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JUST IN: NJC extends acting CJN Tanko's tenure

Nigeria, April 20 -- The National Judicial Council says it has extended the tenure of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mohammad Tanko, based on the request of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Tanko... Read More


Issues at stake as Onnoghen's trial ends at CCT

Nigeria, April 18 -- The trial of the retired Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal is expected to end in a few hours. Mr Onnoghen, who became Nigeria's 17th Chief Justice in ... Read More


Onnoghen appeals conviction by CCT

Nigeria, April 18 -- The embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has appealed his conviction by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Mr Onnoghen was convicted by the ... Read More


Nigeria's 'freest' election witnessed vote-buying 'worth N120m to N1bn'- Group

Nigeria, April 16 -- The parties that took part in the 1993 general elections spent between N120 million to N1 billion in vote-buying during primaries, a civil society group, Centre for Democracy and ... Read More


Saraki's 'APC' loyalists lose at Supreme Court

Nigeria, April 10 -- The Supreme Court has dismissed a motion brought by former executive committee members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State. The officials, loyalists of Senate P... Read More


Alleged N400M Fraud: Metuh says fund used for 'special assignment'

Nigeria, April 9 -- A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has told an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court that the N400 million he is accused o... Read More


Ochanya: Lecturer's wife remanded in prison

Nigeria, April 9 -- A Benue State Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday remanded the wife of a suspended lecturer in the state, Andrew Ogbuja, in prison for alleged child abuse. Mr Ogbuja's w... Read More


Ochanya: Wife of Benue State Polytechnic lecturer arraigned

Nigeria, April 9 -- The Nigerian government has arraigned the wife of the Benue State Polytechnic lecturer, Andrew Ogbuja, for her alleged involvement in the death of 13-year-old Ochanya Ogbanje. Mis... Read More


Egyptian contractor accuses Sani Dangote of N30 million fraud in alleged breach of contract

Nigeria, April 8 -- An Egyptian contractor, Marco Zoccoli, has threatened to drag his country into a dispute with a Nigerian businessman, Sani Dangote. Mr Zoccoli is accusing Mr Dangote of betrayal o... Read More


Onnoghen retired, not resigned - Lawyer

Nigeria, April 6 -- A lawyer to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has provided more information on the decision of Mr Onnoghen to step down from office. Adegboyega Awomolo, who is the le... Read More