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AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Court grants Metuh last opportunity to subpoena Jonathan

The Federal High Court in Abuja has given former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, one more ...

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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 15, 2017

Court dismisses Dasuki’s application against illegal arms trial

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed a motion by former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, seeking to ...

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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 20, 2017

Lai Mohammed’s N500m suit against Metuh proceeds to trial

An High Court in Lagos has ruled that the N500 million libel suit filed by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of ...

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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 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 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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ToluSeptember 30, 2017

Twitter’s 280 character limit; 2541 Boko Haram terrorists to be prosecuted | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

2,541 – The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami said a special prosecution arrangement has been put ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

Appeal Court dismisses ex-governor Shema’s application to stop trial

An Appeal Court in Kaduna has dismissed an application filed by the former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, ...

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EditorAugust 29, 2017

Why not try Diezani in the UK?

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The British judiciary will probably do a better job of convicting Diezani Alison-Madueke than in ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Our members are in jail without trial | MASSOB laments

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on Wednesday staged a protest in Aguata Local Government ...

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AzeezJuly 11, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu’s trial adjourned to October 17

The trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu which was supposed to resume on Tuesday has ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Just In: Court rejects application to return Lamido’s trial to Justice Ademola

Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court Abuja on Friday refused an application by former governor of Jigawa state, ...

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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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EditorJune 23, 2017

Is the Buhari administration desperate to destroy Saraki?

by Mark Amaza   A little over a week ago, the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code ...

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ToluJune 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “FG’s appeal is an exercise in futility” | Five things we learned from Saraki’s rant today

Following Senate President Bukola Saraki’s acquittal at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, the Federal Government’s early reaction was one of ...

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ToluJune 19, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “Catch up or stay local”, Wizkid advises Davido? ; Beyonce and Jay Z’s twins arrived over the weekend | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from the weekend and others that unraveled on Sunday night – and are still buzzing ...

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AzeezJune 18, 2017

A timeline of Bukola Saraki’s journey to freedom from his Code of Conduct Trials

The Code of Conduct Tribunal recently dropped all charges in the false declaration of assets case against Senate President Bukola ...

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EditorJune 15, 2017

Saraki trial: When are we going to disrupt the judicial process?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It is a language Nigerians are becoming very familiar with, the inability of prosecutors to “make ...

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AzeezJune 14, 2017

CCT trial: Saraki’s victory, a victory of Nigerians over tyranny – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the victory of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal ...

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EditorJune 14, 2017

Bill Cosby Trial: How do you define “without her knowledge”?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The verdict to be passed from the jury to the judge on the criminal case involving ...

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EditorJune 14, 2017

Bill Cosby Trial: The Who, What and What Next

by Alexander O. Onukwue The verdict was to be called on Tuesday, but the fate of famed US comedian, Bill ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Jury in Cosby’s sexual assault trial resume deliberations

The US jury on the sexual assault allegations against comedy icon, Bill Cosby resumed deliberations on Tuesday. Cosby has been ...

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AzeezJune 8, 2017

Mercy Aigbe husband’s trial stalled due to actress’ absence

The absence of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe on Wednesday stalled the trial of her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry before an ...

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AzeezMay 2, 2017

Police dock Sule Lamido for allegedly inciting violence

by Azeez Adeniyi Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido was on Tuesday morning docked for allegedly inciting violence, PremiumTimes ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

How Customs paid Justice Ajumogobia’s company N12m – Witness

by Dolapo Adelana Mr. Omale Ujah, a witness at the trial of a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Stolen crude: FG begins trial against major oil company

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government of Nigeria Wednesday at the Federal High Court, Lagos commenced trial against one of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 24, 2017

CCT to hold Saraki, Ngwuta’s trial daily

by Dolapo Adelana The Code of Conduct Tribunal has said the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, a Supreme Court ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 7, 2017

FG appeals acquittal of Justice Ademola, wife

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government has appealed the ruling of Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) ...

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