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Court adjourns suit by APC, Bauchi governor
A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the case of the Bauchi gubernatorial election to Thursday, 21 March 2019.
Court throws out forgery case against Adamawa governor
Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of a Federal Capital Territory High Court Apo, on Monday, dismissed a suit disqualification of Governor Mohammed Bindow from contesting in the March 9 governorship election in Adamawa State.
Jonathan's cousin spent $40m to stop oil bunkering - Witness tells court
A defence witness on Wednesday narrated to a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, details of how he received money from One Plus Ltd, a firm of Mr Robert Azibaola, cousin to former president Goodluck Jonathan, to persuade was shared to Niger Delta militants to dissuade him from further disruption of oil production.
Jubilation as Appeal Court grants Rivers APC’s plea
There was jubilation in Rivers State, as Court of Appeal granted a stay of execution of the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on the fielding of candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Court turns down Dino Melaye’s application to remove police from his house
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, turned down an application to order the Nigerian Police Force to vacate the blockade it mounted at the residence of Senator Dino Melaye.
Opposition parties drag Buhari to Court over IG’s Tenure
Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Police Service Commission, and the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, before a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop alleged plot by the president to extend the tenure of the IG that expires in January 2019.
Ex-Jigawa Gov. Sule Lamido, sons begin trial over alleged N1.35bn fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has opened its case before a Federal High Court Abuja in the criminal trial of former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido, charged with N1.35bn fraud.
Court refuses to order arrest of former PDP Chairman, Haliru Bello
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking an oder to arrest a former chairman of the People's Democratic Party Haliru Mohammed Bello, for failing to appear in court.
Nigeria imposes travel ban on suspected looters
Fifty high profile Nigerians have been restricted from travelling abroad as the Federal government of Nigeria is seeking to implement Executive Order six, which was recently upheld by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Obey court order, release electoral materials —Group warns APC
Supporters of Dr. Olusegun Abraham, first runner up in the Ondo governorship primaries 2016, stormed the APC National Secretariat demanding the immediate release of Electoral materials used for the conduct of the primaries as ordered by the Federal High Court.