Igboho demands N500m reparation for damage to house, cars, writes FG

Embattled Sunday Igboho on Saturday wrote a petition to the federal government protesting the damage to his residence, cars, and other property by state agents. He estimated his losses at N500million and demanded same as reparation. Igboho, in a letter through his counsel Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN) also sought a public apology for what he called a violation of his fundamental rights during the invasion … Continue reading Igboho demands N500m reparation for damage to house, cars, writes FG

Court Fixes September 10 for Judgment on Orji Kalu’s Retrial

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today July 2, 2021 reversed ruling for September 10, 2021 in the suit by former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu seeking to stop his retrial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Kalu is seeking to stop his retrial after the Supreme Court upturned his conviction along with two others on … Continue reading Court Fixes September 10 for Judgment on Orji Kalu’s Retrial

Court fixes judgment for Sept 10 in Orji Kalu’s suit against retrial

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday scheduled judgment for September 10 in the suit by ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu against his retrial. Justice Inyang Ekwo chose the date after entertaining final arguments from lawyers representing parties. Kalu is by the suit, challenging his planned retrial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a N7.1billion fraud case, after the Supreme … Continue reading Court fixes judgment for Sept 10 in Orji Kalu’s suit against retrial

Ondo Assembly passes anti-Open Grazing, judicial autonomy Bills

Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have passed the anti-Open Grazing bill into law. The bill, when signed into law, would help to regulate security, rearing and grazing of livestock as well as establishment of ranches. Other bills passed into law by the lawmakers were for the judicial autonomy and violence against persons. The bills provide for a law to provide for the … Continue reading Ondo Assembly passes anti-Open Grazing, judicial autonomy Bills

Court fixes 28 July to rule on Zakzaky no-case submission

Kaduna High Court on Thursday adjourned till July 28 to rule on the defence counsel’s no-case submission in the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. Justice Gideon Kurada adjourned the matter after the prosecution and counsel to the defendants had addressed the court on the prayer by the defence. Addressing reporters after yesterday’s sitting of … Continue reading Court fixes 28 July to rule on Zakzaky no-case submission

Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest: We still believe in our leader, says IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday said its members still believed in their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu despite his travails. IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, said nothing must happen to the separatist leader while in custody. He said in a statement: “The global family of IPOB reaffirms our unalloyed loyalty, belief and confidence in our leader Nnamdi Kanu. “Biafrans are united behind him … Continue reading Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest: We still believe in our leader, says IPOB

Woman Seeks Divorce, Says Husband’s Family Swapped Hubby After Completing Marriage Rites

A housewife, Mrs Elizabeth Omeh, has told the Ebonyi Family Law Centre, a special court in the state that handles family matters, that her husband almost strangled her for demanding sex from him. She accused her husband, James, of starving her of sex for one year, adding that each time she attempted to seduce him, he would start beating her. Elizabeth said she was tired … Continue reading Woman Seeks Divorce, Says Husband’s Family Swapped Hubby After Completing Marriage Rites

Bill Cosby exploring legal options, may sue the county

Bill Cosby is huddling with his legal team Thursday, and a potential lawsuit against Montgomery County will be the hot topic on the table. Sources close to Cosby tell TMZ … the comedian and his wife, Camille, are angry he’s been incarcerated for the last 3 years, and they’re exploring his options for legal recourse, including potentially suing the county in Pennsylvania where he was tried. … Continue reading Bill Cosby exploring legal options, may sue the county

Supreme Court to fix hearing in PDP’s suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack

The Supreme Court is expected to fix hearing date anytime soon in a motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to sack the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma. It was learnt that parties have filed some additional processes in relation to the motion filed last year and that the PDP, through its lawyer, Phillips Umeadi recently filed a fresh document, requiring the … Continue reading Supreme Court to fix hearing in PDP’s suit seeking Uzodinma’s sack

Trump Organization, CFO indicted on tax-related crimes by New York AG, district attorney

The charges stem from a scheme to pay compensation to CFO Allen Weisselberg and possibly others “off the books” by the Trump Organization. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the New York Attorney General’s Office have obtained indictments against the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, two people familiar with the matter told NBC News on Wednesday. The charges, handed up by … Continue reading Trump Organization, CFO indicted on tax-related crimes by New York AG, district attorney