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Sowore’s bail perfected, to breathe air of freedom today — Falana

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, have met their bail conditions, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday. Falana, who is their lawyer, said the defendants would be freed...

EFCC misled court into granting temporary forfeiture order — Saraki

  Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the EFCC may have misled the court into granting an order for a temporary forfeiture of his property on 17A McDonald Road, Ikoyi.   Saraki in a statement said that neither...

Court reduces Sowore’s bail terms

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, denied the bail application filed by the convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, through his counsel, Femi Falana (SAN). The presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, said...

Nigerian senior advocate, Nwobike, jailed for perverting course of justice

For perverting the course of justice,  a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dr Joseph Nwobike, is to spend the next 30 days in prison. an Ikeja High Court handed down the verdict on Monday. Justice Raliatu Adebiyi of  an Ikeja High Court...

Mining Dispute: Let the court decide on ownership, BUA’s message to Dangote

As both Dangote and the BUA group intensifies strategy to resolve the  rightful owner of an ongoing Mining Lease, the BUA leadership on Friday said it's a decision best left to the court to decide. "In any case, we wish...

Court annuls presidential polls in Kenya

Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days, shocking a country that had been braced for further protests by opposition supporters. No Kenya presidential election has ever been...

Nigerian Army Defies Court Order Awarding Junior Officer N9 Million For Wrongful Dismissal

Nigerian Army has refused to comply with the judgment of the Industrial Court, sitting in Makurdi, Benue State capital, which asked it to pay a junior officer, Lance Corporal Zuberu Rafiu, who was wrongly dismissed from the Army after...

Court Stops Melaye’s Recall Process

Just days after INEC released a time table for Senator Dino Melaye's recall process, a federal judge at the high court in Abuja, granted a motion for a restraining order, dealing the constituents another defeat. The court asked the Independent National...
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