Category Archives: Court

Absence of Metuh’s counsel stalls trial

The trial of Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) was stalled in the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Mr. Onyeachi Ikpeazu (SAN). Full story


Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Boko Haram: Court rules on Ndume’s no- case submission July 4

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed July 4, to rule on a no-case-submission filed by Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) ,who is standing trial for allegedly sponsoring terrorism. The Federal Government arraigned Ndume in 2011 and re-arraigned him in 2013 on a four-count charge of allegedly sponsoring the Boko Haram sect. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 7 June 2017

Court transfers alleged bribery case involving 23 INEC officials to Port Harcourt

A Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday transferred the case filed by the Nigerian Police Force against 23 officials of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Port Harcourt division of the court. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali May 16, 2017

Court bars Akwa Ibom AG, others from road construction

An Abia State High Court has granted an order of interim injunction restraining any attack or construction at a disputed land located at Okirika Obu, Ndoki, Ukwa-East Local government Area of the State. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali April 11, 2017

Court upholds competence of EFCC’s witness on Kalu’s trial

A Federal High Court on Monday in Lagos upheld the competence of a witness, Christiana Ohiri, in the ongoing trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor kalu, charged with money laundering. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 11 April 2017

Court grants freedom to detained Unilag students

The 13 students‎ of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), who were detained in Kirikiri Prison on the order of a court for protesting against the school management, have been set free. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 6 April 2017


Court unfreezes Ozekhome’s N75 million legal fee account

A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday vacated a freezing order on the account of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome. The court had on February 7, 2017 frozen Ozekhome’s Guaranty Trust Bank account into which he received N75 million legal fee from the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on the ground that it was suspected to be a proceed of crime. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 5 April 2017