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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.
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Immigration officer, others remanded in prison for attempting to procure passport illegally

The Federal High court in Katsina State yesterday remanded one Peter Ethan, a passport officer with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and two others in prison custody till November 13, 2018, over alleged attempt to procure Nigerian passport with false document.

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 gets court order against water resources, agric ministers

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an application seeking an order of mandamus to compel the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, and his Agriculture and Rural Development counterpart, Audu Ogbeh, to give account on the spending trillion of naira on water projects between 1999 and 2016.

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.”

‎Innoson withdraws ex parte application against EFCC, GTB

Innoson Nigeria Limited and its Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, on Friday withdrew an ex parte application they filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Court orders interim forfeiture of N1.96bn linked to Ontario Oil

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N1.96 billion allegedly belonging to an oil company, Ontario Oil and Gas, over alleged fraudulent sale of refined petroleum.

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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.