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Crippled Chibok Girls’ Abductor Bags 15 Years Jail Term

The Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Monday, sentenced Haruna Yahaya, 35, to 15 years imprisonment for terrorism offences. Yahaha, crippled on his left arm and left leg are crippled, was convicted for being a member of the proscribed Boko Haram terrorist group and participating in the abduction of over…

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Diezani Is Planning To Escape Imminent Prosecution In UK – EFCC Insists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. The anti-graft agency said this, on Monday, in a counter-affidavit it filed in opposition to Diezani’s application before Justice Rilwan…

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Diezani Seeks Court Order For AGF To Return Her To Nigeria

Former Petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to bring her back from the United Kingdom, stating that she would like to appear in court in Nigeria to defend a criminal charge bordering on alleged laundering of N450m, where her name…

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Kafarati Sworn In As Acting Chief Judge Of Federal High Court

Justice Abdul Kafarati has been sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge, CJ, of the Federal High Court, hours to the expiration of the tenure of Justice Ibrahim Auta, who will by midnight Saturday clock the 65 years mandatory retirement age. Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who performed the swearing-in ceremony at…

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Evans’ Suit: Court Dismisses Police Plea For Adjournment, Fixes August 29 For Judgment

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ruled against the Nigerian Police’s plea for adjournment and fixed August 29 for judgment on the N300m fundamental human rights suit filed by billionaire kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, more popularly known as Evans. The presiding judge, Justice Abdulaziz Anka, dismissed the argument made by the counsel for the…

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Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Funds Recovered From Ikoyi Apartment

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of the $43.4m, £27,800 and N23m recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an apartment at No. 16, Osborne Road,  Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The judge had ordered that the funds be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government on April 13, 2017…

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Court Bars Press, Her Parents As Ese Oruru Gives Testimony On Abduction, Sexual Exploitation On Camera

  A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Wednesday barred journalists and parents of Ese Oruru from witnessing her testimony in court. Ese Oruru, 14, was allegedly abducted by Yunusa Dahiru (aka Yellow), who is facing a five-count charge of criminal abduction, illicit sex, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor. Read here…

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Five Abuja Bomb Suspects Arraigned, New Charges Filed Against Them

Abdulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed Jimoh, Abdulwaheed Nasiru and Abdullahi Nasiru were arraigned on Thursday by the Federal Government suspected to have carried out the October 2, 2014 bombings in Nyanya, suburb of Abuja and Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to a report by THEWILL, when the case resumed for…

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