Federal High Court
Court orders police to pay N15m to families of 3 IMN members
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, awarded the sum of N15 million against the Nigerian police over the alleged killings...
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…
Federal High Court suspends proceedings for 14 days from March 24
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice I. T Muhammad, has directed all Justices of Federal Courts in the nation to suspend court sittings for the next two weeks.
Court jails ex-female banker seven years over N146.6m fraud
Justice Ibrahim Nasir Buba of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has sentenced a former bank official, Andrea Chizoba Okpalangwu, to seven years imprisonment over N146.633 million fraud.
Court urges CBN, others to explore out of court settlement in $53 million debt dispute
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has urged the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele to explore the possibility of out of court settlement in a suit brought against him over alleged $53 million unpaid legal fee.
Prosecution continues evidence in trial of Usman, Fani-Kayode, Danjuma
The trial of a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, and three others, resumed before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday with cross-examination of a prosecution witness, Mr Shehu Shuaibu.
Court remands company directors in EFCC custody over alleged N1.2 trillion fraud
Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday ordered the remand of four directors of Petro Union Oil and Gas Limited in the custody of the Economic and Financial...
P&ID Scandal: Court adjourns untill January 21 for trial of Briton
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday adjourned until Jan. 21, a case filed by the EFCC against a Briton, Adam Quinn, due to the absence
Government’s assault on rule of law
The Justice Reform Project (JRP) condemns the recent abominable invasion of a Nigerian courtroom by the Department of State Services (DSS) in a vicious...