Wednesday, 6th December 2023

Federal High Court

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.
25 Jun
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has restrained Kano State Government further action on demolishing, revoking and trespassing on building in Kano.


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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has tasked the Federal Government to investigate the bombing of 120 villagers in Tudun-Biri, Igabi Local Government of Kaduna State by the Nigerian Army. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Executive Director, MURIC, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. “Army drones killed 120 innocent villagers at Tudun-Biri, Igabi Local…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday landed in the United Arab Emirates for a rare visit outside the former Soviet Union, as Moscow seeks to reassert itself on the global stage. Isolated by the West over the Ukraine war, Putin is courting allies in the Middle East, where he will discuss oil, trade and the…
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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and haziness from Wednesday to Friday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja forecast sunny and hazy skies over the northern region with few patches of clouds over parts of Taraba state during the forecast period. According to NiMet, sunny and hazy skies…
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Turkey has become internationally isolated and must dial down its rhetoric if it wants to win key concessions from the European Union, a top European official said Wednesday in Istanbul. Nacho Sanchez Amor, the European Parliament's rapporteur on Turkey, said Ankara's abrasive talk on foreign affairs was one of the main impediments to improving relations…
53 mins ago
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Command, on Wednesday, arraigned one Abdulhamid Isah before an Ikeja High Court over alleged $63,599 fraud. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Isah is facing a three-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretences, stealing, and retaining proceeds of criminal conduct. NAN also reports that…
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The Presidency has accused the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, of hypocrisy following his comments about President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s delegation to COP28. Reacting to the number of Nigeria’s delegates at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Obi, in his X handle on Sunday said…
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The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, has said that social safety nets and insurance policies will be provided for workers who may lose their jobs during the global energy transition. Ajaero made this disclosure at ongoing COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) where the NLC organised a side event with…
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The Minister of State for Defence, Dr Bello Matawalle, has visited victims of the recent accidental bombing by the Nigerian Army in Agabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Matawalle, alongside the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Ibrahim Kana, led a high-level delegation to visit and express the Federal Government’s condolences to the victims,…
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Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologised for "the pain and the loss and the suffering" caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as he began giving evidence at a public inquiry into his government's handling of the health crisis. The former prime minister, who has faced a barrage of criticism from former aides for alleged indecisiveness and a…
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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday swore in two new cabinet members into the State Executive Council. This was announced in a statement issued by the governor's spokesperson, Gboyega Akosile on X. "Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed two Cabinet members. One is Mr. Abiodun Ogunleye as the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Energy and…