Tag Archives: Federal High Court

Sowore Arrives Court With “#RevolutionNow” Chants

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged conspiracy to commit treason, money laundering and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. Sowore arrived the fourth floor of the court edifice chanting ‘Revolution,’ with his waiting followers completing the slogan with…

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Sowore Seeks For Bail in Fresh Court Application, Denies Coup Allegations

Mr Omoyele Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest who is currently being held by the Department of State Services (DSS), has reportedly asked for bail in liberal terms in a fresh application he filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday. Sowore filed the fresh application  after his failed bid to have the court…

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Court Orders Takeover Of Donald Duke’s Ikoyi Property Over N537.3m Debt

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, and United Bank for Africa to take over an Ikoyi, Lagos property of former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, over an alleged N537,334,360.77 debt. According to Vanguard, the order was pursuant to an ex parte application,…

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Sowore Was Paid By International Collaborators To Topple Buhari’s Regime – DSS

The Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document seen…

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Court Declares Shiite’s Movement A Terrorist Group, FG Gets Green Light To Proscribe It

The Federal Government has obtained a court order to proscribe the  Shiites’ organisation formally referred to as the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the proscription of the Shiites’ movement as protests by the Islamic organisation rock Abuja. According to PUNCH Justice Nkeonye Maha issued the order in…

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Fayose Gets Medical Trip Permission After EFFC Re-arraigned Him For N2.2Bn Fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of  former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose’s passport  to enable him to embark on a foreign medical trip, after he was  re-arraigned before Justice C.J. Aneke by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Aneke made the order following an application by Fayose’s  lawyer,…

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Court Orders NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s Arrest Over $8.4m Alleged Scam

The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and four other officials of the football body over Misappropriation of funds. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday issued the order of arrest following the refusal of Pinnick and others to…

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Six Convicted for Cyber Fraud in Abeokuta, Ogun State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan, has secured the conviction of six Internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Judges of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, Justices Mohammed Abubakar and Ibrahim Watilat gave their ruling on the respective cases. The convicts, named Ibrahim Adenekan, Akinniyi Ojumu, Amoo Olamide, Oshoala Ganiu,…

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