The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed June 15 for definite hearing of the suit filed by Sen. Dino Melaye challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020. Melaye had dragged the sponsor of the bill – Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and other lawmakers Pascal...

The Fijian Police are seeking further legal advice to charge the island nation’s ninth COVID-19 patient, who returned from India and infected several other persons. Fijian Police Commissioner, Sitiveni Qiliho, confirmed on Friday that their investigators will be seeking further legal advice before the 54-year-old man from the village of...
A Federal High Court  sitting in Abuja on Wednesday has fixed June 1 ti hear the suit brought before it against the National Assembly by Sen. Dino Melaye over the consideration of the Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. Justice Ijeoma...
The Federal High Court judge presiding over the case between the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ARNP) and the Independent National Electotal Commission (INEC) has mulled transferring the case to a court handling similar cases,to prevent a clash of interest for the court. The judge made this position known when the...
Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), on Thursday said that he did not plot to assassinate the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsel or witnesses in his ongoing trial. Maina, who told Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, in a counter-affidavit to EFCC...
Chief Afe Babalola,SAN, and Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN,  have formally protested the N60 million fine imposed on them by the Supreme Court over their bid for Bayelsa governoship judgment review. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two protest letters were addressed to the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigerian...
A High Court in Makurdi on Monday dismissed a suit filed by a businessman, Tarlumun Shimave, claiming N1. 5 million in damages from the owners of Sudo Pee Supermarket. Shimave through his Counsel D.O. Penda had dragged the owners of the supermarket, Steve Akange and his wife, Priscilla, claiming that...
A Bill for an Act to amend the Labour Act to criminalise casualisation of workers after six months of engagement by employers in Nigeria on Tuesday passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which seeks to prohibit engagement of casual workers beyond six months and outsourcing employment...
The FCT chief judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, has sworn in three new judges of the Sharia court of appeal. Bello, who is also the chairman, FCT Judicial Committee admonished the New judges to be sure to administer justice without fear or favour. The New judges are Justices Suraju Mohammed, principal Area...
The trial of Yakubu Jekada, one of the accused persons charged with the misappropriation of N35 million belonging to JAMB, was stalled in an FCT High Court, Maitama, due to the defence counsel’s ill-health. Jekada was first arraigned on May 31, 2018, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, arraigned  Alhaji Yusha'u Mohammed Kebbe before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on an eight-count charge, bordering on conspiracy and criminal breach of trust involving multi-million sums of money. The complainant alleged that in...
A Federal High Court, sitting in Akure on Monday, ordered the Inspector-General of Police to pay N7.9 million to Mrs. Queen Akarewan, widow of Christopher, who was shot and killed by a police team in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Oct. 11, 2011. The two policemen, John...
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has given 50 new cars to magistrates as part of efforts to enhance dispensation of justice. While handing over the vehicles, Sanwo-Olu said that the cars were in the first batch as more would be provided to go...
The Supreme Court will today (Monday) commence hearing in the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll over alleged act of lying under oath. The suit filed by a legal practitioner and two others is one of the...
Police have arraigned Senator Elisha Abbo before the Zuba Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for assaulting a nursing mother at an Abuja adult toy shop. The lawmaker is expected to be brought before the court on Monday on one count of assault. Commissioner of Police, Federal...
The Presiding Judge of FCT High Court on Kwali Division, Justice Simon Venchek Gaba, has granted a bail application for Mr. Babagana Abba Dalori, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Galaxy Transport and Construction Limited. Dalori was accused of alleged fraud of running a...
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Dr. Mounir Gwarzo as the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). n a ruling on Thursday, the court held that the panel set up by the former...