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A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2024. Emefiele is facing a six-count amended charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud to the tune of N1.6 billion. Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the…
Justice Olukayode Adeniji of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has restated his earlier order to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unconditionally release former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, or present him for bail.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, stated that this weekend’s off-cycle governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi states would be procured by highest bidders following recent rulings on electronic transmission of results.
This is one special occasion I found difficult in my choice as to what to say and how to begin. Then I remembered what a Justice of the United States, known for his traditional criticisms of some government policies on labour and taxation, said on the day of his retirement.
A High Court sitting in Ijebu Ode, yesterday, dismissed an ex-parte application filed by the suspended Chairman of Ijebu East Council, Mr. Wale Adedayo, asking the court to stop further investigations and actions by councilors of Ijebu East Council probing him on allegations of financial mismanagement. In its ruling on the ex-parte motion, argued by…
Osun State government has dragged two bank officials, Kehinde Oludare and Awolola Olalekan, before the State High Court sitting in Ila-Orangun, for allegedly falsifying an account belonging to an immigration officer, Badiru Adeyemi Oluwafemi.
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja on Thursday urged the EFCC to educate a man, Ndubisi Success convicted for internet fraud on merits and demerits of fraud.
The constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended created three sets of courts in Nigeria to obtain justice. These courts are the High Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court. In the hierarchy of courts, the Supreme Court is the highest in the land.