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Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.
Adamu Bulkachuwa

APC chieftain faults Appeal Court’s failure to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
Abubakar Malami

Ex-AGF Abubakar Malami faces disciplinary panel over alleged professional misconduct

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari had powers to sack Justice Onnoghen, appoint me – Justice Tanko tells...

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, challenged the competence of the suit seeking to declare him as unfit to head the judiciary.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atuiku Abubakar: Justice has prevailed in Zamfara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Supreme Court judgement which nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara in the last general elections.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki reacts as EFCC seizes houses in Ikoyi

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of his residential houses in Ikoyi, Lagos.
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GTB says taking legal steps on issues with Innoson Motors

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) says it is taking all necessary legal steps to ensure that no illegal or fraudulent execution is carried out over its court case with Innoson Motors.
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GTBank vows to resist illegal takeover by Innoson Motors

The management of the Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) has vowed to take all necessary legal steps to ensure that no illegal or fraudulent execution of court order is carried out on the bank.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: US report on anti-graft war false, misleading

The EFCC has responded to a US government agency report which said the Buhari administration condones corruption and impunity.
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NJC appoints retired Supreme Court judge, four others to probe Justices Onnoghen, Tanko

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a five-man probe panel under the chairmanship of Justice S. A. Akintan, a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, to investigate petitions written against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen as well as the acting CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko.

Full text of Justice Onnoghen’s response to CCB’s query on his asset declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari a week ago suspended Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged false assets declaration.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Why I removed Chief Justice Onnoghen from office

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and appointed Justice Ibrahim Tank Mohammed as his replacement.

CCB serves charges on Justice Walter Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has at last succeeded in serving the criminal charges on false asset declaration on the person of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen preparatory for his arraignment on January 22, 2019 at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen charges judges to brace up for elections disputes

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has charged Judges to brace up ahead of the avalanche of electoral disputes that might flood the courts as a fall out of the forthcoming general elections.

Senate confirms appointment of Uwani Aji as Supreme Court Justice

The Senate’s decision was sequel to the report of Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Right and Legal Matters chaired by Senator David Umaru.

Senate confirms Bolaji Owasanoye as ICPC chairman

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.
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Bribery: SERAP asks court to compel Buhari to investigate Ganduje

SERAP drags President Muhammadu Buhari to court over alleged failure to order investigation of bribery allegations against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state
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Muhammadu Buhari appoints new Supreme Court Justice, rejects one bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Musa Abaji as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

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