Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

Category: Law

Following the ruling by the Supreme Court pronouncing Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State, Nigerian lawyers have reacted to the judgment. Speaking to our correspondents, the lawyers said while the court judgment was final, the court should maintain the Read more…

The Supreme Court has continued the hearing of the governorship appeals from six states of the Federation. Proceedings resumed at the apex court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory one day after the court adjourned until Tuesday. The court is Read more…

Following reports of Federal High Court sitting in Kano dismissing the bribery suit against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for lack of evidence, Nigerians have condemned the court’s decision, describing it as covering corruption. Ganduje was filmed receiving kickback from a contractor Read more…

A 72-year-old retiree, Mr. Funsho Amos, has lost his marriage for starving his wife of sex for three years. An Igando Customary Court, in Lagos, on Tuesday granted the request of Mrs. Ayo Amos, seeking dissolution of her union to Read more…

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to carry on with its investigation of Governor Nasiru el-Rufai of Kaduna State.  Justice Binta Nyako said this while delivering a judgment on Friday in a suit Read more…

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has rejected the ruling of a Kano High Court, which sacked four emirs he recently appointed. Justice Usman Na’Abba had in a ruling on Thursday dissolved the four new first-class emirates, stating that the law Read more…

Less than 24 hours to the governorship election of Bayelsa State, there was rumoured going on viral social media, particularly on Facebook that the Bayelsa governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been disqualified by Read more…

Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode is elated that Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, has been vindicated after a High Court in Abuja threw out a suit filed by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo over alleged rape. Fani-Kayode pronounced Read more…

The Supreme Court will, on Friday, give its reasons for dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate , Atiku Abubakar , to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress Read more…

The ongoing trial of Mr. Martins Ugwu, for an alleged impersonation of a medical doctor has been stalled by his absence in court. Mr. Ugwu, who is being prosecuted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Read more…