Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Abuja Division

January 26, 2024

Drama as lawyer tackles judge for adjourning suspended UNICAL professor’s bail plea

The adjournment did not go well with Solomon Umoh, SAN, who appeared for Mr Ndifon and Sunny Anyanwu, the co-defendant.

January 25, 2024

Electricity theft case against Abuja developer adjourned until April

The electricity theft case filed by the federal government against an Abuja property developer, Cecil Osakwe, has been adjourned until April 15.

Prepaid meters
January 23, 2024

Oyo-Ita used her companies to launder money as head of service, EFCC witness tells court

Ms Oyo-Ita and others were arraigned for alleged fraud regarding duty tour allowance, estacodes, conference fees and receiving kickbacks on contracts.

January 18, 2024

FG learns fate April 16 in suit seeking details of N200 billion spent on census preparation

Mr Opatola, who represented himself as the plaintiff, told the court that all processes had been filed and exchanged with the defendant.

Nasir Kwarra
January 10, 2024

Court to rule March 20 in Seventh-day Adventist Church suit seeking Saturday to be declared sacred

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday, fixed March 20 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

December 18, 2023

Appeal Court upholds Fintiri’s re-election in Adamawa; fines Binani N1 million

The three-man appellate panel, led by Justice Tunde Awotoye, declared the appellant’s brief invalid and struck it out as incompetent.

Ahmadu Fintiri and Aishatu Binani
December 14, 2023

Kano govt agrees to pay demolished shops’ owners N3 billion compensation

Kano agreed to pay N3 billion to compensate the Incorporated Trustees of Masallacin Eid Shop Owners and Traders Association for demolishing their properties.

Kano Demolition
December 7, 2023

Court fines Yahaya Bello N500 million; Kogi gov to tender public apology for violent attack on Ajaka

Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, also directed Mr Bello to tender a public apology to Mr Ajaka “for the gross and unwarranted violation” of his rights.

Yahaya Bello and Muritala Yakubu Ajaka
December 5, 2023

#RevolutionNow: Sowore’s treason case stalled over judge’s absence

Mr Sowore is standing trial before Justice Emeka Nwite on allegations of treasonable felony.

November 17, 2023

Anxiety in Kano: Appeal Court to deliver judgment on governorship election today

NNPP had appealed against the judgment of the Kano governorship election petitions tribunal.