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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro Justice Abdul Kafarati's Withdrawal from Saraki's Case – See 5 Reasons

    Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, disqualified himself from a suit seeking ‎to stop the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Related: Saraki's Lawyer Reacts to Withdrawal of Judge From...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ese Oruru's Abductor, Yunusa Dahiru Granted Bail

    Yunusa Dahiru, the young man accused of abducting and sexually exploiting the 14-year-old Ese Oruru, has been granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, ThisDay live reports. Details later
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics CCT Trial: Saraki Arrives Court Again With 80 Lawyers

    Senator Bukola Saraki and other senators have arrived the court room around 9:55 am. He immediately went to greet members of his legal team led by Kanu Agabi, PM News reports. Saraki’s lawyer has also announced that the number of the lawyers to defend the Senate President may have increased to...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: Court Orders Immediate Release of Dasuki's Ex-Aide

    An Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Nigerian Army, to forthwith, release Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to the erstwhile National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), who has been in detention since...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria's Arms Deal: Court Dismisses Olisa Metuh's Case Against EFCC

    Justice Okon Abang of the federal high court, Abuja, has dismissed the suit of Olisa Metuh, spokesman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging his detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in January. Metuh had filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit against the...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria: 37-Year-Old Man in Court For Overturning A Pot Of Pepper Soup

    A 37-year-old man, Friday Benjamin, on Tuesday arraigned before a Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory for malicious damage and overturning a pot of pepper soup at a restaurant. The Prosecutor, Urom Inah told the court that one Francis Urasi of Area 10, behind Murg Plaza...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro Biafra: DSS After My Life, Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Tells Court

    Ifeanyi Ejiofor, one of the lawyers of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and director of Radio Biafra, on Monday told James Tsoho, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, that his life was under threat by the Department of State Services (DSS). Ejiofor narrated...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: Dasuki Says He is Ready For Trial But...

    Former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), has restated his readiness to defend himself and clear allegations on the criminal charges of unlawful possession of fire arms brought against him by the Federal Government only if there will be free access to his lawyers. Dasuki...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: EFCC to Replace Evidence Against Dokpesi

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has agreed to send fresh evidence against the former Chairman of Daar Communications and Investment PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, who was re-arraigned over alleged corruption. Dokpesi was on February 17 re-arraigned before Justice James Tsoho on a...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro NIS Scam: Court Remands Abba Moro, Ex-Director In Prison

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded a former Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, ‎and a deputy director in the ministry, F. O Alayebam‎i, in prison pending the hearing of their bail applications scheduled for Wednesday. According to PUNCH, Justice Anwuli Chikere on Monday ordered their...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Court Sentences 3 Men to 2 Months in Prison for Stealing Yam

    A Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday sentenced three labourers to two months imprisonment each for stealing 67 tubers of yam. According to DailyTrust, the convicts, Aminu Ahmadu, 25, Isiaka Hassan, 21, and Sani Isah, 25, all residents of Kapwa village, Airport road, Abuja, were convicted under...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria Police Force Withdraw Tompolo’s Security Aides

    The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, had reportedly withdrawn the security aides of Government Tompolo approved by the Federal Government under the leadership of late President Umaru Yar’Adua. Vanguard gathered that the security aides, who had been with Tompolo for nearly six years, were withdrawn...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro Stella Oduah Loses Bid To Stop Bulletproof Cars Probe

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, against the Attorney General of the Federation and three others. Justice Okon Abang, who dismissed Oduah’s suit for want of jurisdiction today, ordered her to...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: 5 Factory Workers Arraigned For Allegedly Stealing 'Ponmo' Worth N2.8m

    Five factory workers were on Tuesday docked at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing their employer’s hides and skin (pomo) valued at N2.8 million. The accused are three security guards — Nathaniel Ojo, 33; Olokwu Daniel, 30; and Jude Thomas, 25. Others are Richard Daniel...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Metro EFCC Declares Tompolo Wanted Over Alleged N45.9bn Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday declared a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, wanted. The anti-graft agency, in an advertorial signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said it decided to declare Tompolo wanted...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Metro Osogbo: Court Sentences Teenager to 6 Months Imprisonment for Stealing Mattress

    An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 19-year-old man, Kabiru Abdulahi, to six months’ imprisonment for stealing a mattress worth about N8,000. The police prosecutor, Mr. Abiodun Fagboyin, told the court that the offence committed by the teenager was contrary to and punishable under...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Metro Businessman Sues Ex-Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu for N1bn

    A businessman and a lawyer, Ayoola Gam-Ikon, has approached the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja to order a former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, to pay him N1bn, for what the claimant termed his malicious prosecution by the police. Gam-Ikon claimed to have on March 5, 2013 been arraigned...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: Sambo's Aide Reveals How Olisa Metuh Paid Him N25m

    A witness, Abba Dabo, former Special Adviser to the President in the office of the Vice President on Thursday told a Federal High Court in Abuja how he received the sum of N25 million from National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh. Abba Dabo, testified that...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro How Lawyer Scaled Fence Into office and Stole $40,000 – Witness tells Court

    A witness, Bolaji Oguntade has testified against a lawyer, who worked in the Legal Department of the New Cross Petroleum Limited on Victoria Island before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court. The witness, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the oil company, told the court that recordings from a...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: Dasuki Files Fresh Application to Stop Trial

    Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki on Tuesday brought a fresh application before an FCT High Court to stop his trial over alleged diversion of arms funds. Dasuki was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a 22-counts charge. Those also arraigned...
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