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The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Court stops INEC, Senate from executing judgement sacking Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Clerk of the National Assembly and Clerk of the Senate, from giving effect to the judgment that sacked Ifeanyi Ubah from the Senate.
Bukola Saraki

Forfeiture: EFCC’s action abuse of court process – Senator Saraki

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has insisted that the application to the Federal High Court, Lagos, for interim forfeiture order on his Ilorin home by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is an abuse of the court process and a violation of a subsisting order of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Indictment: Lawyer asks court stop federal government from extraditing Air Peace chief to US

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 lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyer asks court to stop military operation in Lagos

A Lagos-based lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, on Wednesday prayed a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to halt operation ”Crocodile Smile 4” of the Nigerian military in the state.

House of Reps decline prayers to take over Edo Assembly

House of Representatives, yesterday, refused request to formally assume the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.

Senator Nwaoboshi gets reprieve as court halts arrest by SPIP

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.

Governor Okorocha loses in court

An Imo State High Court has ruled against the Governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha, on the demolition of staff quarters of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri.

Ramadan: Abdullahi Candido urges Muslims to pray for Nation

As the Holy month of Ramadan commenced on Monday, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Malam Abdullahi Candido has urged Muslims in the FCT to pray for the country.

Edo court restrains rubber firm from entering community land

After 10 years of legal battle, an Edo State High Court has restrained a multi-million naira rubber plantation company, Imoniyan Holdings Limited, from trespassing into 63 hectares of land belonging to Evbuobateru community.
In The #MeToo Era, Feminist Theologians Publish Women's Bible

#MeToo: Theologians publish ‘Women’s Bible’

Tired of seeing their holy texts used to justify the subjugation of women, a group of feminist theologians from across the Protestant-Catholic divide have joined forces to draft “A Women’s Bible”.

Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates food items to flood victims in Delta

The Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.

Minimum wage: Yobe workers, business owners condemn strike

Civil servants, the business community and parents in Damaturu, Yobe, condemned the Nigeria Labour Congress warning strike which began on Thursday, describing it as grossly unnecessary and counterproductive.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N5 billion suit against Lai Mohammed until October 23

FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday adjourned until October 23, the alleged N5billion defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

Court affirms Cyril Ogodo-led Delta APC exco

A Delta State High Court sitting in the Kwale Judicial Division has restrained the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, the Independent National Electoral Commission and two others from recognising or dealing with any other faction except the Chief Cyril Ogodo-led State Working Committee of the party in the state.

Federal government orders NFF to comply with Supreme Court verdict

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), a parastatal under it to comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on April 27, 2018, which restored the orders of the Federal High Court, setting aside the purported election into the Executive Committee of the NFF held on September 30, 2014.
Isa Muhammadu Dodo

Envoy: I have no hand in recruiting Nigerians to work in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Justice Isa Dodo, has refuted media report that he connived with human traffickers to recruit ladies as domestic workers in the kingdom.

Court bars Police, EFCC, DSS, from searching Governor Wike’s houses

The Federal High Court Abuja has barred the Nigerian Police, the EFCC and the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) from searching houses belonging to Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

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The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.

Abia Warriors bag N5 million fine for violence in derby match

The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.

Senator Kalu, Olisa Metuh, others enjoy special security attention

The Nigeria Correctional Services has beefed up security in the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, which is housing high-profile convicts, including former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu, and former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye. \
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos: Test on suspected case of Coronavirus shows negative

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin AbayomiAkin Abayomi, has declared that the outcome of investigation and laboratory test conducted on a suspected COVID-19 patient shows negative.
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o discloses reason for his unending love for Nigeria

Former Barcelona, Chelsea, Inter Milan and African footballer of the year, Samuel Eto’o Fils has disclosed the major reason for his undying love for Nigeria.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.

Court adjourns Dele Belgore’s money laundering case

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.