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P&ID kicks as court orders forfeiture of assets to Nigeria
Irish firm, Process and Industrial Development (P&ID), yesterday described as fraudulent the ruling by the Federal High Court, Abuja, ordering the forfeiture of all its assets to the Federal Government.
Acting CJ seeks more judges, says 116,623 cases of 2018 pending
Acting Chief Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has demanded the appointment of more judges to ease the excessive workload on judicial officers. Speaking yesterday at the commencement of the Federal High Court 2019/2020 Legal Year...
SERAP, others sue senate over alleged plan to spend N5.5b on cars
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 6,721 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit at the federal high court, Lagos, asking the court stop the National Assembly Service Commission from paying or releasing the sum of N5.550 billion allegedly budgeted for purchase of luxury cars for principal members of the ninth Senate.
Allison-Madueke forfeits $40m jewelry to government
A federal High Court, Lagos has granted the application for final forfeiture of $40million worth of jewelry allegedly belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke.
Court dismisses suit challenging APC’s indirect primary
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit challenging the decision of the All Progressives Congress to adopt indirect primary for nominating its candidate...
Sowore asks court to set aside detention order
Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, who is presently in detention, on Friday, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the Department of State Service (DSS) the legal backing to detain him for 45 days.
Court to rule on Sowore’s detention order August 8
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed August 8 to rule on an application filed by the Department of State Services (DSS) seeking an order to detain Omoyele Sowore...
CJN swears in Justice Tsoho as acting Chief Judge, Federal High Court
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, swore in Justice John Tsoho as acting Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court.
Court orders seizure of Lagos firm over alleged N4.6 billion bank loan
Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos State, has restrained the management of Shoreline Power Company from interfering with a receiver-manager...
Primaries: Appeal Court affirms Senator Na’Allah’s nomination
The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, on Saturday upheld the decision of Federal High Court, Birnin Kebbi, which struck out suit challenging the validity of Sen. Bala Na’Allah’s nomination during the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries conducted in October 2018. The suit filed by Mr Sadiq Sule-Iko was challenging the nomination of Na’Allah as candidate…