Buratai, 13 others taken to U.S. district court over Biafra protests

Buratai, 13 others taken to U.S. district court over Biafra protests

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai A United States (U.S.) District Court for the District of Columbia has granted leave to 10 Biafran plaintiffs to sue Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, and 13...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below...
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Fashion designer risks jail for slapping policewoman

Fashion designer risks jail for slapping policewoman

A 39-year-old fashion designer, Bale Kareem, who allegedly assaulted a policewoman while performing her lawful duty, was on Friday released on bail in the sum of N10, 000 on the orders of an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The Magistrate,...<!-- AddThis A...
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EFCC arraigns Jonathan’s ex Chief physician

EFCC arraigns Jonathan’s ex Chief physician

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court, Maitama, opened its case against Dr Fortune Fiberesima, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s chief physician. Fiberesima was alleged to have abused his position as the chie...
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Five Suspended Judges Resume Sitting

Five Suspended Judges Resume Sitting

The five out of the six judges recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council (NJC) last week resumed at their various courts wednesday, with some of them attending to pending cases that had lingered for eight months during their...<!-- AddThis Adva...
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Alleged N180m bribe: Court remands Khan, ex-Rivers REC

Alleged N180m bribe: Court remands Khan, ex-Rivers REC

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Wednesday ordered that a former Resident Electoral Commissioner, Rivers State, Mrs Gesila Khan, should be remanded in the cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Khan, who was arrested in...<!-- Ad...
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Court rules today on Kalu’s objection in N3.2 billion suit

Court rules today on Kalu’s objection in N3.2 billion suit

A Federal High Court yesterday in Lagos fixed today for ruling on the objection by former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia State to the evidence of a prosecution witness in his trial. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),...<!-- AddThis Advanced ...
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Whistle blower on Ekweremadu gets bail

Whistle blower on Ekweremadu gets bail

A Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Monday granted bail in the sum of N500,000 to 50-year-old businessman, Ahmed Echoda, who allegedly gave false information to the Police about Sen. Ike Ekweremadu’s guest house. The judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, also...<!-- Ad...
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Illegal detention: No respite for El-Zakzaky, Dasuki yet

Illegal detention: No respite for El-Zakzaky, Dasuki yet

  Even with several court orders releasing leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and a former National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), the road to respite appears to be very long....
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Fayemi asks court to dissolve Ekiti judicial commission

Fayemi asks court to dissolve Ekiti judicial commission

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi The Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the competence of the Judicial Commission of Enquiry set up by Governor...<!-- Ad...
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Terrorism: Court dismisses Okah’s no-case submission

Charles Okah The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a no–case submission filed by  Charles Okah and ordered him to open his defence in the terrorism charge filed against him by the Federal Government. The dismissal of the no-case...<!-- AddThis Advan...
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