying Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming September 19, 2020, Edo State.

Court cautions EFCC against breeching provisions of law in ex-AGF Adoke’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN.

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