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  1. Court Ruling Invalidates N800bn Budget Passed by Pro-Fubara Lawmakers in Rivers State

    Nigeria Court Ruling Invalidates N800bn Budget Passed by Pro-Fubara Lawmakers in Rivers State

    Justice James of the Federal High Court Abuja has nullified the N800 billion budget passed by the Edison Ehie-led group of the Rivers State House of Assembly and signed into law by Governor Siminalayi Fubara. The court upheld a suit filed by the Assembly and Speaker Martin Amaewhule...
  2. Federal High Court Nullifies NBC's Authority to Impose Fines on Media Houses

    Nigeria Federal High Court Nullifies NBC's Authority to Impose Fines on Media Houses

    Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court Abuja has delivered a judgment that strikes at the heart of the National Broadcasting Commission's (NBC) power to levy fines on broadcast stations for perceived violations of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code. The judgment stems from a lawsuit...
  3. Former CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Secures N100 Million Victory as Court Condemns Government for Rights Violation

    Nigeria Former CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Secures N100 Million Victory as Court Condemns Government for Rights Violation

    Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court Abuja has handed down a verdict favoring the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The court ordered the Federal Government to pay the sum of 100 million naira as compensation for the violation...
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    Metro Flood sweeps away high court finance director in Abuja - The Cable

    Tony Okecheme, the director of finance at the federal high court in Abuja, has been swept away by a heavy flood. PUNCH reports that Okecheme was on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in his official 2017 Toyota Camry when his car got stuck in the flood at Galadimawa roundabout...
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    Politics Breaking: Court orders INEC to issue Okorocha Certificate of Return – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Breaking: Court orders INEC to issue Okorocha Certificate of Return An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue the Certificate of Return to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, who won the March 9th election for...
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    Politics Former Gov Ladoja Denies Stealing State’s Funds – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja on Friday explained why he could not refund money to the coffer of the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC) over his alleged misappropriation of state’s funds while in office between 2003 and 2007. He said he did … Read more...
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    Politics Trouble for fiery ex APC governor as court is asked to direct EFCC to launch criminal...

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has been asked by one Bishop Osadolor Ochei, an anti-corruption activist, to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal proceedings against Comrade Adams Oshiomole, the immediate past governor of Edo state and current All...
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    Politics Court asked to compel EFCC to probe ex-Gov Oshiomhole – Daily Post Nigeria

    An anti-corruption crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei, Thursday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of mandamus compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal proceedings against former Edo state governor and National Chairmanship aspirant, Comrade...
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    Metro NSCDC denies allegation of clamp down on Peace Corps personnel – TODAY.NG

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has denied allegation of interfering in the activities of the Peace Corps of Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja...... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2MorRaD Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Court Orders Forfeiture Of N2.2bn Linked To Ex-COAS, Adesola Amosu – Channels Television

    The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of N2.2billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun made the order after listening to an ex-parte application brought before her by the Economic and Financial …...
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    Politics Court threatens Lai Mohammed over looters’ list suit – Vanguard News

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, leave to serve the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, notice to appear before the court and explain why he should not be committed to prison for publishing the name of the applicant in looters’ …...
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    Politics PDP Campaign Funds: Court Stops Shekarau from Performing Lesser Hajj – Thisdaylive

    Justice Zainab Bage Abubakar of the Federal High Court in Kano yesterday refused an application by a former Governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, for the release of his international passport to enable him travel to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj. Shekarau approached the court with a...
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    Politics How Diezani’s 19 US, UK, Nigeria properties we uncovered – EFCC ‎ – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission revealed to the Federal High Court in Abuja how it uncovered about 19 houses allegedly bought by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Maduke, in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The EFCC explained...
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    Metro TETFUND Contractor Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison (Photo) – Naijaloaded News

    The EFCC has arraigned a TETFUND contractor for offences of stealing and giving of gratification to public officers, and he was sentenced to 6-years in prison. Justice Akin-David Oladimeji of the Osun State High Court sitting in Ede, Osun State has … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
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    N5m ‘Bribery’ Trial: Witness Says Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Lied About Hospital Admission – Sahara

    A medical doctor, Dr. Olumuyiwa Solanke, said on Friday that embattled judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, was not admitted as a patient in hospital as she claimed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ofili-Ajumogobia is alleged to have lied to …...
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    Court acquits APC chieftain of fraud charges – TODAY.NG

    The senatorial leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State South Senatorial District, Dr. Taiwo Malumi, has been discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, of charges of obtaining money by false pretence. Malumi, a medical doctor and Managing...
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    Court to rule on APC Leadership crisis June 26 – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal High Court in Enugu will on June 26 rule on applications brought before it on the leadership crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State chapter. The suit is fallout of the May 19 state congress of the party which produced parallel … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Ex-Governor Yero, Three Others Granted Bail – Thisdaylive

    A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna wednesday granted bail to the former Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero, and three others. The presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Shuaibu, granted each of the accused persons bail in the sum of N1million and two sureties in like … Read more via...
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    Ex-Governor Ramalan Yero granted bail – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna on Wednesday granted bail to former governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero and three others standing trial over alleged money laundering. Yero was arraigned alongside a former minister, Nuhu Wya, ex-PDP chairman … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria –...
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    N11.5bn alleged fraud: Court adjourns Alao-Akala’s case to June 29 – Daily Post Nigeria

    An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan yesterday adjourned the ongoing trial of former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala and two others over N11.5billion alleged fraud to June 29, 2018. The defendants, including a former Oyo State commissioner for Local Government and...
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