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Useni heads to Appeal court

By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos Plateau State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election, Sen. Jeremiah Useni has filed an appeal to...

Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s Ikoyi houses – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of houses in Ikoyi belonging to former Kwara State governor and...

EFCC misled court to seize my houses —Saraki – Punch Newspapers

Ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to a court judgment ordering the forfeiture of two of his houses in Ikoyi, Lagos State. The Economic...

Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi

A federal high court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties of Bukola Saraki, former senate president, in the...

Court varies conditions in bail granted Sowore, Bakare

*Reduces Bakare’s bail bond to N30m By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja   A Federal High Court in Abuja has agreed to the request by the convener of...

Ayodhya dispute: What is the tense Supreme Court ruling that could...

At the centre of the contention between the two religious sects is a mosque which dates back to the 16th century.The Babri Masjid...

Court Stops NNPC Recruitment Over Age Requirement

  A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the suspension of NigerianNational Petroleum Corporation's ongoing job recruitment pending thedetermination of a suit filed...

Court halts NNPC ongoing job recruitment – Daily Trust

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of...

FBI ‘Yahoo Boys’ Indictment: Court Jails Joseph Oyediran

Joseph Oyediran, one of those indicted by the United States FederalBureau of Investigation (FBI) has been sentenced to one-yearimprisonment by a Kwara State...

You’ve case to answer, court tells Lawan

By, Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting at Apo, Abuja, has ordered former member of the House of Representatives,...

Man unknowingly marries pregnant woman, drags in-laws to court – Punch...

A 35 -year-old man, Ibrahim Adamu, on Thursday dragged both his in-laws before the Magajin Gari Shari’a Court in Kaduna State, accusing them...

Nigerian Court Freezes 45 Bank Accounts For Rice Smuggling

  A federal high court on Monday in Abuja ordered the temporary freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies allegedly involved in...

Court orders freezing of 45 accounts of firms over alleged rice...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the interim freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies for...

Kogi West: Yahaya Bello reacts to Dino Melaye’s sack by Appeal...

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has reacted to the Appeal Court ruling that upheld an earlier decision by the State and...

ECOWAS court orders prosecution of 2018 Benue mass killing perpetrators

The Community Court of Justice ECOWAS on Friday ordered the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the January 2018 mass killings...

ECOWAS court indicts FG over 2018 Benue mass killing – Punch...

The Community Court of Justice ECOWAS on Friday ordered the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the January 2018 mass killing...

Dino Melaye loses at Appeal Court – Punch Newspapers

The Appeal Court on Friday sacked the Senator representing Kogi West, in Kogi State, Dino Melaye. He said this in a tweet on his...

Court orders forfeiture of N601m – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, ordered the final forfeiture of N550million and N51million, respectively, being...

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of N601m To Nigerian Govt – Channels...

 A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the final forfeiture of N601 million to the Nigerian Government.Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo gave the order...

Court orders IGP to remove Indians’ names from Interpol’s most wanted...

By Robert Egbe A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the police to remove the names of an Indian businessman, Prem Chand Garg,...

Court orders Invictus Obi’s N280m forfeited – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 “warehoused” in the bank accounts of Invictus Oil and...

My illness is life-threatening, Atiku’s son-in-law tells court

By Robert Egbe   Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law, Abdullahi Babalele, on Tuesday sought the permission of a Federal High Court in Lagos for a...

Court remands six Kaduna ‘Islamic Centre’s teachers

Kaduna State Magistrate Court on Monday remanded in Kaduna convict Prison six teachers of the embattled Kaduna Islamic Centre where 300 persons in...

Court orders forfeiture of convicted ex-NIMASA ED’s hotel – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of La Diva Hotel in Delta State belonging to a former...

Meghan Markle may see dad for first time since 2015 as...

Meghan Markle could be set to cross paths with her estranged father for the first time in five years as the...

Court grants Sowore N100m bail, requests N50m security deposit – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu...

Court suspends proceedings on Sowore’s bail application

Eric Ikhilae, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja has stood-down proceedings until around 1pm for ruling on the terrorism -related case brought against...

Court Hears Sowore, Bakare’s Bail Application – Channels Television

A pfile photo showing Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on September 30, 2019. Photo:...

As Sowore Goes To Court Today, Yoruba Race Under Siege…Time To...

    Nigeria came into being as a result of the British amalgamation ofNorthern and Southern colonial territories in 1914. The amalgamationwas an act of...

UK Court Grants FG Leave To Appeal $9.6bn Judgement – Channels...

 A United Kingdom court has granted the Federal Government leave to appeal the judgment that asked Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) Limited to...

Court admits ex-director Petroleum Resources to N10m bail

Justice O.A. Adeniyi of the FCT High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted Grace Taiga, former director, Legal Services in the...

Ekiti court remands woman for attempted murder – Punch Newspapers

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered one Mrs Adenike Olowookere to be remanded in prison for attempted murder. Adenike...

Sack Buhari over educational qualification, PDP tells S’Court – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu and Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have filed before...

Court Reserves Judgment On Ruling Which Nullified Melaye’s Election – Channels...

A file photo of Senator Dino Melaye  The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reserved judgments in three separate appeals brought before it on...

Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit challenging Dino Melaye’s senatorial election

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgments in three separate appeals brought before it on the senatorial election of...

Sowore VS DSS: Full Text Of Ruling By Justice Taiwo Taiwo...

  I have listened to the submission of the learned counsel for the applicant/respondent. I am also not oblivious that there is an information...

PDP, Atiku file appeal at Supreme Court over Tribunal judgement – Punch...

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi, have...

EDO ASSEMBLY: How court ruling deepened crisis

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu THERE is no end in sight to the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly made up wholly of members...

A court in Frankfurt, Germay has ruled that hangovers are an...

The pronouncement came about after a case was landed before judges in Frankfurt when plaintiffs claimed a firm offering anti-hangover "shots" and drink...

Ex-CJN Belgore may be arraigned in FCT Court – Daily Trust

…as Nigerian delegation heads for UK A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Alfa Belgore may be arraigned before the Federal Capital Territory, High...

Why I will appeal at Supreme Court –Atiku – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Abuja The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday said he would...

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo...

Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday told an Ikeja High Court that he has been unable to serve his estranged wife,...

US court remands Obinwanne Okeke till February 2020 – Punch Newspapers

A US court on Monday remanded Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke in prison custody till February 2020 over a case of alleged fraud. Okeke, popularly known...

Dammy Krane Granted N50,000 Bail By Court

  Hip-hop artiste, Johnson Oyindamola widely known as Dammy Krane, has been granted bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like...

Rochas Okorocha To Appear In Court For Sedition

  Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo state, has been summoned bya magistrate's court in Owerri over an allegation of incitement.Okorocha is to...

Why you must not sell ‘forfeited properties’ – court warns Okorocha

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered former governor, Rochas Okorocha and his family not to sell or...

APC mocks PDP, says Atiku can’t win at World Court –...

John Ameh, Chukwudi Akasike, Sunday Aborisade, Friday Olokor, Success Nwogu, Ademola Babalola, Sunday Nwakanma,  Tunde Oyekola and Umar Muhammed The All Progressives Congress and...

Buhari’s COS, Kyari, others storm court

The Chief of Staff (COS) to President Muhammad Buhari, Abba Kyari, is the latest of dignitaries to arrive at the venue of the...

Court dissolves 40-year marrriage over sex – Punch Newspapers

A housewife and mother of eight, Mrs Halimatu, has lost her 40-year marriage for starving her husband of sex. A Customary Court in Lagos...

Australia news: Vegan takes neighbours to court for cooking meat on...

Cilla Carden, from Perth, in Australia, said she was put off from going into her own garden due to the strong aroma from...

Stop Using Public Funds For Personal Cases, Supreme Court Tells Buhari

  The Supreme Court has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for using public funds to defend himself in personal litigations. The apex court criticised Buhari for...

ICPC asks court to seize N840m in retired female judge’s account

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has filed an application before a Federal High Court in Abuja for the...

Buhari’s Disqualification: Supreme Court Hears Case Today

  The Supreme Court will today (Monday) hear an appeal seeking thedisqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in thelast presidential election.Punch reports...

Supreme Court hears appeal seeking Buhari’s disqualification today – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court has fixed today (Monday) for hearing in an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a...

Nigerian Senate dragged to court over ​​​plan to spend N5.5bn on...

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 6,721 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal...

APC battles to vacate court order, mulls consensus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified its efforts to vacate a court order, which stopped its governorship primaries in Bayelsa State. The party...

Court fixes October 18 to rule on admissibility of Evans’, others...

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has fixed October 18, 2019 to rule on the admissibility of alleged...

Court frees Jonathan’s ex-aide, banker – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted a former Senior Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs,...

Court Restrains APC From Adopting Direct Primary In Bayelsa

A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the capital, has granted an interim order restraining the All Progressives Congress from adopting direct...

Court remands four policemen for killing phone thieves – Punch Newspapers

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Metta, Lagos State, on Thursday ordered that four policemen who killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba axis...

Court Ruling Against Shehu Sani, Rape Of Justice, Glorification Of Electoral...

The Kaduna State chapter of People's Redemption Party (PRP) has rejected the ruling of the state and national assembly elections petitions tribunal, vowing...

Court orders takeover of Donald Duke’s property – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria and United Bank for Africa to take over...

You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access...

Supreme Court to rule on PDP, Atiku’s request to access INEC...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku...

Order EFCC to release my $40m jewellery, Diezani prays court –...

Oladimeji Ramon A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the court to order the return of her 2,149 pieces of...

FG loses case to business partner as British court awards $9bn...

A British court has ruled that an engineering and project management company, Process and Industrial Developments Ltd., has the right to seize $9bn in Nigerian assets. The...

Court To Rule On Suit Seeking To Stop Inauguration Of Ministers...

The Federal High Court Abuja will on Monday deliver its ruling in a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the...

Court Grants EFCC Order To Freeze Student’s Account Over Suspicious Transactions

A Federal High Court in Abuja has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission a 40-day leave to freeze two accounts owned by...

Court Grants Atiku’s Son-in-law N20m Bail

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has granted bail to Abdulahi Babalele, son-in-law to former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate...

Monarchs drag Fayemi to Court over appointment of Chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti,...

#RevolutionNow: Lawyer Drags Buhari, Police, SSS To Court Over Violent Attacks...

  Barrister Olukoya Ogungbeje, a human rights activist and lawyer, has dragged the federal government to court over a clampdown on protesters demanding better...

Court Orders Parties To Maintain Status Quo – Channels Television

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has asked parties in a suit filed by four aggrieved members of the Kogi State executive...

Sowore: Ex-UN Diplomat Condemns Court Ruling

  A former United Nations diplomat, Babafemi Badejo, has queried the recent judgement by the Federal High Court, Abuja, in granting permission to the...

BREAKING: NLC Scribe Urges Sowore To Appeal Court Ruling

  The General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Peter Ozo-Eson, has urged activist and convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, to appeal Thursday’s...

Court Remands Ex-INEC Chairman, Iwu, For Alleged N1.23bn Fraud

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, has been remanded in prison for an alleged N1.23bn fraud. Iwu was...

BREAKING: Court Grants DSS Permission To Detain Sowore For 45 Days

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday granted permission to detain the publisher of SaharaReporters and convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, for...

Court stops Senate, Reps from taking over Edo Assembly – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered both the Senate and the House of Representatives to halt their plan...

Sanwo-Olu’s Victory: Court Orders Retrial Of Governorship Election At Tribunal

A court of appeal in Lagos State has ordered a retrial of the case challenging the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the...

I Hope Other Court Orders Would Also Be Complied With –...

 Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has commended the ruling of the Kaduna State High Court which ordered the release of the leader of...

LAW3 hours ago Court Okays EFCC’s Request To Freeze Bauchi State...

LAW3 hours ago Court Okays EFCC's Request To Freeze Bauchi State Govt. Account  Leadership NewspaperEFCC: Court grants request to freeze Bauchi State govt’s account  Daily...

Court okays EFCC request to freeze Bauchi govt. account

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prayer to freeze the...

Blackjewel miners travel to West Virginia for bankruptcy court protest

HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) - Dozens of miners got up early and left their protest site near Cumberland and headed to the Harlan Center...

EFCC: Court grants request to freeze Bauchi State govt’s account

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to freeze the...

Kaduna court hears El-Zakzaky bail today, tension rises – Punch Newspapers

Godwin Isenyo The Kaduna State Police Command said on Sunday it had beefed up security ahead of the state High Court’s ruling on Monday...

Flood sweeps away FCT High Court finance director – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A heavy flood has swept away the Director of Finance, Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme. Okecheme was on his way...

Court sentences 25-year-old man to death by hanging for killing friend...

Kano – A Kano High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Umar Yakubu, to death by hanging for stabbing his...

FG gazettes court order proscribing Shiites movement – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has published in its Official Gazette the court order proscribing the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as...

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks APC federal lawmaker

An All Progressives Congress, APC, House of Representatives member, representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State, Mustapha Usman, has been sacked...

Supreme Court fixes August 20 for PDP, Abubakar’s application – Punch...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing until August 20, in an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its candidate, Alhaji...

Police tighten security, court decides El-Zakzaky’s bail today – Punch Newspapers

• Shi’ittes say proscription a huge joke John Ameh, Eniola Akinkuotu, Oladimeji Ramon, Success Nwogu, Rapael Ede and Godwin Isenyo The police in Kaduna on...

Buhari dragged to Supreme Court over alleged perjury

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to the Supreme Court for alleged perjury over the information he supplied to the Independent National Electoral...

Tsoho steps in as Federal High Court’s Acting Chief Judge

Justice John Terhemba Tsoho was yesterday sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court. Justice Tsoho was, until July 25...

Court declares Shiites’ movement terrorist group – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Ade Adesomoju, Leye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo The Federal Government has obtained a court order to proscribe the  Shiites’ organisation formally referred...

Appeal Court dismisses Ortom’s appeal against tribunal’s decision on motions –...

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi on Friday dismissed appeals by Gov. Samuel Ortom, INEC and PDP against the decision of the...

I’ll unbundle Supreme Court if made AGF, Keyamo vows

The spokesperson of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, on Friday said that he will unbundle the Supreme Court if appointed the Attorney General...

Why I disobey some court orders —Ministerial nominee, Malami – Punch...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN),  has said, he deliberately disobeys some court orders in the interest...

Why court order on El-Zakzakky’s release was not obeyed – Presidency...

*Adesina commends police for ‘proper handling’ of Shiite clash Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina,...

Appeal Court dismisses Ashiru, PDP’s suit for lack of merit

Kaduna – Justice Muktar Hussein of the Court of Appeal Kaduna, on Thursday dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Ned Nwoko, Senator Nwaoboshi Reclaims Seat

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi on Tuesday reclaimed his Delta South Senatorial seat as the Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled in his favour against Ned...

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking he was my husband, woman...

A trader, Mrs Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband. Ajayi’s...

Court Issues Fiat To Nigerian Judge To Hear Senator Orji Kalu’s...

The Court of Appeal has given a fiat to Justice Muhammed Idris, who was recently elevated to the appeal court, to continue hearing...

APC chieftain asks Buhari to obey court order – Daily Trust

A chieftain of the  All Progressives  Congress, APC  has expressed hope that President Muhammadu Buhari would heed the latest Court of Appeal order...

Appeal Court judges cancel vacation over election petitions – Punch Newspapers

65 election petitions dismissed, 735 remain —Spokesperson Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has cancelled this year’s edition...

Falana drags Chief Judge to Court

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a suit against the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Abdul Kafarati, for allegedly...

PDP hails Makinde on Supreme Court victory

The victory of Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, at the Supreme Court in the case instituted over the primary election that produced him...

Why Abuja Appeal Court Struck Out Case Seeking To Disqualify President...

The judges of the Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, have given reasons why on Friday they struck out a suit seeking to...

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty ‘faces court ‘

MY BIG Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty allegedly faces court accused of driving offences - just days after a man admitted...

Kogi: Coast clears for Bello as Ametuo group withdraws Court case

If the political atmosphere of Kogi state, especially with regards to the reelection prospects of Gov. Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives...

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification to run for...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed an appeal challenging the academic qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari...

Court orders IGP, Kyari to appear on September 25 – Punch...

Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Jos Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police and Abba Kyari, Deputy...

Court awards over N5.5b damages against Customs

A Federal High Court in Abuja has awarded damages amounting to over N5.5billion against the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the Chairman, Nigerian...

Court orders Diezani’s land forfeited to FG – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a plot of land in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, belonging to a...