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Nigeria Govt dragged to ECOWAS Court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to the ECOWAS Court of Justice over illegal pipelines and oil theft. SERAP in a statement on Sunday said it filed a lawsuit against the current administration over...
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Woman accuses husband of stripping her naked in public, seeks divorce

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A housewife, Rahma Ibrahim on Tuesday dragged her husband, Kabiru Sulaiman, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna accusing him of stripping her naked in public. The complainant who resides at Abuja road, Rigasa area of Kaduna prayed...

Dangote’s suit incompetent, amounts to forum shopping, Kogi Govt tells court

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The Kogi Government on Tuesday said the suits filed by Dangote group before a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja are incompetent and amount to forum shopping. The state government made this known before Justice Binta Nyako in two separate preliminary...

2023: Court orders INEC to resume CVR until 90 days to election

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A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately resume the continuous voters registration (CVR) until 90 days before the 2023 general elections. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, also directed INEC to...

Osun Tribunal: Oyetola’s 1st witness affirms irregularities in election results

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A witness, Mr Isiaka Olanrewaju, on Monday told the Osun State Election Petitions Tribunal that there were irregularities in the election results which declared Sen. Ademola Adeleke, as the Governor-elect. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on July 16...

Extraordinary rendition: Court orders Nigeria Govt to return Nnamdi Kanu to Kenya

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A Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia, on Wednesday, ordered the Federal Government to return Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, to Kenya before his rendition on June 19, 2021. Delivering judgment, Justice Evelyn Anyadike, also...
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Former staff sues African Alliance Insurance over breach of trust

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By Jacob Kubeka - A female award-winning staff of African Alliance Insurance Plc,  Mercy Orga, has filed a multi-million naira suit against the company, where she is challenging the secret withdrawal of an Award Prize presented to her by the...

ECOWAS Court re-elects president, vice for another 2 years

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President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has been re-elected by his peers for an initial two years following an election by the Court’s five-member college of judges. The President of the ECOWAS Court was re-elected...

Nigerian Government to explore appropriate legal options concerning Nnamdi Kanu, Says Justice minister

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The Nigerian Government has said it would consider appropriate legal options concerning the judgment of the Court of Appeal on the trial of the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The Attorney General of the Federation,...

Appeal Court discharges IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu 

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The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has discharged the embattled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is being prosecuted by the Federal Government at the Federal High Court in Abuja for 15 count charges bordering,...

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Yemi Osinbajo’s VP position under threat- Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the position of his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo was under threat. Buhari said this at the Presidential Villa in Abuja,...

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