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S’Court over rules Buhari on judicial autonomy for states, says Executive Order unconstitutional

S’Court over rules Buhari on judicial autonomy for states, says Executive Order unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has declared executive order 10 by President Muhammadu Buhari on the funding of the judiciary, legislature as unconstitutional. A majority of the seven-member panel of justices today held that the President exceeded…

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Timothy Adegoke: Police finally charge Adedoyin, six others to court

Timothy Adegoke: Police finally charge Adedoyin, six others to court

The Nigeria Police Force has charged the owner of Hilton Royal Hotel, Dr Ramon Adedoyin, and six others to an Abuja High Court over the circumstances surrounding the death of Timothy Adegoke, the MBA student…

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Alleged N1.5bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Usman, Fani-Kayode, others in Lagos

Alleged N1.5bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Usman, Fani-Kayode, others in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic, Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC} have re-arraigned a former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Nnenadi Esther Usman, a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode before a Federal High Court sitting…

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Court warns counsel of alleged oil thief over delay, absenteeism

Court warns counsel of alleged oil thief over delay, absenteeism

The presiding judge, Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos trying one Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, for an alleged N1.4billion fraud has read the…

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Money laundering: Court issues warrant for Diezani’s arrest

Money laundering: Court issues warrant for Diezani’s arrest

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday,issued an arrest warrant against the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, believed to be residing in the UK. Justice Bolaji Olajuwon granted the request, after counsel to…

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Court awards N1b against FG over Nnamdi Kanu’s residence invasion soldiers

Court awards N1b against FG over Nnamdi Kanu’s residence invasion soldiers

An Abia State High Court has declared the invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s residence in 2017 as unlawful and unconstitutional. The presiding judge, Justice Benson Anya, made the ruling today at the hearing of the fundamental…

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Drama as IPOB leader Kanu objects to taking plea on fresh 15-count charges

Drama as IPOB leader Kanu objects to taking plea on fresh 15-count charges

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has objected to taking a plea on the fresh charges proffered against him by the Federal Government. Kanu refused to take a plea on…

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Controversial social media celebrity, Mompha appears in court

Controversial social media celebrity, Mompha appears in court

The trial of social media celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha aka Mompha continued at the Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday. Mompha was rearrested last week Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on…

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P&ID: Court orders ex-petroleum ministry official remanded in prison

P&ID: Court orders ex-petroleum ministry official remanded in prison

Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the remand of Grace Taiga a former Director of Legal at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, in prison custody pending the perfection of her…

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Three suspects linked to Mary Odili’s home raid gets bail

Three suspects linked to Mary Odili’s home raid gets bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal high court has granted bail to the remaining three of the 15 suspects linked to the raid of the Supreme Court judge, Justice Mary Odili’s residence in Abuja, that…