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Court dismisses El-Zakzaky’s no-case submission

Speaking with journalists after court proceedings, Dari Bayero, prosecution counsel, said about 20 witnesses, including officers of the Nigerian army and the police force, will be called to give evidence.

24 hours to strike: Showdown looms as Labour says court orders are rumours

A circular by its General Secretary, Adidi Adodo, said: “ISSSAN enjoins all members to participate in the planned strike being convened by organised labour in NLC and TUC and Civil Society Organisations as part of the struggle to end impunity, which has been displayed through the irresponsible increase in the price of petroleum products and that of electricity tarrif.”

Court orders service of ‘Hearing Notice’ on INEC for excluding AAC from Edo governorship election

The vacation judge, Justice A.R Muhammed, gave the order on Wednesday following a letter addressed to the court by lawyer to...

IGP ignores court, fails to produce Bayelsa gov candidate

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Adamu Mohammed, on Wednesday, shunned the August 31, 2020 order of the Federal High Court...

Court remands electrician for allegedly killing customer’s wife, two others in Osun

An electrician, Lukman Tijani, 24, in Inisa, Odo-Otin Local Government Area of the Osun State was on Tuesday remanded in Ilesa...

Orlu youths drag Okorocha, others to court to recover University

Orlu youths have dragged Senator Rochas Okorocha to an Imo State High Court, seeking to recover, reclaim and restore the Eastern...

Kaduna court frees 2 suspected killers of pilot Arotile

…1st suspect, Nehemiah Adejor to be arraigned for culpable homicide 3rd of September It was a huge sigh...

CSO urges court to stop NIMC’s ID cards

A civil society organisation, Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative, has asked the Federal High Court in Abeokuta to stop the digital...

Hate Speech: Battle moves to court as lawyer sues FG, NBC, Lai Mohammed over N5m fine, says it’s unconstitutional

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Inibehe Effiong, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit to challenge the imposition of N5...

Breaking: NJC releases list of nominees for Supreme Court appointments

The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),...

Ronaldinho court date set over alleged Paraguay fake passport entry

A judge in Paraguay set a date for Brazilian football star Ronaldinho to appear in court over allegations he used a...

Court orders NDDC contractors to forfeit N827.6m

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of the sum of N827.6m recovered by the Economic and Financial...

Father bags 20 years imprisonment for testing daughter’s virginity

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday sentenced a 37-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Emmanuel Idoko, to 20 years imprisonment...

Courts shun AGF Malami, begin annual vacation

The Court and other courts have ignored a post-COVID-19 advisory issued in April by the Attorney-General of the Federation and...

Court adjourns suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack until July 20

He said that one of the issues he wanted the court to determine was whether Uzodinma lawfully participated and was sponsored by the APC to contest the 2019 Imo governorshipelection in accordance with Section 177 (c) of the 1999 Constitution.

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NNPC, IPMAN allay fears over fuel scarcity, caution against panic buying

“People should not fear and embark on panic buying as there is enough fuel on ground."

CACOVID yet to flag-off its palliatives in Osun – Relief committee secretary

"Only CACOVID palliatives were housed in Ede Warehouse and we were asked to wait for the flag-off, hence, our inability to distribute before they were looted",

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala floors South Korea’s Myung-hee emerges WTO DG

With the victory, the former minister becomes the first African and the first woman to lead the organisation in its 25 years history.

#RevolutionNowProtest: Appeal Court strikes out Sowore’s appeal

The appellate court panel which was led by Justice Stephen Adah, ruled that the failure of the 2nd Defendant, Bakare, to co-sign the notice of appeal, rendered it incompetent.