According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday abstained from a Federal High Court in Abuja where it was expected to show up to respond to an application by Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, who is challenging the seizure of his landed assets by the commission.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba expressed reservation over the absence of any lawyer representing the anti-graft agency and the failure of the commission to file any response to Fayose’s application despite being aware that […]
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out a suit a challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Hameed Ali as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service.
Justice Sale Hassan said the court lacked jurisdiction on the matter.
The case was filed, in November 2015, by a human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa. Mr. Adegoruwa challenged the appointment of Mr. Ali, a retired Colonel, as Customs chief saying Nigerian laws were violated in the
A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed September 16 to deliver judgment in a suit challenging the appointment of retired Colonel Hameed Ali as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service.
The suit, which was instituted by a human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, in November 2015, was argued before Justice Sule Hassan.
Adegboruwa sought the interpretation of the court as to whether the President could appoint anyone as comptroller-general of customs without complying with Section 3 of the Official Gazette of […]