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Onnoghen's sack, Atiku's petition, other cases that shaped Nigerian judiciary in 2019

Nigeria, Jan. 4 -- The Nigerian judiciary and justice sector kicked off in 2019 and ended with controversial cases that attracted national and even international attention. The election year saw poli... Read More


Illegal Detentions: We granted 'mercy' to Sowore, Dasuki - Malami

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Monday said the federal government showed an 'act of mercy' to two illegally detained men by not appealing their bail orders. PREMIUM ... Read More


Malabu: Court orders return of Adoke's case file to Chief Judge

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- The Federal Capital Territory High Court, on Tuesday, said it will return the case file involving a former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, to the Chief Judge of... Read More


Illegal Detention: Malami should apologise to Sowore, Dasuki - Falana

Nigeria, Dec. 30 -- A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has again reacted to the federal government's position on the recent release of activist Omoyele Sowore and former National Security Advi... Read More


Sowore: I'm yet to receive letter by U.S. lawmakers - Malami

Nigeria, Dec. 23 -- The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said he is yet to receive a letter written to him by American lawmakers on the continued illegal detention of political... Read More


Alleged Religious Persecution: CAN supports U.S. stance on Nigeria

Nigeria, Dec. 22 -- The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has reacted to the recent listing of the country by the United States government among nations tolerating religious persecution. In a st... Read More


Supreme Court Victories: Buhari congratulates APC governors

Nigeria, Dec. 20 -- President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated governors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) after their respective victories at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. In a stat... Read More


Supreme Court upholds elections of eight state governors

Nigeria, Dec. 19 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the elections of governors of eight states across the federation. The seven-member panel of the Supreme Court in its series of hearings and j... Read More


BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds election of Governors Sanwo-Olu, Masari

Nigeria, Dec. 18 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State after dismissing two appeals against his election. In a decision by a seven-memb... Read More


JUST IN: Supreme Court validates Dapo Abiodun's election as Ogun governor

Nigeria, Dec. 18 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the case filed against the 2019 election of Dapo Abiodun as the governor of Ogun State. The court said on Wednesday that the applicant, Ad... Read More