Tag: judge

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AzeezDecember 7, 2017

ICPC arrests judge for alleged demand of N200m bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arrested a retired Appeal Court judge, Justice Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Judge withdraws from trial of Boko Haram suspects

A Federal High Court Judge, John Tsoho, on Wednesday withdrew himself for the trial of eight Boko Haram terror suspects ...

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AzeezAugust 1, 2017

Don’t judge us until our mandate expires | Okorocha tells Nigerians

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday said it is too early for Nigerians to judge the performance of their ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Suit on Buhari’s health assigned to judge

A suit seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, ...

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AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Appeal Court judge withdraws from Patience Jonathan’s hearing for ‘personal reasons’

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday was unable to hear an appeal by the wife of former President ...

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AzeezJune 29, 2017

Absence of judge stalls Sambo Dasuki’s trial

The trial of former National Security Adviser, Retired Col. Sambo Dasuki was stalled on Thursday at the FCT High Court due to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 27, 2017

Court rejects EFCC plea bargain with INEC official

by Dolapo Adelana A Federal High Court in Lagos has rejected the offer of N500,000 fine made by an official ...

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AzeezNovember 5, 2016

EFCC probes APC legal adviser, Banire, over alleged bribery of judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday probed the National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 8, 2016

BREAKING: How DSS, police threatened to shoot Gov. Wike

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and men of the Nigeria Police Force threatened to shoot governor of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 26, 2016

Just In: Another Judge withdraws from Nnamdi Kanu’s case

Another judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice John Tsoho has withdrawn from the trial of the leader ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

Opinion: Trivialising justice – a culture of shaming litigants

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba I do not know if these events and narratives hereunder are a standalone rare occurrence or ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

2 judges sanctioned following petition against them

A statement by the Acting Director of Information to National Judicial Council (NJC), Soji Oye, on Sunday, disclosed that the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 4, 2016

BREAKING: Court upholds the removal of Sheriff as PDP chairman

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, on Monday, ruled that the removal of Ali Modu Sheriff ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 24, 2016

Please, judge celebrities gently – Omawumi

Omawumi Megbele, powerhouse singer, says the harsh criticisms and attacks suffered by celebrities from the public, are often times negative ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

Fani-Kayode frustrated with further delay of trial (PHOTOS)

The arraignment of former Minister of Aviation and the former spokesperson of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Presidential campaign, Femi Fani-Kayode, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer angered by clients, threatens to quit

A mild drama played out in court on Monday, during the trial of Nnmadi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

Judge handling cases against Saraki, Ekweremadu, others dies

A judge of the Federal High Court, Abuja division, Justice Steven Evoh Chukwu has been reported dead. Justice Chukwu, who ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 27, 2016

Justice Umar evicts Saraki’s security, lawyer says ‘nobody will assassinate you’

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Umar Danladi, on Wednesday, ordered the security detail of Senate President Bukola Saraki ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 27, 2016

Judge withdraws from Abba Moro’s trial for ‘personal reasons’

An Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Anwuli Chikere, on Wednesday, withdrew from the corruption trial of former Minister of ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 19, 2016

FG, DSS lose bid to secretly prosecute Dasuki

The Nigerian government, on Tuesday, lost a suit it filed before an Abuja Federal High Court to conduct a secret ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 27, 2016

‘I’m not aware Metuh was my classmate in Law School’ – Justice Abang

Following the revelation that he was a classmate of embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 23, 2016

Judge to EFCC: ‘Comport yourself, my court is not a motor park’

Following a suit filed by an Australian Security contractor, Wolfgang Wolfgang Reinl, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ...

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Janeth JMarch 23, 2016

Metuh, Badeh suffer the same fate as Justice Abang ‘attends seminar’

The trial of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 22, 2016

‘I hereby disqualify myself’ | Judge withdraws from Saraki’s case

Following media reports that he has been compromised by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, a Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 17, 2016

‘I must try your case’ – Judge tells Metuh

In spite of a petition filed to stop him from presiding over the corruption trial of Olisa Metuh, the National ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 14, 2016

EFCC’s aim is to ‘irritate, annoy and embarrass’ me – Rickey Tarfa

Rickey Tarfa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who is accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of attempting ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 9, 2016

Again, Nnamdi Kanu accuses trial judge of bias

Too hot to handle? For a second time since his trial began, Nnamdi Kanu, the embattled leader of secessionist group, ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 29, 2016

Judicial corruption: How lawyer ‘bribed’ Justice Yunusa with N1m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who is alleged ...

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Janeth JFebruary 5, 2016

Judge goes to prison for defrauding the public

An area court judge, Umar Gwani has been remanded in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Gombe State. ...

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Janeth JSeptember 22, 2015

#SarakiOnTrial: 5 things to know about Saraki’s trial-judge, Justice Danladi Umar

Justice Danladi Umar, Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, is having the most defining moment of his career as ...

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