…Court adjourns hearing till June 3 President Muhammadu Buhari, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Senate on Monday failed to send legal representatives to the Federal High Court in Abuja for the scheduled hearing of the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as...
Hon. Justice A.M. Lawal of the High Court of Lagos State, sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square Complex, Lagos delivered Judgment in the case of Mr Adeola Olusodo v. Multichoice Nigeria Limited with Suit Number LD/ADR/147/2013 on 30 April 2019, awarding the sum of N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira) only...
Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has appealed his conviction for fraudulent assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). On Thursday, having found Onnoghen guilty, the three-man panel of the tribunal chaired by Justice Danladi Umar removed him from office as Chief Justice of Nigeria, as...
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), for false asset declaration. Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, found him guilty of the six counts preferred against him by the federal government. The CCT chairman ordered that Onnoghen be removed from office of CJN and...
* Drama as EFCC takes Ofili-Ajumogobia into custody in court premises There was a drama at the premises of Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, re-arrested a former judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia after corruption...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were not signed by a legal practitioner licensed to practise in Nigeria. Atiku had filed a petition before the presidential election tribunal to challenge the reelection of President...
A Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo state has reaffirmed the qualification and eligibility of Osun State PDP Governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke to hold office. This apparently put to rest the controversy over his eligibility to contest the Osun governorship election last year. The latest judgement has also knocked...
If President Muhammadu Buhari goes by the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) could get retirement benefits in cash and kind up to N2.5 billion, checks by TheCable have revealed. As part of the package for a retired chief justice, a...
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen, based on “incontrovertible” findings on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC). It asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give effect to the recommendation immediately. But the NJC urged the President...
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, rested his case in his ongoing trial on charges of false and non-declaration of assets. The development came as a surprise as the defendant, whose lawyer, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), had indicated on Monday that the defence would be calling...