• Ondo guber: Appeal Court adjourns judgment indefinitely

    Ondo guber: Appeal Court adjourns judgment indefinitely

    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, […]

  • Orubebe appeals CCT judgment on property

    Orubebe appeals CCT judgment on property

    Godsday Orubebe, ex-minister of Niger Delta, on Wednesday approached the Court of Appeal, Abuja to set aside judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal that convicted him for non-declaration of an asset.

    The notice of appeal filed on October 12, was made available to newsmen by lead counsel to the appellant, Selekeowei Larry (SAN).

    Danladi Umar, Chairman of the tribunal, delivering the judgment on October 4, ordered the forfeiture of the asset, a plot of land located in Asokoro part of the […]

  • Court fixes date for judgment in suit challenging appointment of Customs boss

    Court fixes date for judgment in suit challenging appointment of Customs boss

    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 […]

  • Abia guber: I’m confident of judiciary, I’ll challenge judgment at Supreme Court – Ogah

    Abia guber: I’m confident of judiciary, I’ll challenge judgment at Supreme Court – Ogah

    The Dr. Sampson Uchechukwu Ogah Organisation has assured Abians not to loose hope because of the judgment of  the Appeal Court in Abuja, which  on Thursday, nullified the Certificate of Return issued to Dr. Sampson Uchechukwu Ogah by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as the governor of Abia State .

    The organisation said that it still has confidence in the judiciary and believes that the Supreme Court will look into the judgment judiciously and correct the anomalies.

    Speaking to Saturday Sun […]

  • Abia gov crisis: Aappeal Court reserves judgment on Ikpeazu’s appeal

    Abia gov crisis: Aappeal Court reserves judgment on Ikpeazu’s appeal

    The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Tuesday, reserved its judgment on appeal challenging the removal of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State from office over alleged tax fraud.

    A five-man panel of Justices of the apex court led by Justice Morenike Ogunwumiju, adjourned the matter for judgment after it heard six separate appeals that arose from verdict of the Federal High Court in Abuja that removed Ikpeazu.

    Trial Justice Okon Abang had on June 27, ordered Ikpeazu to immediately […]

  • DISCOs appeal judgment annulling electricity tariff hike

    DISCOs appeal judgment annulling electricity tariff hike

    The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) on Thursday said that it has appealed against the judgment of a Lagos Federal High Court annulling the 45 per cent electricity tariff hike.

    Mr Sunday Oduntan, the Executive Director of ANED, announced the decision in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

    ANED is the association of the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) operating in Nigeria.

    NAN reports that on July 13, a Federal High Court in Lagos annulled the […]

  • I leave my persecutors to God for ultimate judgment, says Dasuki

    I leave my persecutors to God for ultimate judgment, says Dasuki

    Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he was being punished by persons at the highest level of power for perceived grievances held against him while in active military service many years ago.

    Meanwhile, the Federal Government, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Abuja that witnesses against Dasuki must be protected.

    Dasuki, who did not name any person, said punishment being meted out to him was borne out of vendetta.

    Speaking through his […]