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Supreme Court sacks Emmanuel Bwacha as Taraba APC governorship candidate

Nigeria, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court has nullified the nomination of Emmanuel Bwacha as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State. In its judgement delivered o... Read More


Supreme Court fixes date to decide on APC ticket for Ahmad Lawan's senatorial seat

Nigeria, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday slated 6 February for judgement in the legal dispute over the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial ticket for the Yobe North Senatorial District... Read More


NBA excludes Akwa Ibom lawyers from election monitoring over alleged partisanship

Nigeria, Feb. 1 -- The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said lawyers belonging to its branch in Akwa Ibom State, South-south Nigeria, will not be part of its monitoring team during the 2023 general ... Read More


INTERVIEW: Why I withdrew corruption charges against ex-Governor Goje - AGF Malami

Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- Abubakar Malami has spent almost eight years in office as Nigeria's Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. In this brief interview with PREMIUM TIMES' Ameh Eje... Read More


ECOWAS Court decries poor enforcement of its decisions

Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- The ECOWAS Court of Justice has lamented what it described as "poor enforcement of its decisions." Edward Asante, the President of the Court, said, in Abuja, that 70 per cent of t... Read More


2023: UN chief tasks Nigerian judiciary on impartial adjudication of electoral cases

Nigeria, Jan. 31 -- The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, has advised Nigerian judges to be neutral in their adjudication of electoral disputes that may arise from the fo... Read More


NBA asks CBN to review new naira notes, other monetary policies

Nigeria, Jan. 29 -- The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the law allows Nigerians to deposit their old naira notes at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after the 31 January deadline. The CBN on 26... Read More


Lawyer sues CBN, seeks extension of 31 January deadline on old naira notes

Nigeria, Jan. 28 -- A lawyer, Joshua Alobo, has sued the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), over the 31 January deadline set to end the use of the old notes. Mr Alobo, a professor of law, asked the Feder... Read More


Supreme Court refuses to grant bail to convicted Nigerian senator

Nigeria, Jan. 28 -- The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a post-conviction bail application filed by Peter Nwaoboshi, a Nigerian senator jailed for fraud. Mr Nwaoboshi, who was found guilty on a two-... Read More


N5.5 billion Debt: Supreme Court affirms Honeywell's indebtedness to Ecobank

Nigeria, Jan. 27 -- The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed Honeywell Flour Mills Limited's appeal challenging the judgement of the Court of Appeal in a debt dispute with Ecobank Nigeria Limited. Hon... Read More