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A Federal High Court Sitting In Kano Has Reversed Oshiomhole’s Suspension

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday, suspended the ruling of an FCT High Court Abuja suspending Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. Justice Lewis Allagoa had ordered the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to provide security for Oshiomhole to resume in his office contrary...

Just In: Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC national chairman

An FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, suspended embattled Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Danlami Senchi gave the ruling. He ordered Oshiomhole to step down pending the determination of the substantive suit seeking his removal as the APC chairman. Details later…

AMBODE HEADS TO APPEAL COURT TO STOP PROBE OF 820 BUSES

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of a Lagos High Court which struck out a suit seeking to stop the State House of Assembly from probing him over the procurement of 820 buses meant to revolutionize public transportation in the State. The Lawmakers suspended the probe after Ambode secured...

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knew...

EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned former Governor of Plateau, Jonah Jang, and a cashier at the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Yusuf Pam, on alleged N6.3 billion fraud. The defendants were first arraigned in June 2018 on 17-count charges bordering on misappropriation of funds, criminal breach of...

APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to...

Segun Awolowo, The Knot That Tied Men Of History -KUNLE OLASOPE

HAVING celebrated my 80th birthday elaborately on May 8, 2017 (courtesy of my loving and appreciative children, Jumoke, Dapo, Dipo, Tayo, Dale and Deola), I decided to mark the date this year on a low key. After a period of devotion to thank God for His mercies, I went into a review of the...

Ganduje Win At Supreme Court

In a unanimous decision, a seven-man panel of the Supreme Court has affirmed the 2019 election of the Kano State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje , as Governor of Kano State. The apex court dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party ’s Abba Yusuf to challenge the victory of...

BREAKING: Court Jail Runsewe For Contempt

An FCT High Court on Thursday jailed the Director-General of the National Council of Art and Crafts (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, for contempt of court. Justice Jude Okeke delivered ruling in a motion seeking to commit Runsewe to prison, saying he disobeyed the order of the court made on December 15, 2017. The motion was drawn from...

Mompha’s Alleged Fraud Trial Resumes January 15 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed January 15, 2020 to resume the alleged N33bn money laundering trial of a suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha. The new date was fixed at the instance of the defendant’s counsel, Mr Ademola Adefolaju who stood in for Mr. Gboyega Oyewole (SAN). Mompha was arraigned by...