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NIS recruitment scam: Absence of judge stalls trial of ex-Minister, Abba Moro
The absence of Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, stalled the trial continuation of former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, and others.
EFCC re-arraigns two Chinese for alleged money laundering
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, has re-arraigned Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi before Justice Saleh Idrissa of the Federal High Court, Sokoto State, for allegedly laundering N50 million.
FRSC has no right to operate on township roads, court declares
A Federal High Court sitting in Warri has declared that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has no right to operate on township roads, which are not trunk roads. The trial judge, Justice Emeka Nwite in a judgment in the suit delineated FHC/WT/CS/90/2017 filed by Darlington Ugo Ehikam against FRSC, ordered that the statutory power…
INEC has power to deregister moribund political parties, Appeal Court rules
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has the constitutional power to deregister moribund political parties in Nigeria.
Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC’s failure to list witnesses
The trial of former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) at the Federal High Court...
SERAP wants govs compelled to use security votes for healthcare
The Federal High Court, Abuja has been urged to compel the 36 state governors to use their security votes and life pension for their predecessors to fund healthcare and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on millions of Nigerians.
Widow seeks NASS, AGF’s intervention over N16.6m judgment debt
A widow and members of her family have prayed the National Assembly and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to intervene in a N16.6 million judgment debt made against the Nigeria Police Force...
Lawyers back decision recognising FG’s power to regulate cinemas
LAWYERS have backed the judgment of a Federal High Court, Lagos, which held that Lagos State Government cannot exercise regulatory powers to register and licence cinema exhibition centres in the state under the Cinematograph Law of Lagos State. Justice Chuka Obiozor in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1502/2016, between Harris and Annis Limited and the Attorney General…
Court squashes suspension of five Kano lawmakers
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano yesterday invalidated the suspension of five lawmakers by the House of Assembly. Justice Lewis Allagoa, who dismissed the allegation of misconduct and violation of house rules against the lawmakers, insisted that the action of the speaker, Abdulazeez Gafaza, was null and void. Although the judge did not grant…