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Presidential panel quizzes Ibrahim Magu on N700 million training fund

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.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal Court president seeks support for girl-child education

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.

Ibrahim Magu failed to account for interest on N550 billion recovered loot – panel

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.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad swears in Justice Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court president

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 Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

N7.65 billion fraud: Supreme Court orders fresh trial of Orji Kalu, others

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.
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Why Supreme Court nullified Senator Kalu’s conviction

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.
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NJC approves appointment of 70 judges — full list

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.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Justice Dogbam-Mesem sworn in as new appeal court president

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.
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Nigeria urged to appoint more appeal court justices

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.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

President Buhari approves appointment of Justice Monica Mensem as acting Court of Appeal president

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.

Justice Bulkachuwa: Why we are building more Appeal Courts

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 Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Governor Wike: Nigeria would make tremendous progress if executive, legislative arms do their jobs

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.

Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

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.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

Appeal Court president constitutes Kogi governorship election panel

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.

Police detain Katsina NCP chairman over press briefing

The police on Wednesday arrested the Chairman of the National Conscience Party in Katsina State, Abulmumini SheuSani.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

Akwa Ibom: APC drags appeal panel to NJC over ‘strange judgment’

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.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

Election petitions: Appeal court president cancels annual vacation for justices

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has cancelled the Annual Justices vacation for the Court of appeal.
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APC calls for resignation of election Akwa Ibom tribunal chairman

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.

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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.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

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 achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.

Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

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.