Court stops El-Rufai from sacking 21,780 teachers

The Kaduna Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria yesterday ordered the Kaduna State government to stop the proposed sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who failed its competency test, pending court ...

EFCC vs Nganjiwa: ‘Appeal Court Verdict is Wrongly Decided’

The Principal Counsel at Jiti Ogunye Chambers Jiti Ogunye has reacted to the verdict passed by the appeal court on the case of EFCC and Justice Nganjiwa. Jiti Ogunye said: The judgment of the Court of Appeal in ...

Court Adjourns Ex-gov Shema’s Case Till Feb 13, 2018

A Katsina High Court has adjourned till February 13 2018 for mentioning the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC against the former state governor Ibrahim Shema over alleged financial ...

Court Remands 30 IPOB Members in Prison

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt Rivers State on Thursday, remanded 30 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in prison custody. The suspected IPOB members were arrested on Tuesday by ...

Senior Lawyers Condemned NBS Rating of Judges as Most Corrupt

Some Senior lawyers have condemned Wednesday National Bureau of Statistics NBS survey on corruption that rated judges and policemen as the most corrupt in the country . The senior lawyers, Chief Niyi Akintola (SAN) ...

Court strikes out treason charge against Charles Okah.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out one of the charges brought against the alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing, Charles Okah. Justice Gabriel Kolawole said he dismissed the treason ...

N13bn Ikoyi cash: EFCC takes over NIA’s bank accounts.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has taken charge of the bank accounts operated by the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, the latest in a string of measures against the agency in the wake of last ...

Abia Guber Court Verdict: Ikpeazu Urged to Reach out to Opponents as Ogah Accepts Verdict.

With his mandate now doubly affirmed by the Supreme Court after a long drawn legal battle the Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has been urged to avoid behaving like a conqueror but should be magnanimous and ...

Mahmoud: NBA Leadership not in Contempt of Court

The Nigerian Bar Association NBA leadership is not in contempt of court by refusing to vacate office following a Federal High Court’s judgment nullifying its constitution its President Abubakar Mahmoud SAN has ...

Why Magu can’t be EFCC chairman — SENATE

THE Senate yesterday refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, upon a security report by the Department of State Services, DSS, sparking a verbal ...

More knocks for Senate on CCB/CCT Act amendment

The Senate received more knocks at the weekend for last week’s amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Acts. Many Nigerians reacted angrily to the concurrence of the Senate ...

CJN rejects NBA, SANs’ call for suspension of judges

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, on Saturday rejected the call on the National Judicial Council by the Nigerian Bar Association to suspend judges who were recently arrested by the Department of ...

TWO Republic of Benin nationals – Gnanhoe Sourou Nazaire and Senou Modeste Finagnon are to be rearranged on October 31 re-arraign two citizens at the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere Lagos. The commission ...

Ex-NURTW boss, Auxiliary, jailed six years

A former Acting Chairman of the Oyo State chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi, popularly called Auxiliary, was on Monday sentenced to six years imprisonment for conspiracy to ...

Malami justifies MTN N1.04tn fine reduction, Reps kick

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday tried to justify the reduction of the N1.04tn fine slammed on MTN by the Nigerian Communications Commission for alleged ...

N676m NIS recruitment scam: Abba Moro, 4 others to be arraigned today

After being detained for almost a week, former Interior Minister, Abba Moro, will be arraigned today before Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court Abuja, to answer to charges of abuse of procurement ...

Tribunal orders INEC to allow AD inspect election materials in Bayelsa

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to release to the Alliance for Democracy, AD, election ...

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Delta State, Olorogun Omoru David, has advised the governorship candidate of Labour Party, LP, in the April 11 election, Chief Great Ogboru, against dragging the ...

The lawyer was beginning to grasp at straws during his cross-examination. “You say, Mrs. Dawson, that this took exactly five minutes?” The witness replied that she was sure. “I am going to give you ...

Lawyer: “Now that you have been acquitted, will you tell me truly? Did you steal the car?” Client: “After hearing your amazing argument in court this morning, I’m beginning to think I didn’t.”