Court remands Okowa’s ex-aide in prison custody over an alleged assault on a woman

A former aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Friday Eluro, has been remanded in prison custody after he was arraigned at an Ashaka Magistrate Court over alleged abduction, torture and assault on a woman. Acting Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, ASP...

Court dashes Uduaghan’s APC nomination

The hope of the immediate past governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, to represent Delta South in the ninth session of the Senate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been dashed. A high court sitting in Abuja has declared his nomination a...

Oshiomhole risks jail over court contempt

A Federal High Court sitting in Bwari, Abuja, seeking to commit the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole to prison for disobedience of the order of the court, has been slated for hearing on February 18. In the suit: FCT/HC/BW/CV/103/2018, the...

Breaking: Court frees Ladoja of N4.7bn in a corruption case

A Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted Chief Rashidi Ladoja in the alleged N4.7 billion fraud charged brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).  Ladoja was freed by the court on Friday, February 8. Justice Mohammed Idris...

Court threatens to jail Obanikoro over attendance

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to appear before the court unfailingly on March 18. The order was sequel ...

Court remends four businessmen in prison custody over an Alledged production of fake engine oil

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of four men charged with producing adulterated engine oil. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyibo ordered that Johnson Uche, Olaide Shittu, Kingsley Meteke and Abdulquadri Olayinka be remanded in prison custody pending their...

N13bn Ikoyi tower: EFCC in move to obtain bench warrant against ex NIA boss Oke and wife

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is making moves to secure a bench warrant against the sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. This is because counsel to the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo...

Onnoghen asks CCT chair to hands off the case

Barely 24 hours after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) insisted on his appearance before it, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (SAN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has asked its the CCT chairman, Danladi Umar, to disqualify himself from further participating in the hearing of...

Alleged certificate forgery: Court asked to disqualify Wike from governorship election

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to disqualify the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, from contesting in the governorship election for allegedly forging the certificate of birth he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

Court Admits Evidence Showing How Ex-Kano Gov, Shekarau, Two Others Shared N950m Diezani Bribe

The trial of a former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, continued on February 1, 2019 with Justice Lewis Allagoa of a Federal High Court, Kano, admitting in evidence, the statements made by Shekarau and two others with whom he is facing money laundering charges. Shekarau...