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Suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday appeared before the Presidential panel probing him over allegations raised by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for the sixth time.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has called on Nigerians to support the education of the girl-child to ensure even development in the country.
A prior presidential panel, which investigated the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, indicted him, a report has alleged.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Friday swore in Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal.
The Supreme Court has set aside the December 5, 2019 judgement of the Federal High Court, Lagos, in which former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, convicted and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment over N7.2billion fraud.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday nullified the conviction and sentencing of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, for corruption because the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, lacked the powers to deliver judgment in Kalu’s trial as at the time he did.
Four of the judges were appointed as heads of important courts in Nigeria. These are M.B. Dongban as President of the Court of Appeal, Muhammad Salihu as Grand Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State; Muhammad Usman as Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Sokoto State, and Aderonke Aderemi as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, swore in Justice Monica Dogban-Mesem, as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, called for the immediate appointment of more Justices for the Court of Appeal, noting that some Divisions of the Court do not have the quorum of five Justices for the constitution of a full panel.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Monica B. Dongban Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal for an initial period of three (3) months.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab A. Bulkachuwa, has said that in order to ensure quick dispensations of justice, the idea for the creation of more Court of Appeal was adopted.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that if the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government carry out their official responsibilities in line with the constitution, Nigeria would make tremendous progress.
Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has constituted the governorship and House of Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The police on Wednesday arrested the Chairman of the National Conscience Party in Katsina State, Abulmumini SheuSani.
The National Working Committee, NWC, of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reported the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to the National Judicial Council, NJC, over what the party said was a “strange judgment” delivered on October 18 in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has cancelled the Annual Justices vacation for the Court of appeal.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has called for the resignation of Hon. Justice Jennifer Mbalamen Ijohor, who is the chairman Panel of 2 in charge of National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in the state.
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.
China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.
Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled the new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code, stressing that it will not yield to blackmail by a segment of the stakeholders opposed to the new code.
According to the report, as the 7th August 2020, five other patients have been discharged after receiving treatment while 35 other patients are currently under medical care at the various Isolation centers in the state with a case fatality rate of 2.43%.
Former Nigeria international, Mikel Obi could be heading to English Nationwide side Stoke City if reports emanating from England are anything to go by.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said on Tuesday that it it has become evident that some politicians are exploiting the security challenges in the country for political gains.