Emmanuel Ogbeche

Election petition: 65 dismissed, 735 ongoing, judges cancel vacation

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 [...]

Sun, 14 July 2019


Magu, senior lawyers chart moral path for judiciary

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 [...]

Sun, 14 July 2019


Nigeria, nation of ‘two countries’ – El-Rufa’I

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 [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


N5.2bn fraud: Five REA directors bag jail terms

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 [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


EFCC raid internet fraudsters in Abuja, Edo, Enugu, others

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 [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


2019 polls: EU knocks INEC, APC, PDP, others

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 [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Ex-AGF Malami faces disciplinary panel over Dasuki

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 [...]

Mon, 10 June 2019


Nigeria a bad marriage not working well – Agbakoba

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. [...]

Mon, 10 June 2019


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PhotoElection petition: 65 dismissed, 735 ongoing, judges cancel vacation

Of the 800 election petitions before the 77 tribunals sitting across the country on the last governorship, state House of Assembly, [...]

14 July 2019

PhotoElection petition: 65 dismissed, 735 ongoing, judges cancel vacation

Of the 800 election petitions before the 77 tribunals sitting across the country on the last governorship, state House of Assembly, [...]

14 July 2019