The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed an application by a suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, seeking to strike out charges against him. In his ruling, Justice Emeka Nwite dismissed the application on the ground that the court has the exclusive right and Jurisdiction to hear drug-related cases as enshrined in […]

The Supreme Court has affirmed Mister Rufai Hanga as Senator Elect for Kano Central Senatorial District under the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party. The Apex Court also removed former Governor of Kano State, Ibrahim shekarau as the candidate of the NNPP in the February 25 National Assembly Election. Delivering Judgment In an appeal […]

The Supreme Court has affirmed Akanimo Udofia as the authentic governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, as it dismissed the suit filed by Senator Ita Enang seeking to nullify the primary that produced Udofia. Delivering judgement, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal Abuja, which […]

The National Industrial Court (NIC) yesterday adjourned a suit filed by the Federal Government against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) until March 28 for ruling. The claimants – the Federal Government and the Minister of Education – had sued ASUU last August over the union’s strike last year, and sought the interpretation and […]

The forgery trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, before the Lagos State  Special Offences Court in Ikeja was stalled on Monday as the ex-minister was absent from court. He is standing trial over the alleged use of false documents, fabricated evidence and procuring execution of documents before an Ikeja Special Offences Court. […]

Justice John Omotosho of the Federal High Court Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking the removal of the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba,  as the Inspector General of Police IGP. The suit was instituted against President Muhammadu Buhari and four others by an Abuja activist, Micheal Idoko. In his judgment, Justice Omotoso invoked […]

The APC presidential campaign spokesman named CCB, ICPC, and EFCC as 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants, respectively.   A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, has filed a writ of summons at the Federal High Court in Abuja against the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, over corruption allegations. Keyamo, […]

A Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has struck out a suit by the People’s Democratic Party against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, challenging his credibility to contest the 2023 governorship election in the state. The PDP had also in the suit against APC and the Independent National Electoral […]

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the nomination of Obong Akan Udofia as governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State. In a judgment on Thursday a three-member panel of the court, led by Justice Elfreda Williams-Daudu, allowed the appeal by Udofia and set aside the November 14, […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till February 13 further proceedings in the suit filed by the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) seeking to stop the establishment of a proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air.   Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa adjourned the suit following an application by lawyers representing Nigeria Air; Minister of Aviation, […]

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