Tag: Federal High Court Abuja

Breaking: Why Court Sent DG Arts And Culture, Otunba Runsewe To Prison

Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has sentenced the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, to prison. Channels Television reports that Justice Okeke made the order on Thursday while ruling on a motion drawn from a suit[Read More…]

Federal High Court Abuja Says EFCC Can’t Engage in Court and Media at the Same Time

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) suffered a major setback in the trial of Colonel Nicholas Ashinze and three others in an alleged N3billion unlawful transfer as the Federal High Court in Abuja suspended the case over an alleged falsehood and media trial engaged by the anti-graft agency[Read More…]

Ex-Militant Leader, Torughedi In DSS Custody Slams FG, Claims Damages Over Unlawful Arrest

Ex-Militant Leader, Mr Kile Selky Torughedi arrested over his alleged involvement with the Niger Delta Avengers is fighting back through his lawyers. NewsWireNGR recalls that, following the statements issued by the DSS as seen here, the group, Niger Delta Avengers, denied that the suspects, Christian Oluba, alias Sensor, and Selky[Read More…]

Alleged Hired Protesters Demand Dokpesi’s Release, As FG Unearths Fresh N8.7 Billion Scandal

By Chris Nomjov The Federal Government informed a High Court, sitting in Abuja on Thursday that Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of Daar Communications, is being investigated over the sum of N8.7 billion he collected from the last administration. The media mogul is believed to have received the money from  the Federal government on[Read More…]

Court Orders Ex-Mint Boss, Okoyomon’s Extradition To The UK To Face Corruption Charges

By Chris Nomjov A Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Monday, ordered the extradition of Emmanuel Okoyomon, former managing director and chief executive officer, Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPM; to the United Kingdom to face charges of corruption and money laundering. Okoyomon’s extradition is being sought[Read More…]

Federal High Court Abuja Revokes Bail Granted To Oil Bunkers

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday, revoked the bail earlier granted to one Ibrahim Saidu, standing trial alongside one Joseph Amaechi and twelve others in a case of conspiracy and illegal oil bunkering brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The other accused[Read More…]

Breaking: Abuja High Court Adjourns 10 Suits Against Buhari’s Eligibility

By Chris Nomjov The Federal High Court in Abuja, has adjourned all cases in the eligibility suits brought against Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, to April 22 and 23. Justice Adeniyi Ademola also dismissed the application for joinder brought by other two parties, stating that they had[Read More…]

Former Ecobank Manager Sues Bank For Unlawful Arrest

A former branch manager of financial institution, Ecobank,  Mr. Victor Amushie has sued the bank for a total sum of N1.5 billion naira. The matters are in the Federal high Court of Nigeria in Benin City and the high Court of Enugu State. In Benin, he is suing the bank[Read More…]

Court Asked To Move Against Tambuwal’s APC Guber Candidacy In Sokoto

By Chris Nomjov A Federal High Court in Abuja, Wednesday, was asked to begin legal moves to stop Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal from contesting for governorship seat of Sokoto State, as the flagbearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC). It would be recalled that following his[Read More…]

Disqualification Suit: Court Orders Papers To Be Served President Jonathan

The plot to disqualify President Goodluck Jonathan from participating in the forthcoming presidential elections, seems to be gathering steam; as Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court has ordered that court documents in a fresh suit seeking to disqualify President Jonathan from seeking re-election in the rescheduled March 28[Read More…]