NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

A General Court Martial (GCM) set up by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has sentenced six personnel attached to the late former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to jail. NAF Director of public relations and information Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola made that this known in a statement issued Saturday morning. The statement reads: ‘Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who … Continue reading NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

Buhari extends Dongban-Mensem tenure as Ag President Court of Appeal

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice M.B. Dongban-Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal (PCA) with effect from June 3, 2020, for another period of three months. According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the extension is pursuant to Section 238(4) and (5) of the Constitution of the … Continue reading Buhari extends Dongban-Mensem tenure as Ag President Court of Appeal

Court discharges acquit Sen. Adeleke of exam malpractices allegation

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, of allegations of examination malpractices filed against him by the police. Justice Ekwo, in a ruling, said he was minded to discharge and acquit Adeleke in view of the prosecution’s decision to withdraw charges against the … Continue reading Court discharges acquit Sen. Adeleke of exam malpractices allegation

Court fixes June 3 to hear the substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has again adjourned until fixed June 3 to hear a suit filed by 31 political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice Anwuli Chikere, on Friday, gave the new date following the court’s inability to sit as scheduled. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had, on Feb. 6, deregistered 74 political parties, leaving 18 others. … Continue reading Court fixes June 3 to hear the substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

Why president Buhari signs Executive Orders — Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, adduced reason why President Muhammadu Buhari signs Executive Orders, saying they are aimed at complementing existing legislation and ensure inter-agency coordination in the process of implementation. Malami who made the explanation when he featured as a guest in a Radio Nigeria programme “Politics Nationwide”, maintained that Executive Orders are for … Continue reading Why president Buhari signs Executive Orders — Malami

Exam malpractice: FG withdraws charges against Senator Adeleke

The Federal government on Thursday withdrew the examination malpractice charges against the former governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and for others. Adeleke along with Sikiru Adeleke (said to be a relative of Senator Adeleke), Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (the school principal), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (registrar) and Dare Samuel Olutope (teacher) were on October 2018 arraigned before the … Continue reading Exam malpractice: FG withdraws charges against Senator Adeleke

Nigerian wrongly sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US for murder,released and paid $18m

Ugochukwu Mistakenly Jailed 18 Years in the US for Murder, Released, Paid $10m Tony Ugochukwu coming out of prison This is Tony Ugochukwu a Nigerian based in the USA. He was arrested for murder and sentenced to 18 years in prison. He spent 15 years already before the truth came out for mistaken identity and the government has to compensate him with $10 million. He … Continue reading Nigerian wrongly sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US for murder,released and paid $18m

Alleged N570m fraud: Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial

The trial of the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, was on Wednesday stalled due to the absence of the lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mohammed Abubakar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the EFCC had, on March 23, charged Oyo-Ita and eight with 18-counts of money laundering to the tune of N570 … Continue reading Alleged N570m fraud: Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial

PDP Insists It Won Kogi Governorship Election ,Confident Of Justice At Appeal Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) insists that its candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, won the November 2019 Kogi state governorship election, adding that it will never relent until it reclaims the mandate at the Appeal Court. The PDP described the judgment of the Election Tribunal as an alarming miscarriage of justice, particularly as the PDP and its candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, laid incontrovertible proofs of electoral … Continue reading PDP Insists It Won Kogi Governorship Election ,Confident Of Justice At Appeal Court

‘Executive rascality’: SERAP takes Wike, FG to ECOWAS court over rights violations in Rivers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched legal action against governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over the “brutal crackdown, repression, and grave violations and abuses of the human rights of the people of Rivers State.” SERAP said in suit number ECW/CCJ/APP/20/20 filed last Friday: “Governor Wike is using … Continue reading ‘Executive rascality’: SERAP takes Wike, FG to ECOWAS court over rights violations in Rivers