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The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a suit brought by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, alleging torture, assault, inhuman treatment and the violation of his property rights by the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The organization is also urging each of the 36 state governors to “provide information on whether any such pension law exists in your state, and if so, to provide the names and number of ex-governors and other ex-officials receiving pensions in your state, and to publicly commit to repealing the law, and to pursue recovery of funds collected under the pension law.”
Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government to recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly.
I have no hesitation in admitting that I have a personal, formative interest in the health of the Nigerian judiciary, deeper perhaps than the average Nigerian. At a critical junction in the life of this writer, a judge resolved to give primacy to the call of conscience, affirm his professional integrity and defend the supremacy of law in defiance of state interference.
A lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday said the federal government has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of transfer the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, from the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) to prison.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has accused the federal government of disobeying valid court orders in Nigeria while it complies with orders from the United Kingdom.
Counsels to Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace, A O Alegeh & Co., have dissociated their client from the fundamental human right case instituted by an Abuja-based lawyer.
A Nigerian Lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Johnmary C. Jideobi, has instituted a suit at Federal High Court, Abuja for the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of the embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, who is facing fraud allegations in the United States of America.
A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, Charles Enya, has filed a suit, seeking the amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office.
The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, has appealed to aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to accept the outcome of the recent local government election in good faith for the progress of the party and the state
A civil society organisation, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, has condemned the new rule recently issued by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on the management of recovered assets.
The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has written his successor, Abubakar Malami, and the International Police Organisation (Interpol) over his detention.
Convener of the Revolution Now movement and Publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore has sued the Department of State Services (DSS) over his arrest and continued detention since August 3, 2019.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
“It is with sorrow that the Bonnke family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019,” it stated.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.
MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, will come alive again on Saturday 7th December 2019 as Gateway United FC host Apex Krane FC in matchday 3 of the 2019/2020 NNL season.
Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday, though Frank Lampard insists he is not yet at the point where he thinks transfers are needed.
Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.