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The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has given condition under which he may return to Nigeria to face trial.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to use the court as a tool to suppress citizens’ human rights.”
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is to challenge the court order obtained by the federal government banning the operations of the organization.
The Justice Darius Khobo-led Kaduna State High Court has, Monday, failed to rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat after it adjourned the case to August 5, 2019.
The Federal High Court in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Friday ordered Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to pay the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, the sum of $10 million as unremitted revenue.
The embattled suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen has, Friday, resigned.
Just as the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has insisted that he deserves fair hearing in his trial over failure to declare his assets, the Federal Government, on Monday, gave reasons why the six-count charge it initiated against Onnoghen must continue to its logical conclusion.
Lagos-The trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa (SAN) standing trial over alleged perversion of the course of justice before a Lagos High Court, sitting in Igbosere, was Monday, stalled due to the absence of the trial judge.
The Justice Okon Abang-led Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, terminated all charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against the former Chief of Defence Staff, late Alex Badeh.