According to reports, the National Judicial Council has cleared Justice Okon Abang of any wrongdoing in the June 27 judgement against the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu.
The NJC also said Mr. Abang did no wrong in his June 29 ruling where he endorsed a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, led by former Borno State Governor, Ali Sheriff, as authentic.
In separate letters to four different petitioners who had written against Mr. Abang, the NJC said it found “no proof of […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has exonerated a former Director General of Pension Transitional Arrangement Department (PTAD) Mrs. Nellie Mayshak over allegations of misappropriation of funds under her watch.
This was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr Babachir David Lawal.
The letter dated September 26, 2016 with a reference no: SGF.12/S.11/C.1/VI/564, reads: “While conveying Mr President’s appreciation to you for your service to the nation during your tenure, may we wish you […]
A 22-year-old woman killed herself after her step-father was cleared of repeatedly raping her, an inquest heard.
Juliet Crew left a note behind stating that she felt she had been let down by the legal system.
Her 60-year-old step-father, Nigel Parkin, who is a church organist was found not guilty in 2012 of sexually abusing her for seven years from the age of nine.
Juliet mother found her hung in the hall of her home in Taunton, Somerset, in August last year.
She had […]
A fresh twist has emerged in the N350 bribery allegation levelled against Justice Ademola Adeniyi by the Department of State Security (DSS).
Justice Ademola, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has formally petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed, on the matter. He flatly denied the bribery ever happened.
In an October 11 letter to the CJN, through the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, titled: Report on the unlawful invasion of my residence and abduction […]
The House of Representatives on Tuesday exonerated three of its members accused of sexual misconduct by the United States.
The lower legislative chamber took the decision following the recommendations made by its joint committees on ethics and privileges and foreign affairs which was saddled with the investigation of the matter.
The recommendations of the joint committee read thus: “That Hon. Mohammed Garba Gololo, Hon. Mark Terseer Gbillah and Hon. Samuel Ikon are cleared of and exonerated from the allegations leveled against them […]