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EFCC wants ‘$9.8 million fraud’ charges against ex-NNPC chief amended

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has gone to the Federal High Court Abuja, seeking to amend the charges it filed against a former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu.

Court rejects EFCC’s request to inspect money seized from ex-NNPC boss

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to inspect the money seized from the former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Court dismisses suit seeking to stop IGP from office

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking an order restraining Mohammed Adamu from parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Central bank cannot appeal court order to unfreeze #EndSARS campaigners accounts

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana on Thursday said the Central Bank of Nigeria cannot appeal the court judgment unfreezing the bank account of 20 #EndSARS campaigners.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC asks court to inspect $9.8 million, £74,000 in CBN seized from ex-NNPC chief

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to visit the Kano branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to inspect the $9,772,800 and £74,000 cash seized from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Andrew Yakubu.
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Edo APC to appeal Abuja high court judgement

The chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Col David Imuse (rtd), has said that the party would appeal Saturday’s judgement by the Federal High Court, Abuja, which dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against Governor Godwin Obaseki by the party.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP hails court verdict on Governor Obaseki’s case as triumph of justice

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday described as a triumph of justice, the Federal High Court, Abuja, ruling on the alleged certificate forgery case against the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

PDP congratulates Edo governor on court judgment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo has congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki on his victory at the Federal High Court, Abuja in the alleged certificate forgery suit.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, have been sworn in for a second term in office.

Court dismisses certificate forgery case against Governor Obaseki

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Saturday, dismissed the certificate forgery case the All Progressives Congress, APC, and one of its members, Mr. Williams Edobor, instituted against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Court adjourns Governor Obaseki’s certificate forgery suit

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday adjourned till Thursday, hearing in the alleged certificate forgery suit against the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Court orders Governor Obaseki to open defence in ‘certificate forgery’ case

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, closed the forgery case it instituted against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, after it called a total of six witnesses and tendered 17 Exhibits.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Judge’s health stalls hearing in ‘certificate forgery’ suit against Governor Obaseki

Hearing in the ongoing alleged certificate forgery suit against Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo was stalled at the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, due to the ill health of the trial judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed.

Court upholds INEC’s deregistration of AUN

The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday upheld the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) decision deregistering the Alliance for United Nigeria, as a political party.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo election: Court adjourns APC’s suit against Governor Obaseki

The Federal High Court Abuja has adjourned the alleged certificate forgery case of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo until Dec. 30.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Court strikes out PDP’s suit against Osagie Ize-Iyamu

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, struck out a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking Osagie Ize-Iyamu's disqualification from the September 19 governorship election in Edo.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: #EndSARS protesters not economic saboteurs

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), said on Thursday that #EndSARS protesters were not economic saboteurs as suggested by the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, on Tuesday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

#EndSARS: CBN froze my account for receiving N30,000 donation – campaigner

An #EndSARS campaigner, Saadat Bibi, has said her account with Access Bank was frozen on the instruction of the Central Bank of Nigeria because of the donation of N30,000 she received to organise the campaign against police brutality and buy food for demonstrators.
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Nigerian lawyers speak on gaps in biosafety law

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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 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.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

#EndSARS: Court grants central bank’s request to freeze account of protest promoters

The Governor of the apex bank, Godwin Emefiele, had on Tuesday, October 20, filed an ex-parte court application to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company adjudged to be mastermind of the recent nationwide protests against police brutality in Nigeria.

Court limits EFCC’s questions to ex-NNPC chief in ‘money laundering’ trial

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ruled in favour of a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Andrew Yakubu, stopping the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from confronting him with a document adjudged not to be relevant to his ongoing trial.

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Family of SARS victim demands N250 million compensation

The mother of Kabiru Arekemase, a 24 years old man allegedly murdered by operatives of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Dugbe, Ibadan, Oyo State, Mrs. Arekemase has demanded for N250 million compensation from the Nigeria Police Force.
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