In an ex-parte application filed by Mr Okorocha’s lawyer, the Senator prayed the court to grant him bail on liberal terms pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice. Justice Iyang Ekwo who refused to grant the application for bail, ordered him to put the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on notice Ola […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, yesterday, delivered a judgment in favour of the Federal Government and Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local governments joint accounts nationwide. On May 6, 2019,  NFIU had issued guidelines to stimulate the reduction of crime vulnerabilities created by cash withdrawals from local government […]

The lead Counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Tuesday said the next court outing of the detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, will be on 18 May, 2022 at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Ejiofor disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri, after the IPOB legal team had visited the IPOB […]

    The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, refused to shield the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele, from being disqualified to contest for the presidential ticket of any political party ahead of the 2023 general elections. Mr Emefiele’s lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, earlier on Monday, urged the court to issue an […]

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, to appear before the Nigerian Senate for probe on allegations of misconduct brought against him in a public petition. A 23-year-old security guard at the popular Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja, Clement Sargwak, had sent […]

The Supreme Court has voided the participation of Andy Uba in the last governorship election in Anambra State as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A five-member panel of the court, held in a judgment on Tuesday, that the APC breach its guidelines for the conduct of primaries and thus, failed to conduct […]

2 men docked for allegedly stealing cooking gas worth N5.3m   Two men were on Wednesday docked in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing 8,924,000 kilogram of Gas worth N5. 2 million. The police charged John Ameh, 22; and Adenuga Sherif ,40; whose addresses were not given, with conspiracy and felony […]

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