A cobweb of legal gymnastics in the governorship tussle by factions of the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] yesterday, forced the special panel of the Court of Appeal set up to hear appeals emanating from the festering crisis to adjourned its scheduled judgment indefinitely [sine dine].
The Justice Ibrahim Salauwa-led three-man panel was billed to deliver judgment on the appeal filed by a governorship candidate from the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, […]
A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division, hearing appeals on the tax forgery suit filed against Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has adjourned indefinitely.
This appeal was to determine a pending motion filed by Sir Friday Nwosu, which urged the Supreme Court to take over the matter or order the panel to expeditiously determine it. Ruling on the suit, Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeal, Owerri, Justice R.C. Agbo told parties in the suit that he had to […]
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Thursday adjourned indefinitely the suit on the leadership tussle rocking the PeoplesDemocratic Party, PDP.
Justice Abang’s decision was to enable the Court of Appeal hear and enter its verdict in an appeal filed by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi’s faction of the PDP, challenging Justice Abang’s ruling querying the legality of his leadership.
It would be recalled that the former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, had approached the high court […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has been compelled to postpone a two-day stakeholders’ Summit on Niger Delta following strong protest by key figures in the region.
The Summit being organised by the Presidency was originally scheduled to hold on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September in Abuja but has now been postponed indefinitely.
A statement on Friday by a presidential aide who is the Secretary of the Planning Committee, Donald B. Wokoma, said “the Summit, which was expected to bring participants […]
Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that the Federal Government is not detaining Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) indefinitely.
Obono-Obla, who said this while speaking on Friday in Abuja, explained that a media propaganda was being staged to “give the impression that the Federal Government has refused to release him on bail’’.
“I can assure you that nobody is detaining Dasuki indefinitely.
“There has been a lot of manipulation, media propaganda giving the impression that […]
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice has adjourned sine die (indefinitely) judgment in the case of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), against the Federal Government.
Dasuki is challenging his unlawful detention by government since December 2015 in the custody of the Department of the State Security Service (DSS).
The court, presided over by Justice Friday Nwoke had on May 16 reserved judgment till today after taking final argument from Dasuki’s lawyer Robert […]
The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have shut down the institution indefinitely over continuous protests by some of its workers.
The Registrar of the university, Dotun Awoyemo, confirmed this on Tuesday.
According to him, the management has decided to shut down the university for the safety of students and staff.
He said, “We have shut down the university indefinitely pending the time that we will resolve issues with our workers – Non-academic Staff of University (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria […]
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, indefinitely adjourned a suit challenging the academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Justice Adeniyi in his ruling said that the case was being adjourned indefinitely, following a notice of appeal filed by President Buhari.
Recall that President Buhari had Wednesday, appealed against a previous ruling of the court dismissing his preliminary objection to the suit filed by Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, an Abuja-based lawyer.
Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe had in his suit argued that President Buhari was […]
According to reports reaching ADELOVE, the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki which was expected to hold today at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, will no longer hold as the tribunal has adjourned the matter till a yet-to-be disclosed date.
Disclosing this on Wednesday, the spokesman of the tribunal, Ibrahim Alhassan said the shift to an undisclosed date was at the instance of the prosecution.
Alhassan added that due to the absence of some key prosecution witnesses involved in the […]
The University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been shut indefinitely. This followed a two-day protest by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), seeking the reinstatement of a rusticated 500 Level student of Petroleum Engineering, Tunji Ekpeti Michael.
Students left their hostels as early as 7am, singing solidarity songs and mobilising their colleagues to shut down vehicular movement within the campus.
They also used the opportunity to protest the lack of power and water among other needs on campus. The protesters […]