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Court grants Maina’s son, Faisal, N60m bail
The Federal High Court, on Tuesday, admitted Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-pension reform boss, to bail in the sum of N60 million. Justice Okon Abang, who gave the ruling, also said the defendant should produce a surety, who must be a member of the House of Representatives in the like sum.
N32.9bn fraud: H'Court remands Mompha in Prison
Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha was arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos. He was charged on 14 counts bordering fraud, money laundering and running a foreign exchange business without CBN approval. EFCC alleged that Mompha procured Ismalob Global Investment Ltd and operated the bank account of N32bn between 2015 - 2018
Buhari asks Senate to consider Justice Kanyip as President National Industrial Court of Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday forwarded the name of Justice John Tosho to the Senate for consideration and confirmation as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court. Buhari also nominated Honourable Justice Benedict Bakwaph Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
Court remands Maina, sends him to prison over N2.3billion fraud
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday remanded former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, in prison custody.
Hand Sowore over to lead counsel, Court Orders DSS
The federal high court in Abuja has ordered the release of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest Omoyele Sowore from the custody of the Department of State Services.
Court orders release of Omoyele Sowore
The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the release of the #RevolutionNow protest covener, Omoyele Sowore from DSS detention.
Court orders EFCC to stay action on ex-Gov Yari’s property
Justice Nkeonye Maha of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to stay further action in the move to seize the property of the immediate-past governor of Zamfara, Mr Abdulaziz Yari.
Court dismisses Miyetti Allah’s suit to stop Benue Open Grazing Law
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore seeking to void the 2017 Open Grazing Prohibition and Establishment Law passed by the Benue State House of Assembly.
Ex-president Jonathan's cousin, Azibaola, gets acquitted of fraud charges
The Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has discharged and acquitted ex - President Jonathan's cousin, Robert Azibaola, of the two counts money laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Okorocha Vs INEC: Senator petitions NJC, Ag. CJN, over Judge's conduct
Senator Osita Izunaso has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court over the conduct of Justice Okon Abang, in the case between governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over his certificate of return.