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Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue
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Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason C...

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and directed that his trial on charges of treasonable felony should proceed in his absence. The judge, whose decision was anchored on the provisions... read more »

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election
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Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member panel said during its ruling in Abuja Friday afternoon that the rerun election that held on September 27, 2018, was illegal. The tribunal,... read more »

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen
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Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Though FG initially expressed its intention to produce a total of six... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari's Certificate Issue
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Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari’s Certificate I...

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The 141-page petition... read more »

Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC's Primaries Illegal
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Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC’s Primaries Illegal

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the order of a Federal High Court in Port-Harcourt, which last year barred the All Progressive Congress (APC) from conducting any primary election pending the determination of a suit brought before it by a team of 22 aggrieved members of the party. In a swift... read more »

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Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country - Niger Delta Agitators

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country – Niger D...

A coalition known as the Niger Delta Agitators has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding what they term the harassment of the Chief Justice of the federation. According to... read more »

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

We are not just challenging jurisdiction, we are even challenging the jurisdiction of this tribunal to even snif that charge – Olanipekun (SAN) The Chief Justice of Nigeria, on... read more »

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

In a reaction from legal practitioners, it is becoming clear that the Code of Conduct Tribunal has no jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of the Federation. In a post published by a... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, based on a petition submitted... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CC...

The Federal Government has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, to immediately vacate his exalted office as head of the nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration... read more »