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Supreme court orders EFCC to return N9bn to ex-First Bank director

“The decisions of the federal high court, Coram Judice: Hassan, J. delivered in Suit No: FHC/L/CS/13/2017 on 16th February 2017 are hereby set aside. The order of final forfeiture of the sum of N9,080,000,000.00 (Nine Billion and Eighty Million Naira) to the federal government of Nigeria is hereby set aside. It is hereby ordered that the said sum of N9,080,000,000.00 (Nine Billion and Eighty Million Naira) be returned to the appellant forthwith,” the court ordered.

Rivers APC faction heads to Supreme Court over ballot exclusion

All party faithful in Rivers State should remain calm and resolute as we have already instructed our lawyers to appeal the judgements at the Supreme Court while we continue with our preparations for the 2021 local government election in Rivers state.

Maryam Sanda heads to Supreme Court after appeal court upholds death sentence

While Sanda argued that she was denied a fair hearing by the trial court and insisted that she was innocent, the appellate court held that the appeal lacked merit.

Trump suggests election ‘revote’ and calls on Supreme Court to overturn result in 46-minute Facebook video

The speech comes a day after attorney general Bill Barr said the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigations were “running down” claims of fraud that would potentially cover a “few thousand” votes, but not enough to have changed the outcome of the election.

Supreme Court hears Trump’s suit against Obamacare

“Obamacare will be replaced with a MUCH better, and FAR cheaper, alternative if it is terminated in the Supreme Court,” Trump claimed by tweet in September.

CJN swears in eight Supreme Court judges

After their swearing, they climbed to the bench where their 12 seniors were already seated, to their positions.

Judge who chaired presidential election tribunal confirmed as S’court justice

The judge was confirmed by the senate after Opeyemi Bamidele, chairman of the judiciary committee, presented a report on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.

Supreme Court affirms Yahaya Bello’s election as Kogi Governor

In a unanimous decision affirmed the election of Bello of the All Progressives Congress as the duly elected governor after resolving...

PDP raises alarm ahead of Supreme Court judgment on Kogi election

The group urged the apex court to stand firm against the alleged manipulations of the judiciary by the Kogi governor.

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.),...

Compel Buhari to publish loans obtained since 2015, SERAP urges court

SERAP also demanded that the interest rate and the total amount of debts so far been incurred by the Buhari regime, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent be made public.

Supreme Court dismisses Alaibe’s suit against Diri on Bayelsa governorship election

On February 13, Diri was pronounced as Bayelsa State governor after the Supreme Court sacked David Lyon less than 24 hours before his inauguration as governor of the state.

N7.65 billion fraud: Supreme Court orders fresh trial of Orji Kalu, others

The Supreme Court has set aside the December 5, 2019 judgement of the...

BREAKING: Supreme Court reserves ruling on APC’s request for review of Zamfara judgment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its ruling on the All Progressives Congress’ application for the review of its judgment which nullified...

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Fuel subsidy rises to N500bn, NNPC rules out price hike

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