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Declared N2.5 bn Scams: Court moves trial of NBC DG, others...

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Trial Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo-Giwa of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, deferred the arraignment of the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Ishaq Kawu Modibbo, till May 2. Modibbo is facing a 12-count charge that was preferred against him and three others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and…

UPGRADED: Court orders arrest of Dan Etete, Mohammed Adoke, others

Justice D.Z. Senchi, of a Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court, sitting in Jabi has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for a warrant of arrest against Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum, and Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, who were implicated…

Court suspends judgment in match looking for to sack Saraki, 55...

The Federal High Court, Abuja has suspended delivery of judgment in a suit filed by an advocacy group, Legal Defence and Assistance Project, (LEDAP)  seeking the sack of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 55 other lawmakers. Saraki LEDAP dragged Saraki and the 55 other lawmakers to court seeking a declaration that they were no longer members…

Order my ex-wife, kids to leave my home, Guy informs court

Ibadan – An Ibadan based businessman, Niyi Orimoyegun and father of three has told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to order his ex-wife Adeola and children to vacate his house because his son usually beats him. Narrating his ordeal before Chief Ademola Odunade, the court’s President, Niyi who lived at Omiadio area of Ibadan…

N103 m scams charge: Court orders surety to produce Briton

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, yesterday, ordered a surety, Nurudeen Ekundayo, to appear on June 24 to explain why he failed to produce a British man, Syed Kamran, facing N10.3 million fraud charge. Ekundayo is facing a count charge to show cause why his bail bond should not be forfeited because of his failure…

S-Court to identify Onnoghen’s fate May 17

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Supreme Court, yesterday, fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit the Cross River State government filed to challenge the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. Judicial symbol for justice Nigeria Army commences free medical outreach in Kano A seven-man panel…

Court starts out case versus cleric over personal university in Enugu...

By Chinenyeh Ozor, Nsukka An  Enugu State High Court holding at Nsukka Judicial Division before Justice A.O Onovo has struck out the case instituted against Rev. Fr. Paul Martins Obayi and 20 others by a factional group in  Nguru community over  locus standi. The factional group (plaintiffs), under the umbrella of Nguru Concerned Citizens (NCC), had,…

Renter docked for supposedly burglarizing property manager’s home

By Onozure Dania Lagos- The Police yesterday arranged a 36-year-old businessman, Chijioke Nwobi, who allegedly broke into the house of his landlord and stole properties worth 820, 000, before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The defendant who resides at 21A, Mercury Close, Raji Rasaki Estate, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge bordering on…

MCSN does not require gathering society approval to exercise its rights,...

By Innocent Anaba The Supreme Court has affirmed that the Musical Copyright Society Nigeria, MCSN, doesn’t need the approval as collecting society or an exemption as one to enforce it rights. In a unanimous decision, a panel of five Justices of the Supreme Court held that Section 15(a) (now Section 17) and Section 32 (now…

Once again, Court stops FG from eliminating CJN

The Federal High Court Abuja, has restrained the Federal Government  from forcefully removing the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen from office. Justice Edward Ekwo gave the order on Monday in Abuja while ruling on an ex parte motion brought by the Action Peoples Party. Defendants in the suit include President Muhammadu Buhari, the…

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