Saturday, 2nd December 2023

High Court

4 days ago
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…
7 Nov
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.
7 Nov
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.
29 Oct
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.
14 Sep
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…
13 Jul
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.
8 Jun
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.
6 Feb
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.


10 mins ago
No fewer than three shops and valuables worth millions of naira were destroyed on Friday by fire at Bakin kasuwa area in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa.
37 mins ago
Women and youth groups in Kogi on Saturday pleaded with the Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alh. Muritala Yakubu-Ajaka to accept the result of the Nov. 11 governorship election in good faith
59 mins ago
The director of Nicaragua's national beauty pageant and two family members were accused of "treason" on Friday, two weeks after a Nicaraguan woman seen as a symbol of opposition to the government was crowned Miss Universe.
1 hour ago
The United Nations called Saturday for nations to rescue hundreds of Rohingya it said were trapped onboard two unseaworthy vessels adrift in the Andaman Sea.
1 hour ago
Rock Foundation for Widows, Orphans & Less Privileged (ROFWOL), a non-profit organisation committed to empowering underprivileged children and poor widows, has unfolded plans to tackle cervical cancer and related ailments affecting underprivileged Nigerians, particularly children and widows.
1 hour ago
The Chairman House Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria (ATM) Control, Amobi Ogah, has said the House of Representatives would ensure full operationalisation of HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act (2014) to address discrimination at workplaces. Ogah disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, during an awareness walk organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) saying the intervention is the…
1 hour ago
Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) students had a transformative experience on Wednesday, November 29, when they met with Valentine Ozigbo, a renowned business leader, politician, and philanthropist, at the 2023 Unizik Students Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Organized by the Vice President of the Student Union Government (SUG) and held at the Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies…
2 hours ago
A-list Hollywood actress Julia Roberts recently shared her unwavering support for Manchester United, expressing how she and her family became devoted fans. During her appearance on the Graham Norton Show, Roberts revealed that her love for football and the club grew after attending a pre-season game between Manchester United and Arsenal in New York. The…
2 hours ago
A nation's economic development story is incomplete without recognizing the pivotal role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at all levels of the country. Countries like America, China, and others have thrived due to the emergence of SMEs, while the poverty in many developing nations can be linked to the neglect of these crucial entities.…
2 hours ago
Federal Government has said that 32, 361 paramilitary officers have Been moved to their next ranks following their promotion examination by the Civil Defence Immigration, Correctional and Fire Service Board supervised by the federal Ministry of Interior