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The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged the people of Katsina State not to disappoint President Muhammadu Buhari during the February 16 presidential election.

Court dismisses suit challenging Katsina APC congresses

The Federal High Court sitting in Katsina State on Thursday dismissed a case filed by a factional group of the All Progressive Congress, known as APC AKIDA challenging the APC congresses held in the state on the ground that it is statue barred.

N5.7 billion fraud: EFCC tenders 14 vouchers as evidence against ex-Governor Shema

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday presented 14 payment vouchers before the Federal High Court, Katsina, against ex-governor Ibrahim Shema on alleged N5.7 billion SURE-P state funds, during his tenure.

N5.7 billion fraud: Ex-aide boss testifies against Ibrahim Shema

Nasiru Ingawa, Special Adviser to ex-Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on SURE-P, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court in Katsina how Shema allegedly directed him to use about N5.7 billion state SURE-P funds for politics during his tenure.

Court grants Ibrahim Shema bail in alleged N5.7 billion SURE-P fraud trial

The Federal High Court, Katsina has granted bail to a former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, who is standing trial on alleged N5.7 billion money laundering charge.

SERAP petitions UN over Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, Sambo Dasuki

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations over Nigeria’s detention of leader of Shiites, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.

SERAP drags federal government to UN over ‘flagrant disregard of court orders’

The organization said, “Selective enforcement of court orders if not urgently addressed would ultimately put the rule of law in Nigeria under siege.”

Court dismisses alleged kidnap kingpin Evan’s suit against police

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a suit by confessed kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, against the Police, seeking to recover 25 trucks.

SERAP urges Donald Trump to demand looters list from President Buhari

“The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami publicly said that government agreed with the ruling and would carry out the order. However, the Nigerian government only recently published alleged looters’ list. Even then, the list is not comprehensive and would appear lopsided.”

To kill 29 birds with two stones

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has no one but itself to blame for the back-and-forth with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the “lists of looters” it released last week.

SERAP urges federal government to withdraw ‘clumsy, arbitrary looters’ list

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately withdraw the clumsy, arbitrary and selective looters’ list, released last week, as the list would seem to serve a political objective or carry out political agenda.”

Court sentences apprentice to jail for trafficking 700g of cannabis

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 43-year-old man, Yinusa Ajibade, to six months imprisonment for trafficking 700grammes of Indian hemp.

Man bags six months imprisonment for trafficking 550gm of hemp

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Samuel Oluwaseun, to six months imprisonment for drug trafficking.

35-year-old man jailed two years for drug trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old unemployed, Muyideen Muili to two years imprisonment for drug trafficking.

76-year-old fisherman jailed for drug trafficking in Lagos

A Federal High Court in Lagos, has sentenced a 76-year old man, Isaac Ogbonnaya, to 36 months imprisonment, for drug trafficking.

Police arraign bizman for allegedly issuing dud cheque

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force, on Thursday, arraigned one Abiodun Adisa, the Managing Director of Picket Suites and Services Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos State, for issuing dud cheque of total value of N130 million.

Court sentences 87-year-old woman for dealing in hard drugs

Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court, Lagos, convicted 87-year-old woman, Maria Seriki, for dealing in hard drugs.

Court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Limited, alleged to have been secretly hidden in an account with Stanbic-IBTC Bank by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

87-year-old woman remanded in Kirikiri for allegedly peddling hemp

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, remanded one 87-year-old woman, Maria Agbomabiwon, in prison custody for dealing in 10.3 kg of Marijuana.

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