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Court orders DSS to produce detained ISIS-linked teacher

An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday ordered the Department of State Services, DSS, to produce a 28-year-old Secondary School teacher identified as Yusuf Umeiza, who has been in their custody for about two years.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s N7.6bn to fed govt

Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday ordered the permanent forfeiture of N7,646,700,000 linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of N7.6bn linked to Diezani

A federal high court sitting in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of N7,646,700,000 said to have been illegally kept in Sterling Bank.

Biafra: Nobody can arrest me – Kanu tells fed govt

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has cautioned the Federal Government against any attempt to re-arrest him, declaring that anyone who attempts to carry out the action will die.

Biafra: Anyone who tries to arrest me will die – Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says anyone who tries to arrest him will die.

IPOB, Ohanaeze fault plan to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo have condemned the move by the Federal Government to re-arrest IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who is being prosecuted before an Abuja Federal High Court on treasonable felony charges.

IPOB vows to resist Kanu’s re-arrest

The Indigenous People of Biafra has vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to re-arrest its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, without first obtaining a court order.

Ohanaeze condemns fed govt’s bid to revoke Kanu’s bail

The apex socio-political association of the Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned moves by the Federal Government to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who is being prosecuted before an Abuja Federal High Court on treasonable felony charges.

IPOB dares fed govt to rearrest leader Kanu

The secessionist group, Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB), has dared the Federal Government of Nigeria to attempt to re-arrest its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

Biafra: Kanu a threat to national security – FG

The Federal Government, on Friday, filed fresh application before the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking immediate revocation of the bail granted to leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

Fed govt asks court to revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

The federal government has asked the court to revoke the bail granted leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Ogun PDP caretaker c’ittee a nullity – Dayo

Following the inauguration of a caretaker committee for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, the chairman of the dissolved exco in the state, Bayo Dayo, has described the inauguration as ‘nullity’ saying it could stand.

Bail conditions: Law should take its course on Kanu – Wakili

Senator Ali Wakili, representing Bauchi South, has asked the federal government to be decisive in dealing with Nnamdi Kanu for violating bail conditions granted him by the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Court orders forfeiture of 58 more Diezani’s houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 58 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Court orders forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Why Justice Ademola’s probe should continue – NJC

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appealed against a judgment which stopped it from inviting Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for investigation over a petition written against him.

NJC bars judges accused of corruption from hearing cases

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has barred judges being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged corruption, from sitting.

Presidency planning Dasuki treatment for me – Adoke

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), says the Presidency is planning to arrest and detain him in perpetuity like the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), who has been in custody for two years.

EFCC adjudged most effective govt agency

A survey conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, indicates that as far as Nigerians are concerned, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, remains the most effective government agency in the country.

Court orders forfeiture of illegally imported goods

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the permanent forfeiture of various illegally imported goods valued at N50, 151,606 to the Federal Government.

Court orders forfeiture of N437m, properties linked to permanent secretary

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an order of interim forfeiture of the sum of N437,348,181 linked to a current Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Illoh Onubuogu.

Court rules against Police in Evans’ case

The Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out the objection of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, to the hearing of the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans.

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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

President Buhar: We won’t rest until peace is fully restored in Borno

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Plateau governor charges cleric released by ISWAP to remain strong

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has expressed excitement over the release of Rev. Polycarb Zongo of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), who was abducted by insurgents (ISWAP) October 2020, urging him to remain strong and use his ordeal to encourage and motivate the people towards trusting God and having respect for humanity.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: Nigerian armed forces to get more funds in 2022

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that the legislature will work with the Executive to ensure that the Armed Forces are properly resourced and motivated.