FULL LIST: Judicial Commission Nominates 22 Justices For Elevation To Supreme Court

A LIST of 22 Justices of the Court of Appeal nominated by the Federal Judicial Service Commission, FJSC, for elevation to the Supreme Court...

Seven Key Issues Resolved By Seven Supreme Court Judges

THE Supreme Court, on Thursday, affirmed the election of President Bola Tinubu and dismissed the appeals filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples...

FULL LIST: CJN To Swear In Falana’s Wife, 57 Others As SANs November 27

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will swear Funmi Falana and 68 other lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) on Monday,...

Tribunal Criticises Labour Party For Lack Of Preparation, Adjourns Hearing

THE Presidential Election Petitions Court has criticised the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for exhibiting a lack of preparedness in the...

Court Fines Ex-Presidential Aspirant N40m For Seeking To Stop Tinubu’s Inauguration

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja has fined a former presidential candidate, Ambrose Owuru, N40m for filing a frivolous suit seeking to stop the inauguration...

Assault: Court Fails To Sit, Adjourns Seun Kuti’s Trial Till Wednesday

THE Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in the Yaba area of Lagos on Tuesday failed to sit in the case against Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti. No...

Tribunal Dismisses PDP, LP’s Request For Live Coverage

THE Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Court, Justice Haruna Tsammani, has dismissed the application for live coverage of court proceedings. At the 2023 Presidential...

Atiku’s Petition: Tribunal Adjourns As INEC, APC, Tinubu Reject Televised Proceedings

THE Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday resumed for continuation of hearing in the suit by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate,...

Ummita: Chinese Admits Manslaughter In Court, Says, ‘I Unintentionally Stabbed Her’

A CHINESE national, Frank Geng-Quangrong, 47 on Thursday told a Kano High Court that he stabbed his Nigerian girlfriend, Ummukulsum Sani, popularly known as...

JUST IN: NJC Recommends Chief Judge’s Compulsory Retirement, Probes Judicial Officers

THE National Judicial Council has recommended the compulsory retirement of the Chief Judge of Taraba State High Court, Justice F. B. Andetur, with immediate...

Extrajudicial Killings: Court Awards N400m Against IGP, AGF In Favour Of Victims’ Families

THE Lagos High Court sitting in Yaba has awarded the sum of N400m jointly and severally against the Inspector General of Police, the Attorney...

Reps Member Arrested With $498,100 Arraigned In Port Harcourt

THE House of Representative member from Rivers State, Chinyere Igwe, who was arrested with 498,100 dollars before the presidential and national assembly elections, has...

Supreme Court Reaffirms Wali As Kano PDP Gov Candidate

THE Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Muhammad Abacha’s appeal, challenging the victory of  Sadiq Aminu Wali, as Kano governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

Ex-Accountant General’s Missing Statement Stalls Trial

THE trial of a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, on alleged N109 billion corruption charges was on Wednesday stalled at the...

New Naira: Three States File Suit Against Malami, Emefiele Over Contempt Of Court

KADUNA, Kogi, and Zamfara states have filed contempt proceedings against the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin...

Federal High Court Begins Five-Day Break Over Elections

THE Federal High Court of Nigeria will begin a five-day break from Wednesday in view of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections The Chief Judge...

Supreme Court Affirms Hyacinth Alia As Benue APC Guber Candidate 

THE Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Professor Terhemba Shija against the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary that produced Reverend Father Hyacinth...

JUST IN: Another G5 Gov Secures Court Injunction Barring PDP From Suspending Him

GOVERNOR  Samuel Ortom of Benue State has secured an interim injunction barring the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from suspending, expelling, or giving any form...

Court Grants N5m Bail To Actress Arraigned For Alleged Naira Abuse

THE Federal High Court in Lagos has granted bail to an actress, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, who was arraigned before the court on Monday by the...

Supreme Court Adjourns New Naira Case To Feb 22

THE Supreme Court of Nigeria has adjourned the case on the naira swap policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) till Wednesday, February...

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JUST IN: Tinubu Appoints Kemi Nandap As CG Of Nigeria Immigration Service

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective...

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Defamation: Emefiele Slams Akpabio With N25bn Lawsuit

THE immediate-past Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has vowed to sue the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged defamation. The Senate president had...

Niger State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Today

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Kano Unseals 10 Warehouses Accused Of Hoarding Food Items

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A World, A Continent In Transition – By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

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Algeria Snub Super Eagles’ Peseiro, Set To Name Petkovic Coach

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Estonia Detains 10 Russian Spy Suspects Since December

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Tinubu Appoints Hafsat Bakari As CEO Of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

PRESIDENT has approved the appointment of Ms. Hafsat Abubakar Bakari to serve as the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU),...

Sadiya Umar Farouq: The Villified Heroin – By Mamman Nasir

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Tinubu Directs Payment Of Presidential Villa Electricity Bill After Power Company Disconnection Notice

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has directed immediate settlement of outstanding electricity bill due to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company. The President's directive follows the reconciliation of...

Bandits Block Gusau-Sokoto Highway, Abduct 26 Travellers

BANDITS on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped over 26 travelers along the Gusau-Sokoto highway. The bandits who were said to have blocked the road around Kwaren Kirya...

Economic Hardship: Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items To Nigerians

THE Nigeria Customs Service said it has concluded plans to commence the direct disposal of seized food items to Nigerians. The National Public Relations Officer...

Elumelu Expresses Readiness To Support, Partner Finance Ministry To Boost Economy

THE Chairman of Heirs Holdings Group, Transcorp Group and UBA Group, Tony Elumelu, has declared his readiness to support and partner with the Ministry...
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