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Tanimu Turaki: I engaged in illegal contract award, civil servant admits

A civil servant, Titus Okunriboye, on Wednesday, admitted before the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he was involved in alleged illegal award of contracts to move money from Federal Government’s coffers.

EFCC presents $25,000 alleged bribe, 2 cell phones in evidence against Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday tendered 25,000 dollars, two Samsung phones and two audio recordings in a Federal High Court Abuja as evidence in the ongoing trial of Sen. Shehu Sani.

Court adjourns suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack until July 20

The Federal High Court Abuja, has adjourned until July 20, a suit filed by Reform and Advancement Party, RAP, and its 2019  governorship candidate, Okere Kingdom asking the court to restrain Governor Hope Uzodinma from acting as Imo State governor.

EFCC to appeal vacation of Stella Oduah’s asset forfeiture interim order

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has expressed dissatisfaction with court’s vacation of an interim forfeiture order regarding some assets traced to a former Aviation Minister, Sen. Stella Oduah.

Wadume’s trial stalled as Malami takes over case

The ongoing trial of the alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, aka Wadume at the Federal High Court Abuja was on Wednesday stalled due to the absence of many defendants, just as the Ministry of Justice announced the taking over of the case from the Police.

Melaye’s suit against Infections Disease Bill for hearing June 15

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed June 15 for definite hearing of the suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020.

Don’t confiscate Yari’s assets, court tells Malami, Magu

A Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, to respect the status quo on their plans to confiscate the assets and property belonging to the immediate-past Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari.

ICPC files defence in N1bn suit against Pinnacles Communications Ltd

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has filed processes in opposition to a suit, instituted against it at the Federal High Court Abuja, by Pinnacle Communications Ltd, PCL.

Court orders EFCC, SSS, others to suspend planned probe on Saraki

Federal High Court in Abuja has the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, The Department of State Security Services, SSS, and three other law enforcement agencies to put on hold their planned probe on Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Defection: Court fixes May 17 for judgement on Saraki, Dogara, 52 other lawmakers

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit  seeking the removal of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other lawmakers.

Court sentences 66-year-old woman to prison for trafficking heroine

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 66 -year-old woman, Sikirat Adeyemi to five years in prison for exporting 1.340 kg of heroine.

Court sets up 3-man panel to review Dasuki’s trial

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has set up a three-man panel to resolve the logjam arising from the trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged money laundering charges along with Aminu Baba Kusa, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital. 

Court of Appeal fixes January 24 to entertain CJN’s appeal against CCT trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed Jan. 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice...

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