Saturday, February 24, 2018

Area Courts in FCT have no jurisdiction over criminal matters- Judge

An FCT High Court, Apo, on Wednesday ruled that Area Courts in the Federal Capital Territory, under the Sharia Court, have no jurisdiction on...

Falana Files Lawsuits Against Detention Of 4 Naturalized Nigerians, Deportation Of...

Human rights advocate and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a suit at the Federal High Court to challenge the arrest and detention...

Abuja Court restrains further publication of Daily Times titles

An Abuja High Court has granted an interim injunction restraining further publication of the nation’s oldest surviving newspaper, Daily Times.The interim order issued by...

Independence day bombing: Okah, Nwabueze to know fate on March 7

Charles Okah and Obi Nwabueze, the accused standing trial for their alleged involvement in the Oct. 1, 2010 blast, will on March 7, know...

Court adjourns Dasuki ‘s case till March 22

An FCT High Court, on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, retired Col Sambo...

Court grants EFCC permission to freeze ex-naval officer’s accounts

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the accounts...

Anambra central: Special panel of Justices begin sitting on Okonkwo’s appeal

A five-member panel of Justices, specially constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa on Tuesday commenced sitting on the...

Assets falsification Charge: Why NJC can’t interfere in Justice Ngwuta’s trial...

CCT rules on motion to quash charges March 21The Federal Government, on Tuesday, challenged the powers of the National Judicial Council, NJC, to...

Court orders separate trials for Nnamdi Kanu, co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, be separated from...

Don’t appreciate courts for ruling, judgment, judge tells lawyers

A judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Peter Affen has said the habit of lawyers commending the court after ruling or judgment is...

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