Category Archives: Court

Court orders forfeiture of imported goods to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the permanent forfeiture of various illegally imported goods valued at N50, 151,606 to the Federal Government. Full story

Source: http://thenationonlineng.net/court-orders-forfeiture-imported-goods-fg/

Posted by Hussaini Ali August 18, 2017

How suspected kidnapper Evans floored Nigeria Police in court

The suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), on Wednesday secured a rare victory against the police after a federal judge dismissed applications to stall his fundamental rights suit. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 17 August 2017

The courts and internal democracy in Nigeria, by Muiz Banire

In Nigeria, the biggest and most constant headache that confronts the legal adviser of any political party in Nigeria is the non-observance of internal democracy by the party hierarchy. Full story

Source: http://www.theeagleonline.com.ng/

Posted by Amaka, 17 July 2017

Nigeria: Flashpoint – Budget Power: Time for Supreme Court to Wade in

Last week, the minister of power, works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola reignited the budget power debate by accusing the National Assembly of inserting strange projects in his budget. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 30 June 2017

Court fixes July 6 for judgment on Peace Corp’s N2bn suit against Police

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday fixed July 6 to deliver judgment in the N2 billion fundamental human rights suit filed by the Peace Corps of Nigeria against the Nigeria Police and others. Full story

Source: www.dailytrust.com.ng

Posted by Amaka, 30 June 2017

Ilorin High Court slams N4billion damage on Sahara Reporters over libelous story against Saraki

An Ilorin High Court, presided over by Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye, has ruled that the publisher of online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, should pay a sum of N4 billion as damage to the Senate president, Bukola Saraki. Full story

Source: http://www.naij.com

Posted by Amaka, 30 June 2017

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

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017