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Tag Archives: Court

Adeleke’s Case: Court threatens to jail police prosecutor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, threatened to send Mr Simon Lough, a police prosecutor, to prison for violating an order of the court. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his ruling, held that It was obligatory on every person to obey orders of the court. “This court stands to commit Mr Lough to prison custody for this blatant act of ...

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Kano Emirates: New court order is harmless, can’t affect us- KSG

The Kano State Government has described a new court order restraining them from further actions on the controversial creation of four new Emirates. In its response, the government described the judgement  as harmless and not injurious to the already created emirates. Director General Media and Communication, of the state government, Aminu Yasser, said, “the order is harmless as it does ...

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Delta APC Crisis: Relief for Omo-Agege as Jones Erue-led executive wins at Appeal Court

The Appeal Court sitting in Benin, Edo state, has struck out the judgement of an Asaba, Delta state, High Court, which had declared Chief Cyril Ogodo-led executives  All Progressives Congress (APC) as the authentic council of the party in Delta state. With this  judgement, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central in the Senate and other candidates produced by the Jones ...

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Breaking: Court strikes out suit seeking to sack Saraki, Dogara, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out a suit that sought the sack of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other National Assembly members who defected last year from the political parties on whose. platforms they got to the office. It will be recalled that the suit was filed by a ...

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Court nullifies installation of new emirs in Kano

A Kano State High Court sitting in Ungogo local govt area has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State had created four new Emirate Councils with first Class Emirs in Karaye, Gaya, Rano and Bichi a development that brought about heated ...

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Court refuses to sack APC Rep-elect despite declaring he did not win Primary Election

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure has declared Mr James Ololade-Gbegudu as the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly primary election for Okitipupa Constituency ll. Ololade-Gbegudu had approached the court to seek an order to compel the APC and INEC to recognise him as the authentic APC candidate for the constituency and not the ...

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Court restraints EFCC, others from probing Saraki

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and other agencies involved in the probe of Senate President Bukola Saraki over corruption allegations. It would be recalled Saraki on Friday filed two separate fundamental rights enforcement suits before the court to challenge the decision of the EFCC to seize his houses. Ruling on Tuesday, ...

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Certificate Saga of Adeleke : Court of Appeal reserves judgement on PDP’s suit

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment in the nullification of Sen. Ademola Adeleke’s candidacy to contest the Osun State September 2018 governorship election on account of forged credentials. Adeleke, who contested the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was returned winner by the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal after Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola ...

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Onnoghen’s Appeal: Appelate court strikes out suspended CJN’s suit

The Court of Appeal has struck out the suit filed by Justice Walter Onnnoghen against a motion exparte that ordered him to step aside as Chief Justice of Nigeria. According to the court,  since the substantive case  has been heard and concluded at Code of Conduct Tribunal , there is no need to go into the  merit of the  intelocutory  ...

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Appeal Court to decide Onnoghen’s fate today

The Court of Appeal in Abuja will today  deliver judgments in the four appeals filed by the ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, in relation to the validity his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The judgments are coming about three weeks after the CCT had convicted Onnoghen and ordered his removal as CJN, and about two months ...

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