Lekki Tollgate: ECOWAS Court Rules Nigeria Violated Human Rights During #EndSARS Protest

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ruled that the Federal Republic of Nigeria violated the human rights of Obianuju Catherine Udeh and two others. The ...

BREAKING: High Court Stops Rivers Chief Judge, House Clerk From Taking Resolutions Of 27 Pro-Wike Lawmakers

A High Court sitting in Rivers State has barred the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Someone Amadi, from giving effect to any resolution by the 27 defected lawmakers in the state.  The issue of the alleged ...

N80.2Billion Fraud: Abuja High Court Rejects Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello’s Bid To Transfer Case To Kogi

Justice John Tsoho, Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, has rejected a request by former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to transfer his N80.2 billion fraud case from Abuja to the Kogi division of the court.  ...

Court Orders Buhari’s Minister, Sadia Umar-Farouk To Account For N729Billion ‘Payments To Millions Of Poor Nigerians’

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered Ms Sadia Umar-Farouk, former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disasters Management and Social Development to account for the payments of N729 billion to 24.3 million poor ...

The battle at the Rivers State House of Assembly between lawmakers loyal to the governor, Siminalayi Fubara, and those loyal to his estranged godfather and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has ...

Shasore laments inadequate infrastructure in legal system

Former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Olasupo Shasore (SAN), has lamented the inadequate infrastructure that hinders the efficient functioning of the legal system and deter potential ...

SAN tasks stakeholders on unity over FCT leadership battle

A senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mohammed Ndarani, has called on all stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), both elected and appointed, to cooperate for the development of the FCT. Ndarani made the call ...

Community service reduced crime recurrence by 50%, Lagos AG says

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Lawal Pedro (SAN), has said that statistics showed that community-based sentences reduced re-offending rates in the state by at least 50 per cent, ...

BREAKING: Appeal Court Reverses Expulsion Of Martin Amaewhule, 24 Other Pro-Wike Rivers State Lawmakers

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the expulsion of Martin Amaewhule and 24 other lawmakers from the Rivers State House of Assembly. The appellate court’s decision overturns an earlier ruling by the ...

BREAKING: High Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s N1Billion Suit Against Nigerian Govt For Alleged Rights Violation

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday ruled against Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in his lawsuit seeking N1 billion in damages for alleged human rights ...

Madueke prays court to stop Diezani from bearing his name

Retired Rear Admiral Alison Madueke has urged the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, to stop his ex-wife Diezani from bearing his name. In a petition for jactitation of marriage (declaration that a marital union has ...

At NBA confab, Sanusi rallies Nigerians behind locally-made goods

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has urged a cultural re-orientation to make Nigerians patronise locally-made products to grow the economy. Speaking at the Nigerian Bar ...

Trader sues CBN, CAC over PoS registration

A businessman, Emmanuel Haruna, has dragged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to court over Point of Sale (PoS) registration. He said the directive by the 1st respondent to ...

HEDA appeals ATC, MTN’s judgment on construction of base stations

The Incorporated Trustees of HEDA Resource Centre said it would appeal the judgment of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which struck out its application seeking to stop the Federal Ministry of Environment, ATC Nigeria ...

The head of the Secretariat of the Body of Benchers (BoB), Daniel Tela, has declared that the immediate past Chairman of the Body, Justice Mary Peter-Odili (Retd), orally approved the appointment of Mr Augustine ...

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Osun State, Wole Jimi-Bada, has charged members of the State Rent Tribunal to discharge their responsibilities creditably and be guided by the extant provisions ...

Environmental law experts seek rights protection in land-based investments

To address adverse economic, social and environmental impacts to local communities, environmental law experts have called for urgent prioritisation of fundamental human rights in the design, negotiation, planning ...

Firm files suit against marketing institute over alleged libel

A local firm, Marketing Edge Publications Limited has filed a N20 million libel suit against the president of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Idorenyen Enang before a Lagos High Court, Ikeja. The ...

Lawyer calls for amendment of Lagos tenancy law

A lawyer, Jiti Ogunye has called for the amendment of the Lagos State Tenancy law to make rent and possession recovery easier. Ogunye made this call at the Lagos State Government Justice Reform summit held in Lagos ...

Why criminal charges against Kaka was dropped, Lagos DPP explains

The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, Dr Babajide Martins has clarified that his office issued fresh legal advice for the withdrawal of the criminal charges against a traditional ruler in the Ipaja ...