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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar appears in court over N2.5 bn libel suit against President Buhari’s aide

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, appeared before the registry of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, to sign his deposition in support of a N2.5 billion libel suit against an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila mourns late Reps member

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed sadness over the death of a member representing Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State, Ja’afaru Iliyasu.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.

P&ID scandal: EFCC kicks against Briton’s application for bail variation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.

P&ID scandal: Court fixes date for hearing in Briton’s plea for bail variation

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the application for bail variation of James Nolan, a Briton, until Nov. 27.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Destruction of evidence: Court adjourns until January 27 for Olisa Metuh’s defence

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Tax default: ICPC seizes 44 assets worth N14.7 billion in Abuja

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday said it had seized two mansions, 27 pieces of land, one factory building and 15 buildings at Asokoro, Maitama and other districts in the Federal Capital Territory valued at N14.7 billion.
A British national, James Nolan was granted a N500 million bail application at a Federal High Court, Abuja.

P&ID scam: Nigerian court grants Briton N500 million bail

A British national, James Nolan was granted a N500 million bail application at a Federal High Court, Abuja.

N9.7 billion fraud: Witness tells court how former NAF chief converted NAF’s N1.2 billion...

Hammadama Bello, the 9th prosecution witness (PW9), in the ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar Dikko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, October 31, 2019, told the court that the defendant allegedly converted the sum of N1.2billion, belonging Nigerian Air Force to his personal use.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Principal suspect in police N14 billion pension fraud trial passes on

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday October 17, 2019, filed a motion before Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to amend the charges in the criminal breach of trust and fraud to the tune of N14 billion in the police pension scheme, following the death of the principal defendant, Esai Dangabar, who was facing charges alongside others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ECOWAS secretariat staff for N587.7 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, October 18, 2019, arraigned one Muhammad Dangana before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja on a 15-count charge, bordering on criminal diversion of funds, misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of over N587.700million.

Court dismisses Olisa Metuh’s no-case submission in ‘destruction of evidence’ trial

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the no-case submission filed by a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to stop his criminal trial for alleged destruction of evidence.

Court strikes out ex-Boko Haram’s spokesman’s N500m damages suit

An FCT High Court , Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by former Spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga.

Court fixes date to hear EFCC’s motion in ex-NSA Dasuki’s ‘N19.4 billion fraud trial’

An FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed Dec. 11, for hearing in the trial of rtd Col. Sambo Dasuki and four others over alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds.

Court fixes date for ‘husband killer’ Maryam Sanda to open defence

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 16, for Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to open her defence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC re-arraigns NEMA director over ‘N54.3 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Independence Day: Nigerian Army urges public not to panic over gunshots

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade has urged the public not to panic over the firing of field artillery guns during the 2019 Independence Anniversary Parade.

Nigerian Army urges public not to panic over movement of field artillery guns

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade has urged the public not to panic over movement for firing of field artillery guns during the 2019 Independence Anniversary Parade.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army alerts Abuja residents not to panic over firing of heavy artillery guns...

The Guards Brigade Nigerian Army has alerted residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of its plan to fire heavy artillery guns to mark the Nigeria’s 59 Independence Day celebrations on October 1.

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

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The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.