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  1. RemmyAlex

    Politics Court Throws Out Certificate Suit Against President Buhari

    Adeniyi Ademola, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, has struck out a suit challenging the veracity of the academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari. Delivering a ruling on Thursday, Ademola held that by “section 50(2) of the federal high court civil procedure rules the matter is...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro Arms Deal: Ex- Air Chief, Amosu Granted N500m Bail

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Mr. Amosu, a retired Air Marshal, was arraigned alongside Jacob Adigun, an Air Vice Marshal, and Gbadebo Olugbenga, an Air Commodore on a 26-count of...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics Newly-Declared Abia Governor, Uche Ogah Lands In Court For Forgery and Fraud

    The police on Thursday arraigned the President of an oil firm, Masters Energy Oil and Gas Limited, Uche Ogah, and an ex-employee of the United Bank for Africa, Deji Somoye, before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for alleged fraud. The oil firm and the bank were also joined in three counts...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Court Sacks Ali Modu Sheriff

    The high court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Wednesday ordered acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to vacate the seat, faulting the process through which he emerged as the party chairman. The FCT High Court presided over by Justice...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria In Darkness: Lagos Judge Reads Court Ruling With Torch-Light [PHOTOS]

    Photos of "Justice Adedayo Akintoye" of Court 55, Lagos state High Court, Igbosere reading ruling in pitch darkness went viral on the social media. Sahara Reporters released the pictures on its social media platform where a judge was reading judgement with the aid of her mobile phone...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Saraki, Ekweremadu Arrive Court For Forgery Trial

    Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu are in court to face trial on alleged criminal conspiracy and forgery of the Senate Standing Rules, 2015. Senate Saraki is being arraigned along with his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Business N10bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Afrijet Airlines

    The Federal High Court Lagos Division has granted an interim injunction against Afrijet Airlines Limited, owned by Chief Vitalis Ibe on the application of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The obligor owes AMCON nearly N10 billion. AMCON purchased the Eligible Bank Assets (EBAs)...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Business AMCON Takes Over Ben Bruce's Silverbird Galleria, Other Companies [PHOTOS]

    The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the assets of three companies belonging to the Common Sense senator, Ben Murray-Bruce and his brothers. The assets are being seized following the failure of Senator Murray-Bruce and his brothers to settle an N11 billion loan...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fani-Kayode, Wife 'Romance' In Court As Judge Fails To Appear [PHOTOS]

    The arraignment of former spokesperson of the PDP Presidential campaign, Femi Fani-Kayode was stalled today as the judge handling his case did not attend the hearing. The former beauty queen fiancee of Femi Fani-Kayode who was full of anticipation to see the PDP chieftain, was however, not...
  10. RemmyAlex

    World ECOWAS Court Fines Nigeria $3.3m For Apo Killings

    An Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court, on Tuesday, ordered Nigeria to pay a fine of $3.3 million for the extra-judicial killing of eight persons in the Apo District of Abuja. The court mandated Nigeria to pay a sum of $200, 000 each to the family members of the persons...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Court Permits Osun Students to Wear Hijab to School

    An Osun State High Court on Friday ruled that Muslim female students in public primary and secondary schools in the state are now free to wear Hijab in their schools. Delivering judgment in a case filed by the Osun State Muslim Community against the state government, the presiding judge...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Court Freezes Worldwide Assets of Kola Aluko, Jide Omokere Over Illegal Oil Deals

    A federal high court in Lagos has granted a Mareva injunction permitting the Nigerian government to freeze assets owned by two Nigerian businessmen Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, and their company Atlantic Energy. The individuals are linked to former Nigerian oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics PDP Southwest Congress is Illegal - National Auditor

    The National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adewole Adayanju has said that “the purported South-West zonal congress held yesterday in Akure is illegal’’. Adeyanju stated this in a statement he issued on Saturday in Abuja. He said the congress was an affront to the...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arm Deal: DSS Fails To Release Dasuki For Trial

    The Federal Government again failed on Tuesday to produce former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja for trial on corruption charges brought against him by the government. Although the witnesses in the case were assembled by the...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ondo: Retired Judges Drag Governor Mimiko to Court over Unpaid Pensions

    Some retired judges in Ondo State have dragged Governor Olusegun Mimiko before the National Industrial Court over unpaid retirement benefits sinc 2007. The retired judges prayed the court to direct the defendants to pay them upward review by 96 percent of their monthly pension from February...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Metro 2 Nigerian Men Jailed For Stealing Holy Bible

    Two young men, Augustine Victor, 28 and Richard Ejiofor, 20 have been sentenced to prison for stealing a Holy Bible by the Lagos Magistrate’s court. According to PM News, the presiding magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi on Monday sentenced the duo to 60 days imprisonment without an option of fine...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ese Oruru: Everybody is Afraid To Stand Surety for Yunusa - Family

    Yunusa Dahiru, the alleged abductor and sexual exploitation and rape of 14-year-old Ese Oruru cannot meet his bail conditions, DailySun gathered. A source close to the Dahiru family said all efforts to meet the bail conditions have been futile and they have now come to the sad conclusion that...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Court Orders PDP Spokesperson, Olisa Metuh to Open Defence‎ April 11

    Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh to open his defence in his trial for money laundering. Justice Abang gave the directive after dismissing a number of Metuh’s applications...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigerian Government Should Not Prosecute T.B. Joshua – NLC

    The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal and the Lagos State governments to find a place in their hearts to support T.B. Joshua’s ministry rather than try to persecute him with the ongoing criminal trial of contractors who handled the collapse of a...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Drama As Armed Policemen Storm Courtroom During Badeh's Trial

    There was a mild drama Thursday morning at the Federal High Court in Abuja as armed policemen stormed the courtroom when the trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh was about to commence. According to DailyPost, the presence of the armed policemen was informed by security threats...
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