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Chief Judge rejects requests to pardon murder, kidnap suspects

Nigeria, April 3 -- The Chief Judge of Niger State, Halima Abdulmalik, on Tuesday, declined the requests for pardon by some inmates incarcerated for violent crimes at the Suleja Medium Custodial Centr... Read More


Malabu Oil Deal: Why court discharged ex-AGF Adoke, six others

Nigeria, April 1 -- The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has discharged a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, of alleged fraudulent tran... Read More


Nigerian journalist abducted by military regains freedom after 14 days

Nigeria, March 28 -- A Nigerian journalist, Segun Olatunji, has regained his freedom after 14 days in a military detention facility in Abuja. Mr Olatunji's release was announced on Thursday at a join... Read More


NLC writes INEC, warns against monitoring Labour Party's convention

Nigeria, March 25 -- The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to validate Labour Party's scheduled national convention in Abia State. It is... Read More


'How Buhari wanted to help drop Nyako's N29 billion fraud case' - Ex-minister

Nigeria, March 21 -- A former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, and his son Abdulaziz, were re-arraigned before Peter Lifu, a judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, on allegatio... Read More


N3bn Alleged Fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Benue governor after eight years

Nigeria, March 21 -- The trial of a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has recommenced at the Federal High Court in Abuja after an eight-year journey Mr Suswam was re-arraigned on Thursd... Read More


Appeal Court affirms security guard's conviction for raping Kogi student

Nigeria, March 19 -- The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Monday, upheld the conviction of a watchman, earlier found guilty by the trial court of raping a female student at the Kogi State Polytechnic, Osa... Read More


Alleged Unlawful Arrest: Appeal Court dismisses lawyer's case against police, SSS

Nigeria, March 18 -- The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed an appeal filed by Felix Okonkwo, a lawyer in the legal team of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Ka... Read More


Appeal Court dismisses request for disclosure of Jonathan, Buhari, others' assets declarations

Nigeria, March 16 -- The Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed an appeal seeking the disclosure of the details of assets declarations submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) by former Presidents G... Read More


EFCC names Yahaya Bello in alleged corruption predating his election as governor

Nigeria, March 15 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday named a former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, as a co-conspirator in an alleged corrupt conduct. Mr Bello's... Read More