Tag: court

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tosin adesinaJanuary 24, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Now that SERAP’s right to end executive double pay has passed, will Malami have the guts to implement it?

A federal high court in Lagos on Friday 19th January 2018 has granted the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 11, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Why is Malami who has already been accused of complicity in Maina’s corruption sticking his neck out for him?

Nigerian politicians thrive on drama. How else do you explain the recent shenanigans embarked upon by the Attorney General of ...

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AzeezDecember 6, 2017

I can only testify after Jonathan appears in court – Metuh

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh on Tuesday told the Federal High Court, Abuja ...

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AzeezDecember 4, 2017

Court orders arrest of ex-Enugu governor over alleged fraud

Former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani has been served a bench arrest warrant for failing to appear before the court. Background: ...

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AzeezNovember 20, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu absent from court, trial adjourned till December 5

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday adjourned the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of ...

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AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Court sentences two civil servants to 105 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced two civil servants, Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji, to 105 years imprisonment. ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Court dismisses Evans’ application to stop murder charges

A High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application filed by suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known Evans, seeking to ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Ex-FCT minister’s son paid N1.1bn for Abuja properties | Witness tells court

A witness on Thursday narrated how Shamsudeen Bala-Mohammed, a son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Court rejects Jonathan’s application against subpoena in Metuh’s trial

The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected an application by former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki filed against a ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

I don’t have N1bn to pay Jonathan | Metuh tells court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on Wednesday told the court that he does not ...

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AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Monthly allowances: Court grants SERAP’s application against NASS

The Federal High Court in Lagos granted permission to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project to proceed in its bid to ...

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AzeezOctober 27, 2017

Court, INTERPOL issue fresh arrest warrants on wanted Maina

The Presidency on Thursday said the international police (INTERPOL) and a Magistrate Court in Abuja have issued fresh arrest warrants on ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

Serve subpoena on Jonathan within five days | Court tells bailiff

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday gave the court bailiff five days to serve former President Goodluck Jonathan with the ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2017

Court orders Jonathan to appear as witness in Metuh’s case

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday subpoenaed former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as defence witness of former National ...

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AzeezOctober 23, 2017

Allow me call Jonathan as a witness | Metuh tells court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh on Monday told the Federal High Court in Abuja ...

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AzeezOctober 23, 2017

Court awards N2m against police in Evans’ brother-in-law’s case

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday heard a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by one Okwuchukwu Obiechina said ...

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AzeezOctober 23, 2017

Abaribe aided Nnamdi Kanu to flout bail conditions | FG tells court

The Federal Government has replied an application filed by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Court releases Atiku’s son after hours in custody

A Magistrate Court sitting in Lagos has released Aminu, son of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, hours after he was remanded. The ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Court remands Atiku’s son for disobeying order

A Magistrate Court in Lagos has remanded Aminu Atiku, son of former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku in transit cell for ...

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AzeezOctober 17, 2017

Adjourn my trial indefinitely | Dasuki tells court

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to suspend the charges of ...

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AzeezOctober 17, 2017

Forfeit your N100m bond or produce Nnamdi Kanu | Court tells Abaribe

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered Senator representing Abia south, Enyinaya Abaribe to produce leader of the Indigenous ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Govt will bring Nnamdi Kanu to court for his trial – Lawyer

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has said the government will produce ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Sack Buhari as Petroleum minister | Agbakoba tells court

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN has filed a claim against the Federal Government ...

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AzeezOctober 13, 2017

Stop Saraki, Senate from investigating me | IGP tells court

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2017

‘Independence day bomber’ Charles Okah, son testify in court

Alleged mastermind of the Independence Day bombing in Abuja, Charles Okah on Wednesday testified alongside his son before a Federal ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

BREAKING: Court orders permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Order Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, extradition from the UK | Kinsman tells court

Ugochukwu Kenneth, a native of Afara Village, in Abia State has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja for ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Court jails ex-DG of agriculture institute for 40 years over N177m fraud

A former Director-General of the Institute of Agriculture Research and Training (IART) Ibadan, Benjamin Ogunbodede has been sentenced to 40 ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Why I want to return to Nigeria | Diezani tells court

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has said she would like to return to Nigeria to defend corruption charges ...

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AzeezSeptember 29, 2017

$15.5m: Court to hear Patience Jonathan’s suit against Skye Bank, EFCC on Nov. 2

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed November 2 for hearing in the N200m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed ...

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