Saturday, January 16, 2021

Law

Onnoghen: NJC confirms voluntary retirement

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Monday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s acceptance of voluntary retirement of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Mr Soji Oye, the...

PEPT dismisses petition filed by C4C

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Sitting in Abuja has dismissed the election petition filed by the Coalition for Change Party (C4C) and its presidential candidate to challenge the election of president Muhammadu...

Tribunal fixes June 13 to hear HDP’s petition

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Sitting in Abuja has fixed June 13 to entertain pending applications in the election petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Ambrose...

Onnoghen: Buhari accepts retirement, requests 5 new Justices

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019. A statement by the President’s...

Breaking: Garba takes over from Bulkchuwa as PEPT chairman

The Presiding judge of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba, takes over from Justice Zainab Bulkchuwa who recused herself from hearing the election petition filed by...

Suit seeking Gbajabiamila’s disqualification adjourned

A Federal High Court on Friday adjourned for further mention a suit challenging the nomination of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a member of the House of Representatives vying for the position of Speaker...

INEC ordered to issue certificate of return to Okorocha

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return. The Court ruled...

Court restores DAAR Communications broadcast licence

DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Ray Power FM may have heaved a sigh of relieve as a Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order ex-parte for the maintenance...

Lawyers challenge Gbajabiamila to go to court

A group of lawyers has challenged Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, immediate past Majority Leader, House of Representatives, to go to court over the criminal allegation levelled against him in some quarters ahead of...

NBC suspends DAAR Communications’ license

The National Broadcasting Commission on Thursday announced the suspension of the licences of the African Independent Television and Ray Power FM belonging to the Daar Communications Limited. The NBC...