Monday, 25th September 2023

Federal High Court

22 Aug
A civil society group, Centre for Transparency and Defence of Human Rights has dragged President Ahmed Bola Tinubu and senate president, Godswill Akpabio before the Federal High Court, Abuja, challenging the piecemeal and uneven distribution of nomination of ministerial positions across the states. The defendants in the suit are President Ahmed Bola Tinubu and the…
11 Aug
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till August 15, 2023, for hearing of applications seeking to stop further prosecution of suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, and that of the Ministry of Justice, seeking to appeal the bail granted him.
28 Jul
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) and his subordinates to vacate a Lagos property with immediate effect and revert possession to Osagie Eguavoen (the plaintiff). Justice Daniel Osiagor gave the interim order in a suit instituted by Eguavoen, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Associate Property Development…
24 Jul
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over failure to delete provisions in the CBN (Customer Due Diligence) regulation directing banks to obtain information on customers’ social media handles for the purpose of identification.
24 Jul
Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered stoppage of the proposed demolition of houses and property in Eleko area of Ibeju-Lekki Local Council of the state pending the hearing and determination of a suit filed by affected residents of the communities.
19 Jul
The Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, the Delta State, yesterday, docked the traditional ruler (Ugoani) of Okpanam, in Oshimili North Council of the state, Michael Ogbolu, and one Wisdom Meddon for alleged forgery
18 Jul
On May 24, 2022, the 1st respondent conducted its primary election to nominate its candidates for the 2023 general election, and in particular, to elect a candidate for the election of member representing Idemili South Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly.
17 Jul
A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed July 21 for arraignment of Sen. Stella Oduah and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after EFCC’s counsel, Hassan Liman, SAN, prayed the court to allow the defendants to take their plea, having filed the charge against them since…
12 Jul
Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, has ordered the embattled Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, and his deputy, Jacob Ajegena, to obey the ex parte order earlier served them by the court or be jailed for contempt of court.
10 Jul
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered probe of the spending of $5 billion Abacha loot by administrations of erstwhile leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari.
6 Jul
Justice Yelim Bogoro sitting at the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, awarded a cost of N6 million against the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in favour of a businessman, Igwe Dennis Nwaokpara, who was unlawfully arrested, deported from Kenya and detained in Nigeria.
28 Jun
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has sentenced the trio of Adekunle Akinsinde Alabi, Bakare Taofeek Ajibola and Olawepo Segun Ayinde, to two years imprisonment each for currency counterfeiting to the tune of $269.000.


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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