Tag: High Court

Justice Mary Odili’s Daughter, Njideka Iheme Sworn In As Judge of The Federal High Court

Njideka Iheme, the daughter of former Rivers State Governor, Peter Odili and Justice Mary Odili, has just been sworn in as a Judge of the Federal High Court. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, sworn in Mrs Iheme and and 20 others as Judges of the[Read More…]

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…]

Court Strikes Out Whistle-Blower’s Suit

The FCT High Court, Jabi, has struck out an application seeking to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), to investigate former EFCC chairmen for alleged corruption. Justice Abba-Bello Muhammad, struck out the application after listening to the submission of the applicants’ counsel, Mr Frank Tietie. Plaintiffs in the matter[Read More…]

Woman In Court For Beating Up A Man Within The Court Premises

A middle-aged woman, Kemi Saheed, has appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a man within the premises of the Ikorodu Judicial Division. The accused, whose address and profession were not stated, was docked on Tuesday on a three-count charge of assault, breach of peace and conspiracy[Read More…]

How Dariye Shared N1.2bn Ecological Fund – Witness

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, continued on February 2, 2016 with the statement he made in 2007 forming the thrust[Read More…]

Breaking: Court Grants Former NSA, Sambo Dasuki, Others Bail

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has granted bail to former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, and four others standing trial for alleged money laundering and criminal breach of trust. The former NSA, Dasuki is accused of missappropriating $2.1 billion meant for the purchase of weapons[Read More…]

EFCC Docks Dasuki, Four Others for N13bn Fraud, Pleads Not Guilty To 19 Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 14, 2015, arraigned former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki( rtd.), and four others before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory( FCT) High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal[Read More…]

Rivers Court Sentence Police Inspector To Death By Hanging

A Rivers State High Court has sentenced one Inspector Samuel Timothy of the Nigeria Police to death by hanging for shooting and killing a sachet water dealer, Onyekachi Nwasouba. The court’s ruling is coming about five years after Nwasouba’s murder by the police at about 5am on November 10, 2010[Read More…]

10 Jailed Over Ejigbo Pepper Sodomy

Nine men and one woman were on Tuesday remanded in prison custody by an Ikeja High Court, Lagos following their connection with the Ejigbo Pepper Sodomy. The 10 were brought to court over the torture, attempted murder and sodomy of three females accused of stealing pepper at Oba Morufu International[Read More…]

IGP Sulaiman Abba Frowns At Court Invasion And Abuse Of Female Lawyers In Bayelsa, Demands Immediate Investigation

By Chris Nomjov The Inspector-General of Police, Sulaiman Abba has unequivocally condemned the invasion today of a Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during which a court process was disrupted, and two female lawyers assaulted. He has directed the CP Bayelsa to fish out the perpetrators of the dastardly[Read More…]