• PDP crisis: Supreme Court strikes out appeals against Jegede, Makarfi faction

    PDP crisis: Supreme Court strikes out appeals against Jegede, Makarfi faction

    It was gathered that the Supreme Court on Thursday further validated the candidacy of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede as the PDP flag bearer in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

    This was sequel to the striking out of all the pending interlocutory appeals filed by the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the party.

    Justice Walter Onnoghen, leading four other justices of the apex court, held that Wednesday’s judgment of the Court of Appeal on the main appeals rendered the interlocutory ones academic.

    Onnoghen held […]

  • Court strikes out suit against Oyedepo

    Court strikes out suit against Oyedepo

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday struck out N1.8 billion suit against founder of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, by a stock brokerage firm, Valueline Securities and Investment Ltd.

    Trial judge, Jude Dagat, in his ruling, described the applicants’ suit as incompetent and dismissed it for lack of jurisdiction.

    Valueline Securities and Investment Ltd and its Managing Director, Samuel Enyinnaya, had in February 2015, sued Oyedepo and his family for an alleged breach of contract in a N9 billion stock […]

  • BREAKING!!! Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Buhari’s Appointment Of Hameed Ali As Customs boss

    BREAKING!!! Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Buhari’s Appointment Of Hameed Ali As Customs boss

    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