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Court sacks Kogi Senator Atai Aidoko

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate sack of a senator, Atai Aidoko, as the member representing Kogi East.

Court stops Peace Corps trial over disobedience of orders

The Federal High Court, Abuja has stopped the trial of the National Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr Dickson Akoh in the case preferred against him by the Nigeria Police Force.

Right groups drag IGP Ibrahim Idris to NHRC over Peace Corps

A coalition of human rights groups on Thursday reported Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over allegation of flagrant disobedience to court orders.

Court halts federal government ‘moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency not to take any further steps in their alleged bid to have the serving Senator representing Ogun-East, Buruji Kashamu, extradited to the United States.

Senator Kashamu: Federal government demands fresh US request for extradition suit

The development is as a result of the May 4, 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, dismantling the restraining orders of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court earlier obtained by the federal lawmaker.

N9.7 billion fraud: Court admits more evidence against ex-Governor Suswam

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted additional documents in evidence in the 32-count charge preferred against former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, by the Federal Government.

Raymond Dokpesi paid me N68m to renovate country home, build studios – Witness tells court

Ayobami Oluwarinu, a witness in the ongoing trial of former DAAR Communications Chairman, Raymond Dokpesi, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he received about N68 million for renovation and building work.

Federal government charges Nigeriens with e-passport fraud, trafficking offences

The Federal Government has charged three citizens of Niger Republic with various immigration and trafficking offences before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Witness: How ex-Governor Suswam collected N450m at once for Government House

Terseer Chogah, a witness in the alleged N9.79 billion fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, on Thursday narrated how N450 million was withdrawn for running of the Benue State Government House.

Justice Kolawole criticises EFCC, withdraws from alleged N3.1 billion corruption case

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has lambasted the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1 billion corruption case by the anti-graft agency.

Court: Judge’s elevation won’t stop ex-Governor Suswam’s N9bn fraud trial

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ruled that the issue of elevation would not stop a judge from carrying out his or her duty.

Court returns ex-Governor Lamido’s case file for reassignment

Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday returned the case of the former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido, to the court’s central registry for reassignment.

Court orders Police to unseal Peace Corps headquarters

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared the continuous sealing of the headquarters of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Abuja by the police as “an act of illegality”.

Peace corps asks court to jail IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Peace Corps of Nigeria has asked the federal high court, Abuja, to jail Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, for alleged disregard of court orders.

N2 billion Scam: Court grants Stephen Oronsaye leave to travel

Oronsaye is standing trial along with Osarenkhoe Afe, managing director, Fredrick Hamilton Global Services Limited, and both are alleged to be complicit in several contract awards during his tenure as HoS.

Court stops federal govt, EFCC from crippling AITEO operations

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, restrained the Federal Government from taking steps that may cripple the operations and freezing the accounts of AITEO Eastern E & P Company Limited.

Appeal Court dismisses bid to unseat Governor Aminu Tambuwal

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed an appeal, seeking to unseat Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, on the ground that he was not validly elected as candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, in the 2015 governorship election.

Paris Club refund: Court freezes seven accounts linked to governors’ forum

The Federal High Court in Abuja has frozen seven separate accounts which, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, were used by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum to launder the sum of N10bn said to be derived from the proceeds of the Paris Club refund.

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