Tag: legal

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 21, 2016

Why Saraki, Ekweremadu may not be arraigned today

Officials of a Federal High Court in Abuja have backed the claims of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 18, 2016

Sex Scandal: ‘Don’t condemn me too quickly’ | Hon. Ikon begs Nigerians

One of the 3 members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct during a visit to the United ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 15, 2016

WAEC certificate: Buhari ’employs 13 SANs, 10 lawyers’ to defend him over forgery

President Muhammadu Buhari has enlisted the services of 13 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 10 other legal counsels to appeal ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 14, 2016

Senate begins amendment of 1999 constitution

The senate, today, decided to begin the process of amending the country’s 1999 constitution. The amendment of the constitution would ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

‘Senate is not afraid of anybody’ | 7 things to note from Saraki’s interview

Bukola Saraki is a man that has against many odds remained as the President of the Senate since June 9, ...

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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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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 30, 2016

Kuje Prison is operating beyond capacity – Here are the figures

According to figures given by the Deputy Comptroller of prisons in Nigeria, Musa Tanko, Kuje Prisons in Abuja is holding ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

APC wants Fayose to declare his assets and answer to fraud allegations

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has charged the governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose to explain how ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

A judicial mess looms as PH court upholds PDP caretaker committee

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has granted an interim injunction restricting Ali Modu Sheriff and Wale Oladapo from ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

EFCC declares Iyiola Omisore wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore a wanted man. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Shi’ite leader, El Zakyzaky drags FG to court, demands N2bn

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today, fixed a date for the hearing of the N2billion suit the detained ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 21, 2016

Opinion: Is it advisable to take an insurance cover in Nigeria? (Part 1)

by TY Legal Just recently, I received a mail from a client who had a whole lot of complaints about ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 21, 2016

2 fresh charges hover above Saraki’s head

The charges brought against Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal have reportedly – been expanded. The ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 15, 2016

Job scam: Taraba governor’s aide, accomplice get combined 9 year jail term

Dominic Bukuni , an aide of the Governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku, has been convicted of criminal conspiracy, cheating ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 15, 2016

EFCC reveals Ricky Tarfa influenced court judgments

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has revealed the reason behind embattled lawyer, Rickey Tarfa’s troubles. The anti-graft agency ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 1, 2016

Opinion: How SANs are fighting against anti-corruption war

Thinking of the constitutional guarantee of unhindered choice of legal representation, I disagreed at first with the statements attributed to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 28, 2016

Reuben Abati: Reverend King, the Supreme Court and a God of fire

In the case of the State and Rev. Chukwuemeka Kingsley Ezeugo, the Supreme Court a few days ago, upheld the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 27, 2016

Who slapped who? | Twitter overlords, @DOlusegun and @adeyanjudeji take Twitter fight to real life

It’s drama all the way on Nigerian Twitter! It would appear that the era of internet warriors and keyboard gangstas ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 25, 2016

Court says Metuh’s ‘fundamental rights’ not violated

Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh has been ordered to pay N20,000 each to six of the defendants ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

Falana drags CBN to court over ‘weakened naira’

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, February ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

Supreme Court upholds election of Stella Oduah, Andy Ubah, others

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, February 24, declared that Stella Oduah, Andy Ubah and the other lawmakers under the Peoples ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

Ricky Tarfa drops case against EFCC, MTN, others

Embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ricky Tarfa has dropped the lawsuit he filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 23, 2016

‘Ali Modu Sheriff wants to set Nigeria, PDP on fire’ – Fani-Kayode

The controversy emanating from the appointment of former Borno state governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 12, 2016

‘Court of Appeal cheated Wike’ | Supreme Court explains Rivers’ election ruling

The Supreme Court on Friday, explained the reason why it proclaimed Nyesom Wike, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 12, 2016

EFCC gets green light to prosecute top lawyer, Ricky Tarfa

Rickey Tarfa has lost his bid to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from prosecuting him at a Federal ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 11, 2016

Appeal Court nullifies Murtala Nyako’s impeachment as Adamawa governor

A Court of Appeal sitting in Yola has reversed the impeachment of Murtala Nyako as Governor of Adamawa. Back in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 10, 2016

Kanu Nwankwo sued for N1 billion [DETAILS]

Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu has been slammed with a N1 billion lawsuit by Ayoola Gam-Ikon, a businessman and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 5, 2016

Lagos gives traffic offenders a little gift… or not (READ)

Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade on Friday, February 5, launched mobile courts in the state for the speedy prosecution of traffic offenders. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 31, 2016

Anti-corruption war: ‘Judiciary is my main headache… for now’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday, January 31, that in the on-going fight against corruption, the nation’s judiciary is his ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 24, 2016

‘Rule of law must be followed for effective democracy’ – Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu ...

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