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Alleged N3.1 billion Fraud: Appeal Court orders judge to withdraw from Suswam's trial

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, to withdraw from the trial of a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel S... Read More


Maryam Sanda asks Appeal Court to nullify death sentence

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- Maryam Sanda, a woman found guilty of stabbing her husband to death, has asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to set aside the death sentence pronounced on her. PREMIUM TIMES report... Read More


Imo Governorship: Ihedioha seeks more time to prove case at Supreme Court

Nigeria, Feb. 18 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Imo State governorship candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, have requested for seven days from the Supreme Court, to regularise their processes. M... Read More


Zamfara Governorship: Supreme Court fixes date to hear APC's application

Nigeria, Feb. 18 -- The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, fixed March 2, for hearing an application, seeking it to review its judgement which nullified the victory of the candidates of the All Progressive Co... Read More


Imo Governorship: Why Supreme Court must not review its decision - Uzodinma

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has asked the Supreme Court to strike out an application seeking to review its judgment on Imo governorship election that declared him the... Read More


Court orders arrest of ex-Nigeria customs chief, Dikko

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko. The judge ... Read More


JUST IN: Court bars INEC from deregistering some political parties

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the electoral commission, INEC, from deregistering some political parties. Justice Anwuli Chikere gave the order on Monday morning follo... Read More


Alleged Pension Fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Maina's son

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, re-arraigned Faisal Maina, on an amended three-count charge, bordering on money laundering and false declaration of ... Read More


UPDATED: Nigerian govt re-arraigns Sowore, Bakare, adjourns trial

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- The federal government on Thursday re-arraigned Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore and co-accused, Olawale Bakare. They were arraigned before Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja Di... Read More


Why Supreme Court sacked Bayelsa APC Governor-Elect, David Lyon

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sacked David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor-elect of Bayelsa State, barely 24 hours to his inauguration. Mr Lyon, who won ... Read More