An attempt by the Department of State Services (DSS), to secure a stay of execution of the award of N10 million damages against it has been refused by the Federal High Court in Asaba, Delta State. The DSS had approached the court to stay...
The House of Representatives has said that any police officer or an operative of the Department of State Security (DSS) who fails to arrest and compel the appearance of ministers and heads of agencies for refusing to honour summons of the National Assembly would be sanctioned.
The Nigerian Army has maintained that it is not in their role to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country. Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, stated this at a media briefing on Thursday. Enenche admitted that the Army...
The wife of Lance Corporal Martins Idakpani, Victoria Idakpani, has been released by the Nigerian Army, the PUNCH reports. This is coming nine days after she was arrested by the army because her husband criticized the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai,...
Armed men have attacked the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Lokoja, Kogi State, disrupting a COVID-19 press briefing scheduled for Wednesday morning. The media chat was to demand a COVID-19 screening centre in Kogi. Speakers were also expected to discuss on...
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today Wednesday 1 June turned down the bail applications by suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala popularly known ' Wadume" and six others being tried for kidnapping and related offences. In its ruling Justice Binta Nyako granted...
For the second time this week, the National Secretariat of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sealed off by Police operatives, The Nation reports. As early as 9am, two hillux patrol vans and two Peugeot 406 cars were stationed at strategic positions around the...
…seeks N50 billion as punitive, aggravated and exemplary damages Southern leaders of thought comprising elder statesmen and leaders of socio-cultural groups in the Southern region of the country have sued President Muhammadu Buhari at the Federal High Court in Abuja over lopsided appointments...
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) re-arraigned former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) before a Federal High Court, Abuja on a seven-count charge, bordering on money laundering.He was arraigned on Wednesday June 17 along...
Ogbaru community in Anambra has dragged Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Federal Ministry of Works and B and Q Dredging before a Federal High Court, Awka Division over violation of Environmental Impact Assessment on the construction of the second Niger bridge. The plaintiff are...
A Federal High Court Judge in Abuja, Justice Anwuli Chikere on Thursday June 11 granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to seize landed property and cash of N120, 546, 042.02 and $228, 428.16 allegedly linked to retired Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Salu Atawodi...
…opposition coalition (CUPP) described ruling as victory for Democracy and rule of law, right of free speech and deadly blow to tyranny. The move by the Nigeria House of Representatives engineered by the Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila to use the Police and DSS to arrest...
An Asaba division of the Federal High Court has awarded N10m in damages against the Department of State Services (DSS), for detaining a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without charge. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who delivered his judgment on Thursday, however struck out...
Senator (Dr.) Orji Uzor Kalu has expressed disappointment over unnecessary attacks on members of the Judiciary following last week's judgment of the Supreme Court on his favour. In a statement from his Special Assistant, Barr. Emeka Nwala, Kalu said he has not authorized...
The report reaching THE DAILY VENDOR has it that the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has regained freedom after the Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday quashed the judgment that convicted and sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment. According to...
ANAMBRA, Onitsha An Anambra High Court sitting in Onitsha, Anambra State, has asked the police to pay, Mr Ogbonnaya Obasi, a lawyer in the state, the sum of N25m as damages for abuse of human rights and torture. Delivering judgment...
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have said that the proposed two months free electricity supply as part of the COVID-19 palliative for its customers cannot come to limelight until the National Assembly approves the proposal. According to Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), the misleading...
A man who stole three face masks from a London hospital during the coronavirus crisis has been jailed for three months. Lerun Hussain, 34, pleaded guilty to the theft at a London magistrates’ court on Tuesday after the theft from King’s College Hospital...
Yesterday in Kano, Yola and Ughelli in Delta State, some Muslim faithful blatantly ignored the directive by the various state governments on social distancing in order to curb the spread of COVID- 19  as they came out en masse to observe the juma’at prayers at Mosques in...
On Friday, the Nigerian Army, Friday has arrested the two soldiers behind the viral video threatening to unleash mayhem on women in Warri, Delta State over Thursday’s attack on military personnel during a protest by youths against the killing of one Joseph Pessu. Pessu...
On Thursday, 2nd of April 2020, the Chinese government bans consumption of wild animals. The pandemic Coronavirus which had spread like wildfire across the globe leaving many infected and dead originated from Wuhan, China in December 2019. More so, recent update...
A man has been jailed for six months for stealing personal protective equipment, including face masks, from an ambulance, police in London said on Thursday. Mark Manley, 35, pleaded guilty to theft, public order offences and assaulting a security guard who challenged him about the incident near...
As the 14-days lockdown by the President heightened, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has advised all working journalists and other media staff in Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to use their valid Identity Cards to...
On Thursday, 18th March 2020, Justice Anwuli Chikere of a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned until April 20 the suit filed by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), to take over the assets of Alhaji Buba Galadima and his company, Bedko Nigeria Ltd. Justice...
An Abuja Federal High Court has on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, who was banished and detained in Awe, a town in Nasarawa State. Sanusi, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria was dethroned on Monday.
Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, on Thursday instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from the post-dethronement detention and confinement. According to a report late on Thursday that former Emir’s preliminary ex parte application seeking an interim order...
A Magistrates’ Court sitting at Osogbo in Osun State, on Tuesday, remanded one Dele Abiodun, who stood as surety for his younger brother, Femi, who is being tried for manslaughter. The 43-year-old Dele was remanded by Magistrate Olugbenga Oladoke after his brother, whom he stood surety for on...
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday dismissed a suit challenging the emergence of Sen. Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Sept. 3, 2019 governorship primaries. In his judgment, Justice Tijjani Ringim said that Diri, who...
A Federal Capital Territory High Court has granted an order of interim injunction stopping Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Danlami Senchi who granted the injunction on Wednesday said that political parties must...
Justice Nweze described the January 14 judgment that sacked Ihedioha as a “wonder that shall never end” The tussle over who governs Imo State for another four years ended yesterday as the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal filed by the ousted governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and...