Monday, August 20, 2018

Group defies order, asks another court to declare Akpabio’s seat vacant

Despite an order of an FCT High Court which restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of Senator Godswill Akpabio vacant, a...

Court Jails Four Egba High Chiefs For Breach Of Peace

An Ogun State Magistrate Court, sitting in Isabo area of Abeokuta, has sentenced four Egba High Chiefs to one-month imprisonment for actions capable of...

Release Kwara Gov’s aide or risk imprisonment, court tells Police IG

The High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital presided over by Justice Ibrahim Yusuf, has threatened to imprison the Inspector General of...

Businessman Drags Zenith Bank To Court For Fraudulent Account Opening, Demands...

A businessman, Mr. Umegelo Emmanuel has asked a Lagos High Court in Igbosere to compel Zenith Bank Nigeria Plc to pay him the sum...

Ayefele sues Oyo government over planned demolition of his music house

Popular musician, Yinka Ayefela, has sued the Oyo State Government over the planned demolition of his Music House, a sprawling structure housing his radio...

Court suspends hearing in suit filed against INEC Chairman

The Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday suspended hearing in the contempt suit against the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu...

Judge threatens to strike out case against Abiri, journalist detained by...

A magistrate court in Abuja has threatened to strike out the case against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist. Abiri, publisher of the Weekly Source, a...

Court restrains Senate President from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

An FCT High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from declaring the seat of the Senator, representing Akwa Ibom North West,...

‘I was accused of stealing secret documents’ — Premium Times journalist...

Samuel Ogundipe, the Premium Times journalist arrested on Tuesday, says he was accused of stealing secret documents. Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, reportedly ordered his...

Alleged bribery: INEC chiefs have case to answer – Court

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary in...

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