Saturday, April 10, 2021



I didn’t file suit against Atiku’s citizenship – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied filing a lawsuit against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

How Paris Club refund debt payment was handled – Malami

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that extra-ordinary due diligence was followed in handling the payment of the 3.2 billion dollars Paris Club refund judgment.

SERAP sues Buhari over ‘missing N3.8bn Health Fund’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to court over his alleged failure to probe the alleged diversion of ₦3,836,685,213.13 meant for the Federal Ministry of Health, teaching hospitals, medical centres, and National Food Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

Igbo group drags NJC to court over alleged lop-sidedness in appointing appeal court justices

An Igbo socio-cultural group, on Monday, called on a Federal High Court, Abuja, to stop the ongoing appointment of justices of the Court of Appeal over an alleged lopsidedness of the exercise.

I was tortured for refusing to pay SARS officers N5m, petitioner alleges

A car dealer, Timothy Ogbeye, told a National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Wednesday that he was tortured by SARS operatives in Anambra for refusing to pay N5million.

Alleged N69bn debt: AMCON challenges vacation order against Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed May 25 to hear a motion brought by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, seeking a stay of execution of orders it granted the businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, over alleged N69 billion debt.

Court halts Oyo-Ita’s trial over EFCC’s ‘misconduct’

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered a stay of proceeding in the ongoing trial of the former Head of Service, HoS, Winifred Oyo-Its, and others.

Court orders EFCC to pay N50m damage to wrongly detained suspect

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to publicly apologise to a businessman, Babatunde Morakinyo and pay him N50million for unlawful arrest and detention.

Court adjourns suit seeking IGP Adamu’s removal

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday adjourned until March 16, a suit seeking the removal of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, from office.

Court okays NDLEA’s request to destroy N150m drugs

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, granted an application by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to destroy forfeited narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances, weighing 15.660kg and worth N150 million.

Court dismisses suit challenging IGP Adamu’s tenure extension

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit seeking an order restraining Mohammed Adamu from parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police, IGP.

Police file charges against former Nigerian governor over ‘threat to circulate nude photos’ of lady

The office of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, will on Monday, February 15 arraign a former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, over alleged harassment of one Chinyere Amuchinwa.

Uzor-Kalu’s re-trial temporarily halted

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday temporary halted the re-trial of former Abia Governor, Orji Uzir-Kalu, on alleged corruption charges.

EFCC arrests 30 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Enugu

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu State.

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-Gov Yari’s money found in Zenith, Polaris banks

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the final forfeiture of former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari’s funds domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.

#EndSARS: Groups to join in $1bn suit against Twitter

Three groups have indicated their interest to be joined in the one billion dollars suit filed by a Nigerian, Adamu Garba, against the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey.

Oyo-Ita, others beg court to adjourn alleged N570m fraud case indefinitely

Former Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Tuesday, urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to adjourn her ongoing trial sine die over alleged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC’s abuse of court process.

Court orders Emefiele to give account of COVID-19 donations

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted a suit, seeking to apply for judicial review and order of mandamus to compel the Governor...

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