• S’Court confirms Jegede as Ondo State governorship candidate

    S’Court confirms Jegede as Ondo State governorship candidate

    The Supreme Court yesterday in Abuja gave a red card to moves by the Ali Modu-Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The apex court struck out all the 14 multiple interlocutory motions brought against the ruling of the Court of Appeal allowing Mr. Eyitayo Jegede to appeal the October 14, 2016 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

    The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to replace his name with Jimoh Ibrahim’s as the Ondo State governorship […]

  • N2.2bn fraud: Court grants FG’s request for S’Court registrar’s arraignment

    N2.2bn fraud: Court grants FG’s request for S’Court registrar’s arraignment

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has granted a request by the Federal government for the arraignment of the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Mr. Ahmed Saleh, and two other officials of the court on a nine-counts bordering on gratification and diversion of N2.2 billion belonging to the apex court.

    The F.G, through the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), had on November 3, charged Saleh alongside Muhammed Abdulrahman Sharif and Rilwanu Lawal with […]

  • Leave Amaechi, Onu alone – APC tells S’Court judges

    Leave Amaechi, Onu alone – APC tells S’Court judges

    According to reports, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday told the two embattled Supreme Court judges, John Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta to leave Rotimi Amaechi and Ogbonnaya Onu out of their current ordeal.

    The two judges had in their separate letters to the Chief of Nigeria (CJN) alleged that Onu, minister of science and technology and Amaechi, transport minister, approached them to pervert justices in some election appeal cases.

    ‎However, speaking on the matter, the […]

  • NBA asks DSS to release arrested S/Court Justices immediately

    NBA asks DSS to release arrested S/Court Justices immediately

    According to report, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, had demanded immediate and unconditionally release of two Justices of the Supreme Court who were arrested after a raid on their homes by operatives of Department of State Services early Saturday morning.

    The Association warned that there will be consequences if demands are not met immediately at a press conference in Lagos addressed by its President, President, Mr Abubakar Mamoud, SAN.

    He spoke to journalists alongside three past Presidents of the association, namely Chief […]

  • Corruption: S’Court Justices in DSS custody, to be arraigned on Monday

    Corruption: S’Court Justices in DSS custody, to be arraigned on Monday

    Supreme Court Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and John Okoro arrested at their official residences in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday are in the custody the Department of State Service (DSS).

    It is gathered that the two men will be arraigned on alleged corruption charges on Monday in Abuja.

    Media aide to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Ahuraka Isah, confirmed the arrest of Justices Nwgwuta and Okoro.

    He however said the reasons for the arrest were still not known to him.

    He clarified […]