The Presidential Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday struck out the application of the All Progressives Congress accusing the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, of being a Cameroonian. Justice Garba Mohammed warned the APC not to divert the attention of the court because Atiku was qualified...
Detectives debrief three senior lawyers – NNPC subsidiary’s chiefs interrogated DETECTIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday grilled a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Alfa Belgore, in connection with the $9.6 billion judgment debt against the Federal Government, TheNation reports. The Process and Industrial Developments...
The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abia state has nullified the election of Orji Uzor Kalu as the Senator representing Abia North. The tribunal has also ordered for a rerun election for the Abia North Senatorial District. Developing story
Mrs Busola Dakolo, wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, has finally dragged the Founder and Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, to court over her rape claims. An FCT High Court in a writ of summons obtained on Monday by the News Agency of Nigeria...
Busola Dakolo has told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja that the rape allegedly committed against her by the founder and Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has adversely affected her marital sex life. She therefore demanded “a personal letter of apology”...
The Nigerian Bar Association has said that it has started liaising with the South Korean Embassy in Abuja with a view to facilitating early visa issuance for members. This is contained in a press statement sighted by Kunle Edun for the NBA Secretariat. According to them, this is with respect...
Daily Law Tips (Tip 407) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK) WHEN IS IT ILLEGAL FOR A WORKER TO DEMAND OR BE PAID “SALARY ADVANCE”. Every worker deserves his wages/salary. A worker can also request for advance payment of all or part of his one month’s salary subject to approval of...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Office has the arrested two of the 77 Nigerians on FBI list. The suspects, Chika Augustine and Godspower Nwachukwu, were arrested in Abuja. The breakthrough was announced by the new Zonal Head, Mr. Aminu Ado Aliyu at a briefing. He said $35,000...
The Monday Ubani Courtroom Mail Prize for young lawyers is now open for participation. The competition is open to lawyers who are one to seven years post-call ( Lawyers called on or after 2013). The competition is one of the series of competitions, facilitated by Courtroom Mail, aimed at supporting lawyers...
The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election. The case was based on the allegation that Buhari submitted false information regarding his educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission. A five-man panel of...