Of the 800 election petitions before the 77 tribunals sitting across the country on the last governorship, state House of Assembly, National Assembly and presidential elections, 65 have been dismissed, with 735 still pending, the Court of Appeal revealed on Sunday.
Also, Preside [...]
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has called on senior lawyers and judicial officers to be of high rectitude.
Magu made the call last Friday, at a forum titled: "Public Discourse on Justice Delivery in Nigeria: “A Framework for Re [...]
Governor Nasir el-Rufa’I of Kaduna state has described Nigeria a nation of ‘two countries’ a developing north, and a backward north.
He also likened the development in northern Nigeria to what is obtained in “war-ravaged” Afghanistan, saying the region is “un [...]
Five former directors of the Rural Electricity Agency, REA, have bagged various jail terms for their culpability in the N5.2billion scam.
Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, sitting in Gudu, Abuja, convicted and sentenced Engr. Samuel Ibi Gekpe, former M [...]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended seven internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, a metropolis at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise [...]
The European Union, EU, has shared blame to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the two main parties – All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for “severe operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems, and low turnout [...]
The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, will on June 14 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
The Hea [...]
A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has described Nigeria as a bad marriage that was not working well.
The human rights activist who is among those who fought for the actualisation of the June 12, 1993 presidential election mandate of late Chief M.K.O. [...]
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