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Why Nnamdi Kanu Can't Be Granted Bail — Court

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has denied the bail application of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Ruling on the bail application, Justice Binta Nyako, said the issue of Kanu’s absen......

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Falana Carpets Malami, Ngige Over Withdrawal Of Resignation Letter, Says It's Illegal

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chief Femi Falana has described the alleged withdrawal of resignation letters by Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige as illegal and gross contravention of the stipulated law. Media reports had claimed that the AGF and the Min......

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Sales, Disposals Of Recovered Assets Not Within Your Power, Court Tells AGF Malami

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has nullified the Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations, 2019, created by the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, SAN, for being an invalid statutory instrument. The court also ......

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You Never Took Part In Anambra 2021 Guber Election, Supreme Court Tells Andy Uba

The political ambition of Senator Andy Uba was, on Tuesday, thrown into more confusion as the Supreme Court voided his participation in the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress. A five-member p......

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Court Bars Journalists From Covering Sylvester Oromoni’s Inquest

A coroner sitting in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, barred journalists and other interested parties from covering and witnessing the inquest. The case aims to unravel the circumstances that led to the death of a 12-year-old student of Dowen C......

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32-Year-Old Man Who Stole Ink To Sweep Court For Two Weeks

Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Thursday, ordered a 32-year-old man, Alex John, to sweep the court premises for two weeks for stealing two kegs of printing ink. The police charged John, whose address was not provided, with stealing, which he had pleaded guilty to. Delivering a ...

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2014 Immigration Recruitment Tragedy: Abba Moro Has No Case To Answer — Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has discharged and acquitted Senator Abba Moro and two others in charges of fraud over the 2014 Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exercise. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba on Thursday held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) failed to establish ...

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Court Shifts Judgement Till April 6 On PDPs Suit Seeking Ayade's Sack Over Defection To APC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has postponed its judgement on the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to declare the seat of the Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, and his deputy, Ivara Esu, vacant. The main opposition party filed the suit following the defecti...

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Court Slams Student 4 Months Imprisonment For Stealing Spaghetti, Indomie In Abuja

An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced a 19-year-old student, Hillary Yunana to four months imprisonment for stealing spaghetti and indomie from a shop. The convict, a resident of Bassa village, along airport road, Abuja, was charged with housebreaking and theft. In h...

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Dismissed Policeman Who Allegedly Caused Father's Death, Stole On Burial Day Jailed For 27 Months

AN Ebute-Meta Magistrates’ Court, in Lagos, yesterday, sentenced a 36-year-old dismissed police officer, John Dennis, who stole an Iron bar, valued at N6,000 on the day of his father’s burial, to 27 months imprisonment. The Magistrate, Mrs Folarin Williams, sentenced Dennis to two years i...

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House Of Reps Vote Autonomy For LG, State Legislature, Judiciary

The House of Representatives has voted for financial and administrative autonomy for local government councils across the Federation, ABN TV reports. [caption id="attachment_140635" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Femi Gbajabiamila[/caption] The House also voted to amend the Constitution to ...

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Bauchi Governor's Son To Open Defence April 28 Over Alleged N1.2bn Fraud

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed April 28 for Shamsudeen Bala, son of Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to open his defence in an alleged fraud charge levelled against him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) had filed a 20- count charge against Bala bordering on mo...

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You're Guilty Of $3m Bribe, Appeal Court Tells Farouk Lawan

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, Thursday, affirmed the high court judgement that convicted former Chairman of then House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy probe, Mr. Farouk Lawan, for bribery. However, the appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-man panel of Ju...

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EFCC To Arraign Okorocha, Anyim Nyerere, Others Tuesday Over Alleged N2.9bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Tuesday, arraign a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, before the Federal High Court in Abuja over his alleged complicity in a N2......

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